19 Mar '12, 1pm

Oil exploration approved in #Africa's oldest park, Virunga National Park

Oil exploration approved in #Africa's oldest park, Virunga National Park

Oil exploration on hold in Virunga National Park—for now (03/17/2011) The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has suspended oil exploration in Africa's oldest national park, Virunga, until a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) is conducted. The move ends oil companies, Soco and Dominion's plans to explore for oil in blocs within the park that were awarded to the companies last year. Goodbye national parks: when 'eternal' protected areas come under attack (03/17/2011) One of the major tenets behind the creation of a national park, or other protected area, is that it will not fade, but remain in essence beyond the pressures of human society, enjoyed by current generations while being preserved for future ones. The protected area is a gift, in a way, handed from one wise generation to the next. However, in the real world, dominated by short-term thinking, government prote...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0319-hance_virunga_oil.html

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New blog post: Goodbye East Coast Park McDonalds

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It’s kinda sad to see the place close down. I guess every Singaporean will miss that place once it is gone. It was like th...

National #WildlifeWeek starts Monday-Help us ce...

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Each weekday of National Wildlife Week we are featuring nine species of wildlife--wildlife that are record breakers, that ...

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One Female Left: Wolves May Go Extinct in Michigan National Park

One Female Left: Wolves May Go Extinct in Michi...

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Michigan Tech/John Vucetich /via Sad news out of the Isle Royale National Park , way up in Michigan, where scientists say ...

East Coast Park McDonald's to close its doors

East Coast Park McDonald's to close its doors

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SINGAPORE - The McDonald's outlet at Marine Cove in East Coast Park will close its doors at the stroke of midnight today. ...

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Not only is it fun to see how many plants, animals, insects and other wildlife you can spot, but when you share it on Nati...

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Singapore will be hosting the 20th World Orchid Conference and Show in 2011. Themed "Where New and Old World Orchids Meet"...

Goodbye East Coast Park McDonald's

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SINGAPORE - It was a place where many Singaporeans had their first dates, break-ups, and birthday celebrations. Today, aft...

Goodwood Park Hotel #Durian Fiesta #food #travel #cake #desserts #tarts #orchard

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Oldest woman in Malaysia dies of lung infection...

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March 18, 2012: Sudanese rebels claimed to have recently shot down an Iranian Ababil UAV near the border with South Soudan...