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Archived, 3 days ago From All Africa 

Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - Narok county commissioner Farah Kassim has warned residents against invading the Nkareta section of Maasai Mau Forest.

He said culprits will be dealt with according to the law.

Last week, 2,000 residents from the Maasai ...

More Than a Third of Recent Tropical Deforestation Driven by Global Consumption

Archived, 3 days ago From scienceworldreport.com 

New York, NEW YORK - When it comes to tropical deforestation, global consumption may be largely to blame. Scientists have found that more than a third of recent deforestation can be tied to the production of beef, soy, palm oil and timber.

In order to bett ...

Improving air quality seen as 'priority of priorities'

Archived, 3 days ago From usa.chinadaily.com.cn 

New York, NEW YORK - The discharge of pollutants in Beijing and bordering Hebei province and Tianjin is expected to be cut by a third during next month's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings, thanks to a series of air pollution control measures.

"Chi ...

Thousands of 2014 Beach Sweep Volunteers Clean NJ Beaches

Archived, 3 days ago From ahherald.com 

Atlantic Highlands, NEW JERSEY - Close to 3,000 volunteers hit the beaches to participate in Clean Ocean Action's 29th Annual Fall Beach Sweeps at over 70 sites from Essex County to Cape May County. Volunteers removed and catalogued each piece of debris, helping to document ongoing ...

Homeowners go solar to save environment, save money

Archived, 3 days ago From freep.com 

Detroit, MICHIGAN - John Sarver was the first in his suburban East Lansing neighborhood to put solar panels on his roof. A wind turbine, he said, really wasn't viable.

He said he invested about $9,000 in a small kit four years ago. It cuts about 20% off h ...

Global warming ‘will make our winters colder’

Archived, 3 days ago From independent.co.uk 

London, U K - Britain can expect twice as many severe winters as usual over the coming decades, according to a study supporting the counter-intuitive idea that global warming could lead to colder weather in some parts of the world.

Climate scientist ...

Global warming has doubled risk of harsh winters in Eurasia, research finds

Archived, 3 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - The risk of severe winters in Europe and northern Asia has been doubled by global warming, according to new research. The counter-intuitive finding is the result of climate change melting the Arctic ice cap and causing new wind patterns that push fre ...

Companies Are Fracking With Harmful Chemicals Through Regulatory Loophole

Archived, 5 days ago From thinkprogress.org 

Oil and gas companies are using a loophole in federal regulations to use dangerous chemicals in hydraulic fracturing operations without a permit, according to a new report.

The report, published this week by the Environmental Integrity ...

Coalition urged to raise its commitment for greenhouse gas cuts

Archived, 5 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - The Australian government has been urged to scale up its ambitions for greenhouse gas cuts after European Union leaders struck a deal to reduce emissions by at least 40% by 2030.

Talks in Brussels overnight culminated in one of the fir ...

Conservationists propose Dracula Reserve in Ecuador

Archived, 5 days ago From mongabay.com 

Menlo Park, CALIFORNIA - Deep in the dark, cool forests of Ecuador live strange and mysterious organisms. Some inhabit the trees and others stay to the ground, and many are threatened by human encroachment. Because of this threat, Rainforest Trust has launched a Halloween fu ...

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2014 on track to be hottest year on record, says US science agency

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The world is on course for this to be the hottest year ever, with global land and sea temperatures for September the highest ...

More Efforts Put in Anti Poaching Drive

Action: Wildlife Conservation

The government through Strengthening the Protected Areas Network in Southern Tanzania (SPANEST) project is training a rapid r ...

Protecting Liberia's Forest

Action: Stop Deforestation

The Forestry Development Authority says the 150 million agreement signed between the governments of Liberia and Norway is not ...

Coal mine has heavy impact in Indonesian Borneo

Action: Stop Pollution

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Action: Save Our Oceans

Wide portions of windward Oahu's coral reef are suffering from serious bleaching due to "stress," scientists reportedly said ...

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