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The Belo Monte dam, now under construction in the Amazon, is heralded as an abundant power source for Brazil’s burgeoning economy.
Farmers seek to assert and protect their right to grow organic crops without the threat of contamination by Monsanto’s genetically modified seeds.
After getting called out by an environmental group, General Motors has pulled support from the Heartland Institute, a Chicago-based nonprofit well-known for attacking the science behind global warming and climate change. The automaker told the Heartland Institute last week that it won't be making further donations, spokesman Greg Martin said.
Attempts to slow down climate change by large-scale geo-engineering present ''serious risks'' and are unlikely to replace the need to cut greenhouse gas emissions, Australia's chief scientist has warned.
As corporate sustainability becomes an ever more integrated part of daily operations, the positions that make it possible are also expanding. Here are some of the forces shaping the job market for current and aspiring sustainability pros.
The ashram is a clean and tranquil place where natural resources are utilised in a sustainable manner and both administrators and beneficiaries try to incorporate the concept of sustainability into their lifestyles.
A new study has found that some plant systems may thrive initially in a warmer climate but then deteriorate over the long term.
Climate scientist Michael Mann, who has faced years of attacks from climate-change skeptics, explains why he believes bad-faith assaults on science have no place in a functioning democracy and why the truth about global warming will inevitably gain wide acceptance.
Chickens will be farmed at 20,000 birds a hectare - 13 times more crowded than the current Australian code - and still qualify as ''free range'' under changes to egg industry standards to be introduced this month.