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Brazil approves huge Amazon power plant

Brazilian environmental officials on Wednesday gave their blessing to construction of what will be the world's third largest hydro-electric plant and dam project to be built in the Amazon rainforest.

dateJun 01, 2011 in Environment
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Cyber-guided clean-up hopes to sweep globe

Cyber-environmentalists from Cambodia to Brazil are using Google Earth-based software to target and banish trash from the countryside as they gear up for World Cleanup 2012, event organisers said Friday.

dateMay 06, 2011 in Internet
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Lawmakers try to lift wolf protection despite deal

(AP) -- Key lawmakers in the political skirmish over gray wolves in the West say they will continue their efforts to lift federal protections for the predators, despite a proposed settlement between environmentalists and ...

dateApr 01, 2011 in Ecology
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Controversial Swedish wolf hunt ends, one escapes

Sweden's controversial wolf hunt, which has sparked widespread criticism from environmentalists and legal action from the European Commission, ended with hunters failing to cull one of the 20 animals in the ...

dateFeb 16, 2011 in Ecology
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Progress made on protecting sharks, groups say

(AP) -- An international conservation conference in Paris made progress Saturday on protecting sharks but didn't do anything to save the Atlantic bluefin tuna, which has been severely overfished to feed the ...

dateNov 28, 2010 in Ecology
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