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Kenya Plans Massive Bonfire To Destroy Over $172 Million Of Ivory To End Trade And Protect Elephants

Nairobi National Park is set to be the site of one of the most expensive bonfires in history as the government seeks to send a message to poachers about Kenya’s natural resources. A dozen pyres of ivory, with streets value of $172 million, seized from illegal poachers throughout the years offers a glimpse into just... Show More Summary

Red Hook, Brooklyn Reimagined as Resilient, Urban Hub in New BASF Interactive Whitepaper

Coastal cities are on the front lines of climate change impacts. Cities such as New York are increasingly being affected by devastating storms and events that threaten natural resources, infrastructure and communities. A greater understanding...Show More Summary

Dow Edges Up 13

US stocks are closing mostly higher as the energy sector got some help from an increase in oil prices. ConocoPhillips jumped 4% Tuesday, while Pioneer Natural Resources climbed 8%. Several stocks were moving on earnings news. Trucking company Ryder System rose 6% after reporting results that were better than analysts...

We just got the clearest sign yet that the Assad regime helped make ISIS very, very rich

Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime negotiated deals with the Islamic State's oil tycoon that at one point contributed up to 72% of the militant group's profit from natural resources, The Wall Street Journal reported this past weekend. That...Show More Summary

Youth Programs Help @GROWMARK Grow

When it comes to sustainability in agriculture, the most precious natural resource for the industry to preserve is our young people, and the GROWMARK System and FS member cooperatives are all about that. GROWMARK has a long history of making a significant investment in youth, from helping to fund Ag in the Classroom, to supporting FFA and 4-H, to a... Read More

Debut of Thirsty Land Film

Thirsty Land debuted this weekend at the Water for Food Global Conference in Lincoln, Nebraska. The film was brought about in a collaboration between the Water for Food Institute and the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska. Now the makers of this film are in the process of submitting their work to film festivals across... Read More

Environmental impacts of demand-side technologies, strategies for carbon mitigation

A new article aims to advance our understanding of life cycle environmental and natural resource implications of energy efficiency technologies.

Get Ready For A Turnaround In This Left-For-Dead Sector

Natural resource stocks were the worst-performing group in 2015, with the sector plummeting nearly 27%. But since its January lows, this group has been on a tear, more than doubling the return of the

The simplest ways Americans can dramatically reduce their carbon footprint

Tweaking our diets and eating habits will limit greenhouse gas emissions and conserve global natural resources

Palestine: A distinctive voice for climate action

Those illegally denied control over their natural resources must be heard in the global climate conversation.

West Virginia regulator says Alpha Natural asset sale may jeopardize cleanup

CHICAGO (Reuters) - West Virginia's environmental authority opposes a plan by bankrupt coal miner Alpha Natural Resources to sell core assets to its hedge fund lenders, saying in a court filing that it could undermine a $1 billion cleanup.

5 Wholesome Recipes to Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day is about taking a step back and reflecting on the impact we make on the world from the food we eat to the way we dispose of waste and how we use our natural resources.  We must consider our carbon footprint and the small steps we can take to lessen it.

5 Tips to Reduce Food Waste

A whopping 40 percent of food goes to waste in the United States, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council. Learn what you can do. The post 5 Tips to Reduce Food Waste appeared first on Yoga Journal.

Follow a Strawberry From Birth to Grave in This Oddly Emotional Ad About Food Waste

Strawberries make a powerful statement in "Save the Food," a public service campaign breaking today from the Natural Resources Defense Council. Developed pro-bono by SapientNitro through The Ad Council, the initiative focuses on a sad reality: Some 40 percent of all food purchased in the U.S. Show More Summary

Peabody Energy Bankruptcy Claim Must Put Lands, Water and People Above Executives and Bankers, say Protestors

One week ago, Peabody Energy cried uncle. The world’s largest privately-owned coal producer filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, following Arch Coal, Alpha Natural Resources, and Patriot Coal in begging the United States Bankruptcy...Show More Summary

Papua New Guinea’s new economic reality

There’s a problem with having your economy as one of the world’s most dependent on the natural resources sector; when global commodity prices come down you come down with them. Mongolia, Timor-Leste and Laos, to name a few in our region, have all faced a dramatic change of fortunes in 2015. Show More Summary

Why We Need to Work Toward Comprehensive Corporate Codes Enforceable Anywhere

Canadian natural resource companies are among the world’s least socially responsible. Whether in mining, timber, or oil, they ravage the environment and intimidate or even kill local people standing in their way. A lot of their operations are in Latin America, where they work with “subsidiaries” to take care of the dirty work, shielding them […]

Nearly Half Of Iraqis Say US Is Destabilizing Iraq To "Control Its Natural Resources"

Submitted by AnonHQ via TheAntiMedia.org, In 2003 President Bush and the United States military invaded the country of Iraq to liberate the people from an oppressive dictator and instill Democracy. 13 years later now, almost 5 yearsShow More Summary

Vedanta to Re-develop Mormugao Port

Vedanta Limited, India’s only diversified natural resources company today received the ‘Letter of Award’ for Redevelopment of Berth No.8, 9 and Barge Berths at Port of Mormugao,

House GOP reworking Puerto Rico bill as conservatives balk

Congressional Republicans and the Obama administration agree that the island could face total financial collapse if Congress doesn't step in. Rep. Rob Bishop of Utah, chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, said he expects...Show More Summary

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