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1/8/2014
Sri Lanka`s government will roll out a relief programme to help vulnerable farmers cope with the effects of a worsening drought, as part of a wider effort to protect people from the frequent extreme weather events that are threatening the ...   
1/8/2014
The map above shows the predicted global warming impact of all anthropogenic emissions, including biomass burning, on global near-surface air temperature since 1850. The map below shows the observed change in global near-surface air temperature ...   
1/8/2014
Old smartphones turned into solar devices to detect illegal activities in the Amazon are the innovative response proposed by a San Francisco-based start up that has joined conservationists to protect rainforest. San Francisco tech ...   
31/7/2014
The relentless heat that has plagued the western half of the country this summer has ratcheted up California's terrible drought once again, bringing it to record levels. More than half of the state is in "exceptional' drought, the highest ...   
31/7/2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday extended the deadline for the third time for refiners to show compliance with 2013 federal biofuel use targets, a move quickly criticized by the oil industry.Annual compliance reports ...   
31/7/2014
Ebola may be present in more animals than previously thought, according to researchers studying the virus. So far, it has been detected in chimpanzees, gorillas, fruit bats, monkeys, antelopes, porcupines, rodents, dogs, pigs and ...   
31/7/2014
Americans are buying organic products more than ever before, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) reports. This is great news for the an ever-growing organic movement dedicated to making the slow transition back to all-natural farming ...   
31/7/2014
Let me guess how you feel about your urine: Get that smelly stuff away from me as fast as possible? A small group of environmentalists in Vermont isn't as squeamish. Instead of flushing their pee down the drain, they're collecting it ...   
31/7/2014
Environmentalists feel that deforestation may have triggered Wednesday's landslide in western India that killed at least 30 people and left up to 200 trapped, papers report.Teams of emergency workers have so far rescued eight people in ...   
31/7/2014
The Leuser Ecosystem in Aceh, Indonesia is gaining the attention of international animal traffickers, according to the Leuser Conservation Forum (FKL). From the beginning of 2013, FKL patrols have dismantled 282 makeshift traps targeting high ...   
30/7/2014
New herds of genetically pure wild bison may once again roam vast expanses of the American West where the iconic animal has been absent since the end of the 19th century, under a tentative plan federal officials advanced on ...   
30/7/2014
Researchers have just begun scouring through a massive collection of ancient amber, already finding some amazing things including the discovery of a 20-million-year-old sample of a locust that could fill an evolutionary gap in the fossil ...   
30/7/2014
Most palm oil is produced from a species of African palm that is now grown widely across Southeast Asia. The crop's high productivity makes it the most profitable form of agricultural land use in the tropics. Agricultural giant Cargill, ...   
30/7/2014
Pangolins are insect-eating mammals that resemble a cross between an armadillo and an artichoke. However, these unusual critters have recently been identified as exceptionally vulnerable and "critically endangered," largely due to a little known ...   
30/7/2014
Droughts, floods, ocean acidification, rising seas, loss of species etcetera; we are hearing about the severe effects of global warming on a daily basis. What we are not hearing as much about is what we can do about it. There are solutions which ...   
30/7/2014
Bonobos (Pan paniscus) are often touted by scientists as a peace-loving great ape species, opting to solve social conflicts through sex rather than aggression. But their only refuge, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), is a country torn by ...   
30/7/2014
WHILE they are not by nature given to vocal protest, Kalangadoo graziers David Smith and Don Ferguson have drawn a line in the sand when it comes to mining.They are aligning themselves with other farmers across the state to make a stand ...   
30/7/2014
New, highly detailed maps of Peru's vegetation show that three-quarters of the country's forests — a biomass stock that sequesters more carbon than the combined annual CO2 emissions of the U.S. and China — lie outside of protected areas and are ...   
30/7/2014
Billions of dollars in concessions have been granted over the last two decades, but there are very few mechanisms in place by the various agencies and ministries to gauge how the country has been benefitting.Keith Burrowes, Head of the ...   
30/7/2014
Environmental groups do a worse job than the business and sports sectors in welcoming and promoting minorities and women, a new report has found. The report by University of Michigan professor, Dorceta Taylor, was the most exhaustive ...   
30/7/2014
One person died and three others were missing after heavy rain caused floods in southwest Romania over the past three days, forcing hundreds of villagers to flee their homes, the interior ministry said on Wednesday.Heavy rainfall broke ...   
30/7/2014
The Association of Soybean and Corn Producers of the Mato Grosso region said farmers first noticed in March that their genetically modified (GMO) corn crops were less resistant to the destructive caterpillars that “Bt corn”—which has been ...   
30/7/2014
The magical winter wildlife spectacle of hundreds of thousands of wading birds converging on British estuaries could be under threat as research shows big declines in some of the most familiar species. Results from the Wetland Bird ...   
30/7/2014
Rumbling afternoon thundershowers are breaking over the Southwest, bringing gratitude and sweet relief – not that the region needed much relieving this year. Bouts of cool, wet weather throughout early summer helped stave off the conflagrations ...   
30/7/2014
The White House announced a partnership Tuesday with Monsanto, Walmart and other companies to better use data to make agriculture and the country's food system more resilient in responding to the growing impact of climate change.The ...   

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