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Tourism for biodiversity in Tambopata

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news.mongabay.com - Untamed Photography Promo from .relevant films on Vimeo. Related articles New rainforest and indigenous reserve established in Peru (02/07/2012) On February 4th, the Peruvian government and a small...

Scientists: stop treating population growth as a 'given' and empower women

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news.mongabay.com - Related articles Paradigm shift needed to avert global environmental collapse, according to author of new book The Blueprint: Averting Global Collapse (01/10/2013) Global strategist, trained educat...

To keep big cats out, use a cat door

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news.mongabay.com - To keep big cats out, use a cat door By: Michael Buelna February 26, 2015 Tweet print Tweet print print Swing gates help decrease human-wildlife conflict in South Africa As a hunter searches for pr...

Champions of the Earth - United Nations Environment Programme

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unep.org - UNEP invites nominations from individuals who have made a significant contribution globally, regionally and beyond, to the protection and sustainable management of the environment and natural resou...

BBC News - Middle East Beats: Israel's Ester Rada mines Ethio-jazz

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bbc.co.uk - Ester Rada is an arresting young singer-songwriter with a rich musical heritage. Her Ethiopian roots are clearly audible in her music. But so is the influence of Israel where she grew up and now li...

BBC News - Is the samba slowing for Brazil's middle class?

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bbc.co.uk - Years of economic growth have lifted millions of Brazilians out of extreme poverty. But as the economy stalls, are the gains of the new middle class now at risk? On a warm evening in mid-February, ...

BBC News - Week in pictures: 21-27 February 2015

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bbc.co.uk - Our selection of some of the best news photographs taken around the world this week. Photographers recording the first 24 hours of each year

BBC News - Day in pictures: 27 February 2015

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bbc.co.uk - Our selection of some of the best news photographs taken around the world during the past 24 hours. Photographers recording the first 24 hours of each year

Here's How NYC Says It's Saving 800 Lives A Year By Cleaning Up The Air

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huffingtonpost.com - It’s been a cold winter in New York City, which means a lot of building owners are turning up the heat -- and pumping more pollutants into the city’s air. But the amount of black smoke billowing ab...

An Owl Is Now Attacking Pedestrians In The Netherlands, Too

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huffingtonpost.com - PURMEREND, Netherlands (AP) — The residents of one Dutch town are cowering under umbrellas after an aggressive eagle owl started swooping out of the sky, sinking its talons into them and gouging th...

No Deal Can Make up For Keystone XL 

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huffingtonpost.com - Three days ago, President Obama pulled out his veto pen to derail the latest attempt by Big Oil's members of Congress to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. Since then, there's been a lot o...

The True Cost of Food Waste 

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huffingtonpost.com - The world wastes an astonishing amount of food. As a recent Chicago Council on Global Affairs' blog post outlines in stark detail, about one third of all the food that is produced is wasted, which ...

How One Community Is Kicking The Koch Brothers' Harmful Black Dust Out Of Their Neighborhood

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huffingtonpost.com - It’s not easy to take on a wealthy, multi-national corporation and win. Especially for residents of Chicago’s struggling southeast side. But that’s exactly what's happening on the banks of the Calu...

Endangered Killer Whale Families Welcome 3rd Baby In Recent Months

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huffingtonpost.ca - A third newborn orca has been spotted off the West Coast, which is encouraging news for the endangered southern resident killer whales. The calf was observed with the L-pod near Westport off the co...

We love Montería

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welovecities.org - The appointment of cities as finalists does not mean that they are certified as sustainable. WWF believes that there is no city in the world that currently can be called a 100% sustainable city and...

WWF - China’s panda population on the rise as habitat preservation efforts continue

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wwf.panda.org - China’s panda population on the rise as habitat preservation efforts continue Giant panda Ailuropoda melanoleuca - a 6 year old male eating bamboo. BEIJING (February 28, 2015) -- The worldwide popu...

Rowing looks to meet water challenges - worldrowing.com

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worldrowing.com - Taking on the challenge of combating polluted water will be one of the most important projects for the 21st century, says Orr. His presentation pointed out how businesses, organisations and the pub...

Solar-powered cats create furry feline sundial | @GrrlScientist | Science

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theguardian.com - Saturday is commonly known on the internet as “Caturday” to recognise it as the one day each week when warring factions lay down their angry words for 24 hours to share stories, pictures and videos...

What happened to the lobbyists who tried to reshape the US view of climate change? | Environment

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theguardian.com - In early 1998, some of the biggest fossil fuel companies in the world were hatching a plan to hijack the science of human-caused global warming. Representatives from major fossil fuel corporations ...

100 million Indians live in areas with poor water quality | Asia | DW.DE

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dw.de - Groundwater levels in India are falling as farmers, city residents and industries drain wells and aquifers, according to the World Resources Institute (WRI). And water that is available is often se...

Switzerland becomes first country to submit Paris climate deal pledge | Environment

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theguardian.com - Switzerland has become the first country to formally communicate its contribution to a UN climate change deal: 50% greenhouse gas cuts on 1990 levels by 2030. Released on Friday, the Swiss governme...

Opportunity in renewable energy sector worth USD 160 billion, says Eco Survey

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indiainfoline.com - The Economic Survey 2014-15 presented in the Parliament today says that India has made considerable progress in tackling climate change issues. The year 2015 is going to witness new agreements on c...

Community groups help save Kenya's vital 'water towers' - CSMonitor.com

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csmonitor.com - [This article originally appeared at Yale Environment 360, a publication of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.] Here is a good news story from Africa. A story about how conservati...

How’d He Do That? A Technical Breakdown of the Perfect Shot

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proof.nationalgeographic.com - Think those gorgeous National Geographic photos happen easily? Photographer Charlie Hamilton James breaks down a recent shoot of a belted kingfisher—and all the work that went in to getting the per...

Politicians of the UK, I ask you this: what’s your line on hedgehogs? | Hugh Warwick | Comment is free

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theguardian.com - All credit to Natalie Bennett for being open and honest in the Guardian about her shockingly poor interview performance. Lessons have, I am sure, been learned. But how do we measure the quality of ...

U.K. awards CfDs to 2 energy-from-waste projects

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biomassmagazine.com - The U.K. Department of Energy and Climate Change has announced the results of its first green energy auction for Contracts for Difference (CfD). Among the 27 projects selected for CfD contracts are...

Oberon DME earns approval in California

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biomassmagazine.com - Oberon Fuels Inc., the first company to produce fuel-grade dimethyl ether (DME) in North America, has announced that DME is now approved for use as vehicle fuel in the state of California. This lat...

The word-hoard: Robert Macfarlane on rewilding our language of landscape | Books

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theguardian.com - Eight years ago, in the coastal township of Shawbost on the Outer Hebridean island of Lewis, I was given an extraordinary document. It was entitled “Some Lewis Moorland Terms: A Peat Glossary”, and...

India’s Tamil Nadu Could Become a Renewable Energy Powerhouse

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wri.org - Tamil Nadu, India’s sixth-most populous state, has emerged as a major hub for renewable energy over the last decade. More than one-third of its installed capacity—about 8,000 megawatts—now comes fr...

Registration - Por el Planeta Photo

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porelplanetaphoto.com - To enter the Por el Planeta competition you have to register in: www.porelplanetaphoto.com. Upon registration, your images have to be uploaded through our website. Everyone can submit an entry. The...

Central water board asks states to implement model bill - The Economic Times

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economictimes.indiatimes.com - NEW DELHI: With nearly half of the 29 states in the country yet to implement a model bill to regulate ground water, the Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) has asked them to speed up the process. Acc...

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