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Leaked World Bank Lending Policies 'Environmentally Disastrous' - The Guardian.Com
World  (tags: World, World Bank, Environment, Biodiversity, Forests, Wild Animals, Habitat Destruction, Endangered Animals, Ecosytems, Indigenous peoples, Bad News, Sustainability, Biodiversity, Ethics )

Victoria
- 4 days ago - theguardian.com
Existing environmental and social protection will be gutted to allow destructive logging and mining in even the most ecologically sensitive and biodiverse areas of the world without consultation from indigenous peoples about the land they depend on.
Save the Home of Critically Endangered Iguanas in Jamaica - Force Change
Environment  (tags: Environment, Jamaica, Endangered Species, Iguanas, Forests, Ecosystem, Coral Reef, Conservation, Protection, Wildlife, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
Please sign this global petition to the Prime Minister of Jamaica to uphold the national environmental protection laws for mangrove forests, a coral reef and many species including the Iguana and to deny destructive development by notorious China Harbour.
STOP Peanut Butter Company From Destroying Rain Forests *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, trees )

Frans
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
Endangered orangutans and tigers continue to suffer at the hand of the palm oil industry. Rampant deforestation, forest fires, and peatland destruction are quickly eliminating the homes of these precious creatures and contributing to climate change....
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED President of Vietnam, Sang: Please Ask Your Vietnamese Citizens to Stop Using R
World  (tags: Record numbers, reaching the tipping point, Vietnamese press has raised awareness, has no medicinale power, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, politics, nature, wildlife, world, protection, environment, forests, activists, crime, corruption, educati )

Kelly
- 9 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Record numbers of rhinos are being poached and killed in South Africa for their horn. Those horns end up being sold illegally for their supposed medicinal properties and Vietnam is playing a major role in this.
Roads Through the Rainforest: An Overview of South America's 'Arc of Deforestation
Environment  (tags: deforestation, development, roads, ethics, planning, ecosystems, destruction, environment, forests, conservation, politics, pollution, government, green, wildlife, world, humans, nature, protection )

Cal
- 9 days ago - news.mongabay.com
As the impacts of roads on forest ecosystems become clear, governments and planning agencies reach a moral crossroads.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED What Happens When A Rescued Elephant Finds Some Plastic Ribbon To Dance With?
Offbeat  (tags: This is JUST TO AWWWEDORABLE plastic rib, baby elephant Faa, ivory trade, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, world, wildlife, protection, politics, nature, forests, activists, violence, safety, family, protection, GoodNew )

Kelly
- 13 days ago - thedodo.com
The elephants at Chang Mai's Elephant Nature Park, a sanctuary in Northern Thailand, know how to have a good time. They play with tires, they play with each other in the rain and they play with just about anything they can find ...
30% of Borneo's Rainforests Destroyed Since 1973
Environment  (tags: deforestation, world, environment, ecosystems, habitat, habitat destruction, wildlife, trees, humans, habitat loss, biodiversity, destruction, forests )

Cal
- 14 days ago - news.mongabay.com
More than 30 percent of Borneo's rainforests have been destroyed over the past forty years due to fires, industrial logging, and the spread of plantations, finds a new study
Green Under Siege: World's Biodiversity Hotspots 85 Percent Impacted
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, forests, deforestation, flora, original forests, biodiversity hot spots, wildlife, protection )

Cal
- 15 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The world's 35 biodiversity hotspots--which harbor 75 percent of the planet's endangered land vertebrates--are in more trouble than expected, according to a sobering new analysis of remaining primary vegetation.
Say NO to New Dams on the Upper Green River! *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, energy, environment, forests, government, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water )

Frans
- 16 days ago - act.americanrivers.org
As part of Wyoming's new statewide water strategy, Gov. Matt Mead is considering whether to recommend building two large dams near the headwaters of the Green River at the foot of the Wind River Range. The two dams -- one of which would impound 150,000 ...
Next Big Idea in Forest Conservation? Rewards for Reforestation
Environment  (tags: protection, ecosystems, environment, forests, world, humans, nature )

Cal
- 17 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Susie McGuire and Dr. Edward Louis Jr. are the powerhouse team behind the Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership (MBP), an NGO that involves local residents-both human and primate- in reforestation efforts in Madagascar.
The Correct Way to Remove a Tick From Your Pet
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, forests, healthconditions, protection, weather, trees, endangered, conservation, dogs, death, endangered, pets, suffering, sadness, investigation, treatment, safety, prevention, healthcare, health, medicine, risks, illness, disease, children )

Kelly
- 18 days ago - care2.com
I am all about biodiversity, but I must admit ticks are not high on my list of biota to celebrate. They are beastly little bloodsucking parasites who double their ick factor when their bellies are bloated full with your blood!
DRC Deforestation Escalates Despite Resource Shortages, Protests, Rape, Homicide
Environment  (tags: deforestation, DRC< AFrica, social problems, destruction, ecosystems, protection, humans, healthconditions, conservation, environment, world, wildlife, water, trees, forests, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 20 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Human communities moving into in formerly forested areas pose major problems to wildlife, as their habitat is destroyed to clear land for agriculture and people bring with them a taste for bushmeat.
We Are Making Ebola Outbreaks Worse By Cutting Down Forests
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, ecosystems, forests, healthconditions, humans, nature, protection, trees, world )

Joanne
- 23 days ago - motherjones.com
When will we ever learn that nothing stands on its own, then all things are interconnected? maybe not until after we extinguish ourselves.
Pope Francis Calls Exploitation Of Nature Sin Of Our Time
Environment  (tags: forests, animals, destruction, habitat )

Nils Ande
- 23 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Francis, who took his name from Francis of Assisi, the 13th century saint seen as the patron of animals and the environment, is writing an encyclical on man's relationship with nature.
Save Sumatran Tigers From Extinction ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, forests, destruction, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 25 days ago - forcechange.com
Protect the Sumatran Tiger habitat in the Bukit Tigaphuluh forest from being destroyed by pulp and paper companies
 

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