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World Elephant Day: WWF moves to tackle Myanmar poaching crisis

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Amid a dire poaching crisis, wild Asian elephants in Myanmar received what appears to be swift and essential aid from thousands of supporters of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) who seem committed to protecting the iconic species. In a reaction to an urgent call in June 2017, over 3,000 people donated $263,211 in less than four weeks to fund an ...

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Black Wednesday as quakes hit Italy, Myanmar

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At least 120 people were killed after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Italy in the middle of the night on Wednesday near the town of Perugia, the U.S. Geological Survey said, in what is being described by the Italian Civil Protection agency as a “severe” seismic event. The epicentre is in the province of Rieti, northeast of Rome. Residents in the ...

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UN-REDD gets new phase, national programmes

Mario Boccucci  UN-REDD gets new phase, national programmes Mario Boccucci

A fresh five-year phase for the UN-REDD Programme has been endorsed by its three collaborating United Nations (UN) agencies – the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). The UN-REDD Programme is the “United Nations Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) in Developing Countries”. Support ...

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