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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
- 6 hours 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
TAKE ACITON NOW! Plant a Redwood Tree!
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, trees )

Cal
- 5 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Did you know that one Redwood Tree will absorb the average yearly C02 of an American; that is 30 tonnes of CO2. J
Stop NAP From Destroying Trees and Thickets ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, forests, protection, trees )

Cher
- 10 days ago - change.org
Please do not let NAP destroy our parks in a misguided attempt to turn back the evolutionary clock and re-create an idealized "better" environment from a time before European settlers arrived, a time when San Francisco was mostly sand dunes and rocks,
Hug a Tree in Celebration of Arbor Day
Environment  (tags: tree care, tree hugging, social media, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, forests, ecosystems, environment, humans, nature )

Cal
- 15 days ago - ecowatch.com
During the month of April, in celebration of Arbor Day, The Holden Arboretum is running a social media campaign to promote tree planting and care.
Save Knowland Park From Theme Park Developers
Environment  (tags: Oakland, Knowland Park, California, protection, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, trees, wildlife, endangered )

Julie
- 15 days ago - change.org
Oakland Zoo management plans to build a 50+ structure theme park on Knowland Park's ridgeline. If the development goes forward, rich biologically diverse wild parkland will be lost forever, the public and wildlife will lose access to the park's ridgeline
Planet Earth - Amazing Music and Nature Scenery (1080p HD) 2012 2013 Discovery Channel BBC   video
Environment  (tags: amazing music, nature scenery, Discovery Channel, BBC Nature, trees, water, mountains, video )

BarbKnigh
- 17 days ago - youtube.com
Mm asked me to post this while she is out of town. I would've posted sooner but my Internet has been down all day.
U.N.: We Can Save World's Forests at a Fraction of Cost of Fossil Fuels Subsidies
Environment  (tags: politics, green, government, environment, study, UN, deforestation, destruction, ecosystems, trees, habitatdestruction, habitat, world )

Cal
- 25 days ago - news.mongabay.com
nvesting $30 billion a year in forest conservation -- less than seven percent of the $480 billion spent annually on fossil fuels subsidies -- could help stop deforestation while accelerating a transition toward a greener global economy
9 Facts You Need to Know About Forests and Trees
Environment  (tags: environment, forests, trees, protection )

Cher
- 26 days ago - greenpeace.org.uk
Trees are incredible. They can live for thousands of years and grow hundreds of metres tall. There is not a species on the planet that doesn't owe its existence to them. So here are some amazing facts about trees and forests.
5 Deforestation Hotspots Flying Under the Radar
Environment  (tags: deforestation, trees, nature, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 26 days ago - ecowatch.com
We are still losing forests and trees much faster than they can regrow. In fact, we are losing 50 soccer fields worth of trees every minute!
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Grand Canyon's Ancient Yellow-Bellies
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, humans, protection, trees )

Cal
- 26 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Urge the Kaibab National Forest supervisor to stop the proposed "Wild Buck" timber sale and save our precious natural heritage.
Report: Climate Change May Trigger 'Abrupt' Worldwide Consequences
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty, trees, wat )

Kit
- 28 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Scientists warn of 'massive,' irreversible changes with devastating impacts unless world takes immediate action
While America Spars Over Keystone XL, A Vast Network Of Pipelines Is Quietly Being Approved
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, politics, pollution, science, Sustainabililty, trees, water, weather )

Kit
- 28 days ago - thinkprogress.org
After countless marches, arrests, Congressional votes, and editorials, the five-and-a-half year battle over the controversial Keystone XL pipeline is nearing its end. If a recent ruling in Nebraska doesn't delay the decision further, [....]
Sowing "Seeds of Hope": An Interview With Jane Goodall
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, trees )

Compassio
- 32 days ago - sierraclub.typepad.com
Interview with Jane Goodall about "modern agriculture with its chemical pesticides and fertilizers, and then -- what I'd just planned to mention but what ended up turning into a huge chapter -- genetically modified plants".
Rain Forests and Old Growth Forests
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, conservation, deforestation, habitat, nature, protection, pollution, trees )

Dee
- 33 days ago - psychologytoday.com
Forests, especially rain forests and old growth forests, are the lungs of the planet. Taking in carbon dioxide that is expired by animals and produced by burning of fossil fuels, the forests produce oxygen that we need to live. Rain forests and old growth
Tasmania's World Heritage Area: World Heritage Committee Advisor Raises Concerns Over Plan to Reduce Protected Area
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, conservation, protection, trees, world, politics, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 35 days ago - abc.net.au
A key advisor to the World Heritage Committee has flagged concerns with the Federal Government's plan to delist 74,000 hectares of Tasmania's World Heritage Area.
 

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