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Myanmar Bans Lucrative Logging in Bid to Preserve Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation ban, logging, good news, Myanmar, world, pollution, trees, environment, conservation, ecosystems, forests )

Cal
- 151 days ago - reuters.com
Myanmar's rich forests are among its most valuable natural resources, but they have been plundered by logging that helped fund the former military regime that ran the country for 49 years, before reforms began in 2011.
Welcome to Katie's Krops - Growing For The Greater Good!! (VIDEO & TEXT!!)
Environment  (tags: Good News, katie's krops, young entrepreneur, inspirational gardener, children and nature, video )

Barb
- 321 days ago - katieskrops.com
The idea for KatieâEUR(TM)s Krops began with a 9 year old girl and a 40 pound cabbage. In 2008 Katie brought home a tiny cabbage seedling home from school as part of the Bonnie Plants 3rd Grade Cabbage Program.
Shell Stops Arctic Activity After 'Disappointing' Tests
Environment  (tags: climate-change, arctic, Arctic Drilling, Shell, good news )

David
- 365 days ago - bbc.com
Shell halting its further exploration and drilling.....for now
Wisteria- The Most Beautiful Flower On Earth (Ashikaga Flower Park, Japan)   video
Environment  (tags: trees, japan, nature, Good News, beauty of nature )

MmAway
- 402 days ago - youtu.be
Wisteria (also spelled Wistaria or Wysteria) is a genus of flowering plants in the pea family, Fabaceae, that includes ten species of woody climbing vines native to the Eastern United States and to China, Korea, and Japan
GOOD NEWS: New York State Officially Bans Fracking
Environment  (tags: LAW, FRACKING, FRACK IS WHACK, GOOD NEWS, NY, healthconditions, government, GoodNews, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water )

Cal
- 456 days ago - syracuse.com
After more than seven years of study, the state Department of Environmental Conservation today issued the final document needed to ban the controversial drilling practice, known formally as high-volume hydraulic fracturing.
New Reserve in Peru Will Protect Nearly a Million Acres of Pristine Forest
Environment  (tags: good news, protection, forests, habitat, environment, ecosystems, politics, good news )

Cal
- 457 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The region's forests contain vast biodiversity, as well as resources for indigenous Maijuna and Kichwa communities that comprise about 4,500 people.
Can Vertical Gardens End World Hunger
Environment  (tags: GOOD NEWS, Vertical Gardening, Israel )

Beth
- 460 days ago - nocamels.com
This is an interesting article on a type of vertical gardening by an Israeli company that not only saves space, allows people to grow their own food when there's no land, but also saves 90% of water usage, making it a dream come true for arid climates.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Applaud Country for Divesting From Coal
Environment  (tags: coal, divestment, good news, Norway, protection, environment, energy, politics, healthconditions, world )

Cal
- 475 days ago - forcechange.com
Praise the Parliament of Norway for selling coal-related investments.
Aceh to Fell 1,000 Hectares of Illegally Planted Oil Palm Plantations
Environment  (tags: Indonesia, Aceh, conservation, environment, Palm oil plantation, clearance, revert to protected forest, Leuser Ecosystem, good news )

Evelyn
- 514 days ago - thejakartaglobe.beritasatu.com
Work to demolish the oil palm plantations in the Leuser Ecosystem Area in Tamiang district will start on Monday, according to Tezar Pahlevi. "Whether they like it or not they must give up the land because they have illegally converted protected forest
TAKE ACTION NOW! Praise Company For Taking Deadly Pesticides Off Shelves
Environment  (tags: pestiides, die-offs, lowes, consumers, good news, environment, ecosystems, bees, wildlife, protection, green )

Cal
- 532 days ago - forcechange.com
Praise decision to remove pesticides that threaten the bee population off LoweâEUR(TM)s shelves.
Changing Times: Precious Sumatran Peat Forest Gets Landmark Protection
Environment  (tags: Good News, Sumatra, peat forest, Tripa, protection, orangutans, Indonesian Sustainable Ecosystem Foundat, Leuser Ecosystem )

Evelyn
- 553 days ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
Environmentalists in Sumatra are celebrating a major step forward in their battle to save the Tripa peat forest, which is home to one of the highest densities of orangutans in the world, and is also vital for storing carbon
Nebraska Judge Halts TransCanada's Eminent Domain Grab for Keystone XL
Environment  (tags: Keystone XL Pipeline, good news, law, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 585 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
TransCanada has for now lost its bid to seize NebraskansâEUR(TM) land via eminent domain for its Keystone XL pipeline project, thanks to a February 12 temporary injunction.
Success: Gill Net Ban Proposed to Help Save Endangered Porpoise
Environment  (tags: Endangered, success, gill net ban, good news, purpose )

Scooby
- 612 days ago - forcechange.com
With their population recently dropping below 100, the vaquita porpoise is a rare species on the verge of extinction.
AMAZING: Coral 'Carpets' Could Be The Saving Grace For Disappearing Coral Reefs
Environment  (tags: GOOD NEWS, Coral "Carpet", regenerates & revives coral, Israel )

Beth
- 663 days ago - nocamels.com
Israeli National Institute of Oceanography's Dr. Baruch Rinkevich developed a new kind of "carpet", much like laying out patches of grass, that regenerates and revives dying coral reefs.
Success: Bee Killing Pesticides Restricted
Environment  (tags: Ontario, Canada, bees, killing, pesticides, restricted, petition, good news )

Scooby
- 669 days ago - forcechange.com
A new regulation passed in Ontario, Canada, restricts the use of toxic neonicotinoid pesticides, which have been linked to declining honeybee populations around the world. Ontario plans to decrease its neonicotinoid use by 80 percent by 2017.
 

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