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Demand Protections Against Logging for State Forest
World  (tags: trees, forests, usa, humanrights, ACTION PLEASE, logging )

Rose
- 454 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
- 464 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
- 476 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
- 606 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
- 784 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
- 804 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
- 819 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
- 876 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
- 900 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
- 911 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
- 1429 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
- 1555 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.
AFP Vows to Protect Country's Remaining Forests 'At All Cost' | Manila Bulletin
World  (tags: environment, climate change, forests, protection, Phillipines, preservation, global warming )

Mary
- 1715 days ago - mb.com.ph
LORETO, Agusan del Sur -- In its effort to help the government mitigate the effects of global warming and climate change, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) announced Thursday their full support for environment preservation and forest protection.
The Boreal Forest: Part of a Global Warming Fraud of Gigantic Proportions?
World  (tags: politics, carbon credits, Canada, forests, Exxon Mobil )

John
- 1809 days ago - theflucase.com
If there really is a global climate change problem, then Canada's 200 million hectares of forests, specifically its Boreal Forest, must be part of the solution.200 million hectares of Canada's managed forest was simply dropped without a word from Kyoto
Massive Mudslide in Tartagal,Argentina.
World  (tags: Americas, ClimateChange, environment, forests, news )

Monica
- 2290 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
A massive mudslide set off by heavy downpours has swept away a railway bridge and swamped houses in the Argentine town of Tartagal.
 

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