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The Environment Minister has allowed Gunns to go ahead with construction of its Tasmanian pulp mill but is withholding approval on whether the mill can operate until water pollution studies are assessed.

It's just one of the tricks that have been used to make the work a little more precise. I believe he has confused the use of index fossils with evolution.

One creationist editor, who is more mellow than his unfortunate statement suggests, phrased the argument thus: Unfortunately the geologists date the rocks as the paleontologists tell them to. That passage might have come out of one of Henry Morris' books, except that Morris usually avoids crude slander. Hovind is not aware of the fact that by 1815 the broad outlines of the geologic column from Paleozoic times onward had been worked out by people who were mostly geologists.

Norway funds forest conservation projects worldwide and also supports human rights programmes for forest communities.

After more than eight years of legal skirmishing, a trial is to open this week in a lawsuit filed by animal welfare groups alleging Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus abuses its performing elephants.

The country, which hopes to ban the sale of all fossil fuel-based cars by 2025, has made a concerted effort to introduce policies which shrink domestic emission of greenhouse gases.

Vidar Helgesenlaid, the nation’s Environment Minister, laid out the plans in a statement, saying: “Those using fossil oil for heating must find other options by 2020.” The country advises its citizens to research alternatives to oil such as heat pumps, hydroelectricity, and even special stoves that burn wood chips.

Norway is set to become the first country in the entire world to ban the use of gas to heat buildings.

The Scandinavian country, which is the world's largest producer of oil and natural gas outside the Middle East, will wholly stop the use of both oil and paraffin to warm buildings from 2020 onwards.

On the eve of superstar polar bear Knut's second birthday, fans are worried that he will have to leave his home in the Berlin Zoo, despite pleas he stay, because he is getting too big for his enclosure as he reaches maturity.

In a body blow for Australia's solar industry, the nation's biggest solar-panel factory will close early next year, taking 200 skilled jobs with it, equal to one-eighth of the total Australian solar workforce.

The Treasurer, Wayne Swan, will insist today that the global financial crisis makes tackling climate change a priority, while Treasury will warn that nations that delay will pay more in the long run to tackle the problem.