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  | by  BINAJ GURUBACHARYA Posted: 03/05/2014 11:47 am EST Updated: 03/05/2014 11:59 am EST KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Litterbugs, beware: Nepal is making new rules to persuade trekkers to clean up after themselves on Mount Everest, in the hopes of clearing the tons of rubbish now clogging the world’s highest peak. Starting this spring, Nepali officials at Everest base

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CASAL DI PRINCIPE, Italy — The Italian state arrived in the heartland of the Camorra mafia this month bearing a backhoe. Police officers in polished black boots posed for television cameras as the backhoe clawed into an overgrown field, searching for barrels of toxic waste or some other illegal industrial sarcophagi. Two jailed mafia informants

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By Arshad Mohammed JAKARTA, Feb 16 (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned Indonesians on Sunday that climate change could threaten their “entire way of life” as he called for all nations to do more to stop global warming. Speaking to students, Kerry derided sceptics of the view that human activity causes global

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Several Caribbean nations committed on Thursday to start replacing diesel generators, the most common means of producing electricity on islands, with renewable sources like wind, solar or the earth’s heat. The countries, which have already taken steps toward developing the new energy projects and include St. Lucia, Turks and Caicos and the British Virgin Islands,

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Government accused of failing to address effects of climate change on coastal and rural areas Severe flooding threatens to undermine the country’s food security, according to farmers and environmental groups, who today accuse the government of failing to address the effects of climate change on coastal and rural areas. As gales swept southern and western

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It’s wet season in Bali, when the rains rinse the paradise island of its garbage, pushing it all out to sea. But then the onshore winds turn on and bring tons of trash back to the shore. It’s a cyclical event on the island, but today surfers and locals are saying it’s the worst it’s

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  The government has signed a memorandum of understanding with an Indian company for generating electricity from crop waste in Lahore, Provincial Minister for Agriculture Dr Farrukh Javed told The Express Tribune on Sunday.   “As much as 1,300 megawatts of electricity can be produced in the first phase of the project,” he said. Javed said 11 million

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Guam – During a meeting of the Guam Economic Development Authority’s board of directors, Guam Resource Recovery Partners shared their vision for a waste-to-energy project with the Guam Economic Development Authority. GRRP discussed the technology involved with the facility, the economic benefits the facility will have in 20 years and the environment benefits a municipal

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