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August 2011

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Aug 9, 2011

World Bank stops funds for Cambodia over evictions

Aug 9 (Reuters) - The World Bank said on Tuesday it had stopped providing loans to Cambodia and would not resume lending until the government did something to help hundreds of families facing eviction from land around a lake in the country's cap

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14 August 2011

Four months to save the world's last great wilderness from 'oil curse'

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11 Aug 2011

Rick Perry to run for president; climate deniers cheer

The climate skeptics can finally get excited about the 2012 election: Rick Perry, their candidate of choice, is about to officially

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12 August, 2011

Local stakeholders crucial to end the fight over coal in Kutai National Park

Kutai National Park in East Kalimantan made the headlines in 2009 as a conservation area in danger of being split apart for its enormous deposits of high-grade coal.

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June 20, 2011

Silence of the Lambs

SLATE: On a typically warm, muggy evening in Phnom Penh earlier this year, I asked a twentysomething British woman for directions to Titanic, a restaurant overlooking the Tonle Sap River.

"Why?" she asked.

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Jul. 26 2011

This U.N. Program Should Have Taxpayers Seeing REDD

While the Obama administration’s push to regulate domestic greenhouse gas emissions has mostly stalled, the worldwide fight for carbon suppression continues.

by Dr. Radut