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Success: United Nations Protects Ancient Tasmanian Rainforest in Australia - Via Force Change
World  (tags: United Nations, Tasmania, Australia, Rainforest, Conservation, Ethics, Good News, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 79 days ago - forcechange.com
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recently rejected an attempt by the Australian government to allow logging in a ancient pristine Tasmanian rainforest that has been declared a World Heritage Area.
TAKE ACTION: DEMAND A STOP TO THE BELO MONTE DAM
World  (tags: HumanRights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', amazon, rainforest, sustainability, world )

Beverly
- 498 days ago - change.org
Please sign James' petition!!! We can stop this, we can save the Amazon, the people, the animals. We can stop greed from ruining our world. Take A Stand...
Demand Transparency From Cargill ACTION
World  (tags: world, ran, cargill, palm oil, rainforest, deforestation, rspo )

Nancy
- 799 days ago - ran.org
With palm oil in half of all the products sold in US grocery stores, we deserve to know: What is Cargill doing to keep the worst of the worst palm oil out of its supply chain? Demand transparency now.
ACTION ALERT: Honduras: Don't Dam the Patuca River! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
World  (tags: chinese dam, threatening, liveihood, communties, centre america, rainforest )

Simone
- 1064 days ago - culturalsurvival.org
A Chinese dam project threatens Central America's largest tropical rainforest and Indigenous populations
Save the Rainforest - Protect Tribal Peoples -- TAKE ACTION!
World  (tags: Rainforest, indigenous_people, protection, ILO_Convention_169, international_law )

Just
- 1129 days ago - change.org
Across the world, tribal peoples' lands are being stolen and their communities devastated. ILO Convention 169 is the only international law designed to protect tribal peoples' rights. Most governments refuse to ratify it.
Brazil Auctions Parts of Amazon for Logging
World  (tags: Brazil, auctions, Amazon, rainforest, logging )

Anna
- 1401 days ago - edition.cnn.com
Brazil has begun to auction parts of its rainforest to private companies for logging.One million hectares are being made available as logging concessions this year, expected to rise to 11 million hectares within five years.
Peru's Indigenous People Win One Round Over Developers
World  (tags: world, peru, amazon, rainforest, indians, indigenous, people, human, rights, freedom, civil, liberty, politics, government, money, business, logging, hunting, fishing, habitat, destruction, environment, private, investment )

Tom
- 1895 days ago - latimes.com
Private investment in the Amazon brought misery to its indigenous people. Logging and other activities ruined tribal lands and set off protests leading to the revocation of laws to further open the Amazon to outsiders. The Indians beat them by a knockout.
Agrofuels on Stolen Lands Continue to Threaten Colombian Rainforests and Communities
World  (tags: biofules, columbia, stolen, land, rainforest, destroy )

Steve
- 2322 days ago - news2note.4t.com
TAKE ACTION Agrofuels on Stolen Lands Continue to Threaten Colombian Rainforests and Communities at the expense of Colombia's ancient primary rainforests, food security, water...
Little-Known Tribe Spotted in Peru's Amazon
World  (tags: world, tribe, peru, amazon, rainforest )

Linda
- 2542 days ago - gulf-times.com
Members of an Indian tribe are seen on a bank of a river in the jungle of Madre De Dios. A little-known nomadic Indian tribe has been spotted by ecologists in Peru's Amazon rainforest, carrying arrows for bows and staying in huts made of palm leaves...
Uganda Acts to Save Rainforests
World  (tags: Africa, Uganda, rainforest, protests, Mabira forest )

Mili
- 2663 days ago - english.aljazeera.net
Three people died in protests against government plans to hand over part of the Mabira Forest [EPA]
   

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