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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
- 8 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
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Habitat of Endangered Tiger
Environment  (tags: HABITAT LOSS, OVERDEVELOPMENT TIGERS, wildlife, animals, world, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, nature, politics )

Cal
- 182 days ago - forcechange.com
Prevent construction of a dam that would threaten the habitat of endangered Indochinese tigers
The Last of the Indonesian Forest?
Environment  (tags: wildlife, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, rainforest destruciton, habitat loss, corporate greed, biodiversity, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, energy )

Cal
- 203 days ago - earthtimes.org
The disappearance of 2 million hectares (20,000 square km) of forest lands under mining and logging "permits" is the sign of a trend, as we watch species, large and small become extinct. -
Critically Endangered Jamaican Iguana Imperiled By Port Development
Environment  (tags: habitat, habitatdestruction, overdevelopment, habitat loss, world, wildlife, protection, humans, government, ecosystems, destruction, environment, animals, conservation )

Cal
- 256 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A new plan to build a massive port in the iguana's habitat could push the species back to the edge of extinction.
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
- 345 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
Half of Tropical Forest Parks Losing Biodiversity
Environment  (tags: animals, biodiversity, habitat loss, wildlife, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, conservation, humans, nature, green, government )

Cal
- 728 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Governments have set up protected areas, in part, to act as reservoirs for our Earth's stunning biodiversity; no where is this more true than in the world's tropical forests, which contain around half of our planet's species.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Water Mining Project From Sucking Mojave Desert Dry
Environment  (tags: overdevelopment, habitat loss, politics, pollution, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, water, nature, green, government, Sustainabililty, trees, protection )

Cal
- 729 days ago - forcechange.com
A water development project in the Mojave desert threatens to irreparably damage the already fragile ecosystem of these public lands. More than 10 distinct environmental organizations have come together to oppose the water mining project, disputing claims
New Zealand's Natural Heritage Threatened By 20 Years of Environmental Inaction
Environment  (tags: wildlife, world, habitat, animals, habitat loss, ecosystems, environment, pollution )

Cal
- 784 days ago - enn.com
WWF's report reveals the nation is falling short on important commitments made on greenhouse gases, water quality, land and marine biodiversity, fisheries and education for sustainability.
Wildlife in the Tropics Plummets By Over 60 Percent
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, animals, habitat loss, animal welfare, biodiversity, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, protection, conservation, destruction )

Cal
- 800 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In 48 years wildlife populations in the tropics, the region that holds the bulk of the world's biodiversity, have fallen by an alarming 61 percent, according to the most recent update to the Living Planet Index.
Congo:Deforestation Threatens South With Famine
Environment  (tags: trees, destruction, deforestation, habitat loss )

Jill
- 878 days ago - ipsnews.net
The trees are falling in Pool, and there are plenty of people to hear the sound. In a painful irony, the end of armed conflict in 2003, has signaled the wholesale devastation of forests in this southern region of the Republic of Congo.
CANADA: SLIMY! Harper Government Plays Down Oil Sands Document
Environment  (tags: Northern Gateway pipeline, political corruption, habitatdestruction, habitat loss, pollution, protection, humans, green, politics, world, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, habitat, nature, government )

Cal
- 910 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
The federal government disassociated itself on Thursday from an embarrassing official policy paper that said the country's independent energy regulator, now studying a controversial oil pipeline, is in fact a government ally.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Peru's Road to Rainforest Ecocide and Genocide of Uncontacted Indigenous Tribes
Environment  (tags: protection, environment, uncontacted tribes, society, destruction, rainforest destruction, habitat loss, wildlife, nature, ecosystems, politics, world, energy, animals )

Cal
- 910 days ago - rainforestportal.org
Plans are to build a highway through Alto Purus - Peru's largest national park - comprised of vital intact Amazonian rainforest ecosystems and inhabited by at least two 'uncontacted' indigenous tribes. Let Peru's President know intact, standing rainforest
After Keystone Pipeline, Canada's Other Oil Project
Environment  (tags: Northern Gateway pipeline, habitatdestruction, habitat loss, pollution, protection, humans, green, politics, world, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, habitat, nature, government )

Cal
- 916 days ago - globalpost.com
The 731-mile Northern Gateway pipeline would run west from the massive oil sands deposits of northern Alberta---- across pristine wilderness and more than 700 rivers and streams -- to a proposed supertanker port on the Pacific coast of British Columbia.
INDIA: Indigenous Rights Versus Wildlife Rights? - Part 2
Environment  (tags: native rights, habitat loss, overdevelopment, encroachment on wildlife, humans, animals, environment, ecosystems, world, protection, nature, destruction, conservation )

Cal
- 921 days ago - ipsnews.net
As the amount of protected forest dwindles rapidly in India, indigenous groups and wildlife find themselves living cheek to jowl in an increasingly contested space.
 

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