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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. ...

UK Politicians Failing To Rise To The Challenge Of Climate Change

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U K - Government?s top climate adviser warns policymakers will be judged harshly by future generations if they don?t act now. ...

Pay More Attention To Forests To Avert Global Water Crisis, Researchers Urge

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AUSTRALIA - Australia's Murray Darling basin covers more than a million square kilometers, 14 percent of the country's landmass. It's the site of tens of thousands of wetlands, but increasing demand for water has stretched its resources to the limit. ...

Bold Initiative Aims To Protect Coral Reefs In The Dominican Republic

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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - The islands and atolls of the northern Caribbean are home to a vast constellation of coral reefs. The region harbors 59 species of hard corals, representing about 7 percent of the world's reef-building species. Very few of these species are found out ...

Mangroves And Their Deforestation May Emit More Methane Than We Thought

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AUSTRALIA - Mangroves, the dense tangled forests that buffer land from sea in many coastal areas of the tropics, are renowned for their ability to store carbon and help fight climate change. But new research finds mangroves may emit more carbon as methane than p ...

Solution To Oceans Plastic Waste Problem Starts With Product Design?

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FRANCE - Solving the problem of the growing amount of plastic in the ocean requires rethinking how we use and design plastic products, a group of scientists said at the European Open Science Forum (ESOF18) on July 10. ...

Extractive Industries Threaten A Million Square Kilometers Of Intact Tropical Forests Around The Globe

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FRANCE - According to a recent report, mining companies currently have claims on 11 percent of all intact rainforests left in the world, meaning 590,000 square kilometers (227,800 square miles) of pristine tropical forest ecosystems are at risk. That?s an are ...

Salamanders Have Tricks Up Their Sleeves For Weathering Climate Change

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Rising temperatures and drying air pose problems for plants and animals around the planet. Amphibians, with their permeable skin and inability to travel far, are considered to be among the most vulnerable to global warming. But new research published ...

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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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