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Public Lands Bill: Finally, A Blow for Mother Nature!
Environment  (tags: Public Lands, bushadministration, ethics, government, GoodNews, conservation, environment, animals, conservation, ecosystems, environment, forests, GoodNews, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection )

- 1926 days ago -
The U.S. Senate finally gave some good news to the community of anglers, hunters, hikers, backpackers, recreational outfitters--anybody who loves the great outdoors--by finally clearing the way to protect 200 million acres of wilderness in nine states.
The Cost of Deforestation
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, green, forests, ecosystems, destruction, environment )

- 1926 days ago -
In addition to the environmental and economic losses associated with deforestation, "the world's Indigenous and poor communities, who inhabit many of the planet's remaining intact ecosystems, are disproportionately affected" by widespread logging
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, destruction, forests, GoodNews, habitat, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife, world )

- 1927 days ago -
Over the past year, the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund was invited to assist the Ecuadorian Constituent Assembly to develop and draft parts of their new constitution to include rights for nature, or ecosystem rights.
Amazon Being Deforested at Faster Rate Than Before
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, ecosystems, destruction, forests, environment, trees, protection, world )

- 1932 days ago -
Brazil's Amazon forests are being axed at a faster rate than ever before, according to new annual figures recently released by the country's space agency INPE.
A New List of Climate Quibblers: Paid Deniers, Dead Guys and Ill-Informed Fellow Travellers
Environment  (tags: destruction, climatechange, climate-change, CO2emissions, globalwarming, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, trees, wildlife )

- 1933 days ago -
The latest list of "650 International Scientists (who) Dissent Over Man-Made Global Warming" seems to be more of the same: dead guys (Fred Seitz, Marcel Leroux, Reid Bryson ...), paid deniers (Fred Singer, Tim Ball, Sallie Baliunas ...), and a much larger
Canada's Forests, Once Huge Help on Greenhouse Gases, Now Contribute to Climate Change
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, forests, world, trees, environment, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat )

- 1933 days ago -
In an alarming yet little-noticed series of recent studies, scientists have concluded that Canada's precious forests, stressed from damage caused by global warming, insect infestations and persistent fires, have crossed an ominous line and are now pumping
Plants 'More Important Than Ever' to Reduce Impact of Global Warming
Environment  (tags: culture, humans, society, climate, climate-change, endangered, conservation, protection, nature, habitat, globalwarming, energy, world, water, trees, science, research, pollution, destruction, wildlife, forests, environment, animals )

- 1933 days ago -
According to a report by BBC News, this fact has been stressed upon by Professor Stephen Hopper, the director of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, in London, England
Feds OK Montana Gas-Drilling Plan
Environment  (tags: Department Of The Interior, Montana, Gas Drilling, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, government, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pollution, protection, world, wildlife, animals, forests, energy, habitat, trees, water )

- 1938 days ago -
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- The Bush administration on Tuesday approved a plan that could allow more than 18,000 natural gas wells to be drilled in southeastern Montana over the next two decades.
Hackers Allow for Massive Section of Rainforest to Be Illegally Cut Down
Environment  (tags: forests, environment, nature, trees )

- 1954 days ago -
According to reports from environmental organization Greenpeace, the hackers were hired by at least 107 different companies to access and alter timber export records held by the Brazilian government. As a result, it's estimated that an area of forest the
The Looming Tragedy of Carbon Markets Paying to Destroy Ancient Forests
Environment  (tags: Ancient Forests, Carbon Markets, Biodiversity loss, ancient forest logging, rainforest protection, deforestation, climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, forests, globalwarming, globalwarming, green )

- 1956 days ago -
Using carbon funds, the world's governments are poised to subsidize ancient forest logging, claiming it benefits the Earth's climate
Darfur Conflict Ravages Environment
Environment  (tags: environment, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, forests, trees, humans )

- 1959 days ago -
Sudan's Darfur conflict has devastated the environment in the region, stripping forests and destroying farmland, according to a U.N. report.
Protect Nine Mile Canyon: TAKE ACTION!
Environment  (tags: Nine Mile Canyon, BLM, Mining, destruction, conservation, endangered, ecosystems, environment, forests, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife )

- 1960 days ago -
Send a letter urging Congress to persuade the Bureau of Land Management to protect irreplaceable panels of rock art by removing gas and oil leases around Nine Mile Canyon.
Ecological Internet's Campaign to End Ancient Forest Logging Gaining Support
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, forests, protection, trees, CO2emissions, climate )

- 1961 days ago -
Ecological Internet's campaign to end ancient forest logging as the keystone response to the climate and biodiversity crises continues to gain both scientific credibility and prominence within the environmental movement
Interior Dept. Changes Rule to Remove Congress Veto
Environment  (tags: Congress, Interior Department, Environment, Mining, climate, climatechange, conservation, ecosystems, environment, endangered, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, pollution, protection, nature, wildlife, animals, forests, government, humans, politic )

- 1963 days ago -
In another regulatory action in the waning days of the Bush administration, the Interior Department on Thursday unveiled a new rule that challenges Congress's authority to prevent mining planned on public lands.
Farms and Forests Can Fight Climate Change
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, habitatdestruction, environment, forests, world, trees )

- 1963 days ago -
The problem of global warming from greenhouse gases calls for a stronger involvement of agriculture and farming communities, as well as forestry and forest users in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, FAO said today.

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