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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
- 21 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
- 26 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
- 28 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.
Feeding the Planet While Saving Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, agriculture, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, politics, government, green, forests, nature, humans, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 29 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Commercial agriculture drives 71 percent of deforestation worldwide
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Illegal Tropical Deforestation - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: DEFORESTATION, CONSUMERS, world, wildlife, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, forests )

Cal
- 38 days ago - forcechange.com
The continued overseas demand for agricultural commodities like palm oil, beef, soy and wood products has contributed to the rapid deforestation of tropical climates
Illegal Tropical Deforestation Driven Globally By "Agro-Conversion"
Environment  (tags: defostation, deforestation, world, wildlife, environment, ecosystems, destruction, politics, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 40 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Nearly 50 percent of tropical deforestation to make room for commercial agriculture between 2000 and 2012 was done so illegally.
World's Last Remaining Forest Wilderness at Risk
Environment  (tags: deforestation, world, wildlife, politics, forests, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, protection, government )

Cal
- 40 days ago - ipsnews.net
- The world's last remaining forest wilderness is rapidly being lost - and much of this is taking place in Canada, not in Brazil or Indonesia where deforestation has so far made the headlines.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Save the Forests and Wildlife of Tasmania From the Chainsaws of Logging Companies
Environment  (tags: deforestation, world, environment, protection, ecosystems, greedy logging companies, govenrement, green )

Cal
- 42 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
More than 400,000 hectares of protected native forest in Tasmania is to be opened-up for logging after the Tasmanian government repealed the state's forestry peace deal, which ended a 30-year battle between environmentalists and loggers.
World's Endangered Forests Need Your Help
Environment  (tags: activism, forests, deforestation, wildlife, world, humans, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 43 days ago - ecowatch.com
Out of Fashion" is Rainforest Action Network's (RAN) latest major effort to preserve the world's endangered forests and we need your help to win.
Canada, Russia, Brazil Lead World in Old-Growth Forest Loss \
Environment  (tags: deforestation, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, green, forests, trees, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, Sustainabililty, water, conservation )

Cal
- 45 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Every day, the world loses about 50,000 hectares of forest to agricultural clearing, road development, and other human activities, constricting true wilderness into smaller and smaller areas
Mining Threatens to Eat Up Northern Europe's Last Wilderness
Environment  (tags: deforestation, mining interests, europe, pollution, protection, wildlife, world, habitatdestruction, habitat, destruction, ecosystems, environment, humans, nature, politics, government )

Cal
- 49 days ago - theguardian.com
Vast network of rivers, lakes and mountains in Finland, Sweden and Norway at risk from being exploited for rare earth and other minerals
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Endangered Birds From Deforestation - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: birds, deforestation, government, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, pollution, trees, water, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 50 days ago - forcechange.com
Prevent loggers from endangering local wildlife by removing more trees from the heavily burned Stanislaus National Forest
More Trouble With Tar Sands: Oil Extraction Leading to Big Forest Loss in Alberta
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, tar sands, deforestation, boreal forests, conservation, habitatdestruction, habitat, pollution, nature, humans, government, energy )

Cal
- 52 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Bitumen extraction itself is land, energy and water intensive. Extracting useful petroleum products from these deposits requires a huge amount of energy input and processing relative to other energy sources, including other oil sources
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Corporations From Illegally Destroying a National Park in Borneo- ForceChange
Environment  (tags: corporate abuse, mininginterests, greed, deforestation, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, animals, nature, humans, government )

Cal
- 54 days ago - forcechange.com
Although the Indonesian government has chosen to impose a temporary moratorium on the deforestation of their country's rainforests, corporations continue to illegally raze the ground at Borneo's Tanjung Puting National Park. A palm oil company is tearing
Authorities Stop 'Greatest Destroyers of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest'
Environment  (tags: deforestation, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, world, wildlife, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 54 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A criminal organization involved in the illicit deforestation of large portions of Brazil's forests has been stopped.
 

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