Roads lead to Amazon ‘Destruction’

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The Amazon forest in Brazil, the world’s largest remaining wilderness, could vanish within two decades, a new study reveals. If these development plans go through, we’ll lose the largest remaining wilderness on Earth and a huge amount of the world’s … Continued

Plight Of Whales And Dolphins Worsens

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By Paul Brown – Environment Correspondent, Guardian Unlimited Conservationists yesterday set up an action plan to save the whales and dolphins which frequent European waters and which are being poisoned, killed in nets, and deliberately harassed by people in fast … Continued

Sun’s Warming Influence Underestimated

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By BBC News Online science editor Dr David Whitehouse Opinion is divided over the Sun’s impact on climate change Scientists at Armagh Observatory claim a unique weather record could show that the Sun has been the main contributor to global … Continued

Thirsty Earth Predicted

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Staff Writer Gayle Hefley A new report published by the US non-profit group Population Action International (PAI) reveals that over three billion people could face chronic or severe water shortage by the year 2025. This is a four-fold increase over … Continued

Tiger poaching ‘still at danger level’

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Poachers are continuing to kill the world’s remaining tigers, despite progress in reducing the use of the animals’ bones in traditional medicine. A report by the Traffic network, the wildlife trade monitoring programme of the World Wide Fund for Nature … Continued