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Indonesian Sugar Company Poised to Destroy Half of Island Paradise's Forests
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, sugar cane, biodiversity, destruction, ecosystems, world, wildlife, politics, protection, nature, humans )

Cal
- 536 days ago - news.mongabay.com
An Indonesian plantation company may be preparing to destroy up to half of the natural forests on Indonesia's remote Aru Islands, reports Forest Watch Indonesia.
The Last of the Indonesian Forest?
Environment  (tags: wildlife, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, rainforest destruciton, habitat loss, corporate greed, biodiversity, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, energy )

Cal
- 609 days ago - earthtimes.org
The disappearance of 2 million hectares (20,000 square km) of forest lands under mining and logging "permits" is the sign of a trend, as we watch species, large and small become extinct. -
In Imperiled Forests of Borneo, A Rich Tropical Eden Endures
Environment  (tags: biodiversity, Borneo, tropical rainforests, environment, ecosystems, conservation, habitat, humans, nature, protection, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 621 days ago - e360.yale.edu
In Borneo's Danum Valley -- one of the last, untouched forest reserves in a region ravaged by logging and oil palm cultivation -- a team of international and Malaysian scientists is fighting to preserve an area of stunning biodiversity.
Myanmar Faces New Conservation Challenges as It Opens Up to the World
Environment  (tags: biodiversity, environment, animals, protection, humans, goodnews, wildlife, wildanimals, habitat, world, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, ecosystems, politics, nature, wildlife )

Cal
- 699 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Myanmar forms part of the Indo-Burma biodiversity hotspot, and some of the largest tracts of intact habitat in the hotspot can be found here. With changes afoot, conservationists are looking to Myanmar as the best hope for protecting biodiversity in the
If You Want to Conserve Biodiversity, Protect Latin America
Environment  (tags: biodiversity, environment, animals, protection, humans, goodnews, wildlife, wildanimals, habitat )

Cal
- 722 days ago - ipsnews.net
Panama, Costa Rica, Ecuador, northern Peru and the Caribbean islands are areas that need urgent protection in order to achieve the global biodiversity conservation targets set for 2020, a new study shows.
Trinidad and Tobago: A Biodiversity Hotspot Overlooked
Environment  (tags: biodiversity, environment, animals, protection, humans, goodnews, wildlife, wildanimals, habitat )

Cal
- 738 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The two-island nation of Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean (just off the coast of Venezuela) may be smaller than Delaware, but it has had an outsized role in the history of rainforest conservation as well as our understanding of tropical ecology.
A Journey to the Heart of Ecuador's Yasuni
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, protection, biodiversity, nature, humans, habitat, wildlife )

Cal
- 903 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Few places on earth harbor as much biodiversity as the Yasuni Biosphere Reserve, a 6,500-square-mile territory in eastern Ecuador where the Amazon basin ascends into the Andes Mountains
Biodiversity in Logged Forests Far Higher Than Once Believed
Environment  (tags: biodiversity, environment, animals, protection, humans, goodnews, wildlife, wildanimals, habitat )

Cal
- 910 days ago - e360.yale.edu
New research shows that scientists have significantly overestimated the damage that logging in tropical forests has done to biodiversity, a finding that could change the way conservationists think about how best to preserve species in areas disturbed by h
Madagascar Palm Trees at Risk of Extinction, Study Finds
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, biodiversity, fauna, palm trees, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation )

Cal
- 1051 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A majority of Madagascar's palms face extinction due to land clearing, an environment protection group says
Climate Change Driving Australian Fish South
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, biodiversity, ocean acidification, migration patterns, wildlife, nature, ecosystems, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, oceans, water, pollution, endangered, climatechange, globalwarming, globalwarming, climate )

Cal
- 1112 days ago - mnn.com
Scientists have found 'striking evidence' of extensive southward migration of tropical fish and declines in other species due to climate change.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Amazon Rainforest
Environment  (tags: Anazon, biodiversity, resources, medicine, environment, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, green, protection, humans, nature, government, world, wildlife, water, trees )

Cal
- 1123 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please sign this petition to say that you're ready to save our rainforests! Please help protect the biodiversity and peoples who support these vital :lungs of the Earth: and their abundant resources from deforestation and corporate greed.
Half of Tropical Forest Parks Losing Biodiversity
Environment  (tags: animals, biodiversity, habitat loss, wildlife, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, conservation, humans, nature, green, government )

Cal
- 1135 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Governments have set up protected areas, in part, to act as reservoirs for our Earth's stunning biodiversity; no where is this more true than in the world's tropical forests, which contain around half of our planet's species.
As Japan Debris Washes Up in the US, Scientists Fear Break in Natural Order
Environment  (tags: tsunami, biodiversity, ecosystems, conservation, habitat, nature, oceans, environment, radia-active )

Xil
- 1180 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Remnants from Japan's earthquake and tsunami continue to arrive on the west coast, bringing exotic organisms with them
Wildlife in the Tropics Plummets By Over 60 Percent
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, animals, habitat loss, animal welfare, biodiversity, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, protection, conservation, destruction )

Cal
- 1206 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In 48 years wildlife populations in the tropics, the region that holds the bulk of the world's biodiversity, have fallen by an alarming 61 percent, according to the most recent update to the Living Planet Index.
 

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