Monthly Archives: December 2011

Kyoto for Canada is in the past

[Translate] Ottawa – Canada on Monday became the first country to announce it would withdraw from the Kyoto protocol on climate change, dealing a symbolic blow to the already troubled global treaty. Environment Minister Peter Kent broke the news on … Continue reading

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Polluters won – people lost

[Translate] The interests of profit-hungry and polluting corporations have won at the recent UN climate talks, several NGOs said on Sunday. “Polluters won, people lost,” said Greenpeace International’s executive director Kumi Naidoo. “Our governments this past two weeks listened to … Continue reading

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Wasting water

[Translate] People spray water over their lawns and cars under the midday sun. Streams meander out of each yard, merging into rivers that flow down the streets. One householder has watered his lawn so heavily, his feet are fully submerged … Continue reading

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Rhino calf survived shooting

[Translate] Two rhino have been shot dead and a third one wounded in two separate poaching incidents in Limpopo, police said on Thursday. “A rhino cow and her calf were shot at Hoedspruit and a black rhino bull was killed … Continue reading

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