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'1,000 Little Steps': Global Climate Talks End In Progress But Fail To Address The Galloping Pace Of Climate Change

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POLAND - Weary climate negotiators limped across the finish line Saturday night after days of round-the-clock talks, striking a deal that keeps the world moving forward with plans to curb carbon emissions. But the agreement fell well short of the breakthrough ...

Policymakers Are Not Adequately Factoring Land Use And Human Diets Into Climate Mitigation Strategies: Study

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A recent study finds that governments and researchers routinely underestimate the potential for changes to land use and human diets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate the impacts of global warming. ...

Worst Mass Extinction Event In Earth's History Was Caused By Global Warming Analogous To Current Climate Crisis

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New research by scientists at the United States University of Washington and Stanford University suggests that the most destructive mass extinction event in Earth's ancient history was caused by global warming that left marine life unable to breathe. ...

Brazil's Indigenous Agency Acts To Protect Isolated Kawahiva People

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BRAZIL - The Brazilian government's indigenous agency, FUNAI, supported by Federal Police officers and the environment agency IBAMA, undertook a joint operation on 14 December to remove invaders - including land thieves, illegal loggers, miners and ranchers - ...

Once Bitten, Indonesia's Indigenous Alliance Won't Endorse 2019 Candidates

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INDONESIA - The 2014 presidential election was the closest in Indonesia's democratic history, decided by a margin of just 6 percentage points, or 8.4 million votes. ...

Cocaine Blamed For Rising Deforestation In Peru's Bahuaja-Sonene National Park

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PERU - The burned forest and coca crops that have dominated the landscape along the road for the past two hours are gradually being transformed into coffee plantations. These are the last plantations left in San Lorenzo de Palmerani, which lies east of the ...

Adani 'Conservation Area' For Endangered Finch Sits On Proposed Clive Palmer Mine

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AUSTRALIA - Adani has set aside a 'conservation area' for the endangered black-throated finch at the same site earmarked for the massive Clive Palmer-backed Alpha North coalmine. ...

Devastating Laos Dam Collapse Leads To Deforestation Of Protected Forests

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LAOS - In July, a hydroelectric dam collapse in Laos released five billion cubic meters of water into surrounding countryside ? the equivalent of two million Olympic swimming pools. The resulting flood killed dozens, devastated communities, forced thousands ...

Environment And Rights Founder In The Wake Of Chinese Funding In Bolivia

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BOLIVIA - For Adamo Diego Cusi, a search for oil in the Bolivian Amazon by the Chinese-backed company BGP Bolivia has been a terrible ordeal. His work as coordinator of environmental and social monitoring for the village of Tacana provided him with direct know ...

With No Oil Cleanup In Sight, Amazon Tribes Harvest Rain For Clean Water

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ECUADOR - Nemonte Nenquimo covers her face and squeezes her eyes shut as a pungent whiff of petroleum hits. She?s digging with a pole into an unmarked lagoon of sticky crude in the middle of the jungle. A lifetime in Ecuador?s most pristine rainforest has left ...

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