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No Forests, No Cash': Palm Oil Giants Commit to Sustainability, But Will They Follow Through?
Environment  (tags: palm oil, Indonesia, sustainability, deforestation, deforestation destruction, world, pollution, radia-active, protection, ecosystems, destruction, environment, conservation )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
Although it is important for Indonesia's economy, the country's palm oil sector has also contributed to Indonesia's status as the world's biggest deforester in terms of annual rate.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell McDonald's to Only Buy Palm Oil From Responsible Suppliers
Environment  (tags: deforestation, corporate greed, tigers, animal welfare, McDonald's, activism, activists, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, protection, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 1 day ago - action.sumofus.org
McDonald's buys palm oil to make a range of products--from Baked Apple Pie to Spicy Chicken McBites.There are fewer than 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild, and 1,500 Borneo pygmy elephants, because their rainforest homes are being destroyed to make room
Indonesian Govt Won't Allow Palm Oil Companies to Protect Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, palm oil, destruction, ecosystems, environment, animals, wildlife, world, protection, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, government )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A law passed by the Indonesian government last month makes it even more difficult for palm oil companies to conserve tracts of wildlife-rich and carbon-dense forests within their concessions
Palm Oil - the New Threat to the Amazon
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, deforestation, AMazon, Amazon Rain Forest )

Cal
- 3 days ago - theecologist.org
Despite Brazil having made great strides in reducing logging in the Amazon region, a US study says the country faces a renewed threat to its forests.
Tell McDonald's to Only Buy Palm Oil From Responsible Suppliers
Environment  (tags: sumatran tigers, palm oil, deforestation, palm oil industry, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Sara
- 4 days ago - action.sumofus.org
There are fewer than 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild, and 1,500 Borneo pygmy elephants, because their rainforest homes are being destroyed to make room for massive palm oil plantations in Southeast Asia.
How Deforestation Helped Unleash Ebola
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, environment, destruction, deforestation, world, ecosystems, healthconditions )

Cal
- 8 days ago - grist.org
As the forests disappeared, so too did the buffer separating humans from animals -- and from the pathogens that animals harbor.
India Plans Huge Palm Oil Expansion, Puts Forests at Risk
Environment  (tags: palm oil, deforestation, Indi, pollution, protection, water, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, nature )

Cal
- 8 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Mindless expansion of oil palm plantations in northeastern India may be grave news for this biodiversity hotspot's wildlife. Permanent loss of forests to monocultures of oil palm and a lack of adequate planning are already resulting in increased rat
TAKE ACTION NOW! Prevent Tar Sands Pipeline From Destroying Parks - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: tar sands, deforestation, habitat, greedy oil company, habitatdestruction, environment, energy, conservation, ecosystems, world, wildlife, protection )

Cal
- 11 days ago - forcechange.com
A tar sands pipeline expansion project seeks to change the boundaries of four provincial parks in British Columbia, Canada. The oil company responsible for this request, Kinder Morgan, should not be allowed to touch these precious areas to accommodate pip
TAKE ACTION NOW! 500-Year-Old Forest Must Not Be Destroyed for 3-Day Ski Competitions in Winter Olympics
Environment  (tags: world, protection, forests, ecosystems, Olympics, biodiversity, deforestation, abuse, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 11 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
In South Korea, a forest more than 500 years old is being destroyed because of alpine ski competitions in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, which will last only three days
Croppers Pose New Threat to Amazon Rainforest
Environment  (tags: AMazon, deforestation, palm oil, politics, protection, forests, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, world, trees, wildlife )

Cal
- 12 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
Analysts in the US say parts of the Brazilian Amazon may face new deforestation as ranchers move from raising beef cattle to cultivating crops such as palm oil.
'A Remarkable Conservation Achievement': Ecuador Reserve Expands as Forest Disappears
Environment  (tags: devleopment, logging, deforestation, protection, habitat, environment, ecosystems, GoodNews )

Cal
- 12 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Less than 10 percent of Ecuadorian Chocó forest remains, many endemic species under threat from development, logging
Marooned in Shrinking Forests, Bornean Orangutans Hang on as Disaster Looms
Environment  (tags: animals, environment, ecosystems, deforestation, study, world, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 15 days ago - news.mongabay.com
This development has severely affected local orangutans, with a 2009 census indicating a population in the region had dropped to between 1,500 and 1,700 from as many as 4,100 individuals in 1995.
Malaysian Palm Oil Company Destroys Borneo Forests, Despite Buyer's Zero Deforestation Commitment
Environment  (tags: deforestation, palm oil, corporate greed, habitatdestruction, environment, ecosystems, destruction, habitat, wildlife, world, forests )

Cal
- 23 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Malaysian palm oil company Genting Plantations is continuing to destroy forests despite a high-profile pledge by one of its customers to eliminate deforestation from its supply chain,
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.
GOOD NEWS! Norway to Pay Liberia to Stop Deforestation
Environment  (tags: DEFORESTATION, CLIMATE SUMMIT, GoodNews, government, green, world, ecosystems, environment, conservation )

Cal
- 29 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In one of the many major announcements that have come out of the UN Climate Summit in New York this week, Norway says it will pay Liberia to stop cutting down its forests.
 

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