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States unite to protect primeval European forests

Europes largest areas of old growth forests outside Russia are to be protected across the seven country span of the Carpathian Mountains.
“In the International Year of the Forest, the governments of the seven Carpathian countries have committed themselves to protecting and preserving Europe’s greatest remaining forest treasures, including the continent’s largest remaining areas of natural and virgin forests outside of Russia, which are in urgent need of protection,”
- ndreas Beckmann, Director of the WWF Danube-Carpathian Programme

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States unite to protect primeval European forests

Source: WWF, Sun May 29, 2011
Europes largest areas of old growth forests outside Russia are to be protected across the seven country span of the Carpathian Mountains.

Rescued lions join African wildlife sanctuary

Source: Associated Press, Mon June 16, 2008
Bethlehem, South Africa - The wide-eyed lion cub inched slowly to the edge of the wooden crate and stared around him.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Romanian hostages freed in Iraq

Source: BBC, Mon May 23, 2005
Baghdad, Iraq - Three Romanian journalists kidnapped in Iraq in March have been freed, the Romanian government has announced.

Euro nations agree to cut mine pollution

Source: Independent Online, Mon May 16, 2005
Cluj, Romania - Ten central and eastern European states pledged on Friday to cut back the level of pollution caused by their mining activities.

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