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Stop Destroying Precious Forests for Furniture
World  (tags: world, asia, trees, forests, petition to sign )

- 437 days ago -
arget: President of the PeopleâEUR(TM)s Republic of China, Xi Jinxing Goal: Stop the import of illegal wood in China.
Save the Iconic Forest at the North End of Steve Irwin Way.
World  (tags: world, australia, forests, Steve Irwin, petition to sign )

- 458 days ago -
To: Hon Mark Bailey - Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety & Ports and the Hon Dr Steven Miles - Minister for Environment, Heritage Protection, National Parks & the Great Barrier Reef
Tropical Deforestation Could Disrupt Rainfall Globally
World  (tags: Forests )

- 666 days ago -
Large-scale deforestation in the tropics could drive significant and widespread shifts in rainfall distribution and temperatures, potentially affecting agriculture both locally and far from where forest loss is occurring
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 )

- 817 days ago -
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 )

- 822 days ago -
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 )

- 873 days ago -
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 )

- 972 days ago -
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 )

- 982 days ago -
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 )

- 994 days ago -
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 )

- 1125 days ago -
"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 )

- 1302 days ago -
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 )

- 1322 days ago -
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 )

- 1337 days ago -
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 )

- 1394 days ago -
* 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 )

- 1418 days ago -
* 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)

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