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Johnson, Merkel Urge Economic Powers to Pledge Toward Climate Change

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged the world’s economic powers Thursday not to shy away from serious investments in combating climate change.

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Joint CO2 targets must not diminish German industry, CDU leader warns EU

The frontrunner to succeed Angela Merkel as German chancellor has warned the EU that joint greenhouse gas targets must not come at the cost of diminishing the prowess of German industry, signalling a reluctance to join carbon reduction schemes planned in other European countries.

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Joy for environmentalists as California blocks bid for $1.4bn desalination plant

A California coastal panel on Wednesday rejected a long-standing proposal to build a $1.4b seawater desalination plant to turn Pacific Ocean water into drinking water as the state grapples with persistent drought that is expected to worsen in coming years with climate change.

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KSA takes lead in $250bn climate change drive

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia has committed to play a key role in the development of renewable fuel sources and clean energy technology.

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Kampong Thom Governor pushes for protection of protected areas

The Governor Ngoun Ratanak urged all locals to help protect the flooded forests in the province. Governor Ratanak urged all people to help protect the flooded forests and join efforts to rehabilitate them. T

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Kashmir’s New Land Laws Could Impact Biodiversity

Walking in the middle of fields of delicately-scented purple saffron crocus flowers, 36-year-old Mubeen Yasin, a saffron farmer from the southern region of Indian Kashmir, is not optimistic that in a few years time the scenery will remain as beautiful as it is today.

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Keep starfish off the barbecue: New Zealanders call for rockpool protections

New Zealanders are calling for authorities to restrict the pillaging of the country’s rockpools and shorelines, amid fears that a taste for shellfish, limpets, octopuses and barbecued starfish is disrupting ecosystems and driving some species toward extinction.

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Kenya: Government in Sh6.2 Trillion Plan to Combat Climate Change

Kenya requires Sh6.2 trillion over the next 10 years to fund its war on climate change. The country requires Sh620 billion annually -- Sh180 billion to reduce the severity of the climate change fall out and Sh440 billion to build resilience. Part of the strategies includes cutting greenhouse gas ...

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Koroilavesau speaks on behalf of the AG in the Ocean Conference in Palau

Minister for Fisheries Semi Koroilavesau says Fiji is using our reopening to the world as a reset for a highly sustainable and resilient tourism sector.

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Labor to propose new environmental laws to enforce biodiversity and conservation

A Labor government would bring in new federal environment laws and strong independent agencies including a national environment protection authority (EPA) to enforce them, under a draft policy platform signed off by the ALP national executive.

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Labour’s greening strategy: Underground parking and new open parks

The Labour Party vowed to increase urban public spaces by putting car parks underground if given a fresh mandate in the coming general election.

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Land clearing in NSW triples over past decade, State of the Environment 2021 report reveals

The New South Wales government has admitted land clearing has increased threefold over the past decade, woodlands and grasslands are deteriorating and 62% of vegetation in the state is now under pressure from too much fire.

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Last hope over climate crisis requires end to coal, says Alok Sharma

Coal must be consigned to history as the world faces its “last hope” of holding back climate breakdown, the president of the Cop26 climate summit says.

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Law change allows wild birds to be killed to protect game birds in England

Some wild birds can now be killed in order to protect game birds bred for shooting in England, after the government updated guidelines on its general licences.

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Leaked: Brussels’ Draft Proposal For A European Green Deal

The incoming European Commission of Ursula von der Leyen is preparing a raft of new climate and environmental laws as part of a European Green Deal due to be unveiled on 11 December. EURACTIV got hold of a first draft, which is still subject to change.

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Less talk, more action from the G7 on climate change

It's difficult to cajole developing countries to abandon coal while reopening your own coal-fired power plants.

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Looking back on WOS 2021: How ocean governance enables sustainability

Effective management of the ocean can simultaneously aid efforts to tackle climate change, the biodiversity crisis and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). But achieving this will require changes in how the ocean is governed at all levels.

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Loss Of Biodiversity Threatens Food Supply In Africa ― Ikeazor http

Minister of Environment, Sharon Ikeazor has said that the livelihood of millions of Nigerians is threatened by the loss of biodiversity in the country and around the world.

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Loss of biodiversity demands urgent action, as all life forms are entangled

All life forms are entangled to a greater or lesser degree, Although not immediately obvious, a large share of world food supply is dependent on the interactions of a multitude of insects.

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Making Beijing a low-carbon ‘capital of biodiversity’

A meeting of Beijing Communist Party representatives on 27 June laid out focus areas for China’s capital to become a low-carbon city and “capital of biodiversity”.

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Making conservation 'contagious'

New research reveals conservation initiatives often spread like disease, a fact which can help scientists and policymakers design programs more likely to be taken up.

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Malpass defends World Bank's record on climate change, says U.S. supportive

World Bank President David Malpass on Tuesday defended the bank's work on climate change and said U.S. Treasury officials had been "overwhelmingly supportive" of the bank and its staff in public and private in recent months.

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Manifesto for Nature: Biodiversity on its knees as election looms

Ireland’s natural world is in appalling shape and needs the full backing of the public to push election candidates to bring it back from the brink, a leading nature conservation group has warned.

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Manifestos show disconnect from environmental reality

Last May, the Oireachtas declared a climate and biodiversity emergency. That was the easy bit. Since then, political inaction has spoken louder than words.

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Marine Conservation: An Overview of Pollution by Dumping in the Ocean and International Laws to Combat it

Despite their immense importance for our wellbeing, humans have recklessly polluted the world’s ocean by dumping huge quantities of plastics and toxic substances from industrial activities.

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Marine and coastal leaders call for national strategy to protect oceans

The 15th National Coast to Coast Conference delegates have called for the Australian Government to adopt a National Sustainable Oceans and Coasts Strategy.

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Marking World Environment Day, Canada invests up to $55 million in 58 local climate action projects

This week, Canadians from coast to coast to coast are marking Canadian Environment Week, culminating in virtual events on June 5, World Environment Day. It is our opportunity to appreciate our abundant natural environment and to reflect on the positive actions we can take to leave a cleaner, hea ...

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Marseille biodiversity summit adopts motion to ban deep-sea mining

A motion calling for a ban on deep-sea mining has been adopted in Marseille at the world’s biggest biodiversity summit since the pandemic, after an overwhelmingly supportive vote by governments and civil society groups.

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Mauritius: Wetland Bill in Preparation, Announces Agro Minister

Government in collaboration with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is preparing a Wetland Bill, under the UNDP project: Mainstreaming Biodiversity into the Management of the Coastal Zone in the Republic of Mauritius, announced the Attorney General, Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Se ...

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McKinsey: fundamental transformation of global economy needed for net zero

Reaching net zero climate emissions by 2050 will require a “fundamental transformation of the global economy”, according to a report by McKinsey, one of the world’s most influential consulting firms.

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Mineral Resource Governance in the 21st Century

Minerals and metals underpin national economies, provide crucial raw materials for industrial activities, and are inputs to almost every sector of the global economy.

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Minister Barbara Creecy invites comments on the draft biodiversity management plan for the African penguin

he Minister for Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Ms. Barbara Creecy, published a notice in the Official Gazette on Friday 22nd July 2022 inviting the public to comment on the draft Biodiversity Management Plan (BMP) for the penguin African.

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Minister Guilbeault begins climate and environment meetings in Europe to advance international cooperation

Canada is driving ambitious action with international partners to fight climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution. To keep delivering for people around the world, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will advance Canada's leadership internationally ...

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Minister Guilbeault pleads for a global agreement on biodiversity

Environment and Climate Change Minister Steven Guilbeault. The Federal Minister of the Environment has completed a two-day tour of Washington during which he hammered home the need for a global agreement to halt the “alarming rate” of biodiversity loss .

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Minister of Climate Change and Environment Explores Potential Synergies in Climate Action, Clean Energy, Food Security During Germany Visit - mid-east.info

Her Excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri presents UAE's vision for inclusive COP28 at Munich Security Conference. Dubai, UAE: Her Excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, wrapped up a four-day visit to Germany, where she discussed opportunitie ...

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Ministers Guilbeault and Wilkinson advance climate action, energy security and environmental protection at G7 Ministerial

When it comes to keeping our air clean and protecting our planet, the world can't afford to take a step back. As the G7 Climate, Energy and Environment Ministers Meeting took place in Berlin, Germany this week, the world is under pressure to take urgent climate action in a way that addresses ene ...

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Montréal's Participatory Budget - Saint-Laurent Selected for its Biodiversity Corridor Among the 5 New Projects

The second phase of the Saint-Laurent Biodiversity Corridor has been selected by Ville de Montréal to be one of the 5 additional projects of the participatory budget after the first 7 projects that had been chosen in September 2021. This development will be part of the project entitled "Zones no ...

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More coffee, less gold: Sumatra farmers alarmed over revival of mine project

Indonesian coffee farmers on the island of Sumatra have spoken out against a plan to mine for gold in an area that overlaps with one of the last known habitats of Sumatran tigers and orangutans.

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More inclusive and coherent global action on deforestation urgently needed

Deforestation and forest degradation, mainly due to agricultural expansion, lead to the loss of roughly 9 million hectares of natural forest per year, say a team of political and environmental researchers including from the University of Oxford.

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Morrison promises extra $1 billion to save the Great Barrier Reef

An extra $1 billion will be poured into saving the Great Barrier Reef from climate change and growing environmental threats as the federal government moves to protect tens of thousands of tourism jobs and bolster its green credentials in an election year.

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Multilateral Environmental Agreements on Chemicals and Waste, Ozone Depletion and Biodiversity

Trinidad and Tobago is leading the way in providing solutions to global environmental issues through multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs)

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NGOs demand action for imperilled wildlife at Marseille biodiversity conference

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) conference started on Friday in France’s second-largest city Marseille – with NGOs and scientists hoping to take the world from a sense of urgency to concrete action to protect the planet's imperilled wildlife.

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NSW planning minister warned against exempting rural land from koala protections

A senior New South Wales government minister last year warned rules to protect koalas in the state would be “ineffective” if rural land was made effectively exempt, as the Coalition now proposes.

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NTPC releases Biodiversity Policy for conservation and restoration of biodiversity

NTPC Ltd, India’s largest integrated energy producer has issued renewed Biodiversity Policy 2022 to establish a comprehensive vision and guiding principle for conservation, restoration, and enhancement of biodiversity.

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Namibia's environmental laws

THE Oxford Dictionary describes the environment as “the surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates”. Humankind has been reliant on the environment for its existence for as long as humans have been living on earth. In numerous ways, the future survival of hu ...

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National And International Frameworks Are Imperative For Implementing Nature-Based Solutions In Asia

Recognized by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), nature-based solutions (NbS) refer to solutions that bring together human well-being, environmental sustainability, and biodiversity benefits.

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National biodiversity strategy to 2030 approved

Under the strategy, the Government targets increasing the area of protected ecosystems to 9 percent of the country's land area, and protected marine and coastal areas to 3-5 percent of the total sea area.

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Nations must work together through ‘conflict and crisis’ to reduce climate change risks, Albanese tells OECD

Australia’s prime minister Anthony Albanese will declare the world must raise ambition to reduce the risks of runaway global heating and cooperate amid national policy differences even when “long shadows of conflict and crisis are threatening our shared security”.

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Nations to review harrowing catalogue of climate impacts

Nearly 200 nations kick off a virtual UN meeting Monday to finalise what is sure to be a harrowing catalogue of climate change impacts -- past, present and future.

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Natural England chair backs ‘biodiversity net gain’ plan to boost wild areas

Demand for nature is exceeding supply but new wildlife areas can be created by regulations to ensure housing estates bring about “biodiversity net gain”, according to the chair of England’s nature watchdog.

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