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What Lies Behind the Recent Surge of Amazon Deforestation

March 28, 2015
Conversation: Ecologist Philip Fearnside explains what needs to be done to once again bring deforestation under control
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Three Deaths Near A Sierra Leone Forest Highlight the Problems that Plague Conservation Efforts

March 27, 2015
Human-animal coexistence issues can be more complicated than just economic and ecological factors
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A Bicycle-Powered Food Recovery Initiative That Also Saves Water and Energy

March 26, 2015
Boulder Food Rescue has saved more than 800,000 pounds of food from being wasted with nearly zero use of fossil fuel or water resources
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On the Frontlines of Thailand’s “Blood Wood” War

March 25, 2015
Criminal syndicates are poaching rosewood from the forests of Southeast Asia
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Act Now to Protect Our Oceans and Rivers from Oil Spills

March 24, 2015
EPA rulemaking a key time for public comment
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Overpopulation – It’s All about Us

March 23, 2015
Women’s empowerment key to stemming unsustainable human population growth.
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Obama Administration’s New Rule to Govern Fracking on Federal Lands Draws Swift Criticism

March 20, 2015
Energy industry files lawsuit, environmentalists say rule falls short of what's needed to protect public health and safety
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Whither the Northwest Forest Plan?

March 20, 2015
US Forest Service launches process to revise landmark public lands management plan. Greens fear rollbacks.
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Pesticide Risk from Conventional Produce Varies Dramatically, New Study Shows

March 19, 2015
Consumer Reports analysis offers a risk guide for 48 fruits and vegetables; recommends organic produce
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Is the Taiji Slaughter Wiping Out Japan’s Bottlenose Dolphins?

March 19, 2015
Prized dolphin catch at the notorious "Cove" declined by 80% this hunting season
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How the Man Swarm Eats the Earth

March 18, 2015
Overpopulation is killing the wild world
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The Argument for Divesting from Fossil Fuels is Becoming Overwhelming

March 17, 2015
As progressive institutions, the Gates Foundation and Wellcome Trust should commit to taking their money out of the companies that are driving global warming, says The Guardian’s editor-in-chief
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Cyclone Pam Ravages Vanuatu, Leaving At Least 24 Dead

March 16, 2015
Toll expected to rise; top officials blame climate change
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Death at a Zoo

March 16, 2015
‘Zoothanasia’ is a common practice in Europe and also occurs in the US. Some wildlife advocates say it’s unnecessary
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Why We Celebrate Rivers

March 14, 2015
From the Amazon to the Mekong, from the Balkans to the Andes, civil society networks have sprung up to defend our planet's arteries
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Fukushima’s 4th Anniversary Brings Hope

March 14, 2015
A renewable energy revolution soars amid radioactive ruins
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The Big Haze: China’s Great Leap Backwards

March 13, 2015
In Review: Under the Dome
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Monterey Bay Abalone Farm Shows What Sustainable Aquaculture Can Be Like

March 12, 2015
As world demand for seafood continues to grow, so does demand for green aquaculture practices
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USDA Has Approved GE Non-Browning Apples. Is the Public Ready for Them?

March 11, 2015
The gene silencing technique used to develop Arctic apples hasn’t been thoroughly studied, critics say
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Goodbye CA Coastal Fog, Goodbye Redwoods

March 10, 2015
Loss of fog, linked to urban heat islands, imperils coastal ecosystems
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