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James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger speak out for reduced meat consumption

1 hours ago From wildaid.org  View Original Article

San Francisco, CALIFORNIA - WildAid’s 5 To Do Today climate action campaign, in partnership with the Chinese Nutrition Society kicked off a new campaign focused on reducing meat consumption in China, which is currently expected to rise by 50% by 2030.

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Companies form alliance to tackle haze, deforestation

3 hours ago From channelnewsasia.com  View Original Article

Singapore, SINGAPORE - Ahead of the haze season, five companies have banded together to encourage more companies to switch to sustainably produced palm oil.

Named the Singapore Alliance on Sustainable Palm Oil, the group said in a panel discussion on Monday ...

Cambodia’s first large-scale marine protected area declared for Koh Rong Archipelago

3 hours ago From fauna-flora.org  View Original Article

Cambridge, U K - Last week, 16th June, Cambodia reached a landmark for marine conservation when the Minister of MAFF signed a proclamation declaring a 405 km2 Marine Fisheries Management Area (MFMA) around the islands of Koh Rong and Koh Rong Sanloem, creating the co ...

EU greenhouse gas emissions drop nearly a quarter since 1990 – EAA

Archived, 2 days ago From timesofmalta.com 

Valletta, MALTA - Greenhouse gas emissions across the European Union have fallen by almost a quarter since 1990, official figures show.

Emissions fell 4.1 per cent in 2014, the most recent year of data published by the European Environment Agency (EEA). ...

Climate change to kill thousands of New Yorkers yearly by 2080

Archived, 2 days ago From scienceworldreport.com 

New York, NEW YORK - Around 60 years from now, scientists said that around 3,000 New Yorkers could die each year due to intense heat brought about by climate change. By the year 2080, the number of hot days could triple, causing death by heat exhaustion, dehydration, or ...

Corruption is driving unsustainable, illegal rosewood trade in Cambodia and Laos

Archived, 2 days ago From news.mongabay.com 

Menlo Park, CALIFORNIA - Corruption in Cambodia and Laos is driving the illegal exports of endangered rosewood species in violation of UN protections, according to a new report by the Environmental Investigation Agency.

The booming Chinese demand for hongmu fu ...

Experts identify genes that could halt coral bleaching

Archived, 2 days ago From cleanmalaysia.com 

Roubaix, FRANCE - Coral reefs are among the world’s most diverse ecosystems with hundreds upon hundreds of marine creatures depending on them for their survival. The famed Coral Triangle of the Western Pacific, of which Malaysia’s own stunningly beautiful and world-re ...

A Federal judge just struck down Obama's fracking regulations

Archived, 2 days ago From motherjones.com 

San Francisco, CALIFORNIA - A major push by the Obama administration to curb the environmental impacts of fracking suffered a severe blow Wednesday evening, when a federal judge in Wyoming ruled that the proposed regulations overstepped the government's authority. The decision ...

Pink snow looks awesome, but is another climate change indicator

Archived, 2 days ago From huffingtonpost.com 

New York, NEW YORK - Some call it pink snow, some call it watermelon snow — and now, a new study is calling it yet another symbol of the drastic melting in the Arctic.

The appearance of the so-called pink snow, which Arctic explorers have observed for cent ...

Iranian technology to rescue Indian cities from rising air pollution

Archived, 3 days ago From sputniknews.com 

Moscow, RUSSIA - The Indian government launched an ambitious program to curb rising air pollution in its cities. The first of its kind project named 'Hawa Badlo' involves 50 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) retrofitted two wheelers (scooters and motor bikes). Hawa Badlo ...

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Climate change to kill thousands of New Yorkers yearly by 2080

Action: Climate Change

Around 60 years from now, scientists said that around 3,000 New Yorkers could die each year due to intense heat brought about ...

Help save Yellowstone's iconic grizzly bears!

Action: Wildlife Conservation

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is preparing to strip Yellowstone's grizzly bears of their critical Endangered Species Act p ...

South Sudan forest cover shrinks by 1.5 per cent annually

Action: Stop Deforestation

South Sudan’s forests, currently covering 33 percent of its total land area, shrink by 1.5 percent annually due to logging an ...

Demand clean air in our National Parks

Action: Stop Pollution

The Obama Administration recently proposed updates to the Regional Haze Rule, a Clean Air Act program intended to reduce air ...

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Action: Save Our Oceans

The tropical fish trade has a deadly secret. Each year up to 90 percent of the 12.5 million tropical fish entering the United ...

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