Archive for the ‘Environmental’ Category

Zimbabwe: Experts Carrying Out Research on GMOs

Provided by Beveridge & Diamond: Zimbabwe is yet to adopt genetic modification technologies on a commercial basis pending the outcome of consultations with stakeholders.

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South Africa: Imposes “Fracking” Moratorium in Karoo

Provided by Beveridge & Diamond: South Africa placed a moratorium on oil and gas exploration where the controversial shale extraction technique of “fracking” might be deployed.

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Angola: Environment Ministry for Emergence of Intelligent Buildings

Provided by Beveridge & Diamond: Government promotes the emergence of intelligent and clean buildings and the implementation of clean technologies in Angola.

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Zimbabwe: Africa Still Debating GMOs Pros and Cons

Provided by Beveridge & Diamond: African governments are skeptical about genetically modified organism (GMO) crops because of food safety, the environment and mistrust of multinationals.

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Kenya: ‘Push-Pull’ Pest Control to Reach More Farmers

Provided by Beveridge & Diamond: “Push-Pull” pest control uses intercropping, the use of plants working in conjunction to keep insect pests from food crops, as a viable alternative to insecticides and pesticides.

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Nigeria: Shell’s Repeated Spills Lead to Class-Action

Provided by Beveridge & Diamond: Royal Dutch Shell has been hit with a class-action lawsuit in London by the Bodo community of Nigeria

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Zimbabwe: Experts Carrying Out Research On GMOs

Provided by Beveridge & Diamond: Zimbabwe has not adopted genetic modification technologies on a commercial basis. Experts are conducting research and trials on genetically modified organisms.

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Uganda: Encroachers Clear 40 Hectares of City Forest

Provided by Beveridge & Diamond: Three hundred people who encroached on Namanve Central Forest Reserve in Bukasa, Kampala, have reportedly cut down 40 hectares of trees in the area.

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U.S.: California Becoming the Locus of Carbon Markets

Provided by Beveridge & Diamond: REDD (reducing emissions from deforestation and degredation) programs in California create economic opportunity within a cap-and-trade program.

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Tanzania: Conservation of Forests Increase

Provided by Beveridge & Diamond: Tanzania will increase its forest conservation to reduce the impact of climate change and implement its REDD program.

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