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Environment

Legal Logging Concessions Drive Illegal Logging in Peru, Threatening Forests and Indigenous People
Environment  (tags: trees, destruction, ecosystems, environment, illegal logging, world, protection, humans, government, politics, energy )

Cal
- 101 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Nearly 70 percent of "officially inspected" logging concessions in Peru have had their permits canceled or are under investigation for major breaches of forestry laws, finds a new study
Brazil Sends in Tanks and Army to Stop Illegal Logging
Environment  (tags: illegal logging, deforestation, Brazil, uncontacted tribes, native rights, rainforests, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, ecosystems, wildlife )

Cal
- 376 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Brazil's government has sent their military on a major ground operation against illegal logging around the land of the Awá, Earth's most threatened tribe, according to Survival International.
Illegal Logging Booms as Demand for Wood Grows
Environment  (tags: climate-change, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, illegal logging )

Frans
- 525 days ago - scientificamerican.com
International illegal logging activity is worth an estimated $30 billion to $100 billion annually, at least double the value estimated just months ago, the U.N. Environment Programme and the international police organization Interpol have found.
Rangers Losing Battle in Philippine Forests
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, forests, illegal logging, deforestation, politics, world, trees, destruction, conservation, humans, nature, wildlife )

Cal
- 663 days ago - mnn.com
The Philippines has lost more than half its forest cover in the past century, and its rangers are underfunded, outnumbered and extremely vulnerable.
Thailand, Cambodia Discuss Illegal Siamese Rosewood Logging Along Borders
Environment  (tags: trees, world, illegal logging, cooperation, humans, ecosystems, environment, green, GoodNews, government, protection, nature, conservation, forests )

Cal
- 837 days ago - mcot.net
Thai and Cambodian officials met Tuesday to discuss the logging and trade in Siamese rosewood along the two countries' borders.
TRACKING THE DIRTY MONEY TRAIL TO END ILLEGAL LOGGING
Environment  (tags: crime, illegal logging, Third World, pollution, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, nature, world, forests, ecosystems, protection )

Cal
- 854 days ago - worldcrunch.com
International organized crime networks earn billions of dollars every year from illegal logging. A new World Bank report suggests that if authorities really want to save the forests, they should follow the money.
CAMBODIA: HABITAT DESTRUCTION--Logging in the Wild West
Environment  (tags: illegal logging, deforestation, greed, habitatdestruction, habitat, destruction, environment, ecosystems, world, nature, humans, forests )

Cal
- 948 days ago - phnompenhpost.com
Illegal logging of staggering proportions abetted by military personnel is decimating stocks of luxury rosewood in the Central Cardamom Protected Forest, while the conservation group tasked with protecting the area and its government counterparts deny the
Big Damage in Papua New Guinea: New Film Documents How Industrial Logging Destroys Lives
Environment  (tags: world, ecosystems, environment, illegal logging, New Guinea, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, humans, conservation, destruction, forests, trees, protection, nature )

Cal
- 1063 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The film Bikpela Bagarap ('Big Damage') documents the impact of industrial logging on the lives of local people in Papua New Guinea---the movie shows with startling intimacy how massive corporations, corrupt government, and consumption abroad have conspir
Logging Company Fined $100 Million for Illegal Logging in Papua New Guinea
Environment  (tags: environment, government, green, GoodNews, law, illegal logging, rainforests, rainforest protection, world, humans, protection )

Cal
- 1125 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In a landmark court decision a judge has slapped a logging company with a nearly $100 million (K225.5 million) fine for large-scale illegal logging
Elephants and Eco-Tourism in Northern Sumatra
Environment  (tags: environment, animals, habitat, nature, protection, elephants, illegal logging, eco-tourism )

Cher Away
- 1143 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Tangkahan is referred to as a hidden paradise in Sumatra, but what makes it different is that it's an example of how grass roots eco-tourism efforts can help stop illegal logging and instill a sense of pride in a community
Sign to Save Sumatra's Tigers ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, tigers, illegal logging, nature, protection, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 1152 days ago - secure2.convio.net
All activists: Urge the government of Indonesia and the logging industry to stop the destruction of critical tiger habitat in Sumatra.
Fighting Illegal Logging in Indonesia By Giving Communities a Stake in Forest Management
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, rainforests, rainforest destruction, Indonesia, forest management, illegal logging, world, protection, humans, forests, ecosystems, environment, conservation, habitat, wildlife )

Cal
- 1236 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Over the past twenty years Indonesia lost more than 24 million hectares of forest, an area larger than the U.KGiven a stake in forest ownership, communities in Java have an interest in reforestation for timber production and other benefits afforded by for
WWF to Madagascar's President: Keep Your Promise and Stop Illegal Logging
Environment  (tags: environment, forests, illegal logging, habitat, nature, protection )

Cher Away
- 1292 days ago - wwf.panda.org
Following the signatures of 5000 WWF supporters on a WWF online petition to stop illegal logging of precious woods in Madagascar, WWF urges Andry Rajoelina, the president of the transitional government of Madagascar to deliver what he promised and stop
Stop Illegal Logging in Madagascar, NOW!
Environment  (tags: Forest, illegal logging, unique species )

Tarequl
- 1378 days ago - wwf.panda.org
Madagascar's Eastern Moist Forest (Ala Atsinanana) hosts an incredible amount of unique species. Up to 90% of all species exist nowhere else on earth!
EU To Crack Down on Illegal Timber
Environment  (tags: forests, trees, deforestation, logging, illegal logging )

AmericanF
- 1501 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The EU has finally decided to place an official ban on illegal timber, starting in 2012. Severe penalties await those who fail to comply with the new laws. With 40% of the world's timber being illegal, a lot of people will have to clean up their act.
 

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