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Why Economics Needs to Make Space for Nature
Business  (tags: Environment, Ecosystem, Economics, United Nations, Millenium Ecosystem Assessment, Nature )

Brian
- 1 day ago - greenreview.blogspot.co.uk
"The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment produced by the United Nations describes very well the different services the natural environment provides to human beings, using the ecosystem service framework."
Dirty Money: 19 UK Firms Alleged 'Complicit' in $20bn Laundering Scam
Business  (tags: Corruption, Crime, Finance, Russia, Russia and the global economy, Russian economy, UK )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
Some 19 British firms are at the center of an investigation into in a mammoth global money-laundering operation. The scheme was allegedly contrived to make $20bn (£12.5bn) worth of ill-gotten gains appear legitimate.
There Are Now Only 6 Northern White Rhinos On Earth
Animals  (tags: rhinos, endangered, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, humans, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - thedodo.com
The population is a subspecies of the white rhino. The southern white rhinoceros is faring much better, with an estimated 17,000 wild-living animals, thanks to intensive conservation efforts.
The Race to Reclaim Louisiana's Vanished Land Back From the Sea
Environment  (tags: reclamation, mangroves, Louisana's vanishing coasts, wildlife, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - motherjones.com
The submerging state has an ambitious plan to turn back the tide--but will it work?
Turkey Says It's Helping Iraqi Kurds Join Fight For Kobani
World  (tags: world, violence, war, iraq, Turkey, politics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - npr.org
Turkey says it is assisting Iraqi Kurdish fighters in crossing into Syria to aid their brethren in the embattled city of Kobani, where Kurds have fought a fierce defense action for weeks against besieging Islamic State militants.
Drive to Mine the Deep Sea Raises Concerns Over Impacts
Environment  (tags: deep ocean mining, lack of safeguards, pollution, protection, oceans, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - e360.yale.edu
Mining companies are targeting vast areas of the deep ocean for mineral extraction. But with few regulations in place, critics fear such development could threaten seabed ecosystems that scientists say are only now being fully understood
Indonesian Govt Won't Allow Palm Oil Companies to Protect Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, palm oil, destruction, ecosystems, environment, animals, wildlife, world, protection, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, government )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
A law passed by the Indonesian government last month makes it even more difficult for palm oil companies to conserve tracts of wildlife-rich and carbon-dense forests within their concessions
TAKE ACTION NOW! AUSTRALIA: Minister Hunt: Save Our Sharks!
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, wildlife, sharks, Australia, Australian government, protection, environment, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - marineconservation.org.au
Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt has to consider the WA government's drumline proposal to keep on killing sharks. email Minister Hunt now and ask him to back up the EPA's recommendation and reject in entirety the WA Government's shark cull.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Marbled Cat
Animals  (tags: endangered, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, humans, protection, cats, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Indiscriminate snaring is prevalent throughout much of its range and is likely to pose a major threat. It is valued for its skin, meat and bones, but infrequently observed in the illegal Asian wildlife trade.
Applaud Creation of Ape Sanctuary - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: protection, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, GoodNews, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - forcechange.com
Applaud creation of Tofala Hill Wildlife Sanctuary for the Cross River gorillas
 
 
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