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Malaysia Plans to Halt All Expansion of Palm Oil Plantations

Malaysia plans to halt all expansion of oil palm plantations this year as it seeks to dispel the oil’s reputation as a driver of deforestation. The world’s second-largest producer will cap the area at …

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Accelerator Plans 100 New Ocean Startups By 2021

“The ocean is facing a multitude of threats due to warming temperatures … improving commercial fishing practices and combatting low-oxygen dead zones. During the 2019 accelerator program, selected s…

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Ben & Jerry’s Plans End To Plastic Straws, Spoons, & Cups

Ben & Jerry's plastic waste initiativeBen & Jerry’s will stop using plastic spoons and straws in its 600 stores while it continues its quest to eliminate plastic waste from its operations. Stop in on April 9 for a free ice cream cone!

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EPA plans to allow unlimited dumping of fracking waste into Gulf of Mexico

Environmentalists warn that EPA plan to continue allowing oil and gas companies to dump unlimited amounts of fracking chemicals and wastewater directly into the Gulf of Mexico violates federal law. In …

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Malaysia’s prime minister plans to launch controversial pro-palm oil campaign in response to EU ban

Things aren’t looking so hot for the palm oil industry right now, thanks to successful campaigning by environmental groups such as Greenpeace and others, highlighting the devastating environmental imp…

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EPA plans to allow unlimited dumping of Fracking waste in Gulf of Mexico

Offshore fracking involves pumping water … such as hydrochloric acid, in a process known as “acidizing.” The technologies have been used hundreds of times to enhance oil and gas production …

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IKEA Plans Emissions-Free Deliveries In 5 Cities

IKEA is well-known for using solar power at some of its stores, and for offering solar panels for sale within some of them as well. The company just added a new green wrinkle — emissions-free delivery in 5 cities by

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Biplab Deb says ducks can raise oxygen levels in water bodies, plans to distribute 50,000 ducklings to fishermen

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Tuesday made a bizarre statement by saying that ducks can increase oxygen levels in water bodies by swimming in them. The chief minister gave the statement w…

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Québec Plans To Roll Out EV Fast Charging Network & Re-Invest Revenue

Minister Pierre Moreau presented on May 15th, 2018, at the Assemblée Nationale a law to establish a public DC fast charging (DCFC) network for electric vehicles around Québec. Hydro-Québec would be able to fix the rates of the public service DCFC for electrical vehicles so that deployment of DCFC is entirely financed by charging revenue

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India Plans 2 Gigawatt Solar-Wind Hybrid Tender To Cut Costs

In an attempt to sustain low tariff bids and optimal use of transmission infrastructure, India is looking to introduce tenders for development of hybrid wind and solar power projects.

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