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Environment

A Successful Push to Restore Europe's Long-Abused Rivers
Environment  (tags: habitat restoration, restoring rivers, europe, world, environment, conservation, government, GoodNews, green, nature, humans, protection, ecosystems )

Cal
- 570 days ago - e360.yale.edu
From Britain to the Czech Republic, European nations have been restoring rivers to their natural state -- taking down dams, removing levees, and reviving floodplains
Petition: Don't Force Russia to Import GMO Seed
Environment  (tags: GMOseeds, GeneticallyModifiedOrganisms, WTO, WorldTradeOrganization, Russia, health, Europe, GMOban )

BMutiny
- 673 days ago - forcechange.com
Membership [in the WTO] comes at a price;Russia is forced to import Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) seeds. This decision has caused a national outrage in Russia and worldwide because it shows how much power the GMO industrialists have on the political
Millions of Endangered Birds Killed Each Year in Egypt : Sign the Petition
Environment  (tags: nature, birds, endangered, species, wildlife, egypt, europe, animals, conservation, destruction )

Veerle
- 741 days ago - nabu.de
Using 700 km of nets each year millions of migrating birds are caught in Egypt. A lot of them are on the endangered species list in Europe. Please sign the petition! See this video for more info: http://youtu.be/HH_ssqKeHMc
Milan's Vertical Forest
Environment  (tags: Milan, Italy, Vertical Forest, Bosco Verticale project, Stefano Boeri, smog, air pollution, residential towers, Europe )

Dandelion
- 817 days ago - earthtechling.com
The verticality of the project provides both housing and urban forest space in a very compact area. The amount of greenery on the two buildings will equal an area or more than 107,000 square feet of natural forest land.
London Array Wind Farm, Soon WorldâEUR(TM)s Largest Wind Farm, Begins Generating Power
Environment  (tags: europe, interesting, Sustainabililty, energy, conservation, climate-change )

Kevin
- 968 days ago - simplygreen.co.za
The London Array, which will be the world's largest offshore wind farm once completed, has now begun generating electricity.
Butterfly Farmers Help Protect Threatened Forests
Environment  (tags: world, europe, politics, society, Scotland, UK news, wildlife, animals, world, nature, GoodNews, green, Sustainabililty, wildlife, environment, ecosystems, conservation )

Cal
- 1263 days ago - cnn.com
Farmers in Tanzania are helping to conserve threatened forests by cultivating an unlikely crop: butterflies.
Europe Headed for Water Crisis
Environment  (tags: water, world, water use, water crisis, Europe, environment, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, healthconditions, politics, humans, protection, climatechange )

Cal
- 1442 days ago - ipsnews.net
Future glacier retreat in the Alps could affect the hydrology of large streams more strongly than previously assumed, a new study shows. Water shortages in summer could become more frequent.
'Fracking' Comes to Europe, Sparking Rising Controversy
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, destruction, water, fracking, Europe, world, humans, pollution, ecosystems, nature, healthconditions, research, wildlife, protection )

Cal
- 1585 days ago - e360.yale.edu
As concerns grow in the U.S. about the environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," to extract natural gas from shale, companies have set their sights on Europe and its abundant reserves of this "unconventional" gas
CZECH REPUBLIC: Europe Begins to Run Short of Water
Environment  (tags: climate-change, water, world, humans, Europe, ecosystems, climatechange, climate, globalwarming )

Cal
- 1620 days ago - ipsnews.net
Half of the Czech Republic's population could face water shortages because of climate change, a top climate change expert has warned.
Europe Expands Its Nature Protection Areas By 27,000 Sq Kms
Environment  (tags: europe, conservation, nature protection, wildlife, expansion, natura 2000, nature, wildlife )

Simone
- 1633 days ago - clickgreen.org.uk
Europe's flora and fauna are now better protected with a massive increase in the size of the region's nature conservation areas. Natura 2000, Europe's network of protected natural areas, has been expanded by nearly 27,000 square kilometres.
Butterflies 'Facing Extinction'
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, environment, europe, butterflies, disappearing extinction )

Simone
- 1934 days ago - timesonline.co.uk
Almost a third of butterflies in Europe are in decline and one in ten is threatened with extinction, according to a new study. There is particular concern for the Large Blue, which is endangered throughout the continent. This butterfly disappeared
Butterflies, Beetles, and Dragonflies Declining in Europe
Environment  (tags: europe, butterflies, beetles, dragonflies, threatened, disappearing, habitat loss, destruction, humans, nature, environment )

Simone
- 1935 days ago - blogs.nationalgeographic.com
Habitat loss is having a serious impact on Europe's butterflies, beetles and dragonflies, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said today.
ACTION ALERT Fund Ecuador to Keep Oil Underground & Rainforests Standing
Environment  (tags: rainforest, Ecuador, Amazon, Europe, Funding )

Morgan
- 2507 days ago - rainforestportal.org
It is time for the international community led by Europe to step up and finance large-scale Amazon rainforest preservation to protect the Earth's atmosphere, biodiversity, and life-giving ecosystems; while helping meet needs for national advancement
EU 'Should Ban Inefficient Cars' - Europe/UK
Environment  (tags: europe, uk, cars, environment, oil, shell, pollution )

Chrissy
- 2707 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The EU should ban the sale of cars that do under 35 miles to the gallon, the ex-chairman of oil giant Shell says. Sir Mark Moody-Stuart told BBC News the motor industry would adapt to cope with stricter environmental rules.
Massive Wind Farm 'Turned Down' - Scotland
Environment  (tags: scotland, wind farms, objection, parliament, europe )

Chrissy
- 2716 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Plans to build one of Europe's biggest wind farms on the Isle of Lewis are set to be turned down, BBC Scotland understands. The BBC's Gaelic news service, Radio nan Gaidheal, has learned that Scottish Government ministers are "minded to refuse" the 181
 

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