Anti-coal activists stand next to a banner on a farmland used to launch a campaign against clearing of trees to develop a coal mine in Maules Creek, June 4, 2014. Activists are claiming a minor ... more 
Anti-coal activists stand next to a banner on a farmland used to launch a campaign against clearing of trees to develop a coal mine in Maules Creek, June 4, 2014. Activists are claiming a minor victory after Whitehaven Coal Ltd agreed to halt clearing in the Leard Forest during the winter hibernation period, though plans for the mine are still on track. Taking on Australia's powerful coal sector was once left to environmentalists like Greenpeace and the World Wildlife Fund, but now the anti-coal movement is attracting wider support, from farmers to banks and investment funds striving to be seen as ethical investors and not contributing to global pollution. Picture taken June 4, 2014. To match Feature AUSTRALIA-COAL/ REUTERS/Jim Regan (AUSTRALIA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS COMMODITIES CIVIL UNREST) less 
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Mon, Jun 23, 2014 6:50 PM EDT