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High oil prices make Asia pursue green energy

High oil prices make Asia pursue green energy High oil prices make Asia pursue green energy By David Fogarty Reuters September 9, 2005 For energy-hungry Asian governments, the answer could…

Fires in peat lands cost climate

Fires in peat lands cost climate dearly Fires in peat lands cost climate dearly Tina Butler, mongabay.com September 6, 2005 [An updated version of an April 2005 article] The tropical…

Rare asiatic cheetahs pictured in Iran

Rare asiatic cheetahs pictured in Iran Rare asiatic cheetahs pictured in Iran Modified WCS release August 30, 2005 Female cheetah with four young Photo courtesy I.R.Iran DOE/CACP/WCS/ UNDP-GEF Researchers working…

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…