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Over a hundred world leaders including the Indian prime minister will be at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio. It is likely to be one of the biggest conferences of its kind, says......

MUST SEE PHOTOS: How our planet changed

Our earth is constantly changing. Some changes are a natural part of the climate system, such as the seasonal expansion and contraction of the Arctic sea ice pack. The responsibility for other......

Cancun: Forest-dependent communities in jeopardy

Leaders of indigenous communities' groups warned that the imminent introduction of a UN law relating to forests would be highly detrimental to forest dwellers.Over 1.6 billion people depend on......

  People speak for amazon deforestation

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Q. What are the threats to river Amazon?
:  A. The Amazon is systematically being torn down and devalued for short term gains. Unsustainable expansion of agriculture and cattle ranching,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-the-threats-to-river-amazon//answers/21027328

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Q. What is the importance of the RAINFOREST ?
Question Answer:  A. Rainforests, by virtue of their abundant renewable natural resources, have for timeless periods provided the humankind with amenities for survival...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-importance-of-the-rainforest-/21027325/answers/16260617

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Q. Do you believe that global warming is real or a myth?
Anantharaman :  A. It is real and scientifically proven by the fact of desertification/ deforestation and destruction of agriculture land. taking place. Today over 40...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-believe-that-global-warming-is-real-or-a-myth/16260514/answers/16042926

Krishnamurthy Raman
Q. What does global warning means? & How does it really effect us in near future on daily basis? What stand does a normal individual should take?
Krishnamurthy Raman:  A. Global warming is the increase of average world temperatures as a result of what is known as the greenhouse effect. Certain gases in the atmosphere...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-does-global-warning-means-amp-how-does-it-really-effect/16040192/answers/8308084

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Brazil's coalition of conflicting interests

Presidential front-runner Marina Silva's electoral partners have views that are inconsistent with her own, but they might win her the top job... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/columnists/oped/brazils-coalition-of-conflicting-interests.html
Singapore Air Quality Climbs Unhealthy Levels Under Haze Cover

People walk past the financial district covered in haze in Singapore Reuters Pollution levels in Singapore's air once again rose to unhealthy... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/singapore-air-quality-climbs-unhealthy-levels-under-haze-cover-609124
Bright Green

You must not expect politicians in a democratic system to come up with ideologically pure, intellectually consistent policies. Their job is to put... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140915/jsp/opinion/story_18823810.jsp
Brazil's Silva, a lifelong environmentalist, courts big agriculture

By Reese Ewing SAO PAULO, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva, an icon of the green movement, is cozying up to old... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/09/12/brazil-election-agriculture-idINL1N0RC1UE20140912
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Brasília: Deforestation in the Amazon rose 29 percent between August 2012 and July of last year to 5,891 square kilometers (2,275 square miles),... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/eco-news/amazon-deforestation-up-29-in-2013-brazil_1467992.html

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