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5/9/2014
The world's last remaining forest wilderness is rapidly being lost - and much of this is taking place in Canada, not in Brazil or Indonesia where deforestation has so far made the headlines. A new satellite study reveals that since 2000 ...   
25/9/2013
In this remote corner of the Northwest, most people think of gas as something coming from a pump, not a well. But when it comes to energy, remote isn’t what it used to be.The Nez Perce Indians, who have called these empty spaces and ...   
2/9/2012
Earlier this month, a 20-year-old digging a fire line in the Idaho mountains was killed by a falling tree, making her the 12th person to die in forest firefighting operations around the country this year. When I attended her funeral a few days ...   
14/7/2011
Traffic eases past the foreign ministry in Moscow. Russian officials have announced plans to more than double Moscow's territory in a bid to alleviate the city's crippling traffic and overcrowding, but critics worry the move could prove ...   
19/5/2011
Environmentalists and rights campaigners have mounted pressure on the Russian government to rescind the decision to demolish more than 500-year-old woodlands to make way for the construction of a new super-highway linking Moscow with the ...   
6/5/2011
Russian environmental activists said Friday they had been repeatedly attacked by security guards and unknown "goons" while trying to prevent logging in a Moscow region forest for a disputed highway. The movement to defend the Khimki ...   
15/12/2010
Environmentalists on Tuesday appeared to lose a protracted battle to prevent construction of a highway through one of the Moscow region’s last remaining forests, just months after President Dmitri A. Medvedev succumbed to a public outcry and ...   
14/12/2010
The new Moscow to St Petersburg highway will be built through an ancient forest outside the capital as planned, a top official confirmed today, despite environmentalists' outrage over the issue. The controversy over the Khimki oak forest ...   
24/10/2010
Around 200 activists gathered Sunday in the centre of the Russian city of Saint Petersburg to protest the impact on the environment of a series of government projects. Among the schemes at the centre of the protest organised by ...   
1/10/2010
Homeowners from North Carolina to Vermont will spend the weekend cleaning up from the remnants of Tropical Storm Nicole, which dumped rain-forest quantities of precipitation on their communities over several days. Some of the eye-popping ...   
18/9/2010
France's Vinci, the world's largest construction group, said on Saturday it was undeterred by environmental protesters who forced President Dmitry Medvedev to suspend its $1 billion project in Russia. Vinci is building a 15-km toll ...   
27/8/2010
For years, environmentalists have risked arrests and sometimes beatings by the police and masked plainclothes thugs in their efforts to halt the construction of a highway linking Moscow to St. Petersburg that they say would destroy the Khimki ...   
14/8/2010
SCOTT SIMON, host: With hundreds of wildfires burning across Russia, environmentalists in Moscow sounded a new alarm this week. They say fires could spread into forests that were contaminated by the Chernobyl nuclear accident in 1986 and ...   
30/7/2010
Environmentalists say the highway can be built to bypass the old oak forest, but the authorities and the company responsible for razing the forest and build the highway, Teplotekhnika, have refused to consider alternative routes.Many ...   
9/5/2010
A battered, decades-old Bedford truck that would not look out of place in a "Mad Max' movie pulled off the road. Gold miners crawled out of its mud-splattered cab, sauntered into Peter Rajmenjan's diner and asked if he had any bush hog for ...   
20/4/2009
Deep inside Gabon's rainforest, is a sacred place bathed in a permanent rainbow. The breathtaking Kangou Falls have inspired awe among the local pygmy and Bantu ethnic groups for centuries. They believe that many of their ancestors originated in ...   
26/7/2005
MOSCOW, Russia, July 26, 2005 (ENS) - Amur tigers living in the forests of Russia's Far East are increasing in number, a new census conducted by Russian scientists last winter reveals. Researchers counted about 500 individuals - 334 to ...   
26/5/2005
LEWISTON, Idaho -- An Idaho couple is fighting to keep the U.S. Forest Service from logging 117 acres near a trail where explorers Lewis and Clark walked 200 years ago on their historic trek to the Pacific Ocean. Gene and ...   
11/8/2004
Hunting nuclear waste dumped in Moscow, International Herald Tribune
MOSCOW The radiation experts arrived at Viktor Avram's auto repair shop last month, appearing beside the wall separating the shop from an enormous factory next door. The men warned Avram to take care where he ...   
17/12/2002
The fate of the international Kyoto accord on reducing greenhouse-gas emissions rests now in Russia's hands. Prime Minister Jean Chretien officially signed Canada on to the Kyoto protocol on Monday, saying climate change has to be ...   
2/8/2002
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia, Aug. 1 -- Maria Kulemina's eyes were ringed red, the tone in her voice weary as she trudged down the main pedestrian boulevard of Russia's third-largest city. "We're suffering a lot," said Kulemina, 72. ...   
29/7/2002
CALABAR, Nigeria, July 29 — Milk bottles at the ready, Irene Okon Edem cradles two wide-eyed orphans in her arms while a third hangs precociously on her neck. “Stop it,” she scolds one of them, named Buster, who then bites his lip and tugs ...   
28/7/2002
CALABAR, Nigeria -- Milk bottles at the ready, Irene Okon Edem cradles two wide-eyed orphans in her arms while a third hangs precociously on her neck. "Stop it," the 23-year-old Nigerian gently scolds one of them, named ...   
23/4/2002
Russian Forest Update #6 (80), Russian NGOs Forest Club
Published by Russian NGOs Forest Club and the Center for Coordination and Information of International Socio-Ecological Union # 6 (80) April 2002 ------------------------------------------------------ In the ...   
8/4/2002
Russian Forests Being Clearcut, THE GALLON ENVIRONMENT LETTER
THE GALLON ENVIRONMENT LETTER 506 Victoria Ave., Montreal, Quebec H3Y 2R5 Ph. (514) 369-0230, Fax (514) 369-3282 Email cibe@web.net Vol. 6, No. 8, April 21, 2002 ...   

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