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18/8/2014
Finally there's good news on climate change: We have part of the solution, and it's already working. For a long time, experts have theorized that indigenous people in forest communities and their management of these forests are critical ...   
18/8/2014
Eric Knapp breaks apart a burnt pine cone, looking for seeds - in his line of work this is considered a clue."Going into an area after a fire, you almost feel like CSI, you know, sleuthing," Knapp says.He is standing in a part of ...   
18/8/2014
When a scorching drought struck eastern Australia in 2006, cattle farmers Robyn and Paul Kendal had to slaughter nearly all their livestock and spend around a year of their normal turnover on feed to keep the remainder alive.With a ...   
18/8/2014
Elephant poaching has driven down the population across Africa by an average of two per cent per year since 2010 according to a major study into the effect of the illegal Chinese ivory trade on the world’s largest land animal. Scientists ...   
18/8/2014
The numbers of reported Ebola virus cases and deaths "vastly underestimate the magnitude of the crisis" health workers at Ebola outbreak sites in four West African countries have told the United Nations World Health Organization, WHO. The deadly ...   
18/8/2014
Anti-fracking protesters caused peaceful disruption at several locations on Monday, gluing themselves to the doors of a government department, occupying a building used by an energy firm and blockading access to a test drilling ...   
18/8/2014
Half of the Earth’s land mass is made up of rangelands, which include grasslands and savannas, yet they are being transformed at an alarming rate. Woody plants, such as trees and shrubs are taking over, leading to a loss of critical habitat and ...   
18/8/2014
At first glance, the statistics tell a hopeful story: Chile’s forests are expanding. According to Global Forest Watch, overall forest cover changes show approximately 300,000 hectares were gained between 2000 and 2013 in Chile’s central and ...   
18/8/2014
Fracking's impact on animals is still largely unknown, which scientists see as a real problem given that business is booming. Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, shows no signs of stopping. Between 2005 and 2013, some 82,000 fracking ...   
18/8/2014
Without climate change mitigation policies, half of the world could face extreme water scarcity before the end of the century, a study has found. However, researchers from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) also warned that poorly ...   
18/8/2014
Activists have superglued themselves to the doors at the entrance of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) building in London, in a protest against fracking. The action was timed to coincide with a number of ...   
18/8/2014
Brazil’s Socialist Party (PSB) is expected to name former environment minister Marina Silva to run for the presidency after former candidate Eduardo Campos died in a plane crash. Silva, who was set to run as Campos’ vice-president, is a ...   
18/8/2014
The Alberta tar sands are an all-around environmental disaster, though its defenders will claim that the energy wrung out of the ground is worth it. A new report published over at Hybrid Cars, however, reveals that the energy it takes to produce ...   
17/8/2014
Troy Lancaster lives in exile. In the Bronx. His relatives won’t visit him, he says, because like a lot of folks with roots in the South, they are not keen on concrete, noise and narrow streets. He felt the same way in the 1980s when he moved to ...   
17/8/2014
Heavy monsoon rains in India have caused flooding in the country's main sugar producing state Uttar Pradesh, but the full extent of any damage to the crop will not be known until floodwaters recede. There were apprehensions that a slow ...   
16/8/2014
Climate change is here, it's happening now, and for the last few decades it has been demonstrably bad news for many of Europe's forests. A report published in the journal Nature Climate Change shows that damage from wind, bark beetles, ...   
16/8/2014
A SCOTTISH seabird -- which disappeared from a Hebridean island after it was invaded by rats -- has returned to nest in what is proving to be a bumper year for important species. The discovery that the manx shearwater has returned to ...   
16/8/2014
President Barack Obama’s second-term promise to tackle climate change has clashed with election-year politics.Much of the political debate has focused on the Environmental Protection Agency’s newly proposed regulations on existing power ...   
16/8/2014
Why is it that some political conservatives have been so obstinate in opposing any government action to address human-caused climate change? The answer is that they aren’t real conservatives. Real conservatives favor working toward a truly free ...   
16/8/2014
Last Dec. 19 was a gratifying day for John Dernbach. In 162 pages the state's highest court had resurrected a provision in Pennsylvania's Constitution that had long ago faded into obscurity.The forgotten measure is an environmental rights ...   
16/8/2014
Climate change is altering the way some scientists are trying to save endangered plant and animal species from extinction. For nearly 100 years, conservationists have focused preservation efforts on maintaining species' historical ranges ...   
16/8/2014
Retreating alpine glaciers in a warming world may seem to have an obvious connection. But glaciers respond to environmental changes, well, glacially. At any point, it's hard to tell how much of a glacier's retreat is due to human-triggered ...   
16/8/2014
A second wave of highly vulnerable uncontacted Indians has made contact with outsiders in Brazil`s Amazon rainforest, just weeks after Brazilian experts warned of "genocide" and "extermination" of the tribe. The group of around two dozen Indians ...   
15/8/2014
A Colorado hunting outfitter accused of injuring mountain lions and bobcats to help clients kill them more easily pleaded guilty on Friday in a U.S. court in Denver to one felony count of conspiring to break a federal wildlife law, prosecutors ...   
15/8/2014
After long focusing on fuel economy and energy production, environmentalists and scientists are now promoting a diet of more plants and less meat to slow climate change — but why?It's a problem with efficiency. Industrial farm-animal ...   

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