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California's Big Climate Change Opportunity: Tropical Forests

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California Governor Jerry Brown has done nearly everything within his reach to solve climate change. When he hosts the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco in September, he can be rightly proud to showcase California's achievements: bold cli ...

Sabah Official Says Tun Mustapha Marine Park Under Threat From Fish Bombing

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MALAYSIA - All quarters should consolidate efforts and resources to ensure the 898,762.76 hectare Tun Mustapha Park continues to be protected against any elements that can threaten its ecosystem. ...

Deforestation Continues Upward Trend In Brazil, Says NGO

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BRAZIL - Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon continues to trend higher, reports Imazon, a Brazilian NGO that independently tracks developments in Earth?s largest rainforest. ...

Taking It Slow Can Help Reduce Impacts Of Arctic Shipping On Whales

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For 19th-century adventurers like Sir John Franklin, navigating a path through the ice-choked Northwest Passage the Holy Grail of Arctic exploration was a treacherous and often deadly undertaking. Today, thanks to climate change, traveling through th ...

Indigenous Architecture Saves Lives In Lombok Quakes

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INDONESIA - "Alhamdulillah, my family is safe," says a misty-eyed Jumayar, giving thanks to god. ...

Plastic Straws? Cigarette Butts Are Bigger Source Of Ocean Trash, Advocates Say

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"It seems like a no-brainer to me that we can't continue to allow this," one public health professor said. ...

Minneriya National Park Temporarily Closed

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SRI LANKA - The Minneriya National Park has been temporarily closed following a tense situation between villagers and forest rangers yesterday. ...

Land Trafficking In Lima's Hill Ecosystems, Oil Spills In Venezuela, Floods In Colombia

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VENEZUELA - The most popular stories from our Spanish-language service, Mongabay-Latam, this past week investigated how land trafficking is destroying Lima?s fragile hill ecosystems; government inaction and oil spills in Venezuela; open borders for wildlife traf ...

Study Finds Widespread Degradation, Deforestation In African Woodlands

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SOUTH AFRICA - Deforestation rates in southern Africa?s woodlands are five times higher than prior estimates, according to recent research published Aug. 2. ...

Another Mass Fish Kill Hits Indonesia's Largest Lake

Archived, 59 days ago From  

INDONESIA - Millions of fish in floating cages died suddenly this week in Lake Toba, the biggest lake in Indonesia. ...

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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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