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Coral bleaching crisis reaches Thailand; what's next?

Archived, 16 days ago From natureworldnews.com 

Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA - Following the massive coral bleaching in Australia's Great Barrier Reef, more than 10 diving sites in Thailand shut down for the same reason.

According to reports, action is taken to protect the marine parks as the bleaching crisis con ...

Chile is producing so much solar energy it’s giving electricity away for free

Archived, 16 days ago From care2.com 

Redwood City, CALIFORNIA - In a new Bloomberg report, “Chile Has So Much Solar Energy It’s Giving It Away for Free,” solar capacity from the country’s central grid has increased four fold to 770 megawatts since 2013. Another 1.4 gigawatts will be added this year with many sola ...

Forest fires and logging threaten India's progress on climate goals

Archived, 16 days ago From economictimes.indiatimes.com 

Mumbai, INDIA - Since the end of April, fires in parts of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh have destroyed or damaged 26,000 hectares of forests, and killed three people , officials say.

The forest fires, touched off by timber smugglers, poachers and ...

Delhi's air pollution reduces six years from the lifetime of its residents

Archived, 17 days ago From ibtimes.co.in 

Bangalore, INDIA - Delhi's rising pollution levels are posing a threat to the longevity of its residents and reducing their lifespan by nearly 6.3 years, a study conducted by the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) has revealed.

The exposure ...

How climate change threatens panda conservation

Archived, 17 days ago From timesofindia.indiatimes.com 

Mumbai, INDIA - Pandas do not like it hot and rising temperatures can also put pressure on their food supply by eliminating vast amounts of bamboo plants, researchers say.

"Higher climate temperatures would upset the entire system in the panda reserve ...

Green Conservatives call for earlier UK coal power phase-out

Archived, 17 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - The UK should close all its coal-fired power stations two years earlier than the government’s pledge of 2025, according to green Conservatives including former energy minister Lord Greg Barker.

The move would not cause the lights to go ...

Innovative drone technology to tackle deforestation

Archived, 17 days ago From eurasiareview.com 

Albany, OREGON - A UK start-up is developing a high tech concept that it believes will one day enable it to plant one billion trees every year, contributing to efforts to tackle global deforestation and contributing towards greater overall sustainability.

87,000 NASA images show a greening Arctic

Archived, 17 days ago From ecowatch.com 

New York, NEW YORK - The researchers report in the Journal of Remote Sensing that examination of 87,000 images captured by the NASA Landsat satellite reveals that Alaska, Quebec and other regions became greener between 1984 and 2012.

Landsat, a project als ...

Norway to ‘completely ban all petrol powered cars by 2025’

Archived, 17 days ago From zmescience.com 

Scottsdale, ARIZONA - Noway is serious about its environmental plans, as it demonstrated in the latest measure they announced: banning all petrol cars by 2025.

The Scandinavian country continues to be one of the most progressive and greenest countries after ...

139-square-mile fracking plan in Wyoming prompts legal protest

Archived, 17 days ago From biologicaldiversity.org 

Tucson, ARIZONA - Conservation groups filed a formal administrative protest on Friday challenging a massive Bureau of Land Management plan to auction off 139 square miles of publicly owned fossil fuels in Wyoming on Aug. 2. Most of the area, about 100 square miles, is ...

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Climate change melting 5,000 glaciers rapidly, drastic impact expected

Action: Climate Change

Around 5,000 glaciers in northern areas of Chitral district and Gilgit Baltistan (GB) region are melting at a much faster rat ...

Rare moth faces extinction at its last site in England

Action: Wildlife Conservation

The dark bordered beauty moth is heading towards extinction at its last site in England, new research has found.

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 ...

Tell the Feds: ban imports of fish stunned with cyanide

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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