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June
2009

We stopped a coal ship. Now you can help us stop Kingsnorth

 

Today we boarded a coal freighter at Kingsnorth power station in Kent. Greenpeace volunteers are currently attached to the funnel and mast of the ship, and are preventing it from opening its hatches and unloading a cargo of 20,000 tonnes of coal.
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21
June
2009

Nissan to make electric cars in U.S

 

 

(Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co plans to launch production of electric vehicles and their batteries in the United States to tap low-interest loans for green vehicles, the Nikkei business daily said.
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21
June
2009

Elephant-size loopholes sustain Thai ivory trade

Bangkok, Thailand - Legal loopholes and insufficient law enforcement mean that Thailand continues to harbour the largest illegal ivory market in Asia, says a new report from the wildlife trade monitoring network TRAFFIC.
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18
June
2009

A dram a day to keep climate change at bay

 

Scottish distillers, makers of iconic Scotch whiskies, have agreed to ‘green’ their production processes.Earlier this month, companies that make up the Scotch Whisky Association unveiled plans to cut their use of fossil fuels by 80 per cent by 2050 - the equivalent of taking 235,000 cars off Scotland’s roads.

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21
June
2009

Destroying Levees in a State Usually Clamoring for Them

 

In the 1960s, a group of businessmen bought 16,000 acres of swampy bottomland along the Ouachita River in northern Louisiana and built miles of levee around it. They bulldozed its oak and cypress trees and, when the land dried out, turned it into a soybean farm.

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21
June
2009

EU delays climate talks progress

The European Union is delaying the ongoing climate negotiations, WWF said after the bloc’s Council once again failed to declare how much it planned to contribute to the global fight against devastating climate change.

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18
June
2009

Mekong dolphins on the brink of extinction

 

Pollution in the Mekong River has pushed the local population of Irrawaddy dolphins to the brink of extinction, a new report by WWF has revealed.

 

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