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IDCOL awarded for its clean energy project in Monpura Island   
May 31, 2020
Source: The Daily Star - The Bangladeshi clean energy company Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL) has won the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) award in the “Multilateral/International Organisation” category for its...
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While India and its neigbours spar over Bay of Bengal borders, their fishers languish in jails   
May 31, 2020
Source: Scroll - Bangladesh, India, and Myanmar have agreed on their borders in the Bay of Bengal, but neither fish nor fishers are bound by the lines on the Exclusive Economic Zone or EEZ map. In the hope of a better catch,
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Endemic plants of Prespa receive a conservation boost   
May 30, 2020
Source: BirdLife International - The Prespa region, spanning parts of Albania, Greece and North Macedonia has incredible floristic diversity. These two new funding awards aim to protect plant species found nowhere else on earth and launch the careers of budding...
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Monpura island in Bangladesh lights up with solar mini-grids   
May 29, 2020
Source: UNDP - A joint initiative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority (SREDA) at the Ministry of Power,
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Access international funds to save our vital forests   
May 28, 2020
Source: The Star - SAHABAT Alam Malaysia (SAM) calls on the federal government to urgently expedite efforts to secure international funds to help states protect and conserve their forests. Forests are vital in mitigating climate change effects and...
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UN volunteers to look after conservation park   
May 28, 2020
Source: Post-Courier - The Variarata National Park near Port Moresby now has 10 United Nations volunteer rangers to look after it. The UN Volunteers program is initiated by the Conservation and Environment Protection Authority (CEPA) with support from...
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Egyptian government signs landmark agreement to safeguard migratory birds   
May 28, 2020
Source: BirdLife International - This April saw a major conservation milestone for migratory birds in Egypt.  The Migratory Soaring Birds Project (run by the Ministry of the Environment) signed a protocol of cooperation with the Egyptian Environmental...
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FEATURE-As lockdown clears the air, Cairo looks to keep pollution low   
May 27, 2020
Source: Reuters - The project, backed by the U.N. Development Program, the Global Environment Facility and the Dutch government, so far gives students who commute to university classes access to a stand of a dozen ...
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Campaigners in Myanmar’s Tanintharyi region oppose $21m conservation project   
May 27, 2020
Source: Mongabay - Campaigners in the Tanintharyi region of southern Myanmar have urged international donors to support community conservation efforts, rather than what they see as a top-down approach that excludes indigenous groups.
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Virus Outbreak: Cairo looks to keep clean air brought by lockdown   
May 26, 2020
Source: The Taipei Times - It is a Thursday evening in downtown Cairo, usually a crowded and noisy time as the weekend gets underway, but today the streets are quiet, and the air is noticeably clean. “It has been a long time since I breathed such...
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