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Breaking News: Brazil: Senate reduced the limits on deforestation in the Amazon.
 
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São Paulo :: Brazil | updated 2012-04-19 12:37:57 -0700 | green-news

"The new Forest Code shrinks the area that must be preserved and amnesty to those who illegally cleared land. For the Government, seeks a " balance between agricultural development and environmental conservation " The standard, which faces the powerful agribusiness...
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Breaking News: CAE: deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon.
 
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Brasília :: Brazil | updated 2012-04-19 12:37:58 -0700 | green-news

"The authorities said that, thanks to the policies implemented between August 2010 and July 2011 was cut down a 11% lower than in the previous period . It is the lowest in 23 years." The figure represents a reduction of...
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Source: Washington Post

Caracas :: Venezuela | updated 2012-02-08 15:30:48 -0800 | political-news

Haiti's President Michel Martelly gestures during at bilateral meeting with Chile's President Sebastian Pinera in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday Dec...Venezuela Haitian President Michel Martelly says aid and fuel shipments from Venezuela are having a big impact in his country as it...
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Source: Washington Post

São Paulo :: Brazil | updated 2012-01-21 07:55:07 -0800 | business-news

The head of Chevron's Brazil operations says the company is taking full responsibility for an oil spill off the South American nation's coast. George Buck says the spill happened because Chevron underestimated the pressure of an underwater oil reservoir while...
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Source: India Abroad

Port au Prince :: Haiti | updated 2012-01-18 16:56:13 -0800 | business-news

T he British risk analysis firm Maplecroft recently released a 2011 scientific report ranking the top 10 countries at extreme risk for impacts from climate change...According to the October 26 report, the top 10 endangered countries are Haiti, Bangladesh, Zimbabwe,...
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Source: Turks and Caicos Free Press

Jacksonville :: FL :: USA | updated 2012-01-23 00:54:06 -0800 | political-news

Puerto Rico A French company says it will invest $115 million to build a 44-megawatt solar farm in Puerto Rico. Fonroche said this week that the farm will be built on 160 acres (65 hectares) and will provide power to...
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Source: BBC

Gold Coast :: Australia | updated 2012-01-12 01:55:01 -0800 | sports-news

Human-induced fires sow the seeds of the future Environment reporter, BBC News The team selected an area that historically had not been exposed to naturally occurring fires Human-made fires are influencing the evolutionary process of some plant species' seeds, a...
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Source: Africa Headlines

Buenos Aires :: Argentina | updated 2012-02-06 21:11:15 -0800 | political-news

Govt -Argentina Bi-National Commission Seminar in Buenos Aires On 09-10 November 2011 9 November 2011 press release Today, 9 November 2011, the South African Embassy in Argentina, in collaboration with the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Relations, International Trade and Worship,...
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Source: BBC

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2012-01-09 09:47:09 -0800 | business-news

The threat posed to crop production by plant pests and diseases is one the key factors that could lead to "a perfect storm" that threatens to destabilise global food security. Already, the biological threat accounts for about a 40% loss...
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Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

Port au Prince :: Haiti | updated 2012-01-08 23:40:40 -0800 | travel-news

Haiti (AP) A human rights group says it has filed claims with the United Nations seeking damages on behalf of more than 5,000 Haitian cholera victims and their families. The claims filed by the Boston-based Institute for Justice and Democracy...
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Posted by: Vikhan

São Paulo :: Brazil | updated 2012-04-12 13:31:38 -0700 | green-news

Brazil's Green Action Institute has installed Radio Frequency Identifiers or RFID chips into more than 2,000 exotic trees. These RFID chips will help to reduce the number of illegal deforestation. In order to combat deforestation the Green Action Institute has...
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Source: Associated Press

Santa Cruz :: CA :: USA | updated 2012-01-07 02:18:12 -0800 | technology-news

Coast Guard is warning people to stay away from a pod of whales that has settled unusually close to the shore in Northern California. The San Francisco Chronicle reports ( http://bit.ly/ujST4A ) the humpback whales have settled near the shore...
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Source: The Star

George Town :: Cayman Islands | updated 2011-12-27 08:18:10 -0800 | sports-news

Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng has admitted that the state government has not been building affordable homes. However, he said the state had provided low-cost houses through its Penang Development Corporation (PDC) . Almost 11,000 low-cost homes had been built...
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Source: China News

Havana :: Cuba | updated 2011-12-31 11:15:18 -0800 | political-news

The international community is faced with multiple serious challenges, which makes the US sanctions and embargo against Cuba "all the more unreasonable", Wang Min, Chinese deputy representative to the UN said here Tuesday. Wang made the remarks as he addressed...
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