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On the way to CO2 free power plants

— 3 Nov 2010 11:06 | Environment
The Technische Universitaet Darmstadt dedicated today a pilot plant for capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) contained in flue…

Veteran anti-poaching ranger awarded top WWF honours

— 2 Nov 2010 09:56 | Environment
Anatoly Belov, a long-time Russian anti-poaching ranger working on the frontlines of protecting tigers has been awarded the…

Five countries to mark first-time Carpathian Parks Day

— 23 May 2010 13:52 | Environment
Almost 30 national and nature parks in five countries across the Carpathian Mountains will celebrate for the first time on…

New emissions goal could make Japan climate leader

— 9 Sep 2009 09:46 | Environment
'The decision by an important player like Japan to do more and get serious about low carbon future can help break the deadlock…

Scientists trace evolution of butterflies infected with deadly bacteria

— 8 Sep 2009 10:12 | Lepidopterology
Scientists at the University of Liverpool have traced the evolution of a species of tropical butterfly, infected with a bacterium…

G20 ministers must fund climate change solutions

— 3 Sep 2009 11:40 | Environment
WWF is calling on G20 finance ministers to commit to providing $160 billion per year of public funding, to help the world's…

Phaeochlaena hazara belongs in the 'tiger strip' mimicry complex and is widely distributed in the Amazon, (c) James MillerMoths cloaked in colour

— 1 Sep 2009 11:38 | Lepidopterology
Travellers to the neotropics - the tropical lands of the Americas - might be forgiven for thinking that all of the colourful…

Family planning a major environmental impact

— 1 Aug 2009 16:04 | Environment
Some people who are serious about wanting to reduce their 'carbon footprint' on the Earth have one choice available to them…

121 breeding tigers estimated to be found in Nepal

— 27 Jul 2009 18:14 | Environment
The first ever overall nation-wide estimate of the tiger population brought a positive ray of hope among conservationists.…

Australia pledges big funds for small whale conservation

— 24 Jun 2009 15:16 | Environment
Australia's top environmental official on Wednesday pledged AU$500,000 (EUR284,927) to help save the world's small whales…
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