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India advances ground-breaking plan to keep planet and people cool - Modern Diplomacy

May 18, 2019 - 9:41am
India advances ground-breaking plan to keep planet and people cool  Modern Diplomacy

India's new comprehensive Cooling Action Plan targets an increase in sustainable cooling for the good of its population, while helping to fight climate change.

Central Africa: Nature Conservation Projects Marred By Human Rights Violations - AllAfrica - Top Africa News

May 17, 2019 - 12:42am
Central Africa: Nature Conservation Projects Marred By Human Rights Violations  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against civilians?

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations - Deutsche Welle

May 16, 2019 - 1:15pm
Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations  Deutsche Welle

Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against civilians?

An Eye-Opening Visual Journey Revealing The 'Slow-Violence' Inflicted On Our Biosphere - VERVE

May 16, 2019 - 5:05am
An Eye-Opening Visual Journey Revealing The 'Slow-Violence' Inflicted On Our Biosphere  VERVE

Her portraits, while beautifully cinematic in quality, document the degradation and exploitation of the land around us. Environmental writer and photographer.

My haven, Stewart Copeland, 66, in the studio at his house in Brentwood, Los Angeles - Daily Mail

May 15, 2019 - 5:30pm
My haven, Stewart Copeland, 66, in the studio at his house in Brentwood, Los Angeles  Daily Mail

Composer Stewart Copeland, 66, who is best known as the drummer in The Police shares the photos and items of personal significance inside the studio of his ...

Deploy diverse renewables to save tropical rivers - Nature.com

May 15, 2019 - 6:00am
Deploy diverse renewables to save tropical rivers  Nature.com

A strategic mix of solar, wind and storage technologies around river basins would be safer and cheaper than building large dams, argue Rafael J. P. Schmitt, ...

2019 Brooklyn Film Festival Announces Lineup - Film Pulse

May 14, 2019 - 3:28pm
2019 Brooklyn Film Festival Announces Lineup  Film Pulse

The 2019 Brooklyn Film Festival will be kicking off in NY beginning May 31st, and the full lineup was announced today. Its 22nd edition will feature 133 titles from ...

Earth observation data offers hope for Africa's wetlands - Sierra Leone Times

May 14, 2019 - 12:46am
Earth observation data offers hope for Africa's wetlands  Sierra Leone Times

Wetlands support millions of people around Africa. They include all areas that are permanently or frequently covered by water, and could be at the edg.

Inside One of the Congo Basin's Worst Forest Offenders - AllAfrica.com

May 13, 2019 - 11:56pm
Inside One of the Congo Basin's Worst Forest Offenders  AllAfrica.com

EIA Raw Intelligence Series - #1 Dejia Group. Bribery, over-harvesting and tax evasion. And that's just the beginning. In EIA's recently released report.

Nairobi to host forest stewardship council meeting - The Standard

May 13, 2019 - 7:04am
Nairobi to host forest stewardship council meeting  The Standard

In line with its global objectives and interest to promote its work in Africa, The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is holding its annual FSC African members ...

Janmohammed returns as CK boss amid murmurs - K24 TV

May 12, 2019 - 7:35am
Janmohammed returns as CK boss amid murmurs  K24 TV

By PD Reporter. The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) will this year hold its annual FSC Africa members meeting in Nairobi, with the convention further ...

Just One-Third of the World's Longest Rivers Remain Free-Flowing - Modern Diplomacy

May 12, 2019 - 4:20am
Just One-Third of the World's Longest Rivers Remain Free-Flowing  Modern Diplomacy

Just over one-third (37%) of the world's 246 longest rivers remain free-flowing, according to a new study published in the scientific journal Nature. Dams and ...

A global deal for postponing pralaya - The Hindu

May 11, 2019 - 10:53am
A global deal for postponing pralaya  The Hindu

Temperature rise and climate change affect not just some countries but the entire globe, on which all species live- humans, animals, plants, fish, microbes.

5 things you need to know about forests and the UN - Modern Diplomacy

May 11, 2019 - 9:19am
5 things you need to know about forests and the UN  Modern Diplomacy

Forests are vitally important for sustaining life on Earth, and play a major role in the fight against climate change. With the 2019 session of the United Nations ...

Sustainable Guitars - Giving Back To The Trees And Communities That Helped Create Music - Forbes

May 9, 2019 - 10:12pm
Sustainable Guitars - Giving Back To The Trees And Communities That Helped Create Music  Forbes

Scientists, local communities and a guitar manufacturer have united to plant future generations of ebony trees in the Congo Basin of West Africa.

Will Oceans Continue To Absorb CO2 As They Do Now? - Modern Diplomacy

May 9, 2019 - 4:55am
Will Oceans Continue To Absorb CO2 As They Do Now?  Modern Diplomacy

Each year around 40 billion tons of CO2 is released into the air, but 20 billion tons is recaptured through natural processes — sometimes we just don't know how ...

Ask the Zookeeper – Gorilla brothers are young 'silver backs' - santabarbarafamilylife.com

May 7, 2019 - 5:40am
Ask the Zookeeper – Gorilla brothers are young 'silver backs'  santabarbarafamilylife.com

You are right! Our two Western lowland gorillas are full brothers, six years apart. Both were born and raised at the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas.

Ask the Zookeeper – Gorilla brothers are young 'silver backs' - santabarbarafamilylife.com

May 7, 2019 - 5:40am
Ask the Zookeeper – Gorilla brothers are young 'silver backs'  santabarbarafamilylife.com

You are right! Our two Western lowland gorillas are full brothers, six years apart. Both were born and raised at the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas.

All you need is human feces: The strange world of dung beetle sampling - Mongabay.com

May 6, 2019 - 6:41am
All you need is human feces: The strange world of dung beetle sampling  Mongabay.com

Dung beetles have emerged as one of the most intensively studied animal groups in tropical rainforests. They are very easy and cheap to survey and are strong ...

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