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June
2009

55 WHALES DIE AFTER MASS BEACHING IN SOUTH AFRICA

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - At least 55 whales stranded on a beach near Cape Town were put down or died after rescue teams failed to return them to the ocean, a sea rescue institute said on Sunday

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01
June
2009

EPA CRACKS DOWN ON IMPROPER CFL DISPOSAL

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Large corporations including CBS and Macy’s Inc. have been just a few of the groups penalized as the EPA and state environmental agencies crack down on improper disposal of mercury-containing compact fluorescent lamps (CFL).

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29
May
2009

Your Planet Needs You Unite to Combat Climate Change

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A Media biefing was held in Sri Lanka on the 28th May 2009, Colombo at the Ministry of Environment and Natural resources to discuss the plans outlined for World Environment Day 2009 which will be commemorated on the 05th June 2009. This year the event will be celebrated under the theme of “Your Planet Needs You, Unite to Combat Climate Change”
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27
May
2009

RECORD MOUNTAINEER REACHES EVEREST PEAK WITH COPANHEGAN CLIMATE MESSAGE

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Kathmandu, Nepal – World record mountaineer Apa Sherpa reached the top of the Mount Everest today for the record 19th time and placed a WWF banner urging the world to take action against climate change.

The banner which he brought to the top of the world at around 0800 local time calls to "Stop Climate Change - Let the Himalayas Live!"

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01
June
2009

U.S. SAYS RICH NATIONS LIKELY TO MISS CARBON TARGETS, BUT MAY COME CLOSE

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 Rich nations as a group are unlikely to reach the deep 2020 cuts in greenhouse gas emissions urged by developing nations as part of a new U.N. climate treaty, the top U.S. climate envoy said on Friday.China, India and other developing nations say the rich must do most to fight global warming to encourage developing countries to sign up for more action as part of a new U.N. climate pact due to be agreed in Copenhagen in December.

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29
May
2009

BRINGING COEXISTENCE FOR TWO PARTIES

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  A media briefing was held by the Ministry of Environment and Natural resources on Tuesday the 26th of May at the Central Environment Authority inColombo to brief about the steps taken to solve the Human Elephant conflictin Sri Lanka.

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27
May
2009

GREEN EXPLORER

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We all love to travel, but in today's world of global warming flying to far-flung destinations around the globe comes at a price, especially to the environment. To help give more information to the eco-conscious traveller, WWF has teamed up with Nokia to provide tips and advice on how to travel clean and live green. On Nokia's Green Explorer website. This web site will enable the public to travel to destinatinations with more eco friendly manner

 
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