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- How South Africa’s trade in captive-bred lions increases the extinction threat to wild tigersAhead of this week's 29th meeting of the CITES Animals Committee, in Geneva, Switzerland, the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) reveals how the legal trade in lion bones from captive-bred lions serves only to exacerbate ... read more
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- Viewers angry after Michael Phelps loses race to computer-generated sharkOlympic great loses by two seconds in man v (fake) beast contestPhelps calls for rematch in warmer contest after defeat Not for the first time in Earth’s history, humans have been found wanting.Mankind’s latest setback ... read more
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- Kenya and Ethiopia Join Forces to Advance Peace, Security, Development and HopeNAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 24 (IPS) - The Horn of Africa is often synonymous with extreme poverty, conflict, demographic pressure, environmental stress, and under-investment in basic social services such as health, education, access to clean water ... read more
- UK should increasingly expect record winter rains, says Met OfficeAided by a supercomputer, meteorologists find 34% chance of record monthly rainfall being set, raising fears about major floodingFears have been raised that the UK could soon see a repeat of the sort of flooding ... read more
- Household batteries will be key to UK’s new energy strategyUK to pioneer energy innovation through batteries in homes as energy department announces £246m research fundingThe UK will become one of the best places in the world for energy innovation through a shakeup of industry ... read more
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- New Startups Fuel Growth in the Energy Blockchain EcosystemTokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has cemented its interest in blockchain technologies with a major stake in peer-to-peer energy trading platform developer Conjoule. The Japanese utility giant pumped €3 million ($3.5 million) into ... read more
- Humans are losing touch with nature – it’s a tragedy with no quick fix | Deborah OrrBritish alienation with the countryside points towards the same problem as the rise in alcoholism and gambling addiction: we’ve lost our place in the world• Deborah Orr is a Guardian columnistResearch published on Monday suggests ... read more
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- Costa Rica’s Caribbean Coast Pools Efforts Against Climate ChangeHONE CREEK, Costa Rica, Jul 24 (IPS) - Jonathan Barrantes walks between the rows of shoots, naming one by one each species in the tree nursery that he manages, in the south of Costa Rica's ... read more
- Bernie Sanders and Al Gore on solving the climate crisisIn this excerpt of The Bernie Sanders Show, Sanders talks to Gore about his new film, An Inconvenient SequelIn this episode of the Bernie Sanders Show, Sanders talks to Al Gore about his new film, ... read more
- Biomimicry @ 20: A conversation with Janine BenyusIt's been two decades since the launch of a book and a movement on harnessing nature's designs to solve pressing environmental challenges. How — and where — is it going? ... read more
- Cumhuriyet journalists: Imprisoned for changing editorial policyPeople gather in support of the Cumhuriyet defendants as the trial got underway. Eighteen executives and columnists of Turkey’s critical Cumhuriyet daily go on trial this week, beginning Monday 24 July. The ... read more
- Tesla Gigafactory Pumps Out 1,500 Model 3 Batteries, Tesla Model S 75 DiscontinuedTesla will discontinue the Model S 75 soon, leaving only dual-motor cars available. The move raises the price of an entry level Model S to $74,500. Tesla Gigafactory Pumps Out 1,500 Model 3 Batteries, ... read more
- How Distant Winds May Be Causing Antarctic MeltdownEstimates of just how much sea levels will rise and inundate coastal areas vary widely. One of the reasons is that scientists just aren’t sure how quickly the vast ice sheets of Antarctica might melt ... read more
- Wind Power = 124% of Scotland’s Home Electricity Needs January–June 2017Record wind energy generation in Scotland in June helped boost the figures for the first half of the year, resulting in wind generating enough electricity to supply the electrical needs of 124% of Scottish households ... read more
- Global Annual Utility-Scale & Distributed Energy Storage Capacity Additions To Exceed 50 GW By 2026The combined global annual capacity additions for utility-scale and distributed energy storage is expected to exceed 50 GW by 2026, according to new figures published by Navigant Research. Global Annual Utility-Scale & Distributed Energy Storage ... read more
- US Electricity Grid Remains Vulnerable & Needs Improvement To ResiliencyThe National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have published a new report claiming that the US electrical grid remains vulnerable to natural disasters, cyber and physical attacks and that immediate action is needed to improve ... read more
- Melted Nuclear Fuel Spotted By Robot At Fukushima For First TimeDespite the Fukushima nuclear disaster beginning all the way back in 2011, there hasn't until now been any direct imaging of what's happened to the nuclear fuel rods in the reactors that experienced a meltdown ... read more
- Lightning LS-218 Goes For A New World Record, Stay TunedStay tuned for a new team speed record from Richard Hatfield (CEO of Lightning Motorcycles) and his team. They will bring a Lightning LS-218 dubbed the LS-2?? RR to a whole new height of wild performance. ... read more
- Permafrost Thawing In Siberia Bringing With It Anthrax Outbreaks & Huge Methane ExplosionsThe ongoing melting of permafrost in Siberia has brought with it some very strange events — including the creation of massive methane blowout craters. In addition to the — sometimes catastrophically violent — release of ... read more
- EU Commissioner Warns Against Diesel Car Bans, Says Auto Manufacturers Would Lose Means Of Investing In Electric VehiclesThe European Union's commissioner for industry, Elzbieta Bienkowska, has warned against proposed city-level diesel car bans, stating that if such bans were to go into effect, they would compromise the ability of auto manufacturers to ... read more
- Afghan Girls Overcome Stupid Politicians, Religious Lunatics To Compete In Robotics CompetitionA team of six teenage girls came from Afghanistan to compete in an international robotics competition in Washington, DC. To get here, they had to battle not only physics, but bigotry, intolerance, and irrational fear. ... read more
- World’s Mining Companies Generating $16 Billion In Emissions CostsThe world's major publicly-listed mining companies are generating up to $16 billion in emissions costs by passing the climate risk down their value chain, and are exposed to up to 30 times more emissions by ... read more
- Exytron: the world’s first ‘power-to-gas’ system with integrated CO2 collection and reuseMost of the new power to gas systems turn excess electricity into hydrogen and then methane (natural gas). The methane is burnt. This generates CO2, which is vented to the atmosphere.Exytron, of Rostock, Germany, ... read more
- Der Spiegel: German Auto Manufacturers May Have Been Collaborating On Diesel Emissions Fraud For DecadesThe top auto manufacturers in Germany — VW, Daimler, and BMW — have been holding "secret" meetings since the 1990s where coordination relating to product pricing, supplier choice, diesel engine emissions management, etc., has been ... read more
- U.K. Braced for Record-Breaking Wet Winters Blames Climate ShiftSource: Bloomberg - Britain faces a future of record-breaking wet winters, potentially leading to more of the widespread flooding seen in recent years, according to new modeling that incorporates changing climate patterns. ... read more
- Une baleine échouée le long de la Seine pour sensibiliser à la protection de l’environnementSource: RTBF - Tellement réaliste que c'en est bluffant. A Paris, la Seine a vu sur ses berges apparaître une oeuvre d'art assez particulière... Une représentation d'un cachalot (aussi appelé baleine à dents) échoué. Un ... read more
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