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Conservationists protest Malaysia coal plant plan

(AP) -- Conservationists criticized a plan Monday to build a coal-fired power plant in an environmentally fragile state on Borneo island, but energy officials said the project will provide a much-needed electricity supply ...

dateJul 05, 2010 in Environment
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New orangutan population found in Indonesia

(AP) -- Conservationists have discovered a new population of orangutans in a remote, mountainous corner of Indonesia - perhaps as many as 2,000 - giving a rare boost to one of the world's most critically ...

dateApr 12, 2009 in Ecology
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