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United States: A Wake-Up Call on the Hudson

EcoWatch: Riverkeeper released its second report on sewage contamination in the Hudson River Estuary today, How Is the Water? 2012 detailing the ongoing widespread problem of sewage pollution in our local waterways Continue reading

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Burkina Faso Losing Thousands of Hectares of Forests Each Year

Inter Press Service: The Burkina Faso authorities have sounded the alarm over the increased rate of degradation of forests in this Sahelian country. According to a study by the Ministry for the Environment and Sustainable Development, some 110,550 hectares of forest are destroyed each year, just over four percent of the country’s total wooded area – around three-quarters of this annual loss linked to farming Continue reading

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