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11/4/2014
Send Tashka Yawanawa an email, he tells you, and he will reply "to the singing of a thousand frogs'. He'll be online at home in a traditional Indian village in the headwaters of the Amazon, reachable only by canoe. Remote though he may ...   
8/3/2014
We have finally finished tidying up all the trees and branches thrown down by the furious winter winds in Court Wood. It's an 11-acre, mixed broad-leaf woodland near my home in the Black Mountains, south Wales. As part of a not-for-profit, ...   
22/2/2014
A secret report from a committee of federal deputy ministers stresses the need for the federal government to further combat climate change and manage the risks that threaten Canadian communities, government infrastructure, food security and human ...   
13/2/2014
The speed at which Brice Mouapele moves through the dense tropical undergrowth is impressive. The humidity is stifling, but Mouapele appears unaffected as his small frame, clad in camouflage fatigues, brushes past jungle vines while he clutches ...   
18/1/2014
Europe's last remaining wild rivers flow through the Balkans, providing stunning scenery and habitat to myriad plants and animals. But hundreds of dam projects threaten to do irreparable harm to the region's unique biospheres -- to provide much ...   
4/1/2014
Green campaigners have urged the government not to "gamble" with England's natural heritage after the environment secretary defended plans to allow developers to destroy ancient woodland. Owen Paterson sparked anger after defending the ...   
30/12/2013
Seven billion people and growing. A quarter of them living in poverty. Unsustainable -- and unequal -- resource use. Landscapes vanishing, along with their nonhuman inhabitants. Global warming upending natural systems. These are tough times on ...   
17/12/2013
If you’ve been paying attention to the state of the world’s climate, you may have been shocked to read that 2013 was the best year in human history. It wasn’t. In 2013, enough fossil fuels were burned so that carbon pollution ...   
18/11/2013
A recent study of two villages in Cameroon indicates that small farmers there are not far from having the capacity to make REDD+ projects work in their communities. As the links between agriculture and climate change are discussed at the ...   
6/11/2013
Palm oil giant Golden-Agri Resources (GAR) will forgo development of an oil palm plantation in an area of rainforest in Indonesian New Guinea in order to comply with its forest conservation policy. The decision by GAR - which is the ...   
21/10/2013
The image of burning police cars played endlessly on the evening news. Television and talk radio blared out reports of "clashes" between police and indigenous protestors. Last Thursday in New Brunswick near the Elsipogtog First Nation, we were ...   
18/10/2013
Faravavy, 32, lives in the middle of an arid plain 93 miles south of Betioke in southern Madagascar. She tries to support herself and her three children by cultivating maize, red beans and manioc, but is unable to grow enough to generate an ...   
10/10/2013
Nicaragua is a nation still suffering from deep poverty, a free-flowing drug trade, and festering war-wounds after decades of internecine fighting. However, like any country that has been largely defined by its conflicts, Nicaragua possesses ...   
6/9/2013
New business terms and trends come and go. Net positive impact (NPI) is one of these engaging concepts. It's a relatively simple idea – business impacts on the environment and society need to be positive, to the point that they outweigh the ...   
3/9/2013
The village of Zanegi in Merauke Regency of Papua Province, Indonesia, lies desolate and silent, in contrast to the rumble and drone of bulldozers and chainsaws in the distance. At the end of a row of humble wooden houses, 31-year-old Yosefa, an ...   
1/9/2013
The future of large swathes of Britain's ancient woodland is hanging in the balance, as the government nears a landmark ruling on whether to turn a tree-surrounded road to Pembury in Kent into a dual carriageway. The public inquiry into ...   
11/8/2013
It will be a lifeline of sorts for the cement factories, oil refiners and hundreds of other businesses struggling with California's stringent greenhouse-gas restrictions. Soon they'll be able to comply - in part - by paying other people ...   
17/7/2013
Ed Moore's ranch sits on the flatlands of the Texas panhandle, east of Lubbock, just outside the tiny town of Ralls. On a clear day, you can see for miles in any direction. Most days, however, the dust blows--and when it does, the sky becomes a ...   
10/7/2013
Plans to expand wind energy into the most scenic parts of Germany are fuelling increasing opposition across the country. Anti-wind campaigners are angry that areas including the forests made famous by the tales of the brothers Grimm are ...   
6/7/2013
On May 29, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) president Don Forgeron gave a speech in Calgary that wrapped up with a few questions: “Are your homes and businesses ready for extreme weather?” And: “Do you have measures in place to respond ...   
28/6/2013
Ocean warming from climate change could make some parts of the world "uninsurable," according to a new report from global insurance trade body, the Geneva Association. It warns that the speed at which global oceans are warming is ...   
12/6/2013
The Norwegian Parliament has called for the country's pension fund to strengthen its commitment to avoid investing in companies linked to rainforest destruction.Norway's $700 billion sovereign wealth fund last year stepped up its ...   
1/6/2013
A program called REDD could be the fastest, least expensive way to stall global warming. REDD is a scheme that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation by preserving trees. Award-winning correspondent Alex Chadwick and producer ...   
28/5/2013
Loggers here are clear-cutting a wetland forest with decades-old trees.Behind the move: an environmental push.The push isn't in North Carolina but in Europe, where governments are trying to reduce fossil-fuel use and ...   
28/5/2013
When Kahindi Charo gathered 30 of his friends to replant mangroves in the 32 square km (12 square mile) Mida Creek area, people in his village of Dabaso in Kilifi County dismissed them as crazy idlers. Charo recalls that back ...   

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