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#114072
2017-08-11

Loss of biodiversity greater threat than climate change

The threat to humanity posed by the loss of biodiversity is as great or even greater than that posed by climate change, a Mexican biologist said.

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#114082
2017-08-11

DEVELOPING SUSTAINABLE FOREST ECOSYSTEMS IN AFRICA WILL HELP BOOST ITS ECONOMY

umanity has long appreciated forests for the energy, food and medicine they provide, and as a source of wood products for construction and other purposes. But the role of forests in supporting agriculture, preserving biodiversity, protecting water supplies, creating jobs, increasing domestic GDP ...

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#114056
2017-08-10

Prague zoo visitors can newly help save endangered animal species

Visitors to the Prague Zoo can contribute to the protection of four critically endangered animal species in the wild, or the Przewalski's horse, the western gorilla, the gharial and the Laotian rock rat via a new system as from today. The garden has helped protect these and other species right ...

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#114038
2017-08-09

Dutch students grow their own biodegradable car

What's made of sugar, can carry four people and travel at 50 miles (80 km) per hour? A biodegradable car, whose inventors say could be the next step in environmentally friendly motoring.

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#114039
2017-08-09

3 firms winning in Singapore’s sustainable business space

Keeping public spaces cool, harnessing the power of the sun, and designing the cities of the future. Eco-Business examines how three companies are innovating in the sustainability space in the tiny, resource-scarce tropical city-state of Singapore.

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#114040
2017-08-09

Paying for forests has multiple benefits

Paying for forests conserves a vital world resource. But somebody must pay the locals a tangible share of the intangible global gains.

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#114003
2017-08-07

Stiffer penalties, higher fines to deter environmental crimes

An official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) last Sunday lauded the committee on natural resources of the House of Representatives for approving the consolidated bill that seeks to expand the coverage and give more teeth to the National Integrated Protected Areas Sys ...

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#113963
2017-07-31

Miners told: Assimilate biodiversity conservation

Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu wants miners to integrate biodiversity conservation into mining operations as part of their adherence to the principle of responsible mining as espoused by the Duterte administration. “Responsible mining companies should seek not merely to minimize and mitigate ...

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#113856
2017-07-21

Making clean growth happen

Words like 'clean' and 'growth' can sometimes sound a little like they have been thrown together in a well-meaning way with little hope of them actually sticking. But at NERC we know environmental science often leads to important innovations that not only protect our natural resources and our we ...

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#113858
2017-07-21

Alberta's Encana Among 20 Multinationals Sued Over Climate Change

In the latest of a growing number of such lawsuits around the world, Calgary-based Encana is one of 20 energy majors and their subsidiaries facing claims from three California communities. They allege the companies have deliberately sown misinformation and doubt on climate change and are at leas ...

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