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Japan doubles plant radiation leak estimate

Japan has more than doubled its initial estimate of radiation released from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant in the week after the March 11 tsunami, ahead of the launch of an official probe Tuesday.

dateJun 07, 2011 in Environment
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The biodiversity crisis: Worse than climate change

Biodiversity is declining rapidly throughout the world. The challenges of conserving the world's species are perhaps even larger than mitigating the negative effects of global climate change. Dealing with the biodiversity ...

dateJan 19, 2012 in Ecology
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Australia acts to stop super-trawler

The Australian government Tuesday sought to change its environmental protection laws to prevent a controversial super-trawler from fishing in its waters amid concerns about the by-catch.

dateSep 11, 2012 in Ecology
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Climate: Nine bids to host future technology centre

Plans for a global centre to help transfer clean technology to poorer countries have drawn nine bids, including from Iran's oil industry and a team led by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), the UN climate forum said on ...

dateMar 19, 2012 in Environment
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