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→  May 30, 2013

A 25-year-old Briton has been found guilty of GBH leading to the death of his girlfriend on the holiday island of Crete three years ago. Luke Walker was convicted of killing Chelsea Hyndman, who died on May 17, 2010, at Heraklion Mixed Criminal Court. He was initially charged with murdering his 20-year-old girlfriend but during […]

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Michael Adebowale has been charged with the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby, who was hacked to death in a street attack last week. The Metropolitan Police said it had charged the 22-year-old following his release from hospital after authorisation from the Crown Prosecution Service late on Wednesday evening. He had been questioned by officers during […]

→  May 29, 2013

story.summary|safe|escape BALANCE: A member of the tree-planting crew at work on the Grahamstown Dam project. As well as countering carbon emissions, the planting will improve fauna habitats. HUNTER Water has planted more than 100,000 trees around Grahamstown Dam with 30,000 more to go in Irrawang Swamp next month as part of a long-term carbon offset […]

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<![CDATA[ ]]> EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — A “Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD)” carbon offset project in Peru‘s Cordillera Azul National Park has earned independent validation under two internationally recognized standards based on assessments conducted by third-party verifier SCS Global Services.  The project, which will protect more than 1,300,000 hectares […]