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Indonesia's Forests So Damaged They Burn Whether or Not There's Drought
Environment  (tags: deforeastation, world, pollution, healthconditions, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, environment, forests, nature, humans, healthconditions )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Air pollution caused by fires set for land-clearing on Sumatra has become a regularly occurrence in Southeast Asia, spurring hand-wringing in Singapore and Malaysia over health effects
Borneo: Axing a National Park for Palm Oil *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, world )

Frans
- 1 day ago - rainforest-rescue.org
I am very concerned about the deforestation of Tanjung Puting National Park on Borneo. The palm oil company BGA (through its subsidiary PT Andalan Sukses Makmur - PT ASM) is clearing the rainforest within the borders of the park (Teluk Pulai)...
The Nicaragua Canal - a Disaster in Waiting?
Environment  (tags: Nicaragua Canal, habitatdestruction, deforestation, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, politics, wildlife, world, protection, forests, energy )

Cal
- 5 days ago - theecologist.org
With huge environmental impacts and questionable motives of those backing the project, economists, sociologists and environmentalists are already voicing concerns.
Take Action! - Stand With Indigenous Groups Battling Pollution of Pristine Forest - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Canada's, mount polley, mine, forests, indigenous, forest )

Marie
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
For years the tailings pond at Canada's Mount Polley mine collected wastewater from the area's copper mining operations. A fragile dam held back millions of cubic meters of sludge-until early August, when the dam failed and a wall of mud and unknown toxin
A Paradise Being Lost: Peru's Most Important Forests Felled for Timber, Crops, Roads, Mining
Environment  (tags: deforestation, mining interests, habitat, destruction, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, environment, government, green, protection, forests, trees, world, politics, nature )

Cal
- 8 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Despite a comprehensive forestry reform in 2000, when a forestry concession system was adopted, up to 90 percent of timber extracted from forests in Peru is likely done so illegally.
Groups Fear Fragile B.C. Area Logged
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water )

Frans
- 9 days ago - vancouver.24hrs.ca
Environmental groups and labour organizations on Vancouver Island are demanding the province lend protection to a section of forest being logged near Port Alberni -- except the company in question denies it's logging fragile areas....
STOP the Destruction of Ecuadorian Amazon *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, GoodNews, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, pollution, protection, research, stae-owned, Sustainabililty, water, trees, world )

Frans
- 14 days ago - amazonwatch.org
Your petitions worked! Since last Thursday almost 10,000 of you signed the petition to Ecuador's Minister of the Environment, Lorena Tapia, asking her to condemn a spill that contaminated the Aguarico and Parahuaico rivers where the indigenous Cofan...
TAKE ACTION NOW! President Obama: Make Forestry a Priority in Your Climate Change Action Plan
Environment  (tags: climate-change, politics, forests, ecosystems, environment, nature, humans, conservation )

Cal
- 15 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
To continue your efforts to combat the effects of climate change, we must work to keep forestland for trees. Supporting federal programs for permanent forest conservation would help maximize the amount of forest retained.
16 of the Most MAGNIFICENT TREES on Earth
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, forests, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, world )

Frans
- 16 days ago - boredpanda.com
How do I love thee, tree? Let me count the ways; you change carbon dioxide into the oxygen we breathe, you sequester carbon, and you provide shelter for countless critters. There are many reasons for which we should all be tree-hugging hippies...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell World Bank: Don't Scrap Environmental Protections!
Environment  (tags: World Bank environmental protections, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, politics, pollution, protection, green, forests, world )

Cal
- 19 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The World Bank's plan would relax the conditions on which it will lend billions of dollars a year to developing countries, allowing countries to simply opt out of policies to protect the environment or ensure the human rights of indigenous people.
Save the Home of Critically Endangered Iguanas in Jamaica - Force Change
Environment  (tags: Environment, Jamaica, Endangered Species, Iguanas, Forests, Ecosystem, Coral Reef, Conservation, Protection, Wildlife, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 29 days ago - forcechange.com
Please sign this global petition to the Prime Minister of Jamaica to uphold the national environmental protection laws for mangrove forests, a coral reef and many species including the Iguana and to deny destructive development by notorious China Harbour.
STOP Peanut Butter Company From Destroying Rain Forests *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, trees )

Frans
- 29 days ago - forcechange.com
Endangered orangutans and tigers continue to suffer at the hand of the palm oil industry. Rampant deforestation, forest fires, and peatland destruction are quickly eliminating the homes of these precious creatures and contributing to climate change....
Roads Through the Rainforest: An Overview of South America's 'Arc of Deforestation
Environment  (tags: deforestation, development, roads, ethics, planning, ecosystems, destruction, environment, forests, conservation, politics, pollution, government, green, wildlife, world, humans, nature, protection )

Cal
- 30 days ago - news.mongabay.com
As the impacts of roads on forest ecosystems become clear, governments and planning agencies reach a moral crossroads.
30% of Borneo's Rainforests Destroyed Since 1973
Environment  (tags: deforestation, world, environment, ecosystems, habitat, habitat destruction, wildlife, trees, humans, habitat loss, biodiversity, destruction, forests )

Cal
- 35 days ago - news.mongabay.com
More than 30 percent of Borneo's rainforests have been destroyed over the past forty years due to fires, industrial logging, and the spread of plantations, finds a new study
Green Under Siege: World's Biodiversity Hotspots 85 Percent Impacted
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, forests, deforestation, flora, original forests, biodiversity hot spots, wildlife, protection )

Cal
- 37 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The world's 35 biodiversity hotspots--which harbor 75 percent of the planet's endangered land vertebrates--are in more trouble than expected, according to a sobering new analysis of remaining primary vegetation.
 

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