Month: May 2014

Seven Countries Accused Of Helping Wildlife Poachers A new report has listed Tanzania among seven “corrupt governments” in Africa that support elephant poaching. Other countries on the list are Kenya, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Sudan, Gabon and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The report, Ivory’s Curse: The Militarization and Professionalisation of Poaching in Africa, released early […]

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Sea Levels Will Rise Three Feet A large section of the mighty West Antarctica ice sheet has begun falling apart and its continued melting now appears to be unstoppable, two groups of scientists reported on Monday. If the findings hold up, they suggest that the melting could destabilize neighboring parts of the ice sheet and […]

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Climate Action Requires Immediate Global Cooperation By UN Secretary Ban Ki-moon Three decades from now the world will be a very different place. How it looks will depend on actions we take today. We have big decisions to make and little time to make them if we are to provide stability and greater prosperity to the […]

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