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Australia puts $200M toward rainforest conservation

Australia puts $200M toward rainforest conservation Australia puts $200M toward rainforest conservation mongabay.com March 30, 2007 Australia has committed A$200m ($160m) to global forest conservation efforts to help fight illegal…

Overfishing of sharks causing shellfish decline

Overfishing of sharks causes shellfish decline Overfishing of sharks causes shellfish decline mongabay.com March 29, 2007 Overfishing of large sharks is reducing the abundance of shellfish reports a study published…

Non-CO2 gases also cause global warming

Non-CO2 gases also cause global warming Non-CO2 gases also cause global warming mongabay.com March 29, 2007 While most of the focus in developing a policy to fight global warming has…

Cargill busted in the Amazon rainforest

Cargill busted in the Amazon rainforest Cargill busted in the Amazon rainforest mongabay.com March 26, 2007 Brazilian authorities have shut down Cargill Incorporated's deepwater soy export terminal on the Amazon…

Ladybugs ruin good wine

Ladybugs ruin good wine Ladybugs ruin good wine Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com March 26, 2007 Secretions by ladybugs can taint the aroma and flavor of otherwise perfectly good wine, but…

Too many nutrients reduce biodiversity

Too many nutrients reduce biodiversity Too many nutrients reduce biodiversity mongabay.com March 25, 2007 Too many nutrients can reduce the biodiversity of an ecosystem according to a grassland experiment conducted…