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MIL-OSI NGOs: 65 California Cities, Counties Oppose Trump’s Offshore Drilling Plan

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Conservation, ecology, English, Environment, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Oceania, oceans, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: 65 California Cities, Counties Oppose Trump’s Offshore Drilling Plan

Source: Oceania Global – At least 65 California cities and counties have taken action opposing new fossil fuel leasing in the Pacific Ocean since President Trump proposed a massive expansion of drilling in federal waters last year. That ongoing campaign now represents communities with 21.3 million Californians — more than half the state’s population. These […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IUCN Report Guides Practitioners in Selecting Tools for Ecosystem Services Assessment

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate Change, Conservation, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, English, Forests & REDD, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Intelligence, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Protected Areas, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tourism, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IUCN Report Guides Practitioners in Selecting Tools for Ecosystem Services Assessment

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 August 2018: The International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s World Commission on Protected Areas (IUCN-WCPA) has released a report that provides guidance for practitioners on tools to measure, model and value ecosystem services (ES) provision. The report focuses on assessing ES in sites with high biodiversity and nature […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Planning Permission Extension for Fracked US LNG Import Terminal Threatens Ireland’s Climate Obligations and Dolphins in the Shannon Estuary

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Conservation, ecology, English, Environment, Food and Water Europe, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Planning Permission Extension for Fracked US LNG Import Terminal Threatens Ireland’s Climate Obligations and Dolphins in the Shannon Estuary

Source: Food and Water Europe – Ireland banned fracking but a company named Sambolo Resources wants to open one of Europe’s biggest projects to process fracked US gas from Trump’s America in the Shannon Estuary nature reserve where whales and dolphins swim. The recent decision of An Bord Pleanála to extend the old planning permission […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Dame Emma Thompson leads celebs to give global brands 500-day warning: “Stop forest destruction for palm oil and save orangutans”

By   /  August 13, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Crude, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Greenpeace New Zealand, Indonesia, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oil, Open Source Intel, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Dame Emma Thompson leads celebs to give global brands 500-day warning: “Stop forest destruction for palm oil and save orangutans”

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Dame Emma Thompson, backed by a host of other famous names, has taken aim at big brands including Unilever, Nestle and Mondelez today, as Greenpeace releases a powerful new 90-second animation that highlights how orangutans are being pushed to the brink of extinction because of deforestation for palm oil. Launched globally […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Plastics aren’t just polluting our oceans — they’re releasing greenhouse gases

By   /  August 11, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, English, Environment, Exploration, Fisheries, Gas, Greenpeace New Zealand, Hawaii, Health, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Philippines, Technology, Trade, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Plastics aren’t just polluting our oceans — they’re releasing greenhouse gases

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand I’m a French-Canadian postdoctoral scholar at the University of Hawaii, Manoa and part of the School of Ocean and Earth Science & Technology (SOEST). As part of our team’s research, we found that, as plastic decomposes, it is producing a new source of greenhouse gas pollution not included in previous climate […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: UK Fracking Billionaire Reportedly Leaves for Tax Haven in Monaco

By   /  August 11, 2018  /  Conservation, ecology, English, Environment, Food and Water Europe, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: UK Fracking Billionaire Reportedly Leaves for Tax Haven in Monaco

Source: Food and Water Europe – Ineos CEO Jim Ratcliffe wants to frack the UK to build his polluting plastics empire Washington, D.C. and Brussels – The owner of chemical giant Ineos, who has been leading the charge to expand the environmentally destructive practice of fracking to the United Kingdom and mainland Europe, is reportedly […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Plastic bag ban proposal a win for people power and the oceans – Greenpeace

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Conservation, English, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Trade, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Plastic bag ban proposal a win for people power and the oceans – Greenpeace

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Associate Minister of the Environment, Eugenie Sage have today announced a proposal to phase out single use plastic bags by 2019. Greenpeace is celebrating the Government’s announcement on single use plastic bags as “a win for people power and the first big step towards addressing marine […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Let’s talk about climate change

By   /  August 6, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Crude, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Greenpeace New Zealand, Japan, Justice, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mining, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oceania, Oil, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Let’s talk about climate change

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand If the repeated dire warnings from the world’s climate scientists have not been enough, then the recent tragic events in Japan, Europe and California must convince us to finally admit we have a problem. Facing up to the reality of climate change will be cold solace to those who have lost […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Three-Year Old Report on Fracking Risks Quietly Published This Week After Cuadrilla Permit Awarded

By   /  August 4, 2018  /  Conservation, ecology, English, Environment, Food and Water Europe, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Three-Year Old Report on Fracking Risks Quietly Published This Week After Cuadrilla Permit Awarded

Source: Food and Water Europe – Ineos and Cuadrilla benefited from the delay in publication and their permits should be revoked, says advocacy group Washington, D.C. and Brussels — In 2015, the UK Government’s Air Quality Expert Group (AQEG) wrote a report citing the increase of national pollution emissions that would be caused by proposed […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: BRICS Declaration Calls for Full Implementation of Paris Agreement and 2030 Agenda

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Adaptation, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, biodiversity, BRICS, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Crude, Culture, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, India, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Process, International Negotiations, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Tourism, Trade, Transport, UNFCCC, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: BRICS Declaration Calls for Full Implementation of Paris Agreement and 2030 Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 July 2018: Following the tenth BRICS Summit themed, ‘BRICS in Africa: Collaboration for Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution,’ leaders of Brazil, the Russian Federation, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) issued a statement titled, ‘Johannesburg Declaration,’ underlining their countries’ commitment to implementing the 2030 […]

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