Carey L. Biron, IPS News

Carey L. Biron is a staff reporter for Inter Press Service.

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Friday, October 3, 2014 - 8:15am
Flimsy UN Agreement Means There May Be 'Not Much Forest Left To Save' by 2030
WASHINGTON - Heads of state, civil society groups and the leaders of some of the world’s largest companies this week urged their peers to sign on to a landmark new global agreement aimed at halting deforestation by 2030, even as others are warning the accord is too lax. The New York Declaration on...
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Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 12:30pm
US, Brazil Nearing Approval of Genetically Engineered Trees
The U.S. and Brazilian governments are moving into the final stages of weighing approval for the commercialisation of genetically engineered eucalyptus trees, moves that would mark the first such permits anywhere in the world. The Brazilian government is slated to start taking public comments on...
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Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 11:45am
Forest Rights Offer Major Opportunity to Counter Climate Change
WASHINGTON - The international community is failing to take advantage of a potent opportunity to counter climate change by strengthening local land tenure rights and laws worldwide, new data suggests. In what researchers say is the most detailed study on the issue to date, new analysis suggests...
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Friday, July 18, 2014 - 8:00am
US Accused of Forcing EU to Accept Tar Sands Oil
WASHINGTON - Newly publicised internal documents suggest that U.S. negotiators are working to permanently block a landmark regulatory proposal in the European Union aimed at addressing climate change, and instead to force European countries to import particularly dirty forms of oil...
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