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Indigenous Peoples Integral to Forest Health Worldwide: Report
Environment  (tags: study, indignenous pppppppppppppppppppppppppppp, conservation, ecosystems, protection, trees, wildlife, world )

- 178 days ago -
The worldâEUR(TM)s tropical forests are a key part of slowing climate change, and ensuring indigenous peoples have land rights is essential to protecting them, US-based researchers say.
Rice, Palm Oil Bad for Mangroves: Study
Environment  (tags: Rice, palm-oil is destroying mangrove eco-syst, South East Asia, Study, Proceedings in the National Academy of S )

- 289 days ago -
The role of abundantly cultivated rice and palm in destroying mangrove eco-systems in South East Asia has been underestimated says a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Singapore: Mangrove forests grow on 80 tropical coastlines.
Dangerous and Close Fracking Near Pennsylvania's Most Vulnerable Residents
Environment  (tags: fracking, frackis whack, study, children's health, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, politics, research, science )

- 369 days ago -
Using the extraction process known as hydraulic fracturing, gas companies are drilling near our communities, polluting our air and water, and risking the health of our children and other vulnerable populations.
Coral Reefs Are Looking Pretty Hot Right Now
Environment  (tags: coral reeefs, bleaching, study, pollution, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, climate-change )

- 382 days ago -
Today, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association announced that we are officially in the throes of a massive coral bleaching event for only the third time in recorded history.
Not Just Any Wilmar Suppliers Caught Violating No-Deforestation Policy
Environment  (tags: dishonesty, corporate, ethics, environment, deforestation, study, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat )

- 449 days ago -
Yet other Wilmar suppliers are alleged to have cleared rainforest in violation of the palm oil giantâEUR(TM)s sustainability policy, but this time the allegations hit closer to home.
Climate Change May Knock Seafood Off the Menu
Environment  (tags: climate-change, wildlife, marine life, study, research, science, healthconditions, ecosystems, destruction, environment, CO2emissions, climatechange )

- 470 days ago -
Researchers warn of a serious threat to fish, mussels and other marine species as carbon dioxide acidifies the worldâEUR(TM)s waters and increases temperatures.
An Oil Spill Killed the Gulf's DolphinsâEUR"Are Santa Barbara's Marine Mammals Next?
Environment  (tags: environment, animalwelfare, animals, killing, oil spills, study, environment, destruction, ecosystems, oceans, wildlife )

- 522 days ago -
A new study shows the strongest link yet between the Deepwater Horizon spill and the deaths of Gulf dolphins.
Fracking Appears to Be Linked to Rise in Radon Levels in Pennsylvania Homes
Environment  (tags: radon, fracking, frackiswhack, study, research, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, pollution, healthconditions )

- 564 days ago -
Study says that in the counties where natural gas is most actively being extracted out of Marcellus shale have in the past decade seen significantly higher readings of radon compared with buildings in low-activity areas
Losing Big Carnivores May Be as Big a Threat as Climate Change
Environment  (tags: carnivores, threat, climate, climate-change, climatechange, study, animals, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, research, wildlife )

- 575 days ago -
An epochal study published Friday in the journal Science paints a truly frightening picture of a world without large carnivores, and a couple of Californian predators play a leading role.
WeâEUR(TM)re Finding Out WhatâEUR(TM)s in Fracking Wastewater, and It AinâEUR(TM)t Pretty
Environment  (tags: fracking wastewater, study, California, fracking, fracxk iswhack, healthconditions, pollution, water, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

- 593 days ago -
the really bad news is whatâEUR(TM)s in the fracking wastewater: a carcinogenic soup full of volatile organic compounds that have been associated elsewhere with an array of unpleasant health effects. We damn well donâEUR(TM)t want this stuff anywhere near our drink
Ranking the Best and Worst Companies in Terms of Deforestation
Environment  (tags: corporate, ethics, business, environment, deforestation, study )

- 622 days ago -
The assessment, dubbed The Forest 500', ranks 250 companies, 50 jurisdictions, 150 banks and investors, and 50 'powerbrokers' by the extent and scope of their souring policies for six 'forest risk commodities': soy palm oil, beef, leather, timber, pulp an
Fracking Risks Compared to Asbestos and Other Environmental and Health Dangers
Environment  (tags: study, research, fracking, frackis whack, pollution, protection, environment, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, water, world )

- 695 days ago -
While the title of the new British government report Innovation: Managing Risk, Not Avoiding It sounds cheery, the news it contained about fracking, among other environmentally dubious technologies, was anything but.
Experts 'Stunned' at How Fast Oceans Are Warming
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ocean warming, study, climate, protection, nature, oceans, world, ecosystems, environment, destruction )

- 731 days ago -
Southern hemisphere oceans are warming at double the expected rate, a new study has found
Marooned in Shrinking Forests, Bornean Orangutans Hang on as Disaster Looms
Environment  (tags: animals, environment, ecosystems, deforestation, study, world, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction )

- 747 days ago -
This development has severely affected local orangutans, with a 2009 census indicating a population in the region had dropped to between 1,500 and 1,700 from as many as 4,100 individuals in 1995.

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