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Impacts of Deforestation on Amazonian River Ecosystems Could Be Far-Reaching
Environment  (tags: agriculture, deforestation, AMazon, rainforest destruction, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, environment, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, protection, politics, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
Vast areas of the Amazon forest are being destroyed for agricultural uses, mainly industrial-scale soybean crops, and turned into pasture land for livestock
Gibbon Species Pushed Towards Extinction as Island Loses Its Trees
Environment  (tags: deforestation, endangered, wildlife, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, habitatdestruction, habitat, protection, humans, nature )

Cal
- 4 days ago - news.mongabay.com
According to data from Global Forest Watch, Hainan province has lost an average of 15,084 hectares of forest every year from 2009 through 2012--According to the IUCN, the population of Hainan gibbons dropped from more than 2,000 in the late 1950s and to
Deforestation Puts Cultural Survival of Forest-Dependent Peoples at Risk -
Environment  (tags: deforestation, indigneous rights, ecosystems, destruction, energy, world, healthconditions, politics )

Cal
- 10 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Forest-dependent peoples face grave threats from deforestation and other depredations, warns a new report -
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help End Deforestation In British Columbia
Environment  (tags: deforestation, habitat loss, overdevelopment, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, world, politics, pollution, healthconditions, protection, nature, humans )

Cal
- 10 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
With the increase of industry and agriculture in Canada, trees are being cut down faster than ever In British Columbia. Deforestation is a real problem and it not only affects the abundant wildlife that live in British Columbia but it affects us too.
OP-ED: We Can Feed the World Without Chopping Down More Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, agriculture, protection, habitat, forests, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, world )

Cal
- 12 days ago - grist.org
Maybe this is obvious, but expanding our agricultural footprint to feed the growing population -- cutting down forests, plowing prairies -- is a really bad idea.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress to Oppose Destructive Alaska Rainforest Logging
Environment  (tags: Tongass, deforestation, Congress, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, politics, animals )

Cal
- 15 days ago - secure.audubon.org
Urge your Members of Congress to oppose destructive clear-cutting on our largest National Forest.
Chinese Logging Company Takes Over Guyana's Forests -
Environment  (tags: deforestation, deforestationhabitat, habitat, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, destruction, environment, world, pollution, protection, government, green )

Cal
- 21 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Illegal deforestation occurring despite Guyana's ground-breaking low carbon development strategy -
Disappearing Oasis: Northeastern India Losing Forests as People Move in -
Environment  (tags: deforestation, India, agriculture, agriculture and food, ecosystems, environment, destruction, wildlife, world, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 31 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Global Forest Watch (GFW) shows that India as a whole lost about 842,200 hectares of forest between 2001 and 2012. Of this, about 548,440 hectares was lost from northeast India alone. -
Surprising Reasons to Be Optimistic About Saving Forests -
Environment  (tags: deforestation, rainforests, forests, good news, environment, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, world, wildlife, politics )

Cal
- 36 days ago - news.mongabay.com
the world is finally starting to recognize the value of services afforded by healthy ecosystems and the contributions make by local and indigenous communities in keeping forests standing. -
TAKE ACTION NOW! Brazil - 10% of National Parks and Indigenous Lands Face Mining Threat
Environment  (tags: deforestation, mining intersts, Brazil, brazilian rainforest, ecosystems, conservation, destruction, environment, politics, pollution, protection, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 41 days ago - theecologist.org
Legislation put forward by Brazil's re-elected President Dilma Rousseff would open up to 10% of protected areas to mining
Destroyed Habitat, Fewer Resources, Ebola: The Many Repercussions of Liberia's Deforestation
Environment  (tags: deforestation, animals, destruction, conservation, endangered, environment, ecosystems, wildlife, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection )

Cal
- 51 days ago - news.mongabay.com
West African country lost 4.4 percent of forests in 12 years, new incentives may help stymie future destruction
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
- 58 days 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
- 58 days 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
- 60 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
- 60 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.
 

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