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SIGN PLEASE! Forests Not Fires
Environment  (tags: rainforest destruciton, palmoil, corporate greed, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife )

- 894 days ago -
Over one quarter of Indonesia's forests have disappeared in the past 25 years. This needless destruction drives the conditions that fuel immense forest fires.
Environment  (tags: palm oil, rainforest destruciton, world, protection, ecosystems, environment, green, government, nature, humans )

- 1581 days ago -
The biggest threat to the rainforest right now: palm oil plantations are clear-cutting the rainforest so they can expand. And the world's largest global snack food company could help end that with one piece of paper.
The Last of the Indonesian Forest?
Environment  (tags: wildlife, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, rainforest destruciton, habitat loss, corporate greed, biodiversity, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, energy )

- 1691 days ago -
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. -
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Peruvian Amazon From Destruction
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, conservation, AMAZON rainforest destruction, rainforest destruciton, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, energy, forests, protection, nature, politics, wildlife )

- 1721 days ago -
Save the rainforests of the Peruvian Amazon, and the countless species they protect, from destruction at the hands of palm oil companies
Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon Jumps 28% in 2013
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, rainforest destruciton, Amazon, world, protection, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, green, forests, destruction, conservation, wildlife )

- 1740 days ago -
Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon jumped 28% in 2013 sparking concerns that recent progress in reducing forest loss in the world's largest rainforest may be in danger of reversing.
3.5 Million Ha of Indonesian and Malaysian Forest Converted for Palm Oil in 20 Years
Environment  (tags: corporate greed, rainforest destruciton, world, protection, environment, ecosystems, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, animals, wildlife, nature, humans, healthconditions, green )

- 1742 days ago -
Some 3.5 million hectares (8.7 million acres) of forest in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Papua New Guinea was converted for oil palm plantations between 1990 and 2010
HSBC Bankrolls Deforestation, Pushing Orangutans to Brink
Environment  (tags: corporate greed, endangered, animals, climate, rainforest destruciton, environment, ecosystems, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, protection, green )

- 1747 days ago -
High Street giant HSBC is bankrolling the destruction of rainforests essential for the survival of Bornean orangutans and other endangered species.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Prevent Illegal Logging and Deforestation in Peru - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: deforestation, rainforest destruciton, briberty, green, government, ecosystems, environment, destruction, protection, nature, world, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

- 1765 days ago -
Bribery and illegal practices are destroying the rain forest in Peru. Laws are in place meant to stop illegal logging, but they are not being enforced. We must put pressure on the Peruvian government to live up to its legal and ethical obligations
OUTRAGEOUS! Chevron Sues Rainforest Communities It Contaminated -
Environment  (tags: CHEVRON CORPORATE IRRESPONSIBILITY, corporate chutzpah, native rights, environmental pollution, law, rainforest destruciton, pollution, environment, ecosystems, politics, habitat, habitatdestruction, green, world )

- 1770 days ago -
The U.S. oil giant has taken "blame the victim" to a new extreme in its attempt to avoid the $19 billion guilty verdict handed down by an Ecuadorian court in February 2012. Upheld on appeal, the verdict was based on much of Chevron's own evidence, and in
TAKE ACTION NOW! Oppose Oil Drilling in Ecuador's Rainforests
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, rainforest destruciton, tigers, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, protection, nature, ecosystems, wildlife, animals )

- 1810 days ago -
Don't allow destruction of beautiful national park in favor of oil drilling
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Kellogg's: End Your Partnership With Wilmar International Unless It Agrees to End Deforestation.
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, rainforest destruciton, tigers, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, protection, nature, ecosystems, wildlife, animals )

- 1867 days ago -
Tell Kellogg's: Cut ties with Wilmar, the world's least sustainable corporation, unless it agrees to clean up its act now! Wilmar International is the world's largest palm oil trader responsible for wiping out thousands of acres of Indonesian rainforest
TAKE ACTION NOW! Oil Showdown in the Amazon
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, rainforest destruciton, tigers, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, protection, nature, ecosystems, wildlife, animals )

- 2029 days ago -
It's an incredibly pristine, remote area and the whole ecosystem has been preserved. But the Ecuadorian Government is threatening to go in and look for oil.
STUDY: Dead Tigers, Dead People: Logging By Paper Industry Worsens Human-Tiger Conflict in Sumatra
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, rainforest destruciton, tigers, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, protection, nature, ecosystems, wildlife, animals )

- 2048 days ago -
Destruction of rainforests and peatlands on the Indonesian island of Sumatra by the pulp and paper industry is worsening conflict between tigers and humans, including fatal encounters, a new study says
TAKE ACTION NOW! Liberia: Industrial Primary Rainforest Logging Is Corrupt, Ecocidal, and Must End
Environment  (tags: rainforest destruciton, native rights, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, pollution, world, nature )

- 2128 days ago -
New logging contracts have been issued across 40% of Liberia's primary rainforests in only two years of resumed industrial logging.Corruption is rampant there in the issuance of such new development permits, which destroy the ecology and native rights.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Uganda's Protected Mabira Rainforest Threatened Again By Sugar Production
Environment  (tags: world, habitatdestruction, green, UGANDA, RAINFOREST DESTRUCITON, habitat, destruction, ecosystems, humans, politics, wildlife, conservation )

- 2458 days ago -
Plans by Uganda's President to partially destroy the Mabira rainforest - one of the nation's most important rainforest preserves - have surfaced again after being defeated in 2007. Let the Ugandan government know rainforests and their ecological services

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