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    Indigenous Penan Block Logging on Their Ancestral Lands

    LONG AJENG, Sarawak, Malaysia, September 16, 2021 (ENS) – In Malaysian Borneo, a dozen indigenous Penan communities of Sarawak’s Upper Baram region have acted in concert to stop the bulldozers of Samling, a Malaysian logging giant that is encroaching into [...]
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    General Motors Recalls All Chevy Bolt EVs Over Battery Fires

    DETROIT, Michigan, September 15, 2021 (ENS) – In a setback for electric cars, General Motors has now had to recall every one of the approximately142,000 battery-electric Chevrolet Bolts it has ever produced due to potential battery fires while charging. […]
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    RCMP Arrest 900+ in Conflict Over Old-Growth Forest Logging

    PORT RENFREW, British Columbia, Canada, September 14, 2021 (ENS) – The battle over protest blockades raised on southwestern Vancouver Island to prevent logging of some of Canada’s largest old-growth trees is headed back to the British Columbia Supreme Court this [...]
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Rare, Exceptional Places Chosen for World Heritage Status

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PARIS, France, August 3, 2021 (ENS) – Sheltering endangered animals, birds and butterflies, giant trees, pristine waters – five natural sites are so precious to the world that they deserve the protection of World Heritage status, the UNESCO World Heritage [...]



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    Upcycling Turns Plastic Waste Into Oils, Foods

    AMES, Iowa, August 5, 2021 (ENS) – In pursuit of a circular economy that captures waste plastic before it contaminates the environment, scientists are transforming discarded plastic items, originally made from petroleum, right back into [...]



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    Groups Petition U.S. EPA to Regulate Toxic Leaded Aviation Gas

    NEW YORK, New York, August 26, 2021 (ENS) – Community groups from across the United States, together with the California’s Santa Clara County, have filed a petition with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency calling on the EPA to regulate lead pollution from private aircraft, the largest remaining source of lead [...]







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