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Rain Forests and Old Growth Forests
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, conservation, deforestation, habitat, nature, protection, pollution, trees )

- 1527 days ago -
Forests, especially rain forests and old growth forests, are the lungs of the planet. Taking in carbon dioxide that is expired by animals and produced by burning of fossil fuels, the forests produce oxygen that we need to live. Rain forests and old growth
Cocaine: The New Face of Deforestation in Central America
Environment  (tags: deforestation, forests, drug war, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans )

- 1527 days ago -
There is growing evidence for a correlation between drug trafficking and deforestation in Central America today.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell America's Biggest Brands to Use Deforestation-Free Palm Oil
Environment  (tags: palm oil, environment, ecosystems, deforestation, greenliving, green, protection, Sustainabililty, world, eco-friendly, world, wildlife )

- 1532 days ago -
Palm oil, an ingredient in thousands of everyday products from snack foods to shampoo, is ubiquitous in our grocery stores and homes.
Peatlands Biosphere Reserve Facing Severe Encroachment in Sumatra
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Sumatra, oil palm plantations, corporate greed, corporate greedhabitatdestruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, destruction, environment, ecosystems, world )

- 1533 days ago -
An important reserve that contains a block of fast-dwindling lowland swamp forest in Riau Province is facing an onslaught of encroachment for illegal oil palm plantations
Breaking: 9 Arrested After Death-Defying Protest of P&G's Use of Palm Oil
Environment  (tags: activism, palm oil, corporate greed, deforestation, protection, wildlife, pollution, humans, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, politics )

- 1538 days ago -
In James Bond style, nine Greenpeace activists were arrested Tuesday after they rappelled down Cincinnati's Procter & Gamble (P&G) skyscraper and hung two large posters protesting P&G's use of palm oil in its Head & Shoulders products.
Procter & Gamble's Palm Oil Suppliers Linked to Deforestation (Photos)
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, bad business, P&G, deforestation, conservation, world, protection, nature )

- 1545 days ago -
A year-long investigation by Greenpeace has found companies that supply Procter & Gamble (P&G) (NYSE:PG) with palm oil are engaged in clearing of rainforests and peatlands in Indonesia
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, nature, protection, wildlife, deforestation )

- 1553 days ago -
There are protected reserves, but BORNEO is much more than a simple island and deserves urgent protection.
How Drug Smugglers Are Destroying Central America's Rain Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, deforestation destruction, world, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, animals, water, pollution, politics )

- 1559 days ago -
Traffickers in Honduras, Guatemala, and Nicaragua have been clear-cutting swaths of rain forest to create clandestine landing strips for drug transport planes.
Gas Company to Drill in Manu National Park Buffer Zone, Imperiling Indigenous People
Environment  (tags: corproate greed, environment, indigenous rights, deforestation, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, wildlife, protection, nature, humans, politics, government )

- 1562 days ago -
The Peruvian government has approved plans for gas company Pluspetrol to move deeper into a supposedly protected reserve for indigenous peoples and the buffer zone of the Manu National Park in the Amazon rainforest.
How Saving Ecosystems Saves Lives
Environment  (tags: deforestation, habitatdestruction, habitat, healthconditions, humans, environment, conservation, ecosystems, world, wildlife, protection, nature, politics, healthconditions, pollution )

- 1565 days ago -
Like many places in the tropics, Borneo is burning--and the consequences are widespread.
Ongoing Deforestation Reported in Borneo Concession Held By APP Supplier
Environment  (tags: deforestation, corporate abuse, trees, world, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, animals )

- 1613 days ago -
Up to 1,400 hectares of forest have been cleared in a concession belonging to an Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) supplier in Borneo, potentially putting the company in breach of the forestry giant's zero deforestation commitment,
Deforestation Spawns Creeping Desert in Central Argentina
Environment  (tags: deforestation, desertification, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, world, pollution, humans, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, green )

- 1625 days ago -
Córdoba has the highest level of deforestation in Argentina. All that remains is five percent of the 12 million hectares of native forest that the province had at the start of the 20th century
'Signature' Achievement on Forests at UN Climate Talks
Environment  (tags: deforestation, climate change, climate talks, green, GoodNews, environment, conservation, ecosystems, world, nature, humans )

- 1637 days ago -
Nations meeting in Warsaw at UN talks have agreed a significant step forward towards curbing emissions from deforestation.
Greenpeace Photos Expose Palm Oil Giant's Deforestation in Indonesia
Environment  (tags: deforestation, palm oil, Indonesia, Breenpeace, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, humans, protection, politics, green )

- 1639 days ago -
A series of photos released this week by Greenpeace shows that an Indonesian palm oil company is continuing to clear orangutan habitat in Borneo despite a pledge to stop destroying the forest.
Watch the World's Forests Disappear on Google Earth
Environment  (tags: forests, deforestation, environment, environmentalism )

- 1645 days ago -
Deforestation is a tricky problem to nail down. We know forests are shrinking, but knowing exactly where and by how much often means compiling locally reported data that can be shoddy, incomplete, or outdated

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