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Industrial Fishing Fleets Traveling Farther To Reel In Fewer Fish

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AUSTRALIA - Industrial fishing fleets are traveling ever-farther across the globe in pursuit of a dwindling haul of fish, a new study finds. ...

Heavy Rains Preceded The Laos Dam Collapse. Was Climate Change A Factor?

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LAOS - Two weeks after a dam in the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy hydropower facility collapsed in southern Laos, sending millions of tonnes of water crashing through villages downstream, authorities are still counting the dead. The official death toll is at least 31, ...

Myanmar's Milling Industry Devastated By New Logging Policies

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MYANMAR - Myanmar's Timber Merchants Association is crying foul over what they say are the devastating impacts from a one-year logging ban and new, restrictive government policies. Soe Win, secretary of the Association, told domestic media Voice Daily that app ...

The Nations That Kill Small Cetaceans

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JAPAN - Over 100,000 dolphins, small whales and porpoises (small cetaceans) are slaughtered globally in hunts each year - many to be used as fishing bait in shark, tuna and other fisheries. ...

Domin Effect Of Climate Events Could Push Earth Into A Hothouse State

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Leading scientists warn that passing such a point would make efforts to reduce emissions increasingly futile ...

Ocean Acidity Stifles Coral Anchored Communities

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New research confirms the fragility of life living in the world?s oceans, which are growing warmer and more acidic as carbon dioxide levels rise. ...

More Companies Sign On To Cerrado Manifesto

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BRAZIL - More soy and meat companies have signed on to the Cerrado Manifesto, aimed at creating additional protections for the critically important biome in Brazil. New signatories include APG, Robeco, Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM), and Green ...

Indonesia Demands Cleanup After Coal Spill Pollutes Beach

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INDONESIA - Fishermen and environmental activists in Indonesia are demanding accountability after a barge spilled 7,000 tonnes of coal off the Sumatra coast, polluting beaches, damaging coral and impacting marine life. ...

In Battle Over Land Rights, Indigenous Groups Are Fighting Uphill

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INDONESIA - For the past four years, the indigenous community of Santa Clara de Uchunya has battled for state recognition of its right to ancestral forests in a remote pocket of the Peruvian Amazon. ...

The Great Barrier Reef Is Losing Its Ability To Bounce Back From Disturbances

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AUSTRALIA - Prior to the back-to-back bleaching events that hit the Great Barrier Reef in 2016 and 2017, the UNESCO World Heritage Site had suffered two other bouts of extensive bleaching in the past two decades, one in 1998 and another in 2002. ...

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