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Illegal Myanmar teak importation widespread to EU, investigation finds

Archived, 6 days ago From news.mongabay.com 

Menlo Park, CALIFORNIA - The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) released allegations Tuesday about what it says is the illegal importation of Burmese teak from Myanmar to the EU.

In a two-month undercover investigation, staff from EIA, a UK-based campaig ...

Greenpeace sues Norway over Arctic oil drilling

Archived, 6 days ago From ft.com 

London, U K - Environmental groups are trying to stop new drilling for oil in the Norwegian Arctic by suing the government in Oslo in a groundbreaking legal action using the recent global agreement on climate change.

Greenpeace and Nature & Youth, t ...

WWF: Finnish wildlife already feeling the burn from climate change

Archived, 7 days ago From yle.fi 

Helsinki, FINLAND - WWF Finland issued a report Monday in which it outlined signs that global warming is already beginning to affect Finland. The organisation noted that ice formations on lakes and open seas last for shorter periods, while vegetation has changed and the ...

China’s achievements in forest protection

Archived, 7 days ago From daily-mail.co.zm 

Lusaka, ZAMBIA - On October 6, President Lungu held a meeting at State House with heads of missions accredited to the country and I was among them.

After the formal part, the President mingled with the ambassadors, high commissioners and others, and I ...

Greenpeace joins with councils to prepare legal challenge over Heathrow airport expansion

Archived, 7 days ago From independent.co.uk 

London, U K - Greenpeace has joined forces with councils close to Heathrow airport to prepare to take the Government to court if Theresa May gives the go-ahead for a third runway.

The environmental campaigning group said it would contribute costs al ...

Scotland joins the “fully renewable” energy club

Archived, 7 days ago From zmescience.com 

Scottsdale, ARIZONA - A new report has revealed that on the 7th of August, Scotland managed to power itself completely from renewable energy. It therefore entered a select club, alongside nations such as Portugal, Denmark, and Costa Rica, who generated all their electrici ...

WWF calls for creating a protected marine reserve to save Antarctica

Archived, 7 days ago From laht.com 

Caracas, VENEZUELA - The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) called on Friday for creating a protected marine reserve in Antarctica, considering that it will help mitigate the effects of climate change and preserve life on the continent.

The world’s largest independ ...

Morally and legally, the UK government has failed us on air pollution

Archived, 8 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - No less than 17 years have passed since new rules were approved in the UK to save thousands of lives by limiting deadly air pollution in our towns and cities.

Pollution is the “invisible killer” because, for the most part, it goes unse ...

Ocean heatwave destroys Tasmania’s unique underwater jungle

Archived, 8 days ago From climatechangenews.com 

Toronto, CANADA - A natural wonder, which this year was smashed into oblivion by a massive underwater heatwave.

This is not the Great Barrier Reef, but its southern equivalent; an underwater jungle that in the middle of last century ran 250 kilometres a ...

Climate change could drive 122m more people into extreme poverty by 2030

Archived, 8 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - Up to 122 million more people worldwide could be living in extreme poverty by 2030 as a result of climate change and its impacts on small-scale farmers’ incomes, a major UN report warned on Monday.

Climate change is “a major and growin ...

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Climate change leading to negative effects on the Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Action: Climate Change

The Black Canyon of the Gunnison combines the steepest, deep, and narrow features of a canyon in North America.


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Action: Stop Deforestation

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Action: Save Our Oceans

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