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TAKE ACTION NOW! Prevent Illegal Logging and Deforestation in Peru - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: deforestation, rainforest destruciton, briberty, green, government, ecosystems, environment, destruction, protection, nature, world, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

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- 649 days ago - forcechange.com
Bribery and illegal practices are destroying the rain forest in Peru. Laws are in place meant to stop illegal logging, but they are not being enforced. We must put pressure on the Peruvian government to live up to its legal and ethical obligations
Controversial Oil Palm Company Now Accused of Illegal Logging in Cameroon Rainforest
Environment  (tags: deforestation, environment, rainforest destruction, world, protection, nature, animals, wildlife, humans, pollution, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, forests, energy, pollution, world )

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- 681 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Environmental group, Greenpeace, has accused Herakles Farms of illegal logging in Cameroon after the company has already been lambasted by scientists and conservationists for its plan to build a 70,000 hectare palm oil plantation in one of Africa's most b
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Elephant, Tiger and Orangutan Habitats in Sumatra
Environment  (tags: deforestation, environment, rainforest destruction, world, protection, nature, animals, wildlife, humans, pollution, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, forests, energy, pollution, world )

Cal
- 689 days ago - change.org
Every minute on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, five football fields of rainforest are cleared for timber and replaced with pulpwood, rubber and oil palm plantations.
Large-Scale Opposition Among Borneo Villagers to Deforestation
Environment  (tags: deforestation, environment, destruction, agriculture, habitatdestruction, habitat, green, humans, world, protection, nature, government, ecosystems, trees, forests, world, animals )

Cal
- 690 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Nearly two-thirds of villagers surveyed across rainforests in Indonesian and Malaysian Borneo are against large-scale deforestation due to the adverse impacts on livelihoods and the environment, finds a comprehensive new study
Harrison Ford Causes Stir Investigating Deforestation in Indonesia
Environment  (tags: deforestation, environment, rainforest destruction, world, protection, nature, animals, wildlife, humans, pollution, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, forests, energy, pollution, world, world )

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- 690 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Harrison Ford sparked a complaint from Indonesia's top forest official after the actor asked a series of tough questions about ongoing rainforest destruction in the Southeast Asian nation
Is This the End of Yasuni National Park?
Environment  (tags: deforestation, environment, rainforest destruction, world, protection, nature, animals, wildlife, humans, pollution, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, forests, energy, pollution, world )

Cal
- 693 days ago - theecologist.org
With the collapse of the Yasuni-ITT Initiative, and the Ecuadorian President claiming he has no choice but to drill for oil in one of the world's most pristine areas of rainforest...
Indonesia Should Convert Logging Concessions to Protected Areas to Stop Deforestation for Plantations, Argues Study
Environment  (tags: deforestation, environment, rainforest destruction, world, protection, nature, animals, wildlife, humans, pollution, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, forests, energy, pollution, world )

Cal
- 695 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Reclassifying logging concessions as permanent forest estates and thereby barring them from conversion to industrial plantations would be an effective strategy for helping conserve Indonesia's fast-dwindling forests,
Deforestation Surges as Ecuador Kills Amazon Protection Plan
Environment  (tags: deforestation, environment, rainforest destruction, world, protection, nature, animals, wildlife, humans, pollution, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, forests, energy, pollution, world )

Cal
- 695 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Data released this week by Terra-i, a collaborative mapping initiative, shows that deforestation in Ecuador for the first three months of 2013 was pacing more than 300 percent ahead of last year's rate.
Deforestation Alerts for Madagascar, DRC, Bolivia During Q2-2013
Environment  (tags: deforestation, environment, rainforest destruction, world, protection, nature, animals, wildlife, humans, pollution, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, forests, energy, world, protection )

Cal
- 715 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Loss of forest, woodland, and savanna increased sharply in Madagascar, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and Bolivia during the second quarter of 2013, reports a new assessment by NASA scientists.
Ecuador Approves Yasuni Park Oil Drilling in Amazon Rainforest
Environment  (tags: deforestation, environment, rainforest destruction, world, protection, nature, animals, wildlife, humans, pollution, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, forests, energy, pollution, world )

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- 715 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Ecuador has abandoned a conservation plan that would have paid the country not to drill for oil in previously untouched parts of Yasuni National Park in the Amazon rainforest.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Applaud Vatican's Rainforest Conservation Efforts
Environment  (tags: deforestation, environment, rainforest destruction, world, protection, nature, animals, wildlife, humans, pollution, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, forests, energy )

Cal
- 717 days ago - forcechange.com
Pope Francis recently returned to the Vatican City following a week-long trip to Brazil, during which he made a point of encouraging both the Catholic church and local governments to take a larger role in preserving both Brazilian rainforests and the gene
Forest Fragmentation Leading to Higher Extinction Rates
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, deforestation, habitat loss, habitatdestruction, habitat, endangered, animals, humans, world, wildlife, ecosystems, green, protection )

Cal
- 718 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The world's species are in worse trouble than widely-assumed, according to a new paper. Much of the world's tropical forests, which house the bulk of the world's species, have been whittled down to fragments: small forest islands that no longer connect t
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Illegal Logging and Illegal Trade
Environment  (tags: deforestation, environment, rainforest destruction, world, protection, nature, animals, wildlife, humans, pollution, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, forests, energy, pollution, world )

Cal
- 719 days ago - forcechange.com
Fueled by greedy politicians, outside and inside corporation and local landowners, In some of the most vulnerable countries, as much as 50-90% of all logging activity is done illegally, depleting priceless forests.
Hunting, Logging Could Threaten Long-Term Health of Congo Forests By Wiping Out Key Animals
Environment  (tags: deforestation, environment, rainforest destruction, world, protection, nature, animals, wildlife, humans, pollution, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, forests, energy, pollution, world, wildlife, protection )

Cal
- 740 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Unsustainable hunting of forest elephants, gorillas, forest antelopes, and other seed-dispersers could have long-term impacts on the health and resilience of Congo Basin rainforests, warns a study ...
First Steps to Save Burkina Faso's Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, environment, destruction, agriculture, habitatdestruction, habitat, green, humans, world, protection, nature, government, ecosystems, trees, forests, world, animals, world, animals )

Cal
- 740 days ago - ipsnews.net
Burkina Faso has just received a grant of 30 million dollars from the Forest Investment Programme to help protect the country's forests and reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with deforestation.

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