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Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Green hydropower project in Bhutan honored

The Green Power Development Project in Bhutan is the first certified cross-border clean development mechanism project in the world and was recently honored by the US Treasury.  Pic: ADB

The ADB’s Green Power Development Project in Bhutan is one of the five international development projects honored by the U.S Treasury

Less conservation priority species at greater risk

Most species at greatest risk from climate change are not currently conservation priorities, finds an IUCN study

Climate change forecasts can predict crop failures

Scientists have discovered that climate data can help predict some crop failures several months before harvest.(PhotoFlickr.comparker Knight)

The new findings could allow farmers in poor countries to receive better harvest in years with food growing conditions and build resiliency for the other years