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Indonesia has approved a two-year extension to a landmark ban on clearing primary rainforests and peatlands, officials said Thursday.
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At The Guardian, Jonathan Kaiman reports the approval by Chinese environmental officials of a proposed 314-meter-tall dam despite fears about its effects on the ecology of Sichuan 's Dadu River, an indirect tributary of the Yangtze .
Tory MPs hell-bent on us going it alone should take care what they wish for, writes the Sunday People's Nigel Nelson What I cannot A understand is how the same strong emotions can be conjured up by shopping bags.
Leaders from 11 Native American tribes stormed out of a meeting with US federal officials in Rapid City, South Dakota, to protest the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which they say will lead to 'environmental genocide.' Native Americans are opposed to the 1,179-mile Keystone XL project, a system to transport tar sands oil from Canada and the ... (more)
The following information was provided by Union County. The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will sponsor a Household Special Waste Collection event on Saturday, June 1, so Union County residents can get rid of outdated or unwanted household chemicals, mercury thermostats, propane tanks, and automobile tires in an environmentally safe ... (more)
One week ago, the Obama administration launched its National Strategy for the Arctic Region , outlining the government's strategic priorities over the next 10 years.
This map shows methane measurements Ira Leifer took as he drove in his RV around the Los Angeles basin.
In the late 1980s, municipal Environmental Affairs Coordinator Gray Russell was working in the music business when he heard a lecture at the Museum of Natural History in New York City about the dwindling rainforests.
Hydraulic fracturing for natural gas hasn't contaminated drinking water wells in Arkansas, according to a new study, but researchers said the geology there may be more of a natural barrier to pollution than in other areas where shale gas drilling takes place.
Pictured, from left, are Katie O'Connor and Colbey Mehaffey; Kaylyn Stephens, Chelsey Roberts, Mrs.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 -- Raising issues about murders or serious crimes will definitely speed up the pulse of Malaysians as opposed to their nonchalance when broached about the subject of cleanliness.
In the Argentina's Patagonia region a massive network of peat bogs quietly stores thousands of gallons of fresh glacial water and helps regulate global climate change by containing more carbon per acre than most wooded forests, . - The carbon-soaking qualities of Australia's coastal and marine wetlands are the focus of a new international research ... (more)
By Judie Steeves - Kelowna Capital News Published: May 15, 2013 3:00 PM Updated: May 15, 2013 3:05 PM The Okanagan is a hotspot of biodiversity and of species at risk in Canada and with that comes a responsibility to conserve the natural environment here to protect its species.
Moniz, 68, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, replaces Steven Chu, who served as energy secretary in President Barack Obama 's first term.
The people of CunduacA n and Huimanguillo, which have a combined population of 300,000, will present a class action lawsuit against Pemex in June.
More than 2,000 people in southern China unfurled banners and shouted "Protest! Protest!" on Thursday to oppose plans for a petroleum refinery, in a large environmental rally that local authorities allowed to go forward in order to let the public vent frustration.