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International Day of World Indigenous Peoples: How We Can Solve Our Biggest … – PolicyMic


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International Day of World Indigenous Peoples: How We Can Solve Our Biggest
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International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples. It is a day that passes with no fanfare, without as much of a peep on most news services. The Day is not even close to the status of more famous, peace-loving holidays like Earth Day or World

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Colo. Fire Now One Of The Biggest In State History

Colorado’s High Park Fire northwest of Fort Collins has topped 46,000 acres, making it one of the largest wildfires in the state’s history. It’s also destroyed more than 100 buildings. But firefighters are beginning to gain ground and have started containing the blaze.

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Ecology biggest crisis, capital biggest threat: Ariyaratne – Times of India

NAGPUR: The largest global crisis is ecological and the biggest enemy of environment is global capital, said AT Ariyaratne, popularly known as Gandhi of Sri Lanka. He was speaking on ‘Global issues and civil responses’ at the India Peace Centre …
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ENVIRONMENT: Biggest jump ever seen in global warming gases – Delaware Wave

WASHINGTON – The global output of heat-trapping carbon dioxide jumped by the biggest amount on record, the U.S. Department of Energy calculated, a sign of how feeble the world’s efforts are at slowing man-made global warming. The new figures …
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UN-HABITAT sees cities as biggest environment polluters – Xinhua News Agency

NAIROBI, April 12 (Xinhua) — The world’s cities which now collectively accommodate half of the world’s population account for 70 percent of the green house gases (GHG) released into the world’s atmosphere. Joan Clos, the Executive Director of the UN …
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BP Oil spill’s biggest impact was on Baldwin County economy, not environment

Workers clean oil from Gulf Shores beaches in June 2010. (Bill Starling/Staff Photographer) SPANISH FORT, Alabama — In almost a year since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, environmental damage on the Alabama Gulf Coast has been less than many…
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