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Wildlife populations in freefall: A call for action
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The need to preserve the ecosystems on which human prosperity depend is well accepted by the environmental community, but is still not clear to corporate CEOs, national leaders, and the public at large, writes Luc Bas.

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Brazil refuses to join pledge to end deforestation | Report from the BBC
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Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon can be caused by large-scale farming yet Brazil has refused to sign up to a pact setting a deadline for ending deforestation entirely by 2030. The US, Canada and European Union nations were among 30 states that agreed to halve forest loss by 2020 and work towards a 2030 goal. […]

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Green Design Shop in China Sells Only Sustainable Goods – PSFK
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Shanghai design shop sells eco-friendly products while educating its customers. Eco-friendly artists carve out a space for themselves in Shanghai

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Karachi ‘think green’: FPCCI offers to set up effluent treatment plants to cope with Karachi’s waste – The Express Tribune
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The plants will not ensure effect­ive dispos­al only but will also genera­te electr­icity. For a city as large and diverse as Karachi, one of the major problems is the proper disposal of its waste. Over the years, the city has struggled to cope with the millions of tons of waste the residents produce each day. […]

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Trees lose out to climate change | Climate | The Earth Times
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There aren’t many large forest animals in Europe, but the lack of forest is the main reason for that. Is it possible that more forest losses will take place because of the great storms cause d by climate change, the wildfires caused by global warming or the increased infection of many species by fungi?

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Indigenous Seed Savers Gather in the Andes, Agree to Fight Climate Change With Biodiversity
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As climate change makes it more difficult to practice agriculture in their ancestral homelands, indigenous communities are exchanging seeds in hopes of finding the hardiest varieties.

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NGT (India) issues notices to state government, Pollution Control Board
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City Sewerage water being used by local farmers to cultivate vegetables causing serious health problems. Notices have been issued to the state government.

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A global look at carbon-trading plans after Australia’s repeal
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Australia’s repeal of a pioneering tax on carbon emissions deals a sharp blow to already struggling international efforts to coordinate on global warming, ahead of key climate-change talks next year.

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