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Minneriya National Park Temporarily Closed

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SRI LANKA - The Minneriya National Park has been temporarily closed following a tense situation between villagers and forest rangers yesterday. ...

Land Trafficking In Lima's Hill Ecosystems, Oil Spills In Venezuela, Floods In Colombia

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VENEZUELA - The most popular stories from our Spanish-language service, Mongabay-Latam, this past week investigated how land trafficking is destroying Lima?s fragile hill ecosystems; government inaction and oil spills in Venezuela; open borders for wildlife traf ...

Study Finds Widespread Degradation, Deforestation In African Woodlands

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SOUTH AFRICA - Deforestation rates in southern Africa?s woodlands are five times higher than prior estimates, according to recent research published Aug. 2. ...

Another Mass Fish Kill Hits Indonesia's Largest Lake

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INDONESIA - Millions of fish in floating cages died suddenly this week in Lake Toba, the biggest lake in Indonesia. ...

In Morocco's Markets, Conditions For Wildlife Are 'Universally Poor'

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MOROCCO - In Morocco's live animal markets, a wide variety of wildlife is available for sale. There's the threatened spur-thighed tortoise (Testudo graeca), going for around $1, and the endangered Barbary macaque (Macaca sylvanus), on offer for about $500 or a ...

Mexicos Natural Wonders Are Under Threat. Can A Poet Save Them?

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MEXICO - Mexico?s environmental marvels are on borrowed time, but poet Homero Aridjis is fighting to change that. ...

Fight Against Invasive Species Continues On Seymour Lake

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The recent heat wave in the Bulkley Valley has sent residents flocking to the water to cool off. Anyone who?s found relief at Seymour Lake in Smithers may have noticed a sign warning them about yellow floating heart. ...

The Arctics Oldest, Thickest Ice Is Breaking Up

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At the start of August, for the second time this year, a corridor of open water developed along the north shore of Greenland, this one more than 100 kilometers (over 62 miles) wide. The ice very nearly melted out enough to make the island country cir ...

Community Run Trading Posts Help Amazon Forest People Reverse Rural Exodus

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BRAZIL - ?We used to go into the forest to tap copaiba oil but we had no good way of selling it. The regatao [traveling river trader] paid us whatever he liked and took ages to give us the money. How could we survive like that?? asks Pedro Pereira de Castro, ...

Brazil Hits Emissions Target Early, But Rising Deforestation Risks Reversal

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BRAZIL - The government of Brazil has announced that it has cut its climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions to the point that it has met a long-established goal three years ahead of time. ...

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