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Success! - United Nations Protects Tasmanian Rainforest - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Tasmania, rainforest, logging, protected, good news, world heritage )

Marie
- 61 days ago - forcechange.com
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recently rejected an attempt by the Australian government to allow logging in a pristine Tasmanian rainforest that has been declared a world heritage area.
'Asia's Last Great Rainforest'
Environment  (tags: deforestation, forests, asia, preservation, logging, wildlife, protection, ecosystems, environment, conservation, animals )

Cal
- 81 days ago - thejakartapost.com
While nearly 3 million hectares, or 13 percent, of the Heart of Borneo is protected in national parks and nature reserves, 31 percent of the Indonesian section is covered by logging concessions and 18 percent of the overall area by mining concessions
Protect Rare Trees From Illegal Logging - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Siamese rosewood, rare, trees, illegal, logging, china )

Marie
- 86 days ago - forcechange.com
China's soaring demand for Siamese rosewood has fueled the depletion of South Asian forests home to this rare tree. The Chinese have prized the tropical wood for its rich hue and attractiveness when made into fine furniture.
TAKE ACTION, Help Save the Last Forest on Earth Where Tigers, Elephants, Rhinos and Orangutans Live Together
Environment  (tags: Petition, rainforests, endangered, Indonesia, Sumatra, sun bears, tigers, orangutans, rhinos, elephants, palm oil, logging, mining, animals )

Beatrice
- 100 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The last place on earth where critically endangered Sumatran tigers, rhinos, sun bears, elephants and orangutans are found together in one forest is under threat from mining, logging and palm oil companies. Conservation groups are fighting a spatial plan
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect World Heritage Site From Logging - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: logging, logging practices, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, ecosystems, conservation, wildlife )

Cal
- 246 days ago - forcechange.com
Australia is lucky enough to have a world heritage site in the forests of Tasmania. It should be preserved for future generations to appreciate
TAKE ACTION NOW! Commend Indonesia for Deal to End Illegal Logging - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, logging, marine ecosystems, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, oceans, nature, humans, water, conservation )

Cal
- 320 days ago - forcechange.com
Indonesian and the European Union have signed a deal to end all trade in illegal wood products between Asian and Europe. Their efforts will help reduce the amount of trees cut down, saving forests endangered Indonesian forests.
House Passes Bill to Increase Logging in Northwest Forests -
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, logging, marine ecosystems, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, oceans, nature, humans, water, conservation )

Cal
- 337 days ago - kswild.org
The bill, HR 1526, includes the O&C Trust, Conservation and Jobs Act, which would open logging on U.S. Bureau of Land Management lands and increase timber receipts to Jackson and other counties. -
Inside Malaysia's Shadow State
Environment  (tags: Sarawak, Chief Minister Abdul Taib Mahmud, Malaysia, Borneo, logging, corruption, devastation )

Dandelion
- 430 days ago - globalwitness.org
For 30 years, Sarawak has been governed by Chief Minister Abdul Taib Mahmud, who controls all land classification. Under his tenure, Sarawak has experienced some of the most intense rates of logging seen anywhere in the world.
Logging Endangers UNESCO World Heritage Site in Solomon Islands
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, logging, marine ecosystems, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, oceans, nature, humans, water, conservation )

Cal
- 431 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A world heritage site in the Solomon Islands is "in danger" due to logging, warns the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Connecting the Dots Between Envelopes and Clearcuts - Victory
Environment  (tags: Forest ethics, greenwash, SFI (Sustainable Forestry Initiative), lie, logging, paper, rainforest, corporations, destruction, ecosystems, Sustainabililty )

Angelika
- 477 days ago - forestethics.org
This week OFFICE DEPOT, SOUTHWEST AIRLINES, CRICKET COMMUNICATIONS, and HEWLETT-PACKARD joined the growing market trend against the logging industry's greenwash program, the 'Sustainable Forestry Initiative' (SFI).
The Plan to Kill Orangutans - Avaaz TAKE ACTION NOW!
Environment  (tags: Indonesia, Aceh, logging, palm oil, orangutans, forests, moratorium )

Angelika
- 478 days ago - avaaz.org
A logging ban here in Indonesia has been a life insurance policy for our critically endangered species. But it's about to expire, and now an area the size of a small country could be turned over to mining and palm oil companies.
Email APRIL CEO Sukanto Tanoto Now - Return Lands Stolen From Local Communities - Action
Environment  (tags: Indonesia, Sumatra, logging, land grab, APRIL, pulp & paper industry, indigenous communities, crime, human rights violation )

Angelika
- 539 days ago - ran.org
Earlier this week, hundreds of Indigenous villagers from communities in North Sumatra risked life and limb by standing between their forest home and the logging machinery of TPL, a company affiliated with paper giant APRIL. Response: Arrested villagers
A Lemur Emergency: Act Now!
Environment  (tags: logging, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, conservation, politics, nature, habitat, endangered, trees, wildlife )

Krystal
- 601 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found that 91 percent of the world's 103 species of lemur are at risk of extinction. One of the main threats to lemurs, a group of primates that are endemic to Madagascar, is habitat destruction--especially from
ACTION ALERT: Halt the Destruction of Oregon's Forests! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: oregon, forests, wilderness, nature, wildife, destruction, logging, enviornment protection )

Simone
- 1083 days ago - forcechange.com
In the spring of 2010, the Oregon Board of Forestry approved a new plan that would open up more than 100,000 acres in The Tillamook and Clatsop State Forests for logging operations.
ACTION ALERT: NO HARVEY NO! Retailing the Destruction of Australia's Native Forests! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: investigation, harvey norman stores, australia native trees, forests, logging, destruction )

Simone
- 1150 days ago - getup.org.au
Harvey Norman furniture is made from ancient Australian trees that are logged and sent to China for processing. Sign the petition below to stop retailing the destruction of Australia's native forests.
 

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