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Industry Groups Ask California To Delay Pollution Rules, Citing Pandemic

Industry Groups Ask California To Delay Pollution Rules, Citing Pandemic

LOS ANGELES — Industry groups are pushing for California regulators to delay new environmental measures, including those meant to promote clean air. Their reason: the economic stress the COVID-19 pandemic is putting on their businesses. Groups have sent at least six letters to California officials in the past two weeks …

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Green Violence: ‘Eco-Guards’ Are Abusing Indigenous Groups in Africa

Green Violence: ‘Eco-Guards’ Are Abusing Indigenous Groups in Africa

In recent years, conservation groups such as WWF have been embroiled in controversy as the poorly trained “eco-guards” these organizations have funded in Africa have been accused of abusing indigenous people in their ancestral territories in national parks and preserves. Last week, a draft report released by the United Nations …

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Brexit presents opportunity to ban supertrawlers from UK waters, environmental groups say

Brexit presents opportunity to ban supertrawlers from UK waters, environmental groups say

Campaigners say Brexit presents the government with the perfect opportunity to ban industrial supertrawler fishing boats from UK seas. Supertrawlers are huge factory ships many times larger than fishing boats, with the capability to net and process as much as 250 tons of fish a day. Environmentalists fear the presence …

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