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Tweet If you have to attend a convention on climate change, be thankful that it is in Cancun, Mexico.  The 16th Conference of Parties for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change met for one week in the resort city and spent their days enjoying the natural beauty of the area and discussing heavy [...]


Tweet What started as a farming feat in a small Indian village is flourishing as a multi-institution government program in India.  The National Bamboo Mission was formed to take advantage of bamboo as “versatile group of plants which is capable of providing ecological, economic and livelihood security to the people.”  As the country recognized the [...]


Tweet Mother’s Nature Fury raged again last week.  This time it was in the form of a severe tropical storm that hit eastern Indian states as well as neighboring Bangladesh on Tuesday, April 13th.  Striking with little warning as people were sleeping, the storms contained winds gusting at a walloping 100 km/hour with tornadoes developing [...]