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Call To Protect Dwindling Wilderness 'Before It Disappears Forever'

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New, highly detailed maps now reveal the state of the world's wilderness, both on land and at sea, and the picture looks bleak. ...

Colombia: Dying Of Thirst, Wayuu Blame Mine, Dam, Drought For Water Woes

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COLOMBIA - "It was beautiful here," said Mariella. "There were crops, flowers, animals. There was life." ...

Ongoing Rise In Sea Levels Will Increase Threats To World Heritage Sites

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New research finds that rising sea levels due to climate change will put dozens of World Heritage Sites in the Mediterranean region at increased risk of flooding and erosion threats many of the sites are already facing. ...

In Bali And Beyond: An Urgent Focus On Coral Conservation

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INDONESIA - Some corals look like giant boulders, others like branching trees anything but what they actually are: animals. That is, unless you are lucky enough to see coral at night, when their polyps open and feed in the ocean current. It?s an awe-inspiring si ...

Palm Oil Executives Arrested In Bribery Scandal In Indonesia

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INDONESIA - Three executives from one of Indonesia?s biggest palm oil firms were arrested over the weekend by the nation?s anti-graft agency after an employee was caught bribing politicians to kill an inquiry into water pollution and plantation licenses in Borne ...

Global Warming, Human Activities Causing Increased Storm Runoff, Flash Floods

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According to a report by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters, climate-related catastrophes like droughts, floods, and other extreme-weather events accounted for more than 90 percent o ...

Kenyan Charcoal Businesses Trying To Nip Invasive Tree In The Bud

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KENYA - In the town of Turkwel in Kenya?s vast Rift Valley region, 45-year-old Esther Aboi is busy placing pieces of wood inside her homemade kiln. ...

New Climate Change Report Highlights Grave Dangers For Vietnam

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VIETNAM - Earlier this month the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a new report on the potential impacts of a 1.5C rise in global temperatures above pre-industrial averages. The report found that massive, destabilizing climate events co ...

Hydro Dam Threatens Rare Species

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INDONESIA - A billion-dollar hydro?electric dam development in Indonesia that threatens the habitat of the world?s rarest great ape has sparked fresh concerns about the impact of China?s globe-spanning infrastructure drive. ...

Mangrove No Longer For Shrimp Farming

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MALAYSIA - No more mangrove land will be approved for shrimp farming in Sabah. ...

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Climate change will bring more and more heat waves

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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

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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

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

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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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