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China's Demand for Rosewood Is Destroying Forests in Southeast Asia and, Increasingly, In Africa
Environment  (tags: deforestation, China, rosewood imports, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, humans, government )

Cal
- 128 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Rosewood imports into China increased some 1,250 percent since 2000 and were worth an estimated $2.6 billion between 2013 and 2014 alone âEUR" and there's evidence that much of the wood was illegal.
Indonesian Coal Mining Boom Is Leaving Trail of Destruction
Environment  (tags: mining interests, Indonesia, environment, deforestation, pollution, worlddestruction, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 138 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Since 2000, Indonesian coal production has increased five-fold to meet growing domestic demand for electricity and feed export markets in Asia. The intensive mining is leading to the clearing of rainforest and the pollution of rivers and rice paddies.
As Indonesia Burns, Its Government Moves to Increase Forest Destruction
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, Indonesia, peat, fires, deforestation, palm oil, world, protection )

Cal
- 161 days ago - theecologist.org
In the midst of its worst fire crisis in living memory, the Indonesian government is taking a leap backward on forest protection.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the Polish Government: Preserve the Carpathian Forest From Development and Deforestation
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Europe, Carpathians, ecosystems, environment, destruction, protection, humans, politics, animals, wildlife, forests )

Cal
- 168 days ago - karpaty.wwf.pl
The Carpathians stretch across Poland and Central Europe. It is a magical place full of bears, wolves, lynx, deer, boars, and other mammals and birds.The Polish government has recently allowed loggers to start destroying this important habitat
TAKE ACTION NOW! End Wildfire Destruction of Orangutan Habitats
Environment  (tags: animals, destruction, conservation, deforestation, environment, ecosystems, world, protection, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 187 days ago - forcechange.com
Indonesia is currently experiencing massive wildfires that are causing one of the biggest environmental disasters since the wildfires of 1997. Primal rainforests are burning at the rate of more than 21,000 square meters per hour, rapidly destroying near
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Proboscis MonkeysâEUR(TM) Forest!
Environment  (tags: DEFORESTATION, RAINFORESTS, wildlife, politics, environment, destruction, endangered, animals, world, protection, ecosystems )

Cal
- 192 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
The forests of Sarawak on Borneo âEUR" the habitat of proboscis monkeys, rare birds, bats and numerous other species unique to the island âEUR" are in danger.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Orangutans From Palm Oil Forest Fires
Environment  (tags: deforestation, orangutans, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, animals, wildlife, world, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans )

Cal
- 192 days ago - forcechange.com
Stop palm oil-fueled forest fires that are killing off threatened orangutan populations
Illegal Logging Decimating Birds in Ghana:
Environment  (tags: animals, environment, destruction, ecosystems, deforestation, birds, illegal logging, world, protection, wildlife )

Cal
- 196 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Researchers found understory bird abundance fell by more than half in just 15 years while illegal and legal logging increased by 600 percent.
Palm Oil Company Caught Destroying Primary Forest in Endangered Ecosystem
Environment  (tags: deforestation, world, protection, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, ecosystems, nature, humans )

Cal
- 197 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Activists have documented a palm oil company destroying lowland rainforest in Sumatra's endangered Leuser Ecosystem. Rainforest Action Network's allegations are supported by independent data from Global Forest Watch, a platform for monitoring changes in
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Importing Illegal Wood From Essential Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, animals, conservation, greed, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, pollution, world, trees, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 210 days ago - forcechange.com
A loss of nearly 30 million acres of forest in East Africa is expected by 2030. A loss on this scale will severely impact the population of plants, animals, and humans who rely on them. Nearly 80% of the worldâEUR(TM)s plant and animal life relies on the fore
Road Creeps Into Peru's Sierra Del Divisor as It Awaits National Park Designation
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, deforestation )

Cal
- 213 days ago - news.mongabay.com
An unauthorized logging road has encroached in the past three months on the border of what could soon become PeruâEUR(TM)s newest national park, according to new satellite imagery.
Brazii's Demarcation Plans Put People and Planet at Risk
Environment  (tags: climate-change, deforestation, ecosystems, environment, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, globalwarming, CO2emissions, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 214 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
Threat to BrazilâEUR(TM)s indigenous reserves raises climate and health concerns as studies show that reduced deforestation leads to lower CO2 emissions and better air quality.
Forest Loss and Land Degradation Fuel Climate Crisis
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, deforestation, wildlife, healthconditions )

Cal
- 222 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
UN studies show that the combined effects of degraded farmland and the felling and burning of trees are costing the planet trillions of dollars in ecosystem losses.

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