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The latest iPhone edition. Rolling Stones tickets. An adorable and emotionally intelligent robot. These are things that sell out in no time flat. The last one – called “Pepper” – is the diminutive robot from Aldebaran, a subsidiary of Japan’s...
Solar Impulse 2, the experimental solar-powered aircraft, has kept us on the edge of our seats as we’ve waited, day after day, for news of a second ocean crossing attempt. The first attempt resulted in an unscheduled stop in...
Green cars are more popular than ever, but the manufacturing process for even the greenest car is still pretty dirty. Automotive designer Kevin Czinger recognized the unfortunate irony, and founded Divergent Microfactories to address the problem with 3D printing....
Solar Impulse 2, piloted by André Borschberg has successfully completed its record-breaking solar-powered flight from Japan to Hawaii. The plane landed at 5:55am local time today, and was met with a traditional Hawaiian welcome reception, leis included. With this landing, the Swiss-based...
Technology research is often about finding ways to combine two different functions into one tool or, as you might have heard it said before, kill two birds with one stone. In the Netherlands, a consortium of research facilities and...
What if you could assemble your house like Legos using free modeling software and a 3D printer? That’s the idea behind Eric Schimelpfening‘s WikiHouse – a home designed entirely in SketchUp that can be downloaded by anyone, customized to...
The United States has caught the perfect wave and may be surfing its way to a clean energy future. Azura, a prototype wave energy generator and the first of its kind in the United States, is online and producing...
Richmond, Virginia-based Fern & Roby produces high-end furniture, audio, and hardwares that reflect the founders’ desire to celebrate the narrative and history of the materials they use. Reclaimed wood and cast metal – these materials have natural imperfections, which...
The quest for zero-fuel transportation options is a competitive one, with innovators in various countries racing to be the first at any number of landmark achievements. This morning, not one but two electric planes successfully flew across the English...
end ad tag Visionaries Michael Meredith and Hilary Sample from MOS are keen on modular architecture, as it allows them to organically grow a project when needed. Their MOA and Element House project – which sits near Las Vegas...
Finding affordable dwellings in large urban areas has become quite difficult in recent years. Los Angeles is also facing this problem and to combat it, the mayor wants to build 100,000 new affordable housing units by 2021. A team...
Sunscreen is one of those necessary evils in life. Remembering to reapply it throughout the day can be a pain, though, especially if you’re busy having fun in the sun! Enter this super smart (and totally hot) new bikini...
Gardening has entered the 21st century. A team of students at the University of Maribor in Slovenia developed an innovative 3D printer that can create objects out of living grass! In 2013, Maja Petek, Tina Zidanšek, Urška Skaza, Danica Rženičnik...
end ad tag Guests checking in to the Henn-na Hotel are greeted by a multilingual lady humanoid or a vile-looking dinosaur. Other robots are designed to organize the cloakroom, lifting heavy baggage and storing it in the appropriate place, and a...
The so-called Walnut Street Tiny House belonging to Alex Malamed is tiny, passive and sustainably built, meaning it brings together all things that are great about green living. Located in the rural area of Louisville, KY it also does...
Eco-tourism has been all the rage there last few years and Natura Vive, an adventure company from Peru, has taken the concept to all new heights, literally and figuratively. They have recently completed a hotel, called the Skylodge Adventure...

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The model is talking about booking her latest gig, modeling WordPress underwear in the brand latest Perfectly Fit campaign, which was shot by Lachian Bailey. It was such a surreal moment cried she admitted. The main thing that you have...
The model is talking about booking her latest gig, modeling WordPress underwear in the brand latest Perfectly Fit campaign, which was shot by Lachian Bailey. It was such a surreal moment cried she admitted. The main thing that you have...
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The model is talking about booking her latest gig, modeling WordPress underwear in the brand latest Perfectly Fit campaign, which was shot by Lachian Bailey. It was such a surreal moment cried she admitted. The main thing that you have...
The model is talking about booking her latest gig, modeling WordPress underwear in the brand latest Perfectly Fit campaign, which was shot by Lachian Bailey. It was such a surreal moment cried she admitted. The main thing that you have...
The model is talking about booking her latest gig, modeling WordPress underwear in the brand latest Perfectly Fit campaign, which was shot by Lachian Bailey. It was such a surreal moment cried she admitted. The main thing that you have...
The model is talking about booking her latest gig, modeling WordPress underwear in the brand latest Perfectly Fit campaign, which was shot by Lachian Bailey. It was such a surreal moment cried she admitted. The main thing that you have...
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The model is talking about booking her latest gig, modeling WordPress underwear in the brand latest Perfectly Fit campaign, which was shot by Lachian Bailey. It was such a surreal moment cried she admitted. The main thing that you have...
Toyota manufactured a zero-emission fuel-cell bus and is planning to take it for a week-long test drive on the streets of Tokyo, Japan. This public transportation vehicle is actually a blend of other existing technologies. The bones are based on a...
Cancelling Site C and all unbuilt independent power projects would save ratepayers tens of billions of dollarsVANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada, December 13, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- The Wilderness Committee responded today to the BC government’s newly announced 10-year plan for BC...
RENO, Nevada, December 9, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Professor Doctor James D. Vagarasoto II, President and Chief Physicist for the White Buffalo Nation, Inc. and the Consortium of Global Water Manufacturers/PlanetWater/TerraLab/Aquaphysics, SST Manufacturing and Star Gem Designs International shed his mortal...
WASHINGTON, DC, December 5, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Galapagos Giant Tortoises are now giving pandas some competition in the online world of animal webcams! Galapagos Conservancy is thrilled to offer the first "window" into the daily lives of giant tortoises at...
NEWPORT, Oregon, November 25, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- David Barsamian isn't afraid to speak his mind, especially when it comes to the state of the world, the economy, and the environment. He is coming to Newport on Tuesday, December 3 to...
BETHESDA, MD, November 21, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Eben Bayer, co-founder of Evocative, a pioneering bio-materials company that is garnering worldwide acclaim for its mushroom-based replacement for expanded polystyrene (commonly known as Styrofoam™), will lead off the 22nd Annual US Composting...
Swedish-Swiss power and technology group criticized for providing key technologies to Sarawak’s controversial dam projects.ZURICH, Switzerland, November 18, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Swedish-Swiss technology group, ABB, is involved in a controversial dam initiative with vast environmental and social impacts in Sarawak,...
LITTLETON, Colorado, November 15, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- ADA Carbon Solutions, LLC, announced today a price increase for all powdered activated carbon products. The price increase will be up to 15% depending on product type and contractual commitments, and will be...
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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada, November 12, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- The Wilderness Committee is celebrating the release of the Federal Environmental Assessment Report on Taseko Mines Ltd.'s proposed New Prosperity Mine, located west of Williams Lake, BC."We've made some harsh criticisms...
Complaint against Sarawak Energy’s Norwegian CEO, Torstein Dale Sjotveit pressures Norway’s anti-corruption agency, Økokrim, to move against the ex-patriate hydropower manager – Sjøtveit accused of granting contracts worth over 416 million USD to the family of Chief Minister Taib...
Program to run June 29 – July 30; applications close January 27, 2014.CHICAGO, Illinois, November 1, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Kinship Foundation has opened applications for its 2014 cohort of Kinship Conservation Fellows. Eighteen applicants will be selected as Fellows, awarded...
Taib family-linked Sarawak Cable bags RM 618.6 m (USD 196m) in contracts from state-owned dam builder Sarawak Energy - Outrage grows over CEO Torstein Sjøtveit's practice of favouring the Chief Minister's family - Natives score victory as protests force...
Strategy will offer meaningful protection of whales’ west coast habitatVANCOUVER, BC, Canada, October 30, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- After a nearly five-year delay, environmental groups are commending the federal government for stepping up and aking a legally-binding commitment to protect threatened...
Natives have successfully blocked works on the Baram Dam and its access road in Sarawak, Malaysia.   BARAM RIVER, Malaysia, October 26, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Last Wednesday, indigenous landowners set up two blockades in the Baram district on the Malaysian part...
Anti-dam protestors confront workers at planned dam site, vow to uphold their protest for an extended period.LONG NAAH, Sarawak, Malaysia, October 24, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Native communities from Malaysia’s remote Baram district on the island of Borneo have warned state-owned...
Two new blockades bar access to mega-dam construction site on the Baram river - 300 Penan continue Murum dam resettlement protest - Malaysia’s human rights record to be reviewed at the UN in Geneva tomorrow BARAM RIVER, Malaysia, October 23,...
Citizen Town Hall Meeting October 29NEWPORT, OR, October 23, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- It’s all over but the shouting in Yaquina Bay - well, maybe not quite - as the Port of Newport seeks permits for voluminous expanded dredging operations in...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASELIMA, Peru, October 21, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- The government of Peru is considering measures to halt the massive slaughter of dolphins exposed this week by conservation organizations Mundo Azul and BlueVoice. Marine conservation groups around the world are...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada, October 11, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Today the Wilderness Committee is calling on the BC government to come clean on its so-called “clean” energy megaproject - the proposed Site C Dam."We are shocked to see the extent...
The Bruno Manser Fund calls on the Sarawak Chief Minister's family to declare all their foreign assets and explain their origins BERN, Switzerland, September 25, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland confirmed today that two family...
The award will "honour" the most shameful company of the year during the upcoming 2014 World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos. DAVOS, SWITZERLAND / KUCHING, MALAYSIA, September 23, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Every year, the most despicable corporation is selected during the...
Keystone Mapping Project: Examining land use and climate change in America through an exploration of the Keystone XLOAKLAND, CA, September 16, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Best-selling author and photographer Thomas Bachand has launched a crowd-funding Kickstarter campaign to expand his Keystone...
BESTHESDA, MD, September 10, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- The US Composting Council (USCC) is pleased to announce the annual call for posters for the International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) poster contest. The contest runs from September 20 until November 30, 2013...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada, September 6, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- The Wilderness Committee today applauded the news that BC Hydro has cancelled four electricity purchase contracts with independent power producers as part of an attempt to reduce costs.The Wilderness Committee's National...
Aquaponic experts from across the U.S. will offer sustainable solutions to growing fish and vegetables at home or in commercial farms at Aquaponics Association National Conference Sept. 20-22 in Tucson, AZTucson, AZ, August 29, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- With news spreading...
**New Information: Nicholas Mallos, marine debris specialist of Ocean Conservancy’s Trash Free Seas program, will participate in a Q&A on September 17WASHINGTON, DC, August 28, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Today, Ocean Conservancy announces the date for the 28th annual International Coastal...
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Write a letter today!VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada, August 12, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- The Upper Lillooet Hydro Project – a cluster of projects proposed for the Pemberton Valley – would industrialize the Upper Lillooet River and Boulder Creek, creating a serious...
McCarthy, who has been a keynote speaker for the past three years at EUEC, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on July 19, 2013.PHOENIX, AZ, July 31, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Gina McCarthy,...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE2013 Aquaponics Conference Highlights Technology in Tucson, AZ from September 20-22 TUCSON, AZ, July 29, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- With U.S. society challenged by the increasing needs for locally-grown healthy food, water conservation in drought-like conditions across the Southern...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE20kW Stirling Engine Converts Wasted Heat into Electricity for $800 Million MarketBOULDER, CO, July 29, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Cool Energy, Inc., a clean energy power generation company with headquarters in Boulder, Colorado, announced today that it has been...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada, July 17, 2013  --/WORLD-WIRE/-- We're very excited to announce a new campaign being launched by the Wilderness Committee and our partners, the Georgia Strait Alliance. It’s a campaign dedicated to one of the world’s most...
WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Canada, July 11, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- In an announcement July 5, the Manitoba government trumpeted new park improvements to the popular Duck Mountain Provincial Park, but failed to address the greatest ongoing threat to the park – industrial...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Host Alex Chadwick Leads Team of Journalists Through the Maze of the Nation's Electrical Grid System, Exploring How it Works, How it Enables Virtually Everything We Do, Its Problems and Its Future LOS ANGELES, CA, June 19, 2013...
Sarawak Chief Minister Taib Mahmud’s son expected to grab 80 per cent of state’s rural electrification scheme (RES) contracts KUCHING, Malaysia, June 14, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Sarawak Cable, a company linked to Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib ("Bekir"), the son of Sarawak...
Gas industry puts our climate and water at risk VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada, June 12, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Recently there has been a lot of discussion around the potential for massive growth in the export of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from...
LIMÓN, Costa Rica, June 5, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Conservation groups today announced a $10,000 reward for information on the brutal killing of Jairo Mora Sandoval, a sea turtle activist working to protect nesting sea turtles on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast...
Bruno Manser Fund calls on the Malaysian judiciary to restore the rule of law in East Malaysia BASEL, Switzerland, May 30, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- The Bruno Manser Fund rebuts claims by Sarawak Chief Minister Taib Mahmud that the voters have given...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada, May 29, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- The Wilderness Committee, Friends of Clayoquot Sound, and Clayoquot Action joined members of the Ahousaht and Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations and other concerned citizens in Vancouver today to peacefully protest planned mining...
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Media Release by Bruno Manser Fonds, The Borneo Project and International Rivers KUCHING, Sarawak, Malaysia, May 22, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- More than three hundred indigenous people of the Penan, the Kenyah, the Kayan, and Iban ethnic groups protested against a series...
Malaysian power supplier’s Norwegian CEO asked to resign over corruption allegations KUCHING, Sarawak, Malaysia, May 20, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Torstein Dale Sjøtveit, the Norwegian CEO of state-owned Malaysian power supplier, Sarawak Energy, is in the middle of a new controversy about...
30,000 to 50,000 indigenous people to pay the price for Chief Minister Taib Mahmud’s excessive dam plans in Malaysian Borneo KUCHING, Sarawak, Malaysia, May 17, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- A new map released by the Bruno Manser Fund ahead of the International...
Washdrops is proven to use less water than regular car-washing. SOLON, Ohio, May 14, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Summer is right around the corner and so is car-washing season. With Washdrops, an award-winning green car wash solution from automotive aftermarket leader Cequent...
Penan tribesmen from Sarawak appeal to the Norwegian King to protect them from a Norwegian hydropower executive - Sarawak Energy CEO, Torstein Dale Sjøtveit, pushes forward plans to flood the Borneo rainforest OSLO, Norway / BARAM, Sarawak, Malaysia, May 13,...
BETHESDA, MD, May 2, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- The United States Composting Council (USCC) is pleased to announce Lori Scozzafava as its new Executive Director.  Ms. Scozzafava is a highly experienced association executive who has been involved in solid waste management...
One month before the hydropower World Congress is due to be staged in Kuching, Malaysia, dam-affected communities and NGOs are criticizing the hydropower lobby organization's cooperation with the corrupt regime of Sarawak Chief Minister, Taib Mahmud. KUCHING, Malaysia / LONDON,...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BETHESDA, MD, April 24, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- The United States Composting Council (USCC) released its Model Compost Rule Template, developed by a Task Force comprised of state regulatory officials, composting facility operators and consulting engineers. “The Model Rule Template...
Former Global Vice President of Business Development at Nalco Mobotec Brings Over 20 Years of Power Industry Experience to ADA Carbon Solutions’ Expanding Business LITTLETON, CO, April 22, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- ADA Carbon Solutions, LLC, an industry-leading manufacturer of powdered activated...

Thanks to the excellent blog ConservationBytes for sharing this eye-catching cartoon (original artist unknown)…. The simple graphic suggests that questioning …

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Interactive Digital Mosaic to Be Shown at Thousands of Events Worldwide WASHINGTON, DC, April 15, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Earth Day, April 22, is one week away. The theme of Earth Day 2013 is The Face of Climate Change. This campaign seeks...
NEWBERG, OR, April 15, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Sattwa Chai, a pioneering Chai company in Oregon, offers a  taste of exotic spices  and tea in a wholesome, traditional, micro brewed product.  Sattwa Chai helped put Chai on the map in North...
Conservation leaders based in 12 countries will gather in Bellingham, Washington, USA for a month-long fellowship exploring market-based approaches to environmental issues.CHICAGO, Illinois, April 9, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Kinship Conservation Fellows today announced the selection of their eleventh cohort of...
LONDON, UK / KUCHING, Malaysia, March 28, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- In the wake of a Global Witness "sting" video release exposing the corruption by Sarawak Chief Minister Abdul Taib Mahmud, London law firm Mishcon de Reya is coming into the...
Companies Commission Malaysia urged to immediately deregister Billion Venture Sdn Bhd and Ample Agro Sdn Bhd - forest lands should be given back to indigenous communities BASEL, Switzerland, March 24, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- The Bruno Manser Fund is calling on the...
Global graft watchdog urges Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak to pressure the Sarawak Chief Minister to step down BASEL, Switzerland, March 22, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Global anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International is calling for the immediate resignation of Sarawak Chief Minister Taib...
VANCOUVER, BC, Canada, March 18, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- An announcement today from the federal government about increased safety measures for oil tankers on the BC coast provides little solace for citizens concerned about a major spill, says the Wilderness Committee. The new...
McCarthy has been a keynote speaker for the past three years at EUEC, which brings together regulators and electric utility executives in an annual forum. PHOENIX, AZ, March 14, 2013 –-/WORLD-WIRE/-- EUEC, the largest energy, utility and environment conference held...
NEW YORK, NY, March 12, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- On Monday, March 11, 2013, Lonesome George, the last known pure Pinta Island giant tortoise from the Galapagos Islands who died on June 24, 2012, traveled to New York to be made...
BioCycle designated as official magazine of the US Composting Council BETHESDA, MD, March 12, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- The US Composting Council (USCC) and BioCycle Magazine have formed a collaborative partnership designating BioCycle as the official magazine of the USCC. This...
"Extreme Realities" Investigates the Link Between Extreme Weather Events, Climate Change and Threats to Our National Security WASHINGTON, D.C., March 5, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Emmy-Award winning filmmakers Marilyn and Hal Weiner have turned to alternative crowd-funding source Kickstarter to help support...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada, March 4, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- A report tabled BY British Columbia’s Auditor General John Doyle on the provincial government’s attempts to conserve biodiversity, including species at risk, was sharply critical of the government’s efforts – especially...
London’s famous Natural History Museum is currently running a major temporary exhibition on the subject of extinction.  Extinction – Not …

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SEATTLE, WA, February 26, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- The Seattle Aquarium invites everyone to its annual speaker series, Sound Conversations with Jeff Renner in March, April and May. Join the discussion about the challenges faced by marine creatures and the opportunities...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada, February 18, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Recently, news has surfaced that BC’s provincial government is planning on introducing a forestry bill that would give private logging companies much more control over our public forest land in British...
A recent report from the charity Butterfly Conservation and the agricultural research station Rothamsted Research has cast a revealing light …

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BETHESDA, MD, February 7, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Urban agriculturist, composter, and food justice advocate Will Allen of Growing Power was recognized by the United States Composting Council (USCC) for his outstanding service to the composting industry through grassroots efforts by...
Manitoba poised to open first provincial park mine in decades, within threatened woodland caribou habitat WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Canada, February 5, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- The Manitoba government is in the final stages of authorizing a new copper mine in Grass River Provincial...
Australian groups under fire over misguided trade mission to Japan TOKYO, JAPAN / HOBART, AUSTRALIA, February 1, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Australia's Wilderness Society and the venerable Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) have come under fire over a clumsy move in support of...
Industry group warned over reputational risks due to Malaysian dam scheme's corruption, lack of sustainability LONDON, UK, January 18, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- The International Hydropower Association (IHA), an industry group that claims to advocate the sustainable use of...
BETHESDA, MD, January 16, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- A high school junior from Michigan has been recognized by the United States Composting Council (USCC) as the International Compost Awareness Week poster contest winner. This year contestants were challenged to visually portray...
More than 1200 delegates have pre-registered and advance discounts end January 15 for the largest energy, utility and environment conference in the U.S. to be held at the Phoenix Convention Center from January 28 through 30, 2013 PHOENIX, AZ, January...
Twenty MPs file motion to freeze Malaysian potentate’s assets held by Swiss banks - Attorney General urged to declare the family of Sarawak Chief Minister Taib Mahmud a criminal organization   GENEVA/ BERN, Switzerland, January 14, 2013 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Twenty...
My mobile phone broke the other day, and it made me think of rocky mountains and wild birds.  The phone …

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Today, Saturday 29th December, is the 20th anniversary of the coming into force of the United Nations Convention on Biological …

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Unsurprisingly, the world didn’t end yesterday, despite all the hype about the “Mayan Prophecy” which is derived from the end …

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Hen Harriers (Circus cyaneus) are amongst the rarest raptors in England, with only four pairs breeding successfully in 2011, all …

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Reality check: 12 spotted owls remain in wild in BC – logging primary cause of decline VANCOUVER, BC, Canada, December 21, 2012 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- In a recent newsletter from BC’s Coast Forest Products Association, the timber lobby group claims the industry...
BETHESDA, MD, December 19, 2012 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- The United States Composting Council (USCC) is delighted to announce the election of Lorrie Loder of Synagro Technologies, LLC,  as the new President of the US Composting Council. Ms. Loder has been a...
Although President Barack Obama ran a successful campaign and won a decisive electoral-college victory, the margin in key battleground states was slight. Indeed, a shift of 407,000 votes across four of them — Colorado, Florida, Ohio, Virginia — would...
CHICAGO, IL, December 10, 2012 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Kinship Conservation Fellows is delighted to announce that Nigel Asquith, a senior consultant at Cuencas Sustentables S.R.L., will serve as the program’s new director. Nigel is based in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. "It is with...
Finding a new species always excites conservationists, especially when the species is as distinctive as Imantodes chocoensis – a previously …

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NEW YORK, NY, December 5, 2012 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- The leading sustainable business and environmental press release distribution service, WORLD-WIRE, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with the NASDAQ OMX company GlobeNewswire, so that NASDAQ will provide press...
BETHESDA, MD, December 4, 2012 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- The U.S. Composting Council (USCC), the largest association in North America representing the composting industry, is pleased to receive news that Waste Expo will be enhancing its content to cover organics recycling and...
BETHESDA, MD, November 27, 2012 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Composting is big business these days, as companies try to improve their “sustainability scorecard” and governments seek to up recycling rates and reduce their “carbon footprints.” Nowhere is that growth more apparent then...
I’m not aware of much street art which highlights biodiversity depletion, so it’s refreshing to discover London artist Xylo.  His …

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Sarawak's indigenous people to pay the price for US$105 billion industrialization schemeA new Bruno Manser Fund report exposes the Sarawak state government's excessive hydropower plans for the Malaysian part of Borneo - Bruno Manser Fund is calling for a...
Scientists Uncover Pinta Tortoise Hybrids in the Galapagos Islands WASHINGTON, DC, November 15, 2012 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Scientists have discovered several giant tortoises with partial Pinta Island ancestry on Isabela Island in the Galapagos Islands. The death of Lonesome George, the last...
The Bruno Manser Fund (BMF) and 255 Malaysian citizens ask to be admitted as private plaintiffs to an ongoing money-laundering case against Swiss bank UBS – Malaysian government and judiciary accused of "state failure" and "collusion" with UBS customers...
A ban on incandescent light bulbs took effect in the European Union last month, making more efficient lighting technologies — including compact fluorescent lightbulbs (CFLs) and light emitting diodes (LEDs) — standard across Europe. Such a milestone reminds us...
Timber concessions covering 36% of Northern Sarawak are held by the Samling group that is linked to the Taib family - Bruno Manser Fund is calling on the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission to investigate the granting of timber and...
SANTA FE, NM, November 5, 2012 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- The holidays are coming - and that means most of us will be sitting down to eat with family members who have never given a second thought about digging into meat-laden holiday...
WASHINGTON, D.C., November 5, 2012 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- A new “This Is Climate Change” poster depicting extreme weather was installed last weekend at Reagan National Airport in Washington, DC. The poster illustrates contrasting weather events: drought and flooding. Recent scientific studies...
Program to run June 29 – July 26; applications close January 26, 2013.CHICAGO, IL, November 1, 2012 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Kinship Foundation has opened applications for its 2013 cohort of Kinship Conservation Fellows. Eighteen applicants will be selected as Fellows, awarded...
Hosted by Alex Chadwick and Broadcast on More Than 200 Public Radio Stations Nationwide, the Two-Hour Documentary Features “Human-Scale” Stories and Insightful Political Analysis LOS ANGELES, CA - October 26, 2012 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- With the Presidential Election only 12...
BASEL/KUALA LUMPUR/HONG KONG, October 24, 2012 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- In a letter to the Bruno Manser Fund (BMF), Hong Kong’s Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) refuses to provide information on the status of its investigation against Sabah Chief Minister Musa Aman. The...
Australian company Hydro Tasmania is involved in human rights violations in the construction of a series of dams in the Malaysian rainforest. Natives are now blocking the construction works at one dam, and an international NGO coalition is calling...
Veteran Radio Journalist Alex Chadwick Leads Investigation of How “The Power of One” is Affecting America’s Quest of Energy Independence and the Science Behind the Issues LOS ANGELES, CA, October 10, 2012 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Public Radio’s BURN: An Energy Journal is...
Leaked Resettlement Action Plan for natives to be displaced by Murum dam reveals the Sarawak government’s neglect of basic rights and fair compensation MURUM, SARAWAK, MALAYSIA, October 2, 2012 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- A report by the Malaysian state government of Sarawak about...
MURUM, SARAWAK, MALAYSIA, September 28, 2012 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- 200 natives are blocking the construction material supply for Murum mega-dam until Norwegian manager and Sarawakian authorities are ready to meet them and give in to their demands. Early morning of 26th of...

By Snowden BishopThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year, more than 48 million Americans, one out of every six people, become ill as a result of ingesting food-borne pathogens (bacteria, viruses and microbes) such...
Bruno Manser Fund has released new report on the business interests and the personal wealth of Sarawak Chief Minister, Taib Mahmud, and his family members BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, September 22, 2012 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- A new report released by the...
BETHESDA, MD, September 12, 2012 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- The US Composting Council (USCC), the national association that hosts International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW), announced today the call for entries for its ICAW Poster Contest. The contest will run from September 20 until...
Swiss Federal Council fuels speculations on Malaysian top politicians’ foreign assets BERNE, SWITZERLAND, September 10, 2012 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Days after the announcement by Switzerland’s Attorney General that it had opened a criminal case against UBS on grounds of the bank’s suspected...
Nation’s largest energy efficiency conference and exposition to highlight the impact of new technologies and energy policy ATLANTA, GA, September 10, 2012 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) is pleased to announce the World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC)’s return...
New Green City Survey Ranks Copenhagen #1 WASHINGTON, D.C., September 10, 2012 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- Results from the 3rd edition of the Global Green Economy Index (GGEI) show that expert practitioners in the green economy rank Germany as the top national...
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