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Huge tsunami kills hundreds in Japan, sweeps across Pacific 0

AP/REUTERS TOKYO Houses in flames as the Natori River floods over the surrounding area after the tsunami hit the city of Natori. The biggest earthquake on record to hit Japan rocked the northeast coast on Friday, triggering a 10-meter tsunami

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Oil Giant Gets a Shelling 0

David Versus Goliath Off the Irish Coast By Jill Petzinger Scannáin Inbhear The documentary “The Pipe,” shown during the Berlinale film festival, tells the story of residents in a remote Irish coastal community who took on the oil giant Shell, and their own government. SPIEGEL

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Revealed: how energy firms spy on environmental activists 0

Leaked documents show how three large British companies have been paying private security firm to monitor activists Rob Evans and Paul Lewis   Protesters at Ratcliffe-on Soar power station, operated by E.ON, which says it has hired security firms to

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An Ecological Bomb in the Mediterranean 0

The Ships of Poison Cover-Up While the global and Italian national media focuses on allegations of Berlusconi’s latest sexual exploits including reports of hedonistic orgies with teenage prostitutes at his luxurious villas, the much more devastating story of the intentional

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LEONARDO BOFF. “Esta vez no habrá Arca de Noé” 0

En los próximos cinco o siete años puede haber 100 millones de refugiados climáticos, advierte Boff MÉXICO, dic (IPS) – “El mercado no va a resolver la crisis ambiental”, dice el teólogo y ecologista Leonardo Boff, profesor de la brasileña

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The Gulf of Mexico is Dying 0

A Special Report on the BP Gulf Oil Spill It is with deep regret that we publish this report.  We do not take this responsibility lightly, as the consequences of the following observations are of such great import and have

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WikiLeaks cables: BP suffered blowout on Azerbaijan gas platform 0

Embassy cables reveal energy firm ‘fortunate’ to have evacuated workers safely after blast similar to Deepwater Horizon disaster Tim Webb Eleven people died when BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig exploded and it caused the worst oil spill in US history. Photograph:

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Relief at Modest Progress 0

Cancun Talks Reach Global Climate Deal By Markus Becker and Christoph Seidler Greenpeace activists dressed as executives in Cancun. where a climate deal has been reached. It is a triumph for Mexico and a step forward in the fight against global

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De Rio à Cancun : Vingt ans d’injustice climatique 0

«Je suis un peu déprimé au sujet de Cancun. Le problème ne s’éloigne pas, il a plutôt tendance à s’aggraver.» Al Gore, ancien vice-président américain, prix Nobel de la paix Le lundi 29 novembre s’est ouvert la Conférence des Nations

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La sombra del fracaso ronda la cumbre de Cancún 0

A poco más de 48 horas del cierre oficial de la  cumbre sobre cambio climático que se desarrolla en la ciudad de Cancún, México,  encontrar un acuerdo entre las estados Partes está cada vez más lejos, y el tímido optimismo oficial

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