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3/7/2015
It is one of the most biodiverse nations on earth, boasting the Amazon rainforest, Andean mountains and the Galapagos Islands, where Charles Darwin formulated his theory of evolution. Yet with a heavy reliance on oil and mining, Ecuador, ...   
3/7/2015
If left unchecked, global warming will cause irreversible damage to marine life in the world's oceans, forcing fish to search for cooler waters and destroying valuable coral reefs, an international study said Thursday. Keeping global ...   
3/7/2015
The Norwegian government has selected a total of five projects in Brazil and South Africa under its second tender to purchase carbon credits to meet its emission targets, helping prop up ailing demand for carbon-cutting projects.The ...   
2/7/2015
The first-ever set of comprehensive guidelines for designing, implementing and managing mechanisms to facilitate payments for ecosystem services has been established by a group of experts and researchers. The authors of a report ...   
2/7/2015
Many of the protesters opposed to plans for a giant telescope atop Mauna Kea came down from the mountain for a large gathering Wednesday around the King Kamehameha statue in Honolulu.As protesters who have been camping on the Big Island ...   
1/7/2015
Seven years ago, Brazil’s São Paulo State Environmental Police set out to crack down on the illegal timber trade. In 2011, during one of their most ambitious inspection operations, officers inspected nearly 350 trucks and more than 60 lumberyards ...   
1/7/2015
As countries build more hydropower projects, new research warns that massive dams pose an extinction threat to mammals, birds and tortoises—at least in the Amazon.Brazil’s Balbina Dam has turned what was once undisturbed forest into an ...   
1/7/2015
Long prophesied by native thinkers, Earth is dying. The global ecological system is collapsing under the weight of industrial development. More ecosystems including the atmosphere have been lost and degraded than the biosphere can bear. ...   
1/7/2015
Hawai`s tallest mountain 'Maunt Kea` has been a battle ground between scientists and Native Hawaiians for the past seven years. The sacred mountain which has more than 250 shrines and burial sites, is said to be the place where the mother and ...   
1/7/2015
Dennis Miller Photography has set up a Facebook page called We Are Mauna Kea to document what’s been happening on the sacred mountain, where protectors recently were able to stop construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope “until further ...   
1/7/2015
By 2040, the world’s population is predicted to rise to nine billion. That means two billion more mouths to feed. Even now, the earth groans under the weight of those numbers. More than 800 million people are malnourished. Another two billion are ...   
1/7/2015
Brazil, the United States and China -- three of the world’s top 10 greenhouse gas emitters -- all announced new goals Tuesday to curb climate change. President Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, leaders of the Western ...   
1/7/2015
Never before has a single species become the top predator on land and sea, and human dominance over the natural environment has caused shifts in world ecosystems unprecedented in the last 500 million years, researchers said on ...   
30/6/2015
Ahead of the key Paris climate change summit this year, the US and Brazil today agreed on an ambitious agenda to mitigate the challenges posed by climate change, as they underlined the need for a deal that reflects the principle of common but ...   
30/6/2015
The Church of England (CoE) has sold its stake in a British oil and gas company over allegations of bribery, corruption and human rights abuses and what it said was the company’s failure to unequivocally rule out drilling for oil in Africa’s ...   
30/6/2015
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff disappointed environmentalists with what they call weak commitments on reducing deforestation and supporting renewable energy.In a joint declaration issued with President Obama after her visit to the ...   
30/6/2015
A study published last week in Science showed that most of the ivory being trafficked today comes from two areas in Africa: savanna elephant ivory from southeast Tanzania in East Africa and forest elephant ivory from the meeting point of Gabon, ...   
30/6/2015
The United States, China and Brazil all made new commitments to combat climate change Tuesday, in advance of a landmark United Nations conference on the issue in December.The U.S. and Brazil pledged to increase production of electricity ...   
30/6/2015
It may not surprise you to hear that monocultures of oil palm (tree species of the Elaeis genus) do not support a great diversity of species in comparison to primary forests. But just how bad is it? A recent study systematically documented bird ...   
30/6/2015
The world got a major dose of climate clarity on Tuesday. The U.S., Brazil and China -- three of the world's top greenhouse gas emitters -- all released major commitments to reduce or at least slow their greenhouse gas emissions, protect forests ...   
30/6/2015
There is trouble in the tropical paradise of Hawaii, as a culture clash pits natives defending a mountain on whose summit their ancestors believed "gods" dwelled against astronomers hoping to build the world's best telescope.Mauna Kea ...   
30/6/2015
Though scientists are striving hard to discover how the world's forests will respond to climate change – whether they will tip from being carbon sinks to being carbon sources – much remains clouded in mystery. Photo credit: Rhett ...   
30/6/2015
With a summit looming almost 14,000 feet above the ocean's surface, Mauna Kea towers as the tallest mountain in the world from base to peak. This height makes it an ideal spot to build a thirty-meter telescope, a project that has been vehemently ...   
30/6/2015
Not since the United States forced annexation of Hawaii in 1897 have traditional Hawaiians come together in such solidarity. On Wednesday, June 24, 750 activists blocked police and construction crews from reaching the summit of Mauna Kea, ...   

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