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Indian state bans plastic bags

Indian state bans plastic bags Indian state bans plastic bags Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com August 25, 2005 An article by Ramola Talwar Badam in The Guardian reports that the government…

China to add wind power capacity

China to add wind power capacity China to add wind power capacity Associated Press August 15, 2005 In recent years China has significantly expanded its interests in renewable energy sources…

China announces wave power station changes

China announces wave power station technology advancements China announces wave power station technology advancements mongabay.com July 27, 2005 China announced that it has developed typhoon-resistant technologies for the world's first…

China’s Imminent Water Crisis

China's Imminent Water Crisis China's Imminent Water Crisis Tina Butler, mongabay.com May 30, 2005 Back in 1999, Wen Jinbao, a Chinese deputy prime minister, warned of the dire water situation…

Borneo’s disappearing forests

Borneo's forests disappear while 361 animal species discovered in past decade Borneo's disappearing forests 361 new species discovered in past decade But remote jungles still fall Rhett Butler, mongabay.com April…

Studying the rainforest canopy

Studying the rainforest canopy Studying the rainforest canopy Learning about the richest region of the forest Crane's Eye View Tina Butler, mongabay.com April 21, 2005 Rainforest in Sabah, Malaysia. Danum…