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Petition: Stop Destroying the Amazon
Environment  (tags: Amazon Rainforest, Deforestration, soy production, moratorium, destruction, prevention of woodland loss, habitat conservation, prevention of wildlife loss, Climate Crisis, fragile ecosystems, biodiversity conservation, stronger protection laws )

Kalliope
- 20 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
10 years ago, Cargill, the world's largest commodities trader made a commitment. They would stop buying "Amazon soy" - soy cultivated in the deforested areas of the crucially important and biologically diverse Amazon jungle. For years soy farmers had...
Petition - Stop the Destruction of 47,000 Km² of Amazon Rainforest!
Environment  (tags: Amazon Rainforest, mining interests, industrial agriculture, prevention of destruction, Deforestration, ecosystems, conservation, Climate Change, responsibility, protection act )

Kalliope
- 69 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Brazil's beleaguered President Temer wants to open a vast swathe of protected rainforest - an area the size of Denmark - to mining and industrial agriculture. With this gift to his cronies, he is hoping to keep himself in office and out of prison for...
Brazil Police Dismantle Country s Largest Illegal Logging Ring
Environment  (tags: organized crime, ecological crime, illegal logging, Brazlian rainforest, Amazon, ecosystems, environment, amazon rainforest, clearcutting, Eco Crime, rainforests, forests, forests protection )

Steven L
- 508 days ago - telesurtv.net
The Brazilian gov issued 24 arrest warrants on Thursday as part of a three year criminal investigation into the countryâEUR(TM)s largest illegal logging ring, which authorities believe are responsible for the deforestation of around 10,000 hectares of amazon
TAKE ACTION NOW - Save the Amazon Forest ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Environment  (tags: Amazon Rainforest, destruction, deforestation destruction, ecosystems, wildlife )

Angela
- 782 days ago - causes.com
Please support this petition for a care2 friend from me ! Amazon deforestation. In the last 12 months, were devastated 5,843 km2 of forest, an increase of 28% over last year. THIS MUST BE STOPPED !!!
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Amazon Rainforest From Big Oil
Environment  (tags: Amazon, Amazon Rainforest, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, protection, pollution, politics, world, wildlife, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

AWAY AWHI
- 954 days ago - forcechange.com
The Amazon rainforest is the largest of its kind on Earth, hosting a vibrant and rich variety of life. However, the President of Ecuador intends to sell these pristine lands to big oil companies, even though this landscape hasnâEUR(TM)t recovered from Chevro
Amazon Gold Rush Destroying Huge Swaths of Rainforest
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Amazon, Amazon Rainforest, mining ecosystems, destruction, environment, conservation, pollution, protection, world, healthconditions, government, habitatdestruction, habitat )

AWAY AWHI
- 1043 days ago - news.mongabay.com
between 2001 and 2013, about 1,680 square kilometers (650 square miles) of forest was destroyed in connection with gold mining on 1,600 individual mining sites across South America. The distribution of deforestation, however, was anything but even.
Chico Mendes, Brazilian Rubber Tapper, Union Leader, Environmentalist and Martyr For the Rainforest   video
Environment  (tags: Chico Mendes, Martyr for the Rainforest, Rubber Tapper, Union Leader, Destruction of Rainforest, Amazon Rainforest, Activists, Marina de Silva. climate, animals, climatechange, conservation, endangered, environment, globalwarming, green, nature, protectio )

Fiona
- 1170 days ago - youtube.com
Video about Chico Mendes described in title. an authentic leader and an authentic martyr for the rainforest. This is my first "Environmentalist" news article leading up to the UN Climate Change Summit., 9-23-2014. Please watch & comment.
TAKE ACTION NOW TO STOP RAISING CATTLE ON THE RAIN-FOREST!!
Environment  (tags: Amazon Rainforest, Amazon deforestation, cattle farms )

Slava
- 1236 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The cattle business is expanding rapidly in the Amazon, and now poses the biggest threat to the 80% of the original forest that still stands. Where loggers have made inroads to the edge of the forest in the states of Para and Mato Grosso, farmers have fol
ACTION ALERT: Stop and Punish the People Behind the Use of Agent Orange in Amazon Rain Forest! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: amazon rainforest, humans, communities, posioning, wildlife, destruction, investigation, destruction, pollution, healthconditions )

Simone
- 2316 days ago - change.org
Amazon forest is one of the most pristine rain forest in the world. It houses several thousands of species of Trees and Plants and several thousands of species of wildlife. Many of the trees and animals that live there are not yet identified.
ACTION ALERT: Innocent Animals Have Died and So Have People... PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: chevron, humans, destruction, wildife, amazon rainforest, deaths, government, legalisationhealthconditions, habitatdestruction )

Simone
- 2350 days ago - gopetition.com
Chevron may well be cheap and efficient, and they may well be your favourite company, but they have been responsible for one of the biggest causes of death, loss and health problems in the Amazon Rainforest; their own mess!
Witness the Amazon
Environment  (tags: Amazon, Amazon Rainforest, Chevron, ecosystems, habitatdestruction )

Nancy
- 2388 days ago - understory.ran.org
n 1993, 30,000 rural and Indigenous Ecuadoreans filed suit against one of the biggest oil companies in the world. Though Chevron was finally found guilty of massively polluting the Amazon in 2011, the company still refuses to clean up its mess. Witness...
Protected Areas Cover 44% of the Brazilian Amazon
Environment  (tags: world, environment, conservation, Amazon, Amazon Rainforest, protection, humans, destruction, ecosystems, nature, habitat )

AWAY AWHI
- 2409 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Protected areas now cover nearly 44 percent of the Amazon -- an area larger than Greenland -- but suffer from encroachment and poor management, reports a new study by Imazon and the Instituto Socioambiental (ISA).
Demand for Gold Pushing Deforestation in Peruvian Amazon
Environment  (tags: Amazon, Amazon Rainforest, protection, habitat loss, deforestation, gold mining, humans, habitat, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

AWAY AWHI
- 2409 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Deforestation is on the rise in Peru's Madre de Dios region from illegal, small-scale, and dangerous gold mining. In some areas forest loss has increased up to six times.
Growing Taste for Cheap Brazilian Beef Is Devastating the Amazon
Environment  (tags: Amazon Rainforest, destruction, consumption, dirty business, CO2emissions, ecosystems )

Alejandra
- 2419 days ago - theecologist.org
Brazil's cattle sector has become the largest driver for deforestation globally, overtaking palm oil plantations in Asia. With the UK sourcing 40 per cent of its processed beef from Brazil, campaigners are now calling for a consumer boycott.
Brazil to Auction Off Virginia-Sized Section of Amazon to Timber Companies
Environment  (tags: Amazon Rainforest )

Ben
- 2598 days ago - treehugger.com
It may seem shocking, but according to reports by Reuters, Brazil is preparing to auction off big chunks of the Amazon rainforest to timber companies. By year-end 2.47 millions of acres of forests will go under private management, with 27 million acres...
 

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