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Hawaii Implements Strict Suncreen Regulations To Halt Coral Reef Damage

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Hawaii has taken the first step towards banning the sale of sunscreens that contain chemicals toxic to coral in a bid to safeguard its reefs. ...

In Sumatra, Villagers Blame A Coal Mine For Cracks In Their Houses, And Their Community

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INDONESIA - It?s been more than two months since Rasid has felt safe sleeping in his bedroom. Ever since a crack appeared in the wall, he?s slept in his living room. ...

How Mangroves Help Keep The Planet Cool

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Coastal scientists have developed a new global framework to more accurately assess how mangroves along different types of coastlines from deltas to lagoons store carbon in their soil. They found that previous studies have underestimated the blue carb ...

Southeast Asian Forest Loss Greater Than Expected, With Negative Climate Implications

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Researchers using satellite imaging have found much greater than expected deforestation since 2000 in the highlands of Southeast Asia, a critically important world ecosystem. The findings are important because they raise questions about key assumptio ...

How Adapting To Different Climates Has Helped A Pest Spread Across The Globe

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If you have ever bitten into a fruit and been disgusted to find it wriggling with cream-coloured maggots, you have already met at least one member of the fruit fly family. ...

Whats Worse Than Palm Oil For The Environment? Other Vegetable Oils, IUCN Study Finds

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NORWAY - Banning palm oil in favor of other vegetable oils deemed less destructive to the environment could lead to greater biodiversity losses, a new report says. ...

Smartphone App Helps Indigenous Communities Fight Deforestation

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PERU - Five people suspected of illegal gold mining in Peru are in custody after indigenous community members used a system called ForestLink to alert authorities to the activity. ...

12 Indian Cobra Hatchlings Reused From Odisha?s Pipili

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INDIA - Three days after rescuing around 130 snakes from two separate places in Bhadrak district, snake helpline officials rescued 12 more Indian Cobra hatchlings from Pipili area of the district on Tuesday. ...

What Killed The Patient? Determining Causes Of Tree Death During Droughts And Heatwaves

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AUSTRALIA - Researchers are using advanced imaging technologies similar to those used in hospitals to determine how vulnerable our trees are to drought and heatwaves. A new scientific review published In Nature outlines progress towards understanding the likely ...

Kenyas Lake Turkana Put On World Heritage Danger List

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KENYA - A UNESCO panel on Thursday added Lake Turkana, a conservation hotspot in Kenya and a candidate site for the birthplace of mankind, to the list of endangered World Heritage Sites. ...

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