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Tropical Gardening: Coconut palms and hundreds more found in Hawaii - Hawaii Tribune Herald

5 hours 5 min ago
Tropical Gardening: Coconut palms and hundreds more found in Hawaii  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Photo courtesy of VOLTAIRE MOISE The Pigafetta palm from the island of Sulawesi is rare but can be found growing in Hilo, Puna and Kona in the gardens of ...

Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County - The Daily Herald

6 hours 40 min ago
Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County  The Daily Herald

Elizabeth Person: 6 p.m. May 21, Everett Public Library auditorium, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett.Celebrate the launch of the Everett artist's new children's book.

The Cheat Sheet for Filming in Latin America - Hollywood Reporter

10 hours 25 min ago
The Cheat Sheet for Filming in Latin America  Hollywood Reporter

With extensive beaches to studio space, a look at the ins-and-outs of filming in Latin America.

Environment chief in Brazil criticizes Amazon defense fund - SFGate

May 18, 2019 - 3:53pm
Environment chief in Brazil criticizes Amazon defense fund  SFGate

SAO PAULO — Brazil's environment minister questioned the effectiveness of the Amazon Fund created to protect the vast rain forest, the latest challenge to ...

Travel: Divine Providence - Belfast Newsletter

May 18, 2019 - 2:15pm
Travel: Divine Providence  Belfast Newsletter

Helen McGurk continues her tour of Rhode Island with a visit to the hip and happening state capital.

Experts weigh in on industry trends in Greater Houston at annual forum - Community Impact Newspaper

May 18, 2019 - 1:20pm
Experts weigh in on industry trends in Greater Houston at annual forum  Community Impact Newspaper

May 18, 2019: Following two years of recovery in 2017 and 2018, job growth in the Greater Houston area is expected to level off and remain stable for 2019, said ...

The heat is on over the climate crisis. Only radical measures will work - The Guardian

May 18, 2019 - 11:00am
The heat is on over the climate crisis. Only radical measures will work  The Guardian

Experts agree that global heating of 4C by 2100 is a real possibility. The effects of such a rise will be extreme and require a drastic shift in the way we live.

Upscale Hotels to Stay During Your Travel Around the World - TravelersToday

May 18, 2019 - 10:44am
Upscale Hotels to Stay During Your Travel Around the World  TravelersToday

Floating on a house on the stream yuan sounds a lot of fun than building a bridge over it. This is a world removed from the fictional drama that vies enter Pierre ...

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.

Indigenous Leader Seeks One Million Euros to Build Fence Around Xingu - The Rio Times

May 18, 2019 - 8:35am
Indigenous Leader Seeks One Million Euros to Build Fence Around Xingu  The Rio Times

After gaining international fame due to his partnership with British music star Sting in the 1990's, Brazilian indigenous leader Raoni is once again in Europe in ...

An Amazon tribe just took on an oil company and won a huge landmark victory for the rainforest - The indy100

May 18, 2019 - 4:31am
An Amazon tribe just took on an oil company and won a huge landmark victory for the rainforest  The indy100

An Indigenous tribe of people called the Waorani in the Ecuadorian Amazon won a lawsuit that protected some half a million acres of forest land from being ...

Straight Trippin' to ... Ginnie Springs - Bungalower

May 18, 2019 - 1:05am
Straight Trippin' to ... Ginnie Springs  Bungalower

POWERED BY FORD VIP BLOGGER PROGRAM: This is the first in a brand new series of columns that we will be sharing in partnership with our friends at ...

From stars to the Amazon, free lectures explore the story of gold - Los Alamos Monitor

May 17, 2019 - 9:42pm
From stars to the Amazon, free lectures explore the story of gold  Los Alamos Monitor

Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Emeritus Terry Wallace will discuss the cosmic and tectonic journey made by the metal gold in three Frontiers in ...

Brazil to revamp Amazon Fund after finding irregularities -minister - Reuters

May 17, 2019 - 2:03pm
Brazil to revamp Amazon Fund after finding irregularities -minister  Reuters

Brazil will overhaul rules for selecting projects to reduce deforestation supported by the Amazon Fund, which is financed by Norway and Germany, after ...

Gisele Bündchen shows off long legs as cover girl for new eco-green focused issue of Elle Spain - Daily Mail

May 17, 2019 - 12:24pm
Gisele Bündchen shows off long legs as cover girl for new eco-green focused issue of Elle Spain  Daily Mail

Gisele Bündchen appeared as the cover girl for Elle Spain's new eco-green focused issue published on Friday, showing off her long model legs in skimpy bikini ...

Symbolic figure: Xavier Bettel welcomes Brazilian Chief Raoni - RTL Today

May 17, 2019 - 12:19pm
Symbolic figure: Xavier Bettel welcomes Brazilian Chief Raoni  RTL Today

Xavier Bettel will welcome well-known Brazilian Chief Raoni Metuktire of the Kayapo people on 20 May. Chief Raoni is an iconic figure in the ongoing battle ...

In other news: Environmental stories from around the web, May 17, 2019 - Mongabay.com

May 17, 2019 - 11:27am
In other news: Environmental stories from around the web, May 17, 2019  Mongabay.com

There are many important conservation and environmental stories Mongabay isn't able to cover. Here's a digest of some of the significant developments from the ...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean - Laredo Morning Times

May 17, 2019 - 12:21am
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean  Laredo Morning Times

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in ...

Dung beetles may sound gross, but here's why they're important to ecosystems • Earth.com - Earth.com

May 16, 2019 - 5:55pm
Dung beetles may sound gross, but here's why they're important to ecosystems • Earth.com  Earth.com

Dung beetles have a tough job, but they also can be a crucial indicator reflecting the overall health and condition of an entire ecosystem.

Hawaii court halts biomass plant over climate concerns - Climate Liability News

May 16, 2019 - 1:37pm
Hawaii court halts biomass plant over climate concerns  Climate Liability News

By Karen Savage. The Hawaii Supreme Court has put the brakes on plans by a biomass company to burn locally grown eucalyptus trees to provide energy to ...

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