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EU wind industry faces tough challenges

EU wind industry faces tough challenges

The wind industry is being hit by the economic crisis across Europe. Politicians must ensure that investor confidence is not undermined, warn top industry figures in Vienna.

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Inside Wildlife Crime

Inside Wildlife Crime

Smuggled tiger kittens and burning ivory, follow the trail of wildlife crime from Gabon in Africa to Thailand in Asia. WWF launches its Advocacy report at the UN in New York.

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THE WAY TO END SLUMS: VIETNAM

THE WAY TO END SLUMS: VIETNAM

From squalid workers’ cottages to impressive three-storey houses – Le Viet Hung and his neighbours’ building has transformed planning in Vinh City.

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THE WAY TO END SLUMS: THAILAND

THE WAY TO END SLUMS: THAILAND

Community leader Prapas Saengpradab reveals how his Bangkok slum turned itself from drug den to attractive canalside community.

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THE WAY TO END SLUMS: NEPAL

THE WAY TO END SLUMS: NEPAL

How do squatters become householders? In Bharatpur, Ram Kumari Praja shows how women’s savings groups can lead to bigger things. By Uncommon Media for the Asian Coalition for Housing Rights.

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THE WAY TO END SLUMS: ANIMATION

THE WAY TO END SLUMS: ANIMATION

This sparky animation highlights 5 key ideas for a radical new approach to ending slums. Created by Why_Not Social Enterprise and Uncommon Media for the Asian Coalition for Housing Rights.

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On Borrowed Time

On Borrowed Time

On Borrowed Time, launched in conjunction with World Tiger Day 2011, trains a spotlight on the poaching crisis in Belum-Temengor and calls for the problem to be put on the national agenda. These forests in northern Perak are of critical importance for the conservation of tigers and other endangered species, yet research and monitoring by WWF-Malaysia and TRAFFIC Southeast Asia since 2008 have documented decimation of the wildlife by relentless illegal hunting, with little standing in poachers’ way.

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Funny Talking Frogs

Funny Talking Frogs

Our animal friends aren’t great at communicating about conservation and biodiversity. This funny animal film, with Alistair McGowan’s voiceover, is part of the IUCN’s Love not Loss campaign. Find out how to communicate better at http://www.iucn.org/cec #lovenotloss

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Funny Talking Flamingos

Funny Talking Flamingos

Our animal friends aren’t great at communicating about conservation and biodiversity. This funny animal film, with Alistair McGowan’s voiceover, is part of the IUCN’s Love not Loss campaign. Find out how to communicate better at http://www.iucn.org/cec #lovenotloss

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Land Acquisition Program

Land Acquisition Program

Increased development and urbanisation has led to greater pressure on the Sunshine Coast’s environment. The Land Acquisition program is a critical component of the Council’s Environment Levy Program.

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