Environment

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Name: Environment
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

DPW opens new facility in Jebel Ali

DUBAI: DP World (DPW) has inaugurated the largest and latest container inspection facility at its flagship Jebel Ali Port in Dubai. The new facility is one of the largest inspection facilities in the region, spanning over 7,000 square metres and providing ... [Published The Gulf Today - 1 hour ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

myBee'ah Walkathon in Sharjah to mark Earth Day

Bee’ah, the Middle East’s leading and award winning integrated environmental and waste management company, is hosting its third myBee’ah Walkathon as part of Earth Day celebrations.The event, held on 22 April at Al Qasba, Sharjah, aims to draw attention ... [Published ConstructionWeekOnline.com - 5 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

No more environmental xenophobia: British wildlife has a taste for the exotic and can thrive on non-native plant species

Scientists believe they are well on their way to debunking one of the most pervasive of all axioms in gardening: that when it comes to plants, "native is best". A team of researchers from the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has just completed a four-year ... [Published The Independent - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

The World’s Newest Environmental Watchdog is a Satellite

by Salon Hits: 76With great power comes great responsibility and the Sentinel-1a definitely fits the bill. The Sentinel-1a satellite was launched two weeks ago as part of the Copernicus project jointly funded by the European Union and European Space ... [Published Sensors & Systems - 2 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 6 reports

China auto show opens amid environmental,growth concerns

Expressing confidence in the world’s largest car market even though lacklustre economic growth and restrictions have generated uncertainty Beijing: Leading automakers gathered in Beijing on Sunday for China’s biggest car show, expressing confidence in ... [Published Gulf News - 10 hours ago]
Entities: China, Alan Mulally, Beijing
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

MPIC harvests excellence awards from CSR groups

MANILA, Philippines - Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC), the largest infrastructure investment firm in the country belonging to MVP’s group of companies, brought home recently several prestigious and most coveted awards handed out by credible institutions ... [Published Philippine Star - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Killing of environmental activists rises globally

BANGKOK – As head of his village, Prajob Naowa-opas battled to save his community in central Thailand from the illegal dumping of toxic waste by filing petitions and leading villagers to block trucks carrying the stuff — until a gunman in broad daylight ... [Published Japan Times - 8 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Celebrating Earth Day: Science And Technology Must Join The Party

Earth Day has become monopolized by activists with an eco-fundamentalist bent that retards technologies and the availability of products which, used responsibly, could dramatically improve and extend many lives and protect the environment. This stripe ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 9 hours ago]
Entities: Earth Day, Environment
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

OUR OPINION: Earth Day brought many new attitudes

Across campuses nationwide – including the University of Mississippi and Mississippi State University – students and scientists are gearing up this weekend for the 44th annual celebration on April 22 of Earth Day, the iconic American observance marking ... [Published NEMS 360 - 10 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Resurgence of ebola and its threat to Nigeria

The recent warning by Nigeria’s Health Minister, Chukwu Onyebuchi Chukwu that heavy migration from the neighbouring countries where the ebola virus has been confirmed can actually lead to the transfer of the dreaded virus into Nigeria, calls for a serious ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 4 reports

Obama administration delays Keystone XL decision, potentially until after Nov. elections

The Obama administration is extending the agency review period for the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, potentially delaying the decision until after the November elections -- sparing President Obama a tough political decision in the process.A senior State ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 4 reports

Florida celebrates Earth Day through statewide environmental activities ….

~Earth Day inspires week-long celebration through volunteer and recreational activities~Eager volunteers receive instruction before they begin their beach cleanup efforts.TALLAHASSEE  – The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will celebrate ... [Published Foster Folly News - Apr 19 2014]

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In a similar vein, last month retired Navy Rear Adm. David Titley co-wrote an op-ed for Fox News: "The parallels between the political decisions regarding climate change we have made and the decisions that led Europe to World War One are striking - and sobering. The decisions made in 1914 reflected political policies pursued for short-term gains and benefits, coupled with institutional hubris, and a failure to imagine and understand the risks or to learn from recent history."
Writing in Nieman Reports, a Harvard University publication dedicated to elevating the quality of journalism, Luo says Weibo and WeChat "have brought a degree of freedomfreedom of speech and freedom of association, emphatically replacing the stringently regulated traditional media and becoming the main battleground of social discourse"
"All stocks were scheduled to be smuggled out to Chennai, except one sent by courier to Singapore" Gunasekera said
The following is the text of Pakistan High Commission statement regarding the NDU delegation’s visit issued yesterday: "The delegation comprises senior officers from Pakistan’s Armed Forces, Civil Services and Officers from Turkey and Bangladesh, who are undergoing National Security and War Course at NDU. The Defence Advisor of Pakistan in Sri Lanka Colonel Sheharyar Parvez Butt is conducting the visit."

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South China Sea cooperation [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - 19 mins ago]
IN the aftermath of the initial search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370 in the South China Sea, commentators have drawn attention to the need for Asean countries to work  together to respond to  emergencies. They have also touched on the fact that territorial ...
John Kerry returns to Vietnam to bolster US tie... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - 19 mins ago]
Kerry attended mass at Ho Chi Minh City’s Catholic cathedral. Photograph: Le Quang Nhat/AFP/Getty Images Forty-four years after first setting foot in the country, as a young naval officer, John Kerry returned to Vietnam on Saturday, this time as ...
Now down to six: Ranks of original Reform Party... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 1 hour ago]
OTTAWA — They stormed onto the federal political scene in 1993 under the battle cry of “The West Wants In,” ready to raise a bit of hell within the Ottawa political establishment. More than two decades after those 52 original Reform party MPs arrived ...
Tesla will source battery materials from North ... [Published Venturebeat - 2 hours ago]
Above: A lithium processing plant in Chile. Lithium is typically refined from vast piles of salts. Image Credit: Reduse.org There is no such thing as a truly green car. All cars require raw materials and energy to produce, use energy during their ...
Hunters, Fishers Object To Weakened EPA Rules I... [Published Scientific Blogging - 2 hours ago]
Environmentalists generally regard people as the enemy, but that is a mythology only held by urban fundraisers working for environmental corporations. In actuality, sportsmen are some of the biggest protectors of the environment. They are even more protective ...
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What Causes Famine? [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
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