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Why We Must Restore Kenyas Most Important Forest

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KENYA - The Mau is not only Kenyas largest mountain forest and water catchment area, it's the largest of all in East Africa and collects the most rainwater. ...

A Global Heatwave

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U K - The weather in Britain is only a small part of a global pattern and as the Arctic warms, it will make extreme events into the new, and dangerous, normal ...

Colombia Peace Deal Brings New Threat To Countrys Rainforest

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COLOMBIA - A historic peace treaty which brought an end to half a century of violence has led to mass deforestation in Colombia, scientists have warned. ...

DRC Set To Reclassify National Parks For Oil, Open Rainforest To Logging

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CONGO - Concern is mounting for the Democratic Republic of Congo?s (DRC) vast forests and rich wildlife as logging concessions and licenses to explore for oil in protected areas are prepared ahead of presidential elections later this year. ...

Indias Pre Election Changes To Green Laws Draw Criticism

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INDIA - With Indias general elections looming large next year, the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has proposed sweeping overhauls of environmental laws that govern the country?s forests, fragile coasts, wildlife, and tackle air pollution. Once th ...

BirdLife Malawi Campaign Compels Court To Uphold Ban On Thin Plastic

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MALAWI - WESM (BirdLife in Malawi) united universities, faith groups and community organisations in a highly successful campaign which helped to fast-track a delayed court ruling on the ban on thin plastic in this landlocked southern African country. ...

Southeast Asian Deforestation More Extensive Than Thought, Study Finds

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MALAYSIA - Deforestation in Southeast Asia is greater than previously recorded, according to authors of a recent analysis of satellite image data. The researchers highlight in particular the extensive but previously unrecorded conversion of higher-elevation for ...

Environmentalists Lobby To Shut Developments Polluting Marine Reserve

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NEW ZEALAND - A lobby group wants the Auckland Council to shut down several housing developments because theyre killing a treasured marine reserve. ...

New Report Spotlights Financiers Of Palm Oil Giant Clearing Liberias Forests

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LIBERIA - An Indonesian-owned plantation company operating in Liberia has come under renewed scrutiny for allegedly clearing hundreds of hectares of protected forestland, including chimpanzee habitat, wetlands and river buffer zones. ...

Battling Climate Change: China Deploys Drones Over farms

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CHINA - As heavy snow swept across China early this year, local media in Central Chinas Hubei province reported that farmers used unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, to spray de-icing agent, saving over 500 snow-covered vegetable greenhouses from collapse. ...

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Climate change will bring more and more heat waves

Action: Climate Change

The heat in Malaysia often feels next to unbearable. For days on end, the sun is scorching and the heat is sweltering. That, ...

End Phosphate Mining in Manatee County

Action: Wildlife Conservation

The expansion of phosphate mining in Manatee County would threaten freshwater resources in the Myakka and Peace River watersh ...

Amazon basin deforestation could disrupt distant rainforest by remote climate connection

Action: Stop Deforestation

The ongoing deforestation around the fringes of the Amazon may have serious consequences for the untouched deeper parts of th ...

Stop coal mining assault on this roadless forest

Action: Stop Pollution

President Trump has been clear since day one that he’s turning over the nation’s public lands and environment to King Coa ...

Defend our wildlife from the search for Atlantic oil

Action: Save Our Oceans

From Maine to Florida, people along the East Coast strongly oppose offshore oil and gas drilling in the Atlantic Ocean -- yet ...

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