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Pentagon Undecided on Future Path for Space Systems - Blog

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nationaldefensemagazine.org - By Sandra I. Erwin Defense officials agree that the military must change the way it buys satellites and space services. They just can’t settle on exactly how it should be done. The debate over the ...

Pacific.scoop.co.nz » NZ support for largest solar array in the Pacific

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pacific.scoop.co.nz - Foreign Minister Murray McCully today announced that New Zealand is supporting the construction of the Pacifics largest solar energy array in Samoa. New Zealand is working in partnership with the G...

Funding Opportunities: ATTRA - National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service

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attra.ncat.org - Link: http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/pia/programs/financial/cig/ NRCS Pacific Islands Area has announced that up to $207,000 is available for proposals addressing CIG natural resourc...

Which transport is the fairest of them all? | Opinion | Eco-Business

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eco-business.com - How did you get to where you need to be today? Car, bike, public transport, or perhaps walking? Transport is one of the biggest sources of greenhouse gas emissions, globally and in Australia. The l...

Carbon Fund approves REDD+ proposals from DRC, Ghana, Mexico and Nepal | News | Eco-Business

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eco-business.com - The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Ghana, Mexico and Nepal will each receive $50-$70 million to demonstrate how Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) can wor...

To curb Indonesian deforestation, public pressure required, research suggests | News | Eco-Business

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eco-business.com - With Indonesia’s pro-environment president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono leaving office this year, questions are arising about how the change in the presidency will affect the country’s efforts to cut i...

Largest solar-power array in the Pacific to be built by September

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radionz.co.nz - Officials in Samoa say the largest solar-power array in the Pacific should be built in time for September's Small Islands Developing States conference. The country is turning to solar, wind and hyd...

Samoa sets sights on largest solar array in the Pacific: pv-magazine

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pv-magazine.com - The tiny South Pacific country announces plans to build a 2.2 MW solar plant, with financial assistance from the Asia Development Bank and neighboring New Zealand. Construction of the largest solar...

Fukushima Groundwater Wells Contaminated From Leaking Tanks

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fukuleaks.org - This was bound to happen and TEPCO had to have known this at the time they pushed for permission to use the groundwater wells. The big radioactive water leak at the H4 tank farm where highly radioa...

How To Get From Atlantic To Pacific Ocean - Business Insider

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businessinsider.com - Reddit user wheatley_cereal has posted a factoid that we have no doubt is widely known among Mountain West residents, but of which the rest of the country is almost certainly unaware: It's possible...

Pentagon hails maritime guidelines for Pacific region

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newsviewslive.com - The US Defence Department Wednesday hailed the maritime guidelines adopted by naval leaders at the Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS) in China. “The Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea — we ca...

Australia Buys 58 More F-35s

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defensetech.org - Australia announced Tuesday it will buy 58 more F-35s at a cost of $12.4 billion to build their fleet of fifth generation fighters to 72. The purchase agreement offered a boost to the Joint Strike ...

Pacific Navies Agree on Code of Conduct for Unplanned Encounters - WSJ.com

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online.wsj.com - QINGDAO, China—Asian-Pacific naval chiefs approved the region's first code of conduct for unplanned encounters between navy ships and aircraft in an effort to prevent maritime tensions from flaring...

Philippine Airlines quits flying shark fins amid outcry

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thesundaily.my - MANILA: Philippine Airlines (PAL) said Thursday it has stopped flying shark fin cargoes, joining a number of other Asia-Pacific carriers in taking a stand for marine conservation. The fins are used...

Overfishing has wiped out 96 percent of Pacific bluefin tuna - Vox

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vox.com - The Pacific bluefin tuna has fallen to historically low levels in recent years — a victim of heavy fishing and Japan's boundless appetite for sushi. The bluefin tuna population in the Pacific has f...

S$63m drive to build core of 100 nuclear experts in Singapore

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todayonline.com - SINGAPORE — With nuclear technology being used pervasively in various industries and neighbouring countries considering the adoption of it, the National Research Foundation (NRF) is setting aside S...

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