Leaders Push for Forests at UN Climate Summit

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  The recent UN Secretary-General’s Climate Summit in New York City has come out with the New York Declaration on … Read More

New Start Up Uses Recycled Smartphones to Stop Deforestation

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  A new San Francisco tech start up called Rainforest Connection is using discarded smartphones and the help of indigenous … Read More

Global Public Opinion on Environment Looks Promising

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  Ipsos Mori, one of the largest market-researching firms in the United Kingdom, has recently published a global trends survey … Read More

What are UNFCCC and COP20?

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The United Nations will hold COP20, the 20th session of the Conference of the Parties to the 1992 United Nations … Read More

Environmental Impact of Illegal Mining

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Illegal mining in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest is having a severe impact on the environment. According to Juan José Córdova, leader of the energy sector at KPMG Peru, “it is estimated that 30 to 40 [metric] tons of mercury are dumped into the environment annually and burned off after amalgamation- generally without even using rudimentary technology to protect workers’ health or capture waste or fumes.”

How Satellite Imagery Can Halt Deforestation

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Imazon, a non-profit research institution, is working on a new way to stop deforestation in the Amazon rainforest. Working closely … Read More

Cutting down on cutting down

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This article from The Economist discusses what changes have taken place in Brazil since the 1990s to turn the country from a leader … Read More

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