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Colombian tribe calls for action on alleged effects of UK oil firm - The Guardian

February 22, 2019 - 2:00am
Colombian tribe calls for action on alleged effects of UK oil firm  The Guardian

In part two of our series, indigenous Siona people claim their health is being affected by apparent contamination of river.

Friday Food Finds: Breakfast Bars, Peanut Butter Clusters, Kimchi Sauce, and More! - Chowhound

February 22, 2019 - 12:05am
Friday Food Finds: Breakfast Bars, Peanut Butter Clusters, Kimchi Sauce, and More!  Chowhound

Breakfast eaters unite! Brands, both familiar and new, have released a bevy of bars to satisfy those early morning hunger pangs. But do they live up to their hype ...

Haast, West Coast: New Zealand's wonder of the world - Stuff.co.nz

February 21, 2019 - 7:52pm
Haast, West Coast: New Zealand's wonder of the world  Stuff.co.nz

It's so significant, it has the same world heritage status as the Great Barrier Reef and the Grand Canyon, but few Kiwis get there.

11 Plays and Musicals to Go to in N.Y.C. This Weekend - The New York Times

February 21, 2019 - 5:00pm
11 Plays and Musicals to Go to in N.Y.C. This Weekend  The New York Times

Our guide to plays and musicals coming to New York stages and a few last-chance picks of shows that are about to close. Our reviews of open shows are at ...

Brazil wants to legalize agribusiness leasing of indigenous lands - Mongabay.com

February 21, 2019 - 1:00pm
Brazil wants to legalize agribusiness leasing of indigenous lands  Mongabay.com

It is currently illegal under the 1988 Brazilian Constitution for outside agricultural producers to lease land within indigenous reserves from indigenous groups in ...

These indigenous Peruvians are fighting deforestation with satellites and drones - VICE

February 21, 2019 - 12:03pm
These indigenous Peruvians are fighting deforestation with satellites and drones  VICE

Indigenous people in Peru are defending their land with satellites and drones.

With Satellites And Supply Chains, Global Brands Take Aim At Deforestation - Forbes

February 21, 2019 - 10:06am
With Satellites And Supply Chains, Global Brands Take Aim At Deforestation  Forbes

Global tree cover loss data for 2018 aren't in yet, but most observers agree the picture remains mixed, at best. While some countries appear to be slowing ...

Interview: Veja on its new biodegradable sneakers made from corn waste - FashionUnited UK

February 21, 2019 - 8:07am
Interview: Veja on its new biodegradable sneakers made from corn waste  FashionUnited UK

INTERVIEW The French sneaker brand Veja has taken the industry by storm. How? With a simple but very smart concept: minimalist sneakers that make the wor.

Amazon releases a new map which gives us some clues about their planned Lord of the Rings series - Critical Hit

February 21, 2019 - 4:37am
Amazon releases a new map which gives us some clues about their planned Lord of the Rings series  Critical Hit

Amazon has dropped a new map and some mysterious quotes on twitter that may just give us a clue to what their planned Lord of the Rings series may just be ...

B6 Lists 18-Building Rego Park, Queens Portfolio - GlobeSt.com

February 21, 2019 - 2:18am
B6 Lists 18-Building Rego Park, Queens Portfolio  GlobeSt.com

Only two other portfolios with more than 200 units sold in Rego Park and Forest Hills in the past half century according to Paul Massey's brokerage firm B6.

Indonesia to get first payment from Norway for cutting forest emissions - Eco-Business

February 20, 2019 - 9:13pm
Indonesia to get first payment from Norway for cutting forest emissions  Eco-Business

It's taken nearly a decade, but Indonesia is finally set to receive the first part of a $1 billion payment pledged by the Norwegian government for preserving some ...

“Issue with Tissue” Sustainability Scorecard Flunks Charmin and Other Toilet Paper Brands - Associated Press

February 20, 2019 - 1:48pm
“Issue with Tissue” Sustainability Scorecard Flunks Charmin and Other Toilet Paper Brands  Associated Press

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 20, 2019--A new report takes the largest tissue companies to task for destroying North American forests and ...

'Hanna' preview: A look at the roles Esme Creed-Miles, Joel Kinnaman and Mireille Enos will play on Amazon's show - MEAWW

February 20, 2019 - 1:14pm
'Hanna' preview: A look at the roles Esme Creed-Miles, Joel Kinnaman and Mireille Enos will play on Amazon's show  MEAWW

'Hanna', the Amazon show based on the 2011 film of same name is set to premiere March 29. The show will star Esme Creed-Miles and Joel Kinnaman in lead ...

Walmart Baby Savings Day, Amazon February Baby Sale offer parents steep discounts - KMSP-TV

February 20, 2019 - 12:39pm
Walmart Baby Savings Day, Amazon February Baby Sale offer parents steep discounts  KMSP-TV

For parents -- or soon-to-be parents -- Walmart, Amazon, and other stores are slashing prices and offering discounted baby gear with February sales.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Continues to Bash ‘Big Brother-Esque’ Amazon After It Cancels NYC Move - Yahoo News

February 20, 2019 - 11:30am
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Continues to Bash ‘Big Brother-Esque’ Amazon After It Cancels NYC Move  Yahoo News

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is doubling down on her stance that her native New York City is lucky that Amazon isn't opening its HQ2 there, saying it would've ...

Apple shows the ‘freedom of cellular’ in new Apple Watch Series 4 ad - 9to5Mac

February 20, 2019 - 6:27am
Apple shows the ‘freedom of cellular’ in new Apple Watch Series 4 ad  9to5Mac

Apple has released a cool new ad today called Flight that highlights the cellular capabilities of the Apple Watch. In the ad created by film director Jonathan ...

Apple shows the ‘freedom of cellular’ in new Apple Watch Series 4 ad - 9to5Mac

February 20, 2019 - 6:27am
Apple shows the ‘freedom of cellular’ in new Apple Watch Series 4 ad  9to5Mac

Apple has released a cool new ad today called Flight that highlights the cellular capabilities of the Apple Watch. In the ad directed by film director Jonathan ...

What Are The 7 Natural Wonders of the World? - Countryliving (UK)

February 20, 2019 - 4:48am
What Are The 7 Natural Wonders of the World?  Countryliving (UK)

The natural wonders of the world are seven beautiful sites you must see on holiday. Whether you're visiting South Africa or Vietnam, these are the places to add ...

Peru Launches 'Sustained' Crack-down on Illegal Mining in Amazon - VOA News

February 19, 2019 - 11:30pm
Peru Launches 'Sustained' Crack-down on Illegal Mining in Amazon  VOA News

Peru on Tuesday launched a new, "sustained" effort to uproot illegal gold mining in one of the Amazon's most biodiverse corners, sending 1,500 police and ...

China and India boost a 'green' planet but not all green is equal - Sustainability Times

February 19, 2019 - 10:07pm
China and India boost a 'green' planet but not all green is equal  Sustainability Times

Intensive agriculture in China and India is driving planetary green cover, but that creates new climate pressures and doesn't replace the value of forests.

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