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12/5/2015
Cary Renzema interrupts a stroll around his 50-acre forest to point out tiny purple petals peeking out from the forest floor.“Beautiful little orchids,” Renzema says. “Once you start looking, there are hundreds of those things around ...   
9/5/2015
In the wake of the drought, many orchards now dead wood• Open-field burning may increase as biomass plants close• AB 590 would keep biomass plants going with millions of state dollars———In drought-wounded Terra ...   
6/4/2015
Environmental activist Jintana Kaewkao confronts a member of the Forestry Department in Bangkok, Thailand, about the suspicious way forest land near her village was acquired by the owners of a steel plant. Jintana Kaewkao, a 53-year-old ...   
31/3/2015
The city of Itaituba, in western Pará state, is home to several construction projects of strategic interest for the Brazilian government. However, with local infrastructure fragile, residents are worried they will not share in the ...   
13/3/2015
Environmentalists in India have expressed alarm over the new budget of the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which they say heralds substantial cuts in environmental programmes and fails to address the country’s worsening pollution and ...   
13/3/2015
Neon pink and yellow banners flutter along the roadsides, their gentle flapping breaking an eerie stillness. The houses here are shut tight, the streets are nearly deserted, the fields that once sprouted rice, tomatoes and cucumbers are ...   
30/1/2015
A great quarrel followed the death of a pregnant Guinean woman in June. Mourners refused to allow a team of outsiders dressed in what looked like white space suits to bury her Ebola-infected corpse. If she was to be saved from eternal wandering ...   
26/1/2015
Last month, Norway's stock exchange, the Oslo Børs, introduced a way for investors to use their money to promote sustainability. A new list by the stock exchange highlights green bonds, financial products issued by companies to raise capital for ...   
8/1/2015
Marilyn McHugh and Chris Kennedy had a honeymoon unlike most. They set out to travel around the world for a year with plans to stop in Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. What was supposed to be a week in Kenya turned into six weeks when they saw ...   
5/11/2014
Poisoned by cattle carcasses treated with Diclofenac, India’s vultures died by the millions in the 1990s. A captive breeding program is helping to save the once-ubiquitous birds, but the very drug that drove India’s vultures to the precipice of ...   
20/10/2014
If we’re to believe the biomass energy industry, the U.S. Forest Service and a chorus of politicians from both sides of the aisle, we can solve the energy crisis, cure climate change and eradicate wildfire by logging and chipping our national ...   
17/10/2014
Of Indonesia’s 100 GW in new power generation capacity by 2035, half will be coal-fired, says IEA. Indonesia cannot build power stations fast enough. And neither can most of its Asian neighbors. Rapid economic and population growth are ...   
6/10/2014
We now know, thanks to the junior environment minister Jim Paice's frank evidence to a recent House of Lords select committee, that the government is considering the sale of not just "some", or even "substantial", amounts of woodland as the ...   
25/9/2014
Policies to end deforestation are essential for curbing climate change and can also support economic development, top government and business officials said."Putting a stop to deforestation is the smart thing to do," Justine Greening, ...   
11/9/2014
The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), a body that sets social and environmental certification criteria for forestry products, is weighing measures that could step up protection for old-growth forests and make it easier for indigenous people and ...   
6/9/2014
At 3.45pm on April 15 Emmanuel de Merode, the Belgian-born, British-educated head of Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, left the city of Goma for the 90-minute drive north to the headquarters of Virunga in Rumangabo. The ...   
27/8/2014
It took five hours by boat from Kepayang in the Indonesian province of South Sumatra to arrive at this remote river community, where most of the residents are illegal loggers. Sembilang National Park is another hour by river to the ...   
25/8/2014
Villagers in Madhya Pradesh's Mahan forest are being intimidated ahead of a crucial vote that could determine the future of a $3.2 billion coal project proposed by two of the country's largest mining firms, Greenpeace India said on ...   
11/8/2014
Voluntary guidelines established by the Chinese government won't be enough to curb rampant timber smuggling by Chinese companies, putting 'responsible' actors at risk of having their reputations tarnished, argues a new campaign by the ...   
27/7/2014
The tiger has walked the Earth for two million years. One hundred years ago, there were more than 100,000 in Asia. Now, only just over 3,000 survive in the wild – and their number keeps on declining. In the week that sees the world mark ...   
23/6/2014
They sound like Dr. Seuss characters and certainly look like they should be. Yet these sausage-shaped, rubbery animals stippled in fleshy bumps are not fish at all, but an invertebrate in the group that includes sea stars, sea urchins and sand ...   
21/6/2014
When a single snowflake falls peacefully atop a Sierra peak, it begins a turbulent journey to help quench the thirst of a drought-stricken state. In most years, Sierra snow provides a third of California's water supply. But it is by far ...   
21/6/2014
With co-authors from Harvard University, the team found air quality in Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley potentially stands to gain the most from the proposed EPA action. That's because some of the region's coal-fired power plants could be ...   
14/6/2014
Brazil may be struggling to be a "green" host for the World Cup, but Dan Nepstad, director of the Earth Innovation Institute, tells host Steve Curwood that Brazil is already a top winner in tackling global warming emissions, as it has reduced ...   
28/5/2014
Greenpeace has just accused one of the world's most controversial oil palm companies, Herakles Farms, of colluding with top government officials to sell off illegally logged timber to China. According to a new report from the environmental group, ...   

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