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Indonesian President Signs 3-Year Freeze On New Oil Palm Licenses

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INDONESIA - Indonesian President Joko Widodo has signed a moratorium on new licenses for oil palm plantations. ...

Activists Say Indonesia Dragging Its Heels On Indigenous Rights

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INDONESIA - Indigenous rights activists in Indonesia have expressed concern that the government is stalling the passage of a long-awaited bill on indigenous rights by tangling the legislative process in red tape. ...

Deep Reefs Were Not Spared By 2016 Mass Bleaching Event On Great Barrier Reef

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New research finds that the mass bleaching event that led to the death of 30 percent of shallow-water corals on the Great Barrier Reef in 2016 also had a substantial impact on deep reefs. ...

Advisor Climate Change, Mr. Malik Amin Aslam Visits IUCN Pakistan

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PAKISTAN - Mr. Malik Amin Aslam, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Climate Change paid a visit to the IUCN Pakistan Country Office during his first visit to Karachi after assuming office of the Advisor Climate Change. He was welcomed by the Country Representativ ...

Crop Losses To Insects Will Accelerate As The Globe Warms: Study

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Insects already eat between 5 and 20 percent of the most important grain crops produced around the world and new research finds that they could be responsible for even more crop damage in the near future as global temperatures continue to rise. ...

Study Games Out Oil Palm Development Scenarios In Borneo

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MALAYSIA - Although expansion of oil palm plantations appears to be inevitable, regulators have options when deciding what land may be converted into the world?s most widely planted vegetable oil crop. A report by the Center for International Forestry Research ...

As India's Ganges Runs Out Of Water, A Potential Food Shortage Looms

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INDIA - Millions of people living in the lower reaches of the Ganges basin in India may face food shortages in the next three decades if the iconic river continues to lose water due to factors including unsustainable groundwater extraction, according to a ne ...

What's Causing Deforestation? New Study Reveals Global Drivers

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Knowing where deforestation is happening is critical for efforts aimed at stopping or slowing it. Major breakthroughs toward this goal have been made over the previous few years, with NGOs harnessing the power of satellites to monitor and identify ca ...

Putting The Action In The Global Climate Action Summit In San Francisco

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The second day of California Governor Jerry Brown?s three-day Global Climate Action Summit on September 13 put a hard emphasis on action, whether in speeches at San Francisco?s Moscone Center or at presentations across the city. ...

Plastic In NZ Waters: 'We Can Only Control A Segment Of It'

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NEW ZEALAND - The vast lack of knowledge about the main contributors to plastic in New Zealand's waters has been highlighted at Parliament today. ...

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