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Kenya: Indigenous Ogiek Face Eviction From Their Ancestral Forest Again

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KENYA - Caroline Chepkoeh looked around her idyllic property, perched on a hilltop surrounded by green maize fields as far as the eye can see. A storm front was approaching from the north and the wind swayed the corn stalks and trees alike. The 34-year-old m ...

Florida Red Tide Sweeps Away Republican Rick Scott's Senate Poll Lead

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Barely a month ago, Republican Rick Scott held a clear lead in the race to become Florida?s next US senator. Now a tidal wave of toxic algae threatens to engulf the campaign of the outgoing state governor, whom critics have dubbed ?Red Tide Rick?. ...

Destruction Of Threatened Species Habitat Taking Place On 'Scandalously Huge Scale'

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AUSTRALIA - Environment groups tell Senate inquiry there?s ?massive and pervasive non-compliance with legislation? ...

To Conserve West Papua, Start With Land Rights (Commentary)

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PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Large landscapes of intact tropical forests will figure prominently in global strategies to avert catastrophic climate change and conserve biodiversity. In this context, the extensive forests of Papua and West Papua Provinces in Indonesia are now bec ...

Deforestation Surges In Virunga National Park In The Wake Of Violence

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CONGO - In recent months, large chunks of lush tropical forest have been cleared from Virunga National Park, a reserve famous both for its resident mountain gorillas and for the paramilitary groups that have long spread violence throughout the region. ...

Huge Rise In US Plastic Waste Shipments To Poor Countries Following China Ban

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Beijing's crackdown on foreign waste prompts redirection of US recycling to developing countries in south-east Asia ...

UN Says Lake Turkana Is Endangered

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KENYA - UNESCO added Kenya?s Lake Turkana to its World Heritage Site Endangered List in June, a sign it believes the iconic lake?s survival is at risk. ...

Agreement Bans Commercial Fishing Across Much Of The Arctic, For Now

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With the Arctic's melting ice cover leaving the ocean ice-free for longer periods of time, new shipping routes are opening up, paving the way for future commercial activities. But under a new agreement, commercial fishing will be banned across a larg ...

Jakarta Cancels Permits For Controversial Bay Reclamation Project

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INDONESIA - The Jakarta administration says it has finally pulled the plug on a $40 billion land reclamation project pushed by the Indonesian government off the coast of the nation?s capital. ...

'Guardians Of The Forest:' Indigenous Peoples Come Together To Assert Role In Climate Stability

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A half mile from the din of the Global Climate Action Summit and its 4,000 attendees in San Francisco, indigenous peoples from around the world came together in a small space for a kind of summit of their own. ...

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