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UN conference to deal with carbon reductions

UN conference to deal with carbon reductions

Amid fresh warnings of climate-related disasters in the future, delegates from about 190 countries were gathering in Durban for a two-week U.N. conference beginning Monday. They hope to break deadlocks on how to curb emissions of carbon dioxide and other pollutants, as the stakes for the negotiations are high, underscored by new scientific studies.

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Sand Mining In Badagry Suspended Due To Environmental Degradation; Nigeria

Sand Mining In Badagry Suspended Due To Environmental Degradation; Nigeria

Governor Fashola of Lagos State has ordered the suspension of all forms of surface sand mining in Badagry area of Lagos, southwest Nigeria, as a result of environmental degradation. The suspension is sequel to a petition written by a resident in Badagry.

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Sinking England, Video

Sinking England, Video

All may seem calm on the beautiful stretches of british coastline, but there is a battle being fought on the beaches of Britain. It is a fight for survival against the mighty forces of the North Sea. Erosion of this coastline have been going on for thousands of years, but things have gotten much worst. The country is gradually tilting into the ocean.

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Why The Oceans Matter

Why The Oceans Matter

“People have the ability to make history, to create positive changes. We need another revolution, we need a healthier planet…” A National Geographic video.

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“Our Blue Canoe”, A Documentary Film Trailer, By Pacific Voyagers

“Our Blue Canoe”, A Documentary Film Trailer, By Pacific Voyagers

“Pacific Voyagers’ mission is simple: Use the wisdom of our ancestors, combined with modern science, to propel us into a more sustainable future, help heal our injured ocean, raise awareness, and to revive our cultural traditions of voyaging….”

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India Stems Tide Of Pollution Into Ganges River

India Stems Tide Of Pollution Into Ganges River

Even as pollution levels in the Ganges River continue to rise, recent legal rulings may offer up a new defense of the sacred waterway. The Allahabad High Court, in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, ordered the closure of more than 100 tanneries that pour tons of toxic chromium into the Ganges each year …

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Mining to blame for islands to sink beneath waves

Mining to blame for islands to sink beneath waves

Two small islands in South Asia’s first marine biosphere reserve, in the Gulf of Mannar, between India and Sri Lanka, did sink into the sea primarily as a result of coral reef mining, experts said. The corals were mined for use as a binding material in the construction industry, as they were rich in calcium carbonate.

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Illegal sand mining threatens Suvali’s ecosystem, India

Illegal sand mining threatens Suvali’s ecosystem, India

Continuous illegal sand mining from costal village near Surat, has created threat upon the existence of the beaches. Miners are pumping out sand without any fear, while the administration appears totally unaware about the entire situation.

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Chevron Accepts Responsibility For Oil Spill Off Brazil’s Coast

Chevron Accepts Responsibility For Oil Spill Off Brazil’s Coast

California oil giant Chevron Corp. promised to fully clean up a spill off Brazil’s coast, taking responsibility for an accident that has become a major test for one of the world’s fastest-growing oil frontiers. 416,400 litres had leaked so far, since the accident happened almost two weeks ago…

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