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How a False Solution to Climate Change Is Damaging the Natural World
Environment  (tags: climate-change, environment, ecosystems, agriculture, soil degradation, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, green )

Cal
- 405 days ago - theguardian.com
In growing maize for biogas, the crop that does most damage to the soil is being specifically exempted from the rules
The California Drought: Who Gets Water and Who's Hung Out to Dry?
Environment  (tags: California, water politics, resources, drought, agriculture, industry, farming, fishermen, lobby, Gov Brown, weather, environment, globalwarming )

Angelika
- 424 days ago - ecowatch.com
As the powerful lobby for the agricultural industry--which currently consumes 80 percent of California's water supply--cries for more water to be pumped to their farms in the arid regions of the Central Valley, just who would be left high and dry?
Pesticides Killed Bees in Minnesota , Analysis Shows
Environment  (tags: bees, wild lbees, pesticides, die-offs, agriculture, protection, animalwelfare, world, protection, land mine detection, world )

Cal
- 561 days ago - mndaily.com
An investigation revealed pesticides are to blame for local bee deaths
Large-Scale Opposition Among Borneo Villagers to Deforestation
Environment  (tags: deforestation, environment, destruction, agriculture, habitatdestruction, habitat, green, humans, world, protection, nature, government, ecosystems, trees, forests, world, animals )

Cal
- 592 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Nearly two-thirds of villagers surveyed across rainforests in Indonesian and Malaysian Borneo are against large-scale deforestation due to the adverse impacts on livelihoods and the environment, finds a comprehensive new study
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Use of Bee-Killing Pesticides
Environment  (tags: bees, wild lbees, pesticides, die-offs, agriculture, protection, animalwelfare, world, protection, land mine detection, world )

Cal
- 595 days ago - forcechange.com
Bees are a crucial player in the United States agricultural industry, pollinating as much as 70 percent or more of food sources. However, bees have been dying off at an alarming rate, and evidence suggests this may be partially due to certain pesticides
First Steps to Save Burkina Faso's Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, environment, destruction, agriculture, habitatdestruction, habitat, green, humans, world, protection, nature, government, ecosystems, trees, forests, world, animals, world, animals )

Cal
- 642 days ago - ipsnews.net
Burkina Faso has just received a grant of 30 million dollars from the Forest Investment Programme to help protect the country's forests and reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with deforestation.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Encourage Permanent Pesticide Ban to Save Bees
Environment  (tags: bees, wild lbees, pesticides, die-offs, agriculture, protection, animalwelfare )

Cal
- 647 days ago - forcechange.com
As the honeybee population faces further strife from companies such as Monsanto and their use of pesticides, state agencies are working to rid commercial and private use of such chemicals to save bee populations
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Illegal Logging in Russia to Protect Endangered Tigers
Environment  (tags: deforestation, environment, destruction, agriculture, habitatdestruction, habitat, green, humans, world, protection, nature, government, ecosystems, trees, forests, world, animals, world, animals )

Cal
- 694 days ago - forcechange.com
Loggers in Russia are illegally removing trees in far eastern forests and selling them to furniture and flooring manufacturers in China, Europe, and the United States. Even worse, this illegal deforestation is threatening the lives of endangered Amur tige
INDONESIA: Unique Forests Devastated By Plantations
Environment  (tags: deforestation, environment, destruction, agriculture, habitatdestruction, habitat, green, humans, world, protection, nature, government, ecosystems, trees, forests )

Cal
- 695 days ago - nzherald.co.nz
Agribusiness and pulp and paper industries accused of triggering one of the century's greatest ecological disasters in Indonesia in the course of the last 30 years.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Deforestation in Indonesia
Environment  (tags: deforestation, environment, destruction, agriculture, habitatdestruction, habitat, green, humans, world, protection, nature, government, ecosystems, trees, forests )

Cal
- 695 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Agribusiness and pulp and paper industries accused of triggering one of the century's greatest ecological disasters in Indonesia. Please sign this,, my first petition ever at Care2, to help stop this horrible destruction!
EU Regulator Suspects BASF Insecticide of Harming Bees
Environment  (tags: bees, wild lbees, pesticides, die-offs, agriculture, protection, animalwelfare, world, protection )

Cal
- 697 days ago - uk.reuters.com
The European Union's food safety regulator has added a BASF insecticide to the list of crop chemicals it suspects of playing a role in declining bee populations.
A Plague of Deforestation Sweeps Across Southeast Asia
Environment  (tags: deforestation, environment, destruction, agriculture, habitatdestruction, habitat, green, humans, world, protection, nature, government, ecosystems, trees, forests, world, animals )

Cal
- 702 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Illegal logging and unchecked economic development are taking a devastating toll on the forests of Vietnam and neighboring countries, threatening areas of biodiversity so rich that 1,700 species have been discovered in the last 15 years alone.
Declining Bee Populations Pose A Threat to Global Agriculture
Environment  (tags: bees, wild lbees, pesticides, die-offs, agriculture, protection, animalwelfare, world, protection )

Cal
- 724 days ago - e360.yale.edu
The danger that the decline of bees and other pollinators represents to the world's food supply was highlighted this week when the European Commission decided to ban a class of pesticides suspected of playing a role in so-called "colony collapse disorder.
EU Overrules Britain to Ban Pesticides Linked to Bee Deaths
Environment  (tags: bees, wild lbees, pesticides, die-offs, agriculture, protection, animalwelfare, world, protection )

Cal
- 724 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The European Union has overruled British opposition to impose a total two-year ban for gardeners on the use of pesticides linked to the death of bees, with new rules setting out tight restrictions for farmers.
Tropical Croplands Expand By 48m Ha in 10 Years, Raising Environmental Concerns
Environment  (tags: deforestation, environment, destruction, agriculture, habitatdestruction, habitat, green, humans, world, protection, nature, government, ecosystems, trees, forests )

Cal
- 765 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Croplands in the tropics expanded by an average of 4.8 million hectares per year between 1999 and 2008, increasing pressure on forest areas and other ecosystems, according to a new study.
 

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