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Can It Be Stopped? Ghana's Forests 'Could Completely Disappear in Less Than 25 Years'
Environment  (tags: deforestation, deforestationhabitat, destruction, ecosystems, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection, humans, nature, trees, animals, conservation, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 2 days ago - news.mongabay.com
At its current rate of forest loss, a study estimates that Ghana could be devoid of major forest cover in less than a quarter-century.
Tell McDonald's to Go Deforestation-Free - Via Union of Concerned Scientists
Environment  (tags: Environment, Palm Oil, Deforestation, Rainforests, Trees, Habitat destruction, CO2 emissions, Endangered Species, Sutainability, Big Business, Ethics, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 3 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Tell McDonald's, the largest fast food company in the world, to use Deforestation-Free, sustainable palm oil for the sake of our atmosphere, tropical forests and endangered species, instead of plantations destroying forest and habitat releasing carbon.
Tell President Obama to Protect the Berryessa Snow Mountain Region!
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, animals, destruction, endangered, environment, forests, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, trees, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 4 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
Tell President Obama to protect the Berryessa Snow Mountain region and save the wildlife, environment and local businesses that rely on it to survive!
Running to Reforest: Communities, NGOs Work to Save Ugandan Reserve in the Midst of Massive Deforestation
Environment  (tags: deforestation, world, protection, environment, ecosystems, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, animals, nature, politics, trees )

Cal
- 5 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Bugoma Forest Reserve (circled) is bordered by intense deforestation. Between 2001-2013, some areas immediately surrounding the reserve lost upwards of 50 percent of their forest cover, according to data from Global Forest Watch
Borneo: Axing a National Park for Palm Oil *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, world )

Frans
- 7 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
I am very concerned about the deforestation of Tanjung Puting National Park on Borneo. The palm oil company BGA (through its subsidiary PT Andalan Sukses Makmur - PT ASM) is clearing the rainforest within the borders of the park (Teluk Pulai)...
Take Action! - Say No to Genetically Modified Trees - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: lumber, paper, companies, GMOs, genetically modified, trees )

Marie
- 11 days ago - forcechange.com
Lumber and paper companies have recently begun to genetically engineer trees to enhance certain properties and make the trees more conducive to their business. However, these unnatural trees could easily contaminate native ecosystems and spread their gene
A Paradise Being Lost: Peru's Most Important Forests Felled for Timber, Crops, Roads, Mining
Environment  (tags: deforestation, mining interests, habitat, destruction, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, environment, government, green, protection, forests, trees, world, politics, nature )

Cal
- 14 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Despite a comprehensive forestry reform in 2000, when a forestry concession system was adopted, up to 90 percent of timber extracted from forests in Peru is likely done so illegally.
Groups Fear Fragile B.C. Area Logged
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water )

Frans
- 15 days ago - vancouver.24hrs.ca
Environmental groups and labour organizations on Vancouver Island are demanding the province lend protection to a section of forest being logged near Port Alberni -- except the company in question denies it's logging fragile areas....
STOP the Destruction of Ecuadorian Amazon *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, GoodNews, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, pollution, protection, research, stae-owned, Sustainabililty, water, trees, world )

Frans
- 21 days ago - amazonwatch.org
Your petitions worked! Since last Thursday almost 10,000 of you signed the petition to Ecuador's Minister of the Environment, Lorena Tapia, asking her to condemn a spill that contaminated the Aguarico and Parahuaico rivers where the indigenous Cofan...
16 of the Most MAGNIFICENT TREES on Earth
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, forests, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, world )

Frans
- 22 days ago - boredpanda.com
How do I love thee, tree? Let me count the ways; you change carbon dioxide into the oxygen we breathe, you sequester carbon, and you provide shelter for countless critters. There are many reasons for which we should all be tree-hugging hippies...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Continue to Oppose Oil Production in Ecuador's Yasuni Rainforests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, oil production, AMazon, uncontacted tribes, indigenous rights, destruction, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, protection, pollution, world, wildlife, water, trees, conservation, green, government, politics, humans, nature )

Cal
- 31 days ago - forests.org
Ecuador's mega-diverse Yasuni National Park is again threatened by oil industry road construction as state oil company Petroamazonas has in secret constructed a road into the world-famous Amazon rainforest - violating environmental laws and threatening un
Rebuilding Kissama: War-Torn Angola's Only National Park Affected By Deforestation, But Refaunation Gives Hope
Environment  (tags: deforestation, wildlife, world, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, nature, government, green, water, trees )

Cal
- 33 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Angola is one of Africa's most biologically diverse countries, boasting a long Atlantic coastline, dense equatorial forests, rivers thick with mangroves, vast desert expanses, rolling savannah grasslands and high-altitude rocky outcrops.
STOP Peanut Butter Company From Destroying Rain Forests *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, trees )

Frans
- 35 days ago - forcechange.com
Endangered orangutans and tigers continue to suffer at the hand of the palm oil industry. Rampant deforestation, forest fires, and peatland destruction are quickly eliminating the homes of these precious creatures and contributing to climate change....
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect America's Rainforest From Old-Growth Logging
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, Tongass, deforestation, rainforest, rainforest destruction, pollution, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation, humans, healthconditions, government, water, trees )

Cal
- 36 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
We have an opportunity to save the Tongass rainforest--but we need you to tell agency officials to end destructive industrial-scale old-growth logging on the Tongass much more quickly than the Forest Service's proposed 10- to 15-year timeline.
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
- 41 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
 

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