Does Ghana’s oil boom spell the end for its fishing industry?

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Fishermen say the foreign firms exploring for oil and gas are forcing them out of the waters they have trawled for centuries . . . → Read More: Does Ghana’s oil boom spell the end for its fishing industry?

Orangutan experts plead for Australian food manufacturers to reject palm oil

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Apes, elephants, rhinos and tigers in dire risk if unsustainable palm oil plantations allowed in Sumatran reserve

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Global warming slowdown answer lies in depths of Atlantic, study finds

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Excess heat being stored hundreds of metres down in Atlantic and Southern oceans – not Pacific as previously thought

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The great salty mess: pollution threatens US freshwater resources

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Wastewater from cities and agricultural runoff are contributing to an expensive salinity problem, and companies – especially when faced with new water purification bills – are taking notice

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Climate changeable: a flip-flop drops PR firm Edelman in hot water

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Can a public relations group both claim to support climate change initiatives and run campaigns for climate deniers? Marc Gunther takes a look at a company that’s trying to do both

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UK lobbying to keep open one of Europe’s dirtiest coal power stations

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Government seeks exemption from European law that would close down Aberthaw for its excessive nitrogen oxide emissions

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Government scientists ‘warned against dumping’ in Great Barrier Reef park

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Scientists were opposed to dumping millions of tonnes of dredged sediment but they were overruled

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UK energy dependence – five hidden costs expose truth about fracking

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The shale boom is a bubble waiting to burst as economics of extraction falter and the trickle of bad environmental news starts to swell . . . → Read More: UK energy dependence – five hidden costs expose truth about fracking

Businesses prefer to turn a blind eye to the global migration debate

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As users of international labour, companies have both ethical and competitive issues at stake if they do not break their silence on migration

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Rent to own solar systems hope to prevent blackouts in Nepal’s hospitals

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Every one of Nepal’s 6,000 health centres and clinics has problems with energy supply, a new business model providing rent to own solar systems aims to change that

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