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Leaked World Bank Lending Policies 'Environmentally Disastrous' - The Guardian.Com
World  (tags: World, World Bank, Environment, Biodiversity, Forests, Wild Animals, Habitat Destruction, Endangered Animals, Ecosytems, Indigenous peoples, Bad News, Sustainability, Biodiversity, Ethics )

Victoria
- 148 days ago - theguardian.com
Existing environmental and social protection will be gutted to allow destructive logging and mining in even the most ecologically sensitive and biodiverse areas of the world without consultation from indigenous peoples about the land they depend on.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED President of Vietnam, Sang: Please Ask Your Vietnamese Citizens to Stop Using R
World  (tags: Record numbers, reaching the tipping point, Vietnamese press has raised awareness, has no medicinale power, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, politics, nature, wildlife, world, protection, environment, forests, activists, crime, corruption, educati )

Kelly
- 153 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Record numbers of rhinos are being poached and killed in South Africa for their horn. Those horns end up being sold illegally for their supposed medicinal properties and Vietnam is playing a major role in this.
Thank International Team for Protecting the Amazon Rainforest
World  (tags: forests, goodnews, ACTION THANKING, The Amazon )

Rose
- 204 days ago - forcechange.com
Dilma Rousseff, President of Brazil & Carter Roberts, President and CEO of the World Wide Fund for Nature Goal: Thank the Brazilian government and the World Wide Fund for Nature for partnering to permanently protect the Brazilian Amazon rainforest
Demand Protections Against Logging for State Forest
World  (tags: trees, forests, usa, humanrights, ACTION PLEASE, logging )

Rose
- 303 days ago - forcechange.com
arget: Oregon Department of Forestry Goal: Revise logging increase that may threaten endangered species The Oregon Board of Forestry has recently come under criticism for increasing the amount of logging in state-managed forests
UN Body Calls Tasmania Forest U-Turn 'Exceptional' - Via The Guardian
World  (tags: World, Unesco site, World Heritage Site, Tasmania, Government, Habitat threat, Forests, Trees, Nature, Ethics )

Victoria
- 313 days ago - theguardian.com
Unesco experts say the Tasmanian Government's move to strip 74,000 hectares of World Heritage status so soon after it was added - in June 2103 - is unprecedented. Unesco's World Heritage committee will consider the amendment in June 2014.
SLIDESHOW: Amazon Warriors Turned Eco-Activists
World  (tags: endangered, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, forests, humans, nature, wildlife, Sustainabililty, protection, habitat, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, humanrights, world, society, UnitedNations )

JL
- 325 days ago - support.edf.org
Find out how the Kayapo are protecting their home from deforestation--and what you can do to help.
TAKE ACTION: Protect the Amazon and Its Indigenous People From Brazilian Mega-Dam
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, corruption, government, terrorism, world, conservation, destruction, environment, forests, humans, healthconditions, Sustainabililty )

Beverly
- 455 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
"The world must know what is happening here, they must perceive how destroying forests and indigenous people destroys the entire world." - Kayapó indigenous leaders
Peru Declares Environmental State of Emergency in Its Rainforest
World  (tags: destruction, environment, energy, forests, habitatdestruction, nature, healthconditions, protection, pollution, wildlife, world, trees, ethics, government )

JL
- 633 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Government reports high levels of barium, lead, chrome and petroleum-related compounds in region that is home to oil field
Ecuador: Amazon Families Split Over Lure of Oil Money
World  (tags: energy, endangered, ecosystems, world, wildlife, Sustainabililty, nature, forests, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, politics, conflict, freedoms, ethics )

JL
- 653 days ago - guardian.co.uk
In Sani Isla, one of the most biodiverse corners of the world, the arrival of Ecuador's biggest oil firm has pitted sister against sister
International Raid Targets Illegal Timber Trade
World  (tags: conservation, destruction, environment, forests, trees, world, protection, nature, GoodNews, government, ethics, crime, world )

JL
- 668 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Interpol has announced that it arrested nearly 200 people in a wide-ranging international operation against illegal logging and the trafficking of timber.
Norway Seeks to Slow Deforestation as Climate "First Aid"
World  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, government, GoodNews, ethics, europe, UnitedNations, unitednations, world )

JL
- 725 days ago - trust.org
* Norway to step up short-term fixes for global warming * Says "first aid" needed before global deal kicks in
China at the Centre of Global Illegal Timber Trade, NGO Says
World  (tags: forests, trees, world, conservation, destruction, protection, nature, politics, environment, money, business, corruption, dishonesty, law, SustainableDevelopment, china, UnitedNations, society, HumanRights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, africa, middle-east )

JL
- 749 days ago - trust.org
* Illegal timber imports worth a conservative $4 bln a year * China major driver of deforestation in Africa, Asia - NGO * Group calls on China to enact tough laws (Adds Chinese Foreign Ministry comment)
Take Action: Action Alert: End Industrial Logging of Congo's Old-Growth Rainforests
World  (tags: children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, corruption, ethics, freedoms, conflict, government, humanrights, HumanRights, politics, UnitedNations, world, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, forests, nature, trees, Sustainabililty )

JL
- 760 days ago - rainforestportal.org
After years of international assistance and a "moratorium" on new rainforest logging, it is revealed that local permits for individuals to clear rainforest are being abused by the government and industrial loggers, even as the Forest Stewardship Council
Officials: Wildfires Will Blaze Until Rain Season
World  (tags: Wildfires, forests, environment )

Anna
- 1279 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The wildfires sizzling through dried-out forests and grasslands across the Southwest are a bad omen in a fire season that is expected to continue for weeks until nature provides relief in the form of seasonal rains.
Public Backlash Forces Cameron to Retreat Over Sale of Forests
World  (tags: David Cameron, forests )

Anna
- 1404 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
David Cameron has halted the controversial plan to sell England's forests following a massive public outcry.The Prime Minister stunned MPs yesterday by delivering a brutal verdict on the proposal championed by Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman.
 

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