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US Public Has Zero Desire for Brazil's Ethanol; Should It?
World  (tags: energy, world, americans, bush, government, ethics, Brazil, South America, free trade, NAFTA, biofuels, ethanol, corn, Sugar cane )

Gavin
- 2168 days ago - ecoworldly.com
Of nearly 2,000 Americans responding to a survey, zero percent say they favor lifting import tariffs on Brazilian ethanol made from sugar cane. But without Brazil, can America meet its target of a 20% drop in gas consumption over ten years?
Indo-US Nuclear Deal Drops Nuclear Bomb on Indian Politics
World  (tags: asia, india, government, politics, world, energy, nuclear )

Gavin
- 2181 days ago - ecoworldly.com
The issues raised on the Nuclear Deal (also popular as the 1-2-3 Deal) are however not purely environmental. Though the deal is said to strengthen India 's energy independence, sovereignty and autonomy by putting an end to the sanctions that seem to have
Who Will Save Asia's Mekong River?
World  (tags: asia, china, conflict, world, water, water conservation, Mekong, Mekong River, rivers )

Gavin
- 2184 days ago - ecoworldly.com
Urbanization, intensive farming, damming, and warring political ideologies are just a few of the hurdles that researchers will need to overcome to protect the Mekong River, one of the most important waterways in Asia. Luckily, they have a plan.
Darfur Genocide Shows Climate Change as Causes Wars
World  (tags: world, war, violence, africa, Darfur, conflict, Climate Change )

Gavin
- 2189 days ago - ecoworldly.com
"Two decades ago, the rains in southern Sudan began to fail. The drying of sub-Saharan Africa derives, to some degree, from man-made global warming. It is no accident that the violence in Darfur erupted during the drought."
Wildlife Numbers Decline as Desperate Refugees Seek Meat
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, Refugees&Relief )

Rob
- 2359 days ago - environmentalgraffiti.com
Due to a lack of animal protein in their diet, many refugees are forced to resort to illegal hunting, including endangered species, to find meat.
Russia to Charge 10 Over Politkovskaya Murder
World  (tags: violence, russia, politics, murder, ethics, cover-up )

Julia
- 2508 days ago - reuters.com
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian prosecutors have arrested 10 people on suspicion of murdering investigative reporter Anna Politkovskaya and will soon charge them, the country's chief prosecutor said on Monday.
Israel Takes Lebanon War Panel's Advice: Officials
World  (tags: israel, palestine, politics )

Julia
- 2508 days ago - reuters.com
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's government has implemented all the recommendations of an inquiry panel into last year's Lebanon war on tackling crises more effectively, officials said on Monday.
War-Torn Region Gets a Lift From Armenian Exiles
World  (tags: war, GoodNews, rebuilding )

Julia
- 2508 days ago - reuters.com
STEPANAKERT, Azerbaijan (Reuters) - The unrecognized Caucasian statelet of Nagorno-Karabakh, almost completely penned in by a military and economic blockade, is enjoying an unlikely boom thanks to the patriotism of Armenia's foreign diaspora.
BBC News Website Readers Have Sent in Their Photos of the Fires in Greece.
World  (tags: Greece, world, fires )

Linda
- 2508 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
This one, from Aris Vidalis, shows how Athens looked on Saturday.
Foreigners Help Fight Greek Fires
World  (tags: Greece, fires, world, crime )

Linda
- 2508 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Firefighting aircraft from several countries are helping Greece tackle devastating forest fires that have killed at least 60 people...A 1m euro (£678,000) reward has been offered to help catch fire-starters.
 
 
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