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Climate-Smart Agriculture Is Corporate Green-Washing, Warn NGOs
Environment  (tags: Active Citizens, Advancing Deserts, Biodiversity, Civil Society, Climate Change, Development & Aid, Economy & Trade, Food & Agriculture, Global, Green Economy, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, Natural Resources, Poverty & MDGs, TerraViva United Nations )

Judy
- 29 days ago - ipsnews.net
"By endorsing the activities of the planet's worst climate offenders in agribusiness and industrial agriculture, the Alliance will undermine the very objectives that it claims to aim for."
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Log Critical Tiger Habitat!
Environment  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, endangered, habitat loss, logging operaitons, deforestation, biodiversity, tigers, animaladvocates, animals, destruction, ecosystems, environment, wildlife, world, protection )

Cal
- 78 days ago - change.org
The Bengal Tiger is one of the world's most beautiful and iconic species. It is also one of the most endangered. In India, fewer than 1,500 of these great cats exist in the wild,
Tin Mining, Palm Oil Plantations Wreaking Havoc on Small Indonesian Island
Environment  (tags: deforestation, mining interests, palm oil, biodiversity, habitatdestruction, habitat, animals, destruction, ecosystems, environment, protection, nature, humans, government, world, wildlife, politics, oceans )

Cal
- 81 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Belitung Island has lost 10 percent of its remaining forests in 13 years, few protections in place despite biological importance
30% of Borneo's Rainforests Destroyed Since 1973
Environment  (tags: deforestation, world, environment, ecosystems, habitat, habitat destruction, wildlife, trees, humans, habitat loss, biodiversity, destruction, forests )

Cal
- 100 days ago - news.mongabay.com
More than 30 percent of Borneo's rainforests have been destroyed over the past forty years due to fires, industrial logging, and the spread of plantations, finds a new study
On Track to 'Go Beyond the Critical Point': Sri Lanka Still Losing Forests at Rapid Clip
Environment  (tags: biodiversity, deforetation, Sri Lanka, world, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, nature, wildlife )

Cal
- 101 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Sri Lanka, a small island nation located off the southern tip of India, has the highest biodiversity in all of Asia, and is regarded as one of the world's biodiversity hotspots
Ast African Court of Justice Rules Out Construction of Serengeti Super Highway
Environment  (tags: environment, animals, wildlife, world, protection, good news, preservation, biodiversity )

Cal
- 101 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
The East African Court of Justice has ruled against the construction of a tarmac highway that would cut across the migration routes of the great herds of wildebeest and zebras in Serengeti National Park, Northern Tanzania.
Downturn in Shade-Grown Coffee Putting Forests, Wildlife, People at Risk
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, deforestation, shade grown coffee, biodiversity, biodiversity destruction, world, wildlife, protection, healthconditions, politics )

Cal
- 105 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Shade coffee systems also play a role in preserving connectivity within forests, especially fragmented areas. Providing corridors for animals such as migratory birds and pollinators (e.g., butterflies) is crucial for a healthy, functioning ecosystem.
Borneo Mega-Dams Threaten Indigenous 'Ethnocide'
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, indigenous rights, biodiversity, environment, destruction, conservation, animals, wildlife, protection, politics, pollution, nature, world )

Cal
- 115 days ago - theecologist.org
Massive dams in Sarawak, Malaysia, threaten to flood over 2,000 square kilometers of the world's oldest rainforests, displace 10,000s of indigenous people, and aggravate climate change
The Arctic Shipping Boom - a Bonanza for Invasive Exotic Species
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, invasive species, arctic shipping, biodiversity, world )

Cal
- 117 days ago - theecologist.org
Some marine biologists worry that ships carting cargo through the Arctic's newly opened waterways are introducing invasive species to the area - and bringing invasive species to some of America's most important ports.
Mexico: 22,000 Room Mega-Hotel Threatens 'Biodiversity Hotspot'
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, overdevelopment, corproate greed, biodiversity, world, pollution, politics )

Cal
- 149 days ago - theecologist.org
The core of the proposed development is the picturesque beach dunes of Punta Arena, where the desert meets the sea. This is no ordinary sea: Cabo Pulmo National Park is perhaps the world's most robust marine reserve and coral reef.
Go Wild for National Park Week: April 19-27
Environment  (tags: national parks, environment, ecotourism, biodiversity, wildlife, protection, habitat, ecosystems, environment, politics, nature )

Cal
- 188 days ago - ecowatch.com
Each spring, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation host National Park Week, a presidentially proclaimed celebration of our national heritage. This year National Park Week--technically nine days--is scheduled for April 19-27.
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
- 222 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
- 295 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
- 306 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
- 385 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
 

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