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Robot Reef Protector Sees A New Way To Check Great Barrier Reef Health

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AUSTRALIA - An underwater drone that can keep watch on reef health and accurately identify and inject the devastating crown-of-thorns starfish is ready to be put to the test on the Great Barrier Reef, as a result of a collaboration between QUT, Google and the Gr ...

Farmers See Promise And Profit For Agroforestry In Southern Kenya

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KENYA - It is high noon at Samuel Rono?s farm in Kerita village in southern Kenya, but the cool breeze blowing through gives visitors a sense of nature?s comfort. ...

The Forested Path To Climate Stability (Commentary)

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BANGLADESH - In 2017, the world lost 39 million acres (nearly 16 million hectares) of tropical forests an area equivalent in size to Bangladesh at a near-record rate of 40 football fields every minute for the entire year, according to Global Forest Watch. ...

Tech Goes Back To Basics To Mitigate Human Wildlife Conflict Near Indian Parks

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INDIA - Watching a majestic tiger, elephant or leopard in the wilderness of Bandipur or Nagarhole National Park, is dream come true for many. Nestled on the foothills of southern India?s Western Ghats, one of the 35 global biodiversity hotspots, these protec ...

California's Big Climate Change Opportunity: Tropical Forests

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California Governor Jerry Brown has done nearly everything within his reach to solve climate change. When he hosts the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco in September, he can be rightly proud to showcase California's achievements: bold cli ...

Sabah Official Says Tun Mustapha Marine Park Under Threat From Fish Bombing

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MALAYSIA - All quarters should consolidate efforts and resources to ensure the 898,762.76 hectare Tun Mustapha Park continues to be protected against any elements that can threaten its ecosystem. ...

Deforestation Continues Upward Trend In Brazil, Says NGO

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BRAZIL - Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon continues to trend higher, reports Imazon, a Brazilian NGO that independently tracks developments in Earth?s largest rainforest. ...

Taking It Slow Can Help Reduce Impacts Of Arctic Shipping On Whales

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For 19th-century adventurers like Sir John Franklin, navigating a path through the ice-choked Northwest Passage the Holy Grail of Arctic exploration was a treacherous and often deadly undertaking. Today, thanks to climate change, traveling through th ...

Indigenous Architecture Saves Lives In Lombok Quakes

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INDONESIA - "Alhamdulillah, my family is safe," says a misty-eyed Jumayar, giving thanks to god. ...

Plastic Straws? Cigarette Butts Are Bigger Source Of Ocean Trash, Advocates Say

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"It seems like a no-brainer to me that we can't continue to allow this," one public health professor said. ...

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