Environment

50 years of New Zealand in Antarctica

New Zealand, one of Antarctica’s closest neighbours with a human population, completed 50 years of airlift operations to Antarctica on the 23rd of November. The land of the Kiwis has been supporting research missions in Antarctica for the last 50

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Japan donates US$800,000 to St. Kitts and Nevis

Japan is one of those countries that not only realize the magnitude of the disasters they have faced; they even offer a helping hand to others who stand in the way of the storm. That is perhaps the reason why

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World AIDS day is all about awareness

For the last 27 years, the World AIDS day is being observed on the first of December. When you were at school (or perhaps if you’re still at it), your school might have organized awareness camps or special lectures to

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Japan wants to export advanced technologies for coal-fired power plants

According to Japan’s environment minister, Mrs. Tamayo Marukawa, advanced technologies implemented in coal-fired power plants can help reduce the otherwise alarming rate of global warming. According to Marukawa, exports of such technologies will help the fight against global warming. This

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Will Amazon go from bad to worse? Or maybe not?

Science Advances, a recently published paper, compiled by a team of 158 researchers from 21 countries, has revealed a worrying scenario for the Amazon rainforests. But rather than considering these findings as sensationalist, they must be looked at as guidelines to save the

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Plant a potted tree

Ever thought of planting a tree? Ever thought of adding a bit more life to the rapidly deteriorating earth? Planting a tree from its seed stage might be a time taking process, but if you can arrange for a potted

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US-Cuba Environment Agreement: What’s in it?

Officials from the USA and Cuba signed an environmental MoU for the first time to enforce the preservation of MPA’s (Marine Protected Areas) within and around the two countries. Many points were agreed upon with this MoU. Some significant highlights of this MoU

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A look back at humanity: How humans saved a whale and earned back its love

This video from 2011 is a true testament to the fact that humanity is not only about encouraging human growth-it goes best with sustained growth of other species. In the following video, we see how a group of sailors and

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5 things you didn’t know about the Paris Climate Deal

There’s lots of talk about a climate deal about to take place in Paris from 30 November. Representatives of nearly all countries (around 200) are expected to attend this conference. But what exactly is this conference about, and what makes it so

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