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Environment

  • Wednesday, March 11th 2009 - 07:13 UTC

    Global sea level rising faster than forecasted warn scientists

    The global sea level looks set to rise far higher than forecast because of changes in the polar ice-sheets, a team of researchers has suggested. Scientists at a climate change summit in Copenhagen said earlier UN estimates were too low and that sea levels could rise by a metre or more by 2100.

  • Friday, March 6th 2009 - 10:34 UTC

    World Bank 1.3 bn. loan to Brazil for green management

    The World Bank approved a 1.3 billion US dollars loan to Brazil for the First Programmatic Development Policy Loan for Sustainable Environmental Management, supporting Brazil’s ongoing efforts to improve its environmental management system.

  • Thursday, March 5th 2009 - 17:23 UTC

    Falklands’ oil company submits green impact report

    As was anticipated Desire Petroleum has submitted an environmental impact assessment (EIA) to the Falkland Islands government it was reported in London.

  • Monday, March 2nd 2009 - 19:50 UTC

    Prince of Wales joins FC in London to revel in brighter future of the albatross

    AT a formal reception at Clarence House in London on Monday, HRH the Prince of Wales, who has long been concerned about the dramatic decline of the albatross, heard that 18 of the world’s 22 species threatened with extinction have a brighter future thanks to the efforts of the Albatross Task Force (ATF).

  • Saturday, December 16th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Top Chilean General removed for praising Pinochet

    The aftermath of General Augusto Pinochet's funeral, and legacy, continue to reverberate in Chilean politics and the Chilean Armed Forces: the General responsible for the Metropolitan Santiago area, one of the country's most important was sacked Friday following statements on support of the 1973 military coup and praise for the dictator.

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