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Success: Palm Oil Companies Place Moratorium on Deforestation - Force Change
Environment  (tags: Environment, Rainforests, Trees, Palm Oil Industry, Deforestation, CO2 emissions )

Victoria
- 28 days ago - forcechange.com
Five major palm oil companies - notorious for destroying large areas of rainforest to make room for their palm oil plantations - have agreed to hold a 12 month moratorium on deforestation while an environmental impact study is being conducted.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect America's Rainforest From Old-Growth Logging
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, Tongass, rainforests, protection, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, protection, trees )

Cal
- 45 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
The U.S. Forest Service is embarking on a process to amend the Tongass National Forest management plan for the purpose of phasing out large-scale old-growth logging.
Tell McDonald's to Go Deforestation-Free - Via Union of Concerned Scientists
Environment  (tags: Environment, Palm Oil, Deforestation, Rainforests, Trees, Habitat destruction, CO2 emissions, Endangered Species, Sutainability, Big Business, Ethics, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 60 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Tell McDonald's, the largest fast food company in the world, to use Deforestation-Free, sustainable palm oil for the sake of our atmosphere, tropical forests and endangered species, instead of plantations destroying forest and habitat releasing carbon.
Stop Construction of Dam That Threatens Indigenous Peoples, Rainforests and Endangered Species in Cambodia - Via Force Change
Environment  (tags: Environment, Cambodia, Areng Valley, Humans, Wild Animals, Rainforests, Habitat destruction, Endangered Species, Asian Elephant, Clouded Leopard, Extinction, Ethical concerns, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 78 days ago - forcechange.com
Place pressure on Sinohydro, China's largest hydropower company with the most involvement in Stung Cheay Areng dam, and the Cambodian government, to stop the project immediately to save the villagers, environment, and rare species of the Areng Valley.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Rainforests Worldwide!
Environment  (tags: rainforests, preservation, ecosystems, environment, conservation, world, protection, habitat, wildlife )

Cal
- 109 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Sign this petition to create butterfly credits in support of the Rainforest Trust, let's save the rainforests of this world and their inhabitants 1,000 square feet at a time!
TAKE ACTION, Help Save the Last Forest on Earth Where Tigers, Elephants, Rhinos and Orangutans Live Together
Environment  (tags: Petition, rainforests, endangered, Indonesia, Sumatra, sun bears, tigers, orangutans, rhinos, elephants, palm oil, logging, mining, animals )

Beatrice
- 156 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The last place on earth where critically endangered Sumatran tigers, rhinos, sun bears, elephants and orangutans are found together in one forest is under threat from mining, logging and palm oil companies. Conservation groups are fighting a spatial plan
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Saving Rainforests By Buying Them
Environment  (tags: rainforests, World Land Trust, activism, Activist, activist groups )

Cal
- 201 days ago - news.mongabay.com
For more than twenty five years, an international non-profit known as the World Land Trust has been working to protect tropical forests through land purchase and partnerships with local groups
Please Sign: Nicaraugua, Is a New Canal Really Worth the Sacrifice?
Environment  (tags: Nicaragua, President Ortega, Hong Kong HKND, canal, environment, ancient habitats, ancient cultures, indigenous rights, Lake Nicaragua, fresh water source, Central America, rainforests, destruction, shipping )

Susan
- 241 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Last summer President Daniel Ortega & a Hong Kong company sealed a deal to build a canal across Nicaragua. For this impoverished nation, the project's promises of job and GDP growth are hard to resist. But the environmental costs could be devastating.
Rainforest News Review for 2013
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, world, rainforests )

Cal
- 299 days ago - news.mongabay.com
2013 was full of major developments in efforts to understand and protect the world's tropical rainforests.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Costa Rica's Rainforests From Infinito Gold
Environment  (tags: corporate, rainforests, dishonesty, CORPORATE GREED, environment, ethics, ecosystems, environment, destruction, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 307 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Infinito Gold, a Canadian mining company, just slapped Costa Rica with a $1 billion lawsuit because the nation decided to protect its rainforests rather than host an open-pit gold mine.
Sky Islands: Exploring East Africa's Last Frontier
Environment  (tags: rainforests, environment, conservation, ecosystems, wildlife, world, protection, humans, habitat, forests )

Cal
- 322 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The montane rainforests of East Africa are little-known to the global public.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ghana's Atiwa Rainforest Must Be Protected
Environment  (tags: RAINFROESTS, rainforests, environment, mining, destruction, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, wildlife, protection, humans, pollution, ecosystems, forests )

Cal
- 342 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
A total of 260 square kilometers of Atiwa have been declared a protected area. Yet the forest is not only rich in life, but also in minerals. Atiwa has significant bauxite deposits that the government intends to mine
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Save the Rainforests!
Environment  (tags: rainforests, protection, world, environment, french, ecosystems, nature )

Cal
- 354 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Rainforests cover only 2% of the Earth's surface, yet they are home to 50% of the Earth's plants and animal species. Rainforests are critical in maintaining the Earth's limited supply of drinking and fresh water.
ECO-ACTIVISM: Celebrities Aim to Raise $1.6 Million to Keep Orangutan Forests From the the Chopping Block in Borneo
Environment  (tags: ACTIVISM, rainforests, Borneo, world, protection, environment, conservation, ecosystems, green, government, GoodNews, nature )

Cal
- 386 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Sir David Attenborough, Bill Oddie and Chris Packham are supporting an effort to save the orangutan from extinction by raising £1m in just two weeks.
Brazil Sends in Tanks and Army to Stop Illegal Logging
Environment  (tags: illegal logging, deforestation, Brazil, uncontacted tribes, native rights, rainforests, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, ecosystems, wildlife )

Cal
- 464 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Brazil's government has sent their military on a major ground operation against illegal logging around the land of the Awá, Earth's most threatened tribe, according to Survival International.
 

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