Environmental News Network

July 10, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>Officials in Africa have approved a plan to plant a "wall of trees" across the continent to prevent the southward spread of the Sahara desert due to winds and drought.</p>
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December 19, 2007, 1pm PST
<p>Cities around the globe are making a variety of green efforts, offering models for cities looking to capitalize on th benefits of environmental planning.</p>
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December 4, 2007, 6am PST
<p>A recycling incentive program that awards households based on the amount of material they recycle has doubled the recycling rate in one city after just one week.</p>
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October 3, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>A new report warns that unless proper precautions are take, a plan to unite South American economies through transportation and infrastructure projects could result in widespread destruction of the Amazon rainforest.</p>
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September 11, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>What may be the world's largest sustainable development project is currently being planned in Libya. The project aims to boost the country's ecotourism along its Mediterranean coast and to protect its many archaeological sites.</p>
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April 25, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>The American Institute of Architects has released its list of the Top 10 Green Buildings in the U.S.</p>
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November 14, 2006, 8am PST
<p>As 189 nations meet in Kenya to discuss climate change and rising sea levels, a group of scientists has released a report calling for nations to begin planning now for the devastating effects of rising sea levels, especially in coastal areas.</p>
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April 10, 2006, 11am PDT
Kennecott Utah Copper Corp., a multinational mining company, plans a new megasuburb twice the size of San Francisco, for a half-million residents. The development is planned on the largest piece of private-owned land in the U.S.
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October 8, 2005, 1pm PDT
Chinese government officials are developing the the '11th Five-Year Plan' to redirect policy from growth for growth's sake to a more sustainable model that would emphasize an 'all-around well-off society'.
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September 10, 2005, 11am PDT
In spite of technological growth, the world is even less safe from natural disasters. While some blame the population explosion, others blame developers who misuse the land and resources.
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August 3, 2005, 11am PDT
The Public Policy Institute of California projects the greatest need will be in the Sacramento, San Joaquin, San Bernardino and Riverside counties.
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August 1, 2005, 1pm PDT
The Department of Energy is moving radioactive waste farther from the banks of the Colorado River in Utah, where it has been temporarily stored.
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June 20, 2005, 1pm PDT
A prominent environmentalists asks why Americans have such a fascination with owning things -- including the past.
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June 14, 2005, 5am PDT
The U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting names the nation's most liveable large and small cities.
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May 18, 2005, 11am PDT
Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano is the state's most popular tourist attractions, but also by far the state's worst source of air pollution.
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May 15, 2005, 6am PDT
Thirty-four shuttered military bases remain the nation's worst toxic waste sites despite billions spent on cleanup.
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March 20, 2005, 11am PST
Developers of a new urbanist community in western Wilsonville, Oregon want to ask its future residents how much they are willing to pay for using green technologies.
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February 2, 2005, 2pm PST
Advances in Hybrid Car and Wind Power Technologies Could Dramatically Reduce America's Oil Consumption.
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January 19, 2005, 5am PST
Megacities are especially prone to earthquakes, floods and other natural disasters, says the U.N.'s Disaster Relief Director.
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November 8, 2004, 11am PST
China's capital is in 'a state of emergency' because of air pollution.
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