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Amazon rainforest losing ability to regulate climate, scientist warns

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/31 - 1:47pm

Report says logging and burning of Amazon might be connected to worsening droughts such as the one plaguing São Paulo

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Greenpeace says John West tuna fish deal with WWF is just green spin

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/31 - 11:08am
Campaigners say John West owner MW Brand has backtracked on promise to stop using controversial FAD fishing devices Continue reading...
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Russia accused of blocking creation of vast Antarctic marine reserves

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/31 - 7:04am

Diplomatic tensions over Ukraine blamed by negotiators for fourth failed attempt to create worlds biggest marine protected areas

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Ozone hole remains size of North America, Nasa data shows

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/31 - 6:33am

Antarctic hole in protective layer of gas stands around same level as 2010, 2012 and 2013, but scientists say recovery is on track

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IPCC report: six graphs that show how we're changing the world's climate

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/31 - 6:03am

We look at the data that underpins the forthcoming IPCC climate science report detailing humanitys influence on the climate, global impacts and solutions

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More drones spotted over French nuclear power stations

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/31 - 5:39am

French authorities detect drones over two nuclear power plants, the latest in a baffling series of incidents across the country

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Lava Flow In Hawaii Spares Homes, But Threatens To Cut Off Community

NPR News - Environment - Fri, 2014/10/31 - 4:47am

The state has sent National Guard troops to the town of Pahoa to assist with a road block and security.

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The week in wildlife in pictures

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/31 - 3:17am

This weeks best images from the natural world include a deaths head hawk moth and a grizzly bear scrumping apples

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Lost and exhausted wanderers

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/30 - 10:29pm
South Uist: For many, these island landfalls, far from their intended destination, will prove to be their last Continue reading...
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Direct Action is like a dodgy laundry powder that never gets the climate clean

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/30 - 6:59pm

Australia passes new climate policy that fails to address the key problem of massive over use of fossil fuels

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Clean Energy Finance Corporation told to prepare for its demise

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/30 - 6:27pm

Despite Abbott government instruction, the green bank says it is legally obliged to continue operating until legislated not to

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Saving The Amazon Will Take More Than Stopping Loggers

NPR News - Environment - Thu, 2014/10/30 - 1:40pm

In order to save the Amazon, it's not enough for deforestation to stop; areas that have been denuded also need recuperation. A Brazilian research scientist has released a report with the World Wildlife Fund that suggested actions to curb the effect of humans on the world's largest rainforest.

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European newts and salamanders at risk from deadly skin-eating fungus

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/30 - 12:45pm
Epidemic threatening protected UK native species may have spread from Asia to Europe through the exotic pets trade Continue reading...
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Swedish energy company Vattenfall plans sale of German coal operations

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/30 - 9:55am

Sale of coal mines and power plants would enable the state-owned energy company to meet its emissions targets without reducing pollution

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Apps Aim To Guide You On 'Sustainable Food' (Whatever That Means)

NPR News - Environment - Thu, 2014/10/30 - 9:04am

Consumers who care about how their food is produced have a growing number of apps they can turn to at the supermarket. The problem? Nailing down just what sustainability means when it comes to food.

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Flytipping up 20% in England after falling for years

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/30 - 6:12am

Worrying increase in amount of rubbish illegally dumped on roadsides and back alleys cost local authorities £45m last year

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New research reveals what's causing sea level to rise

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/30 - 6:00am

Sea level rise is half due to melting ice and half due to ocean warming, including 13% from the deepest oceans, a new paper has found

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