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Greenpeace re-engages with APP after response to activist's killing

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news.mongabay.com - Greenpeace re-engages with APP after response to activist's killing Rhett A. Butler May 27, 2015 Tweet print Tweet print print Acacia plantation in Riau. Photo by Rhett A. Butler. Greenpeace is re-...

World Environment Day Challenge 2015 - Meet the Dream Team

unep.org - My dream is a world where sustainability is an attitude, a way of life, the GO TO, not a duty or hardship. It is a place where governments and business and educators make it easy for us to make cho...

Environment and Natural Resources stakeholders visit Gashaki Green Village

rw.undp.org - On 15th April 2015, the Ministry of Natural Resources with stakeholders visited Gashaki Model Green village, Musanze District, in order to eyewitness the achievements of the “Supporting Ecosystem R...

Sustainable Tourism Thrives in Philippines' Largest Marine Sanctuary - UNEP

unep.org - Sustainable Tourism Thrives in Philippines' Largest Marine Sanctuary About 420 kilometers south-west of Manila, in Bacuit Bay, lies the largest marine sanctuary in the Philippines. El Nido is a pro...

Register Your Activity! - World Environment Day - United Nations Environment Programme

unep.org - "In this year of transformation, when we hope to see great advances on sustainable development and climate change, let us celebrate World Environment Day by becoming more conscious of our ecologica...

'Diblings': The siblings created through donors - BBC News

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bbc.co.uk - 'Diblings' - or donor siblings - are children who are biologically connected through donated eggs or sperm. In the UK, donor siblings have to wait until they are 18 to try to find each other, where...

Girton A14 lorry crash causes commuter chaos - BBC News

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bbc.co.uk - Two lorry drivers have been taken to hospital following a crash that forced the closure of 16 miles of the A14 in Cambridgeshire. The collision happened at about 05:45 BST westbound at junction 31 ...

Australia's Gina Rinehart loses control of family trust to daughter - BBC News

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bbc.co.uk - Australia's richest person, mining magnate Gina Rinehart, has lost control of the family trust to her daughter, after a long running legal battle. The New South Wales Supreme Court gave Bianca Rine...

Texas dam holds as rescue efforts continue after storms - BBC News

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bbc.co.uk - Texas police have evacuated residents living near an overflowing dam southwest of Dallas as a large part of the southern US continued to reel from floods brought on by powerful storms. Flood waters...

Texas dam holds as water levels reach dangerous levels - BBC News

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bbc.co.uk - Texas police have evacuated residents living near an overflowing dam southwest of Dallas as a large part of the southern US continued to reel from floods brought on by powerful storms. Flood waters...

Delhi women work under blazing sun to feed their family - BBC News

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bbc.co.uk - There has been no let-up in the heatwave conditions that have swept across India for the last few days. Officials say more than 1,100 people have died in the past week. Hospitals have been put on a...

No let-up in massive India heatwave - BBC News

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bbc.co.uk - Heatwave conditions continue to sweep India where more than 1,100 people have died in the past week, officials say. Although temperatures have marginally fallen in the worst-hit states of Telangana...

Japan's Controversial Nuclear Plant Obtains Final Permit Needed To Restart

huffingtonpost.com - TOKYO (AP) — A nuclear plant in southern Japan on Wednesday obtained the final permit needed to restart its reactors, paving the way for it to become the first to go back online under new safety st...

Why Was The Flooding In Texas So Bad?

huffingtonpost.com - Heavy rainfall and flooding devastated parts of Texas over the Memorial Day weekend, destroying homes, forcing evacuations and killing at least a dozen people. But how did things get so bad? The an...

EPA Announces New Rule To Clarify Protections For U.S. Waters

huffingtonpost.com - WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army announced a new rule on Wednesday clarifying what types of water bodies the government can protect from pollution. The Clean Wate...

Death Toll From Storms Climbs In Texas And Oklahoma

huffingtonpost.com - WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) -- The death toll from a barrage of storms and floods in Texas and Oklahoma climbed to 19 on Wednesday, with more than a dozen others missing, and another round of rain threat...

Report: Wind Power Could Be Coming To All 50 States

huffingtonpost.com - The United States might just be on the verge of a wind power revolution. Or, at least, the newest generation of wind turbines, featuring taller towers and longer blades, have the potential to push ...

Danish Radio Station Beats Rabbit To Death Live On Air

huffingtonpost.com - A Danish radio station is under fire after killing a 9-week-old rabbit live on air to protest double standards held by meat eaters. Hosts for the outlet, Radio24syv, beat the animal, nicknamed Alan...

Half Of Mozambique's Elephants Were Slaughtered In The Past 5 Years

huffingtonpost.com - We've all heard the dire statistics about elephant poaching -- if current trends continue, there's a good chance we're looking at the end of an entire species. But apparently, poachers in Mozambiqu...

Think Rabbit Is The 'New Ethical Meat'? Think Again.

huffingtonpost.com - The nation's largest rabbit slaughterhouse claims it has changed its practices in response to an animal rights group’s recent undercover investigation, but the group’s findings nevertheless cast do...

Amur tiger numbers on the rise, say latest figures

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wwf.panda.org - Amur tiger numbers on the rise, say latest figures Russia’s Far East is home to 95 per cent of the global population of Amur tigers, the largest subspecies of tiger. Vladivostok, Russia: The popula...

Tell your politicians to protect the natural world you love

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wwf.eu - The laws at the heart of Europe’s nature conservation – the Birds and Habitats Directives – are vital if we want to stop the loss of nature and build a sustainable future for us and our children.  ...

Big energy has ‘privileged access' to top EU climate officals, claim campaigners

theguardian.com - A row has broken out over claims that the vast majority of lobbyists met by the EU’s top two energy and climate officials have been from the fossil fuel sector, big energy firms and heavy industry,...

Chesapeake Bay oysters make a remarkable recovery

csmonitor.com - [This article originally appeared at Yale Environment 360, a publication of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.] If the world is our oyster, where are the oysters in our world? Not...

Scaling Up Regreening: Six Steps to Success

wri.org - “Regreening” is a land management practice that empowers farmers to protect regenerating trees and shrubs on their farms to improve soil fertility, increase food security and raise household income...

Climate Week Paris Showcases Business Leadership on Climate Change - Climate Change Policy & Practice

climate-l.iisd.org - 22 May 2015: Planned 200 days in advance of the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 21) to the UNFCCC, Climate Week Paris highlighted that "climate action makes good business sense."...

Discussion on Obama Administration's Carbon Emissions Goals

c-span.org - Panelists talked about the Obama administration’s proposal to reduce carbon emissions 26 to 28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025. *The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Clos...

Growing focus on making transport greener | Environment | DW.DE | 27.05.2015

dw.de - Starting Wednesday (27.05.2015), transport ministers from around the world are attending the International Transport Forum Summit in Leipzig, Germany. One of the topics up for discussion will be wh...

Will Japanese Ban on Taiji Dolphins Stop Notorious Hunts?

news.nationalgeographic.com - The town of Taiji is also exploring its options. Live-dolphin sales are worth millions annually to the Taiji Fishery Union and the brokers who sell them on to marine parks. Live dolphins also gener...

10 Steps to Achieve the US Emissions-Reduction Target

wri.org - The United States is the largest economy and the second-largest emitter of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, so the world can’t avoid the worst impacts of climate change without U.S. leadership. The ...

Guide for Designing Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Programs

wri.org - The report, Guide for Designing Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Programs, a collaboration between the Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) and the World Resources Institute, offers guidance fo...

A Global Look at Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Programs

wri.org - This is a historic year for climate action as nations around the world prepare commitments to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In order to be successful, governments must have an abunda...

Private landowners denounce new clean water rules as government overreach

theguardian.com - The Obama administration announced the creation of a new “clean water rule” on Wednesday, devised to protect America’s smaller streams and wetlands from pollution or disintegration. Officials said ...

All at sea: Australia's search for MH370 under scrutiny

reuters.com - World | Wed May 27, 2015 5:04pm EDT All at sea: Australia's search for MH370 under scrutiny

Delivering on the U.S. Climate Commitment: A 10-Point Plan Toward A Low-Carbon Future

wri.org - This working paper examines where greenhouse gas emissions are headed if the United States does not take any new action to curb their release, how the it can meet its 2025 emissions target using ex...

RELEASE: New Research Finds U.S. Can Meet or Exceed Its 2025 Climate Targets Through Multiple Pathways

wri.org - Federal and state actions can promote economic growth and reduce emissions 26-30 percent below 2005 levels by 2025. WASHINGTON (May 27, 2015)—The United States can meet or even exceed its proposed ...

Shell is asking us to bet against the world on climate change, says economist Nick Stern – video

theguardian.com - Oil firm Shell is wrong on climate policy and the progress that will be made in renewables, says Nick Stern. Speaking at a free Guardian Membership event on Tuesday, at Kings Place, London, he says...

Tackling deforestation in southeast Asia

innovation-forum.co.uk - Dr Nirarta Samadhi, country director, Indonesia, World Resources Institute, talks about how business is tackling deforestation Companies are making zero deforestation pledges, and putting an emphas...

Colorado movie massacre defense: We need to talk about James

reuters.com - US | Wed May 27, 2015 10:44am EDT Colorado movie massacre defense: We need to talk about James CENTENNIAL, Colo. | By Daniel Wallis and Keith Coffman

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reuters.com - The Wolf volcano spews smoke and lava on Isabela Island, in this May 25, 2015 handout photograph provided by the Galapagos National Park. A volcano perched atop one of Ecuador's Galapagos Islands e...

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