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New Marine Protected Area proposed for Myanmar

The proposed establishment of a new Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the Myeik archipelago has received enthusiastic support by participants in a workshop held recently in Myanmar's Tanintharyi region.

12 hours ago
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Beijing's focus on coal lost in haze of smog

The soaring, grimy chimneys of the coal-fired power station have belched the last of their choking fumes into Beijing's air, authorities say—but experts doubt the plan will ease the capital's smog.

17 hours ago
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Stopping the leaks

When a big old cast-iron water main blows, it certainly makes for a spectacular media event.

Oct 21, 2014
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Alpine lifelines on the brink

Only one in ten Alpine rivers are healthy enough to maintain water supply and to cope with climate impacts according to a report by WWF. The publication is the first-ever comprehensive study on the condition ...

Oct 21, 2014
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