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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
- 78 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
- 87 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
- 95 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
- 95 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
- 96 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
- 97 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
- 98 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
- 102 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
- 102 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
- 104 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
- 105 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
- 106 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
- 106 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
- 109 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
- 116 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,

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