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Brazil’s leader vetoes portions of new Amazon rainforest law

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Brazil’s leader vetoes portions of new Amazon rainforest law

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Dilma Rousseff sends back parts of congressional bill that loosened country's protection of forest Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff has partially vetoed a bill that would have weakened her country's efforts to pr...

India leads the world in cleantech investment growth

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India leads the world in cleantech investment growth

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India’s transformation into a cleantech powerhouse moved up a gear in 2011 when it racked up investments of $10.3bn in the sector, a growth rate of 52 per cent year on year that dwarfed the rest of the world’s signifi...

The World Can Run On Renewable Energy By 2030

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The World Can Run On Renewable Energy By 2030

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Scientists from Stanford University and the University of California at Davis have crunched the numbers and come up with a plan for how the world might economically and feasibly make the move to renewable energy in...

UA Air Force Performs First ‘Green’ Flyover At Phillies Home Opener

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UA Air Force Performs First ‘Green’ Flyover At Phillies Home Opener

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The sellout crowd that turned out Friday to watch the Phillies win their home opener against the Houston Astros in Philadelphia was treated to a pre-game glimpse into the future. No, not another National League E...

South Korea Swears in First Woman President

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South Korea Swears in First Woman President

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SEOUL — South Korea has inaugurated its first female president. She is Park Geun-hye, the daughter of a former president with a controversial legacy. Before a crowd of 70,000 people, Madame Park Geun-hye, dressed i...

UN to create panel of biodiversity experts

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UN to create panel of biodiversity experts

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The UN General Assembly agreed to form a panel of international experts on biodiversity in a resolution approved on Monday. The resolution is an important step towards the implementation of the Intergovernmental P...

Japan Considers End to Antarctic Whaling

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Japan Considers End to Antarctic Whaling

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For the first time, officials from Japan's fisheries agency have publicly floated the prospect of ending that country's whaling program in the Antarctic. According to the Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper, the Fisheries ...

States unite to protect primeval European forests

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States unite to protect primeval European forests

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Bratislava, Slovakia: Europe's largest areas of old growth forests outside Russia are to be protected across the seven country span of the Carpathian Mountains. The commitment comes in the form of a Protocol on ...

Palestinian town appoints teen as mayor

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Palestinian town appoints teen as mayor

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Some students practice politics in Model U.N. or student council. When it comes to the West Bank city of Allar, however, students aren’t practicing — they’re running the show. Bashaer Othman, a 15-year-old studen...

Green Party leader hopefuls launch bids

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Green Party leader hopefuls launch bids

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Wales party spokeswoman Pippa Bartolotti and North West MEP candidate Peter Cranie launch bids to replace Caroline Lucas The contest to replace Caroline Lucas MP as the next leader of the Green Party has stepped up...

Philippines to curb worst forms of child labour

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Philippines to curb worst forms of child labour

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The Philippines has vowed to crackdown on the worst forms of child labour under a new programme for its estimated 2.4 million underage workers, officials said Tuesday. The scheme aims to halve the number of ch...

Coastal Trees Help Fight Global Warming

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Coastal Trees Help Fight Global Warming

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A new study says the world's tropical coastal forests store more planet-warming carbon dioxide than almost any other ecosystem. But rapid loss of these forests - known as mangroves - is releasing substantial and p...

UK firms fined for waste exports

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UK firms fined for waste exports

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Two British businesses responsible for attempting to illegally export 259 tons of mixed waste to China were fined the maximum amount on Wednesday. The businesses disguised 10 containers of mixed waste as scrap meta...

NYC Air Quality Cleanest in Decades

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NYC Air Quality Cleanest in Decades

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(NEW YORK) — Ahh, smell that New York City air. No, seriously, go ahead. Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday said the city’s air quality has hit its highest levels in 50 years, a development officials say has led t...

Tasmanian Forest Deal Brings End to a Conflict While Saving Trees

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Tasmanian Forest Deal Brings End to a Conflict While Saving Trees

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The federal Australian government has signed a deal with Tasmania which ensures the preservation of, at least, 430,000 hectars of ancient high conservation value forests. The 430,000 hectars will be immediately p...

Electric Garbage Trucks Hit The Paris Streets

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Electric Garbage Trucks Hit The Paris Streets

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The City of Lights will be home to the first fleet of fully-electric garbage trucks. Created through a collaboration between Dow Kokam and PVI, the electric fleet will boast an advanced lithium polymer battery system...

Canada adds a whopping 95,000 jobs in May

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Canada adds a whopping 95,000 jobs in May

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TORONTO (AP) - Canada's economy pumped out a whopping 95,000 new jobs in May in the biggest month of employment growth in more than a decade, Statistics Canada said Friday. The massive gain was the first major ...

London hopes Olympic Park will have new lease of life after the Games

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London hopes Olympic Park will have new lease of life after the Games

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MARK HENNESSY Work is under way to save park from becoming a symbol of failed ambition Construction workers are back on site at London’s Olympic Park in Stratford, 1,000 of them, as they prepare for life after...

The time when the government tried to feed everybody

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The time when the government tried to feed everybody

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Public canteens were set up to feed people during World War One - and they proved hugely popular. Could today's food banks learn from them, asks Adam Forrest. A bowl of soup, a joint of meat and a portion of side veg...

Climate justice and an end to fossil fuels: The Paris agreement won’t satisfy activists

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Climate justice and an end to fossil fuels: The Paris agreement won’t satisfy activists

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The Paris Agreement will leave activists demanding direct action on fossil fuels and energy market reform, says Sydney University research associate Rebecca Pearse. A global climate agreement was adopted in Paris on ...