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22/5/2015
In the last month, Native Hawaiians blockaded construction machinery headed for the top of sacred Mauna Kea, where a 30-meter telescope is to be built. Thirty-one people were arrested. In Arizona, members of the San Carlos Apache Tribe walked 45 ...   
22/5/2015
In the last month, Native Hawaiians blockaded construction machinery headed for the top of sacred Mauna Kea, where a 30-meter telescope is to be built. Thirty-one people were arrested. In Arizona, members of the San Carlos Apache Tribe walked 45 ...   
21/5/2015
Canada is the most recent nation to affirm its commitment to the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) and was voted in as a full member of the project by the TMT International Observatory (TIO) Board of Directors at a recent board meeting. The ...   
21/5/2015
The summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii is arguably the most perfect spot in the world for a telescope.But some native Hawaiians who believe the mountain top is a sacred site and are worried about the ecological impacts of building a huge ...   
21/5/2015
A top conservationist has called on world leaders and environmentalists to urgently renew their focus on the state of tropical rainforests, arguing that the issue has dropped off the political agenda even though the world is “not far away from a ...   
21/5/2015
Limiting temperature rise by 2100 to less than 1.5°C is feasible, at least from a purely technological standpoint, according to the study published in the journal Nature Climate Change by researchers at the International Institute for Applied ...   
21/5/2015
A global weather phenomenon could cause a famine in the Sahel this year by combining with already dry conditions to create a “double whammy” for the region, scientists and aid groups have warned. Professor Adam Scaife, a long term ...   
21/5/2015
Global food markets could be disrupted by the El Nino event predicted for later this year. A strong El Nino is likely to increase prices of staple foods such as rice, coffee, sugar and cocoa, say scientists. Forecasters agree ...   
21/5/2015
The Cross River gorilla holds the lamentable distinction of being the world’s rarest ape. Inhabiting an arc of mountainous forest along the Nigeria-Cameroon border, this primate was thought by scientists to be extinct until it was rediscovered in ...   
21/5/2015
Boosting international trade may not be the best way to improve food security, as it makes many countries vulnerable to food shortages caused by market fluctuations, according to new research. A study published on 11 May in Proceedings ...   
21/5/2015
Scientists have discovered stone tools that date back 3.3 million years, and the finding could rewrite our understanding of human evolution, reports Phys.org. Previously, the oldest stone tools ever found were believed to have been ...   
20/5/2015
A crackdown on illegal logging in Peninsular Malaysia's largest continuous forest complex has uncovered three timber "mass graves" – burial sites where valuable logs have been stashed beneath tons of earth to hide evidence. The loggers ...   
20/5/2015
Two palm oil plantations have recently been established in Peru, supplanting primary forest. Satellite imagery analysis shows extent of the massive development, which is led by a group of companies tied to plantation entrepreneur and United Cacao ...   
20/5/2015
For the sixth episode of its third season, HBO’s Emmy-winning news series, VICE, focused its lens on Indonesia’s palm oil industry. The episode, entitled, “Indonesia’s Palm Bomb,” follows VICE correspondent, Ben Anderson, as he investigates the ...   
20/5/2015
Some mountain gorilla females linger into adulthood in the group into which they were born. In the process, they also remain in the company of their father, who is often their group's dominant male. To curb inbreeding, though, they appear to ...   
20/5/2015
As global warming progresses, look for increasing expanses of majestic forests worldwide to become short and scrubby. That is the implication of a new study that applies a well-established principle of fluid flow to the inner workings of ...   
20/5/2015
With the collapse of the news media in Indian country, more news than ever is being censored. When the casino industry seized control of the online national news in Indian country, reporters were replaced with stay-at-home plagiarizers and ...   
20/5/2015
President Barack Obama is framing the challenges of climate change as a matter of national security that threatens to aggravate poverty and political instability around the globe and jeopardize the readiness of U.S. forces."Make no ...   
19/5/2015
A couple of toy planes are out to catch illegal loggers and miners in the Amazon.It's an awesome responsibility.Every year, illegal logging and mining in the Peruvian Amazon destroy tens of thousands of acres of rain forest. The ...   
19/5/2015
German Chub faces the judge as he responds calmly and evenly to question after question during cross-examination. He uses his arms to lift himself up and shift a little in his wheelchair. Other young Maya Q'eqchi' men had to carry him up the ...   
19/5/2015
Global Climate Risk Index-2015 said that five out of top 10 countries most affected by climate change-induced disasters during 1994-2013 are located in Asia Pacific. Climate Change Minister Mushahidullah Khan said that in UN’s recent ...   
18/5/2015
Weather forecasting centers around the world have now declared that an El Niño, the most powerful fluctuation in Earth’s climate system, has begun in the tropical Pacific. El Niño is a warming of the Pacific Ocean as part of a complex ...   
18/5/2015
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that in 2015, the fossil fuel industry will receive $5.3trn in subsidies, surpassing annual health spending for all the world’s governments. Fossil fuel companies across the planet are set ...   
18/5/2015
Is it the mercury or the malaria? Or maybe it's something else entirely that's making people sick in the Peruvian Amazon. Those questions are bedeviling researchers from Duke University, who've been studying gold mining in the ...   
18/5/2015
The Mandarin Oriental hotel chain has landed in environmentalists' crosshairs for the practices of its sister company Astra Agro Lestari, a rapidly expanding palm oil producer with fully developed plantations on an area larger than ...   

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