Archive for: February, 2014

U.S. Vehicles Burning Less Fuel, Fewer Drivers on the Road

U.S. Vehicles Burning Less Fuel, Fewer Drivers on the Road

  ANN ARBOR, Michigan, February 5, 2014 (ENS) – The average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in the United States in January was 24.9 miles per gallon – up 0.1 mpg from the value in December 2013, according to the University...

 

Vultures Threatened by Lesotho’s First Wind Farm

Vultures Threatened by Lesotho’s First Wind Farm

  MASERU, Lesotho, February 4, 204 (ENS) – A controversial wind farm proposed for Lesotho‚Äôs Maluti-Drakensberg region has received the green light from the Lesotho government. But BirdLife South Africa and its conservation partners...

 

Cancer Explosion Forecast for Next 20 Years

Cancer Explosion Forecast for Next 20 Years

  GENEVA, Switzerland, February 4, 2014 (ENS) – Cancer is now the world’s biggest killer, and the number of cases will explode over the next 20 years, warns a new global report compiled by the International Agency for Research...

 

Eco-Conscious Agriculture Key to Healthy Wetlands

Eco-Conscious Agriculture Key to Healthy Wetlands

  GLAND, Switzerland, February 3, 2014 (ENS) – Greater collaboration among the agriculture, water and wetlands sectors around the world is needed to ensure healthy wetlands, the top official at the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands said...

 

Sea Shepherd, Japanese Whalers Collide at Sea and in Court

Sea Shepherd, Japanese Whalers Collide at Sea and in Court

  MELBOURNE, Australia, February 3, 2014 (ENS) – Across the world’s oceans, there is just one naval battle currently taking place – a battle between the Japanese whaling fleet of four ships and the Sea Shepherd Conservation...

 
 
 
 

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