JAMBI, Indonesia (AP) — Two endangered Sumatran elephants were found dead in western Indonesia and authorities believe they were killed by poachers.
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese officials have imposed limits on growth in energy consumption aimed at making the country less dependent on coal.
In hopes of resuming its controversial Antarctic whale hunt, the Japanese government has announced that it will slash its yearly quota for minke whales by nearly two thirds, down to 333. Last year the Japanese Fisheries Agency had a goal of harpooning 855 minke whales, 50 humpback whales and 10 fin whales, though their efforts fell far short, at least partly due to the efforts of anti-whaling activist group Sea Shepherd.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan has slashed its whale catch target in the Antarctic by two-thirds in a bid to resume its annual whale hunt that an international court ruled must stop.
Climate change made it to the G20 Summit communique in the end, despite the reluctance of Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott who insisted during the sessions that coal will power economic growth for the next decade. After so much wrangling on climate change, Abbott had to bow to the pressure
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