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Kenyan poachers make a killing in ivory
East African ivory and rhino horn continue to be in high demand, despite international efforts.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2013 18:18 GMT
Breaking the gridlock on the global wildlife crime crisis
Poaching not only takes a toll on animals, but bears a terrible human cost as well.
Last updated: 26 May 2013 22:34 GMT
Financing a greener future
We have built an economy that does not reliably value or conserve the natural capital on which it depends, writes Leape.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2012 07:35 GMT
Are we sustainable?
As the Rio+20 conference closes, radical change remains necessary, experts tell Al Jazeera.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2012 15:30 GMT
Controversial forest code vetoed in Brazil
President rejects parts of bill regulating how much land farmers in Amazon and threatened areas must preserve as forest.
Last updated: 26 May 2012 09:00 GMT
'Over-consumption' threatening Earth
Latest survey says we are using 50 per cent more resources than what can be sustainably produced.
Last updated: 15 May 2012 01:18 GMT
UN deal struck to 'save ecosystems'
Almost 200 countries sign up to key targets on pollution, forest and reef protection, and creating conservation areas.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2010 04:37 GMT
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French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
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French combatants in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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