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

- 593 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 )

- 603 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.
Costa Rica Must Defend Its Citizens and Protected Lands, Says U.N. Expert
World  (tags: climate, climate-change, conservation, environment, ecosystems, endangered, globalwarming, greenhousegases, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, world, Sustainabililty, trees, water, protection, nature, pollution, humans, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES )

- 792 days ago -
U.N. expert John Knox said that "criminal threats strike at the heart" of Costa Rica's long history of civilian environmentalism.
Lac-MéGantic a Collision of Water, Oil and Transport Deregulation
World  (tags: Tar Sands, Oil, Harper, children, crime, corruption, humans, violence, terrorism, KXL, politics, pollution, habitat, environment, destruction, science, trees, water, protection, sustainable, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, crime, lies, propaganda, death )

- 800 days ago -
Transport Canada gave Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railways the green light to run each train with just one engineer, which explains how one man came to be in charge of 72 cars and five locomotives carrying combustible energy through inhabited communitie
Panama Bay: Decision Sends Mixed Message
World  (tags: animals, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, protection, nature, trees, Sustainabililty, water, wildlife, world, politics, ethics )

- 908 days ago -
But last Friday April 5, the Panamanian government did a flip-flop, boldly reinstating environmental safeguards in a court decision. While environmentalists initially rejoiced, a parallel decision made by the government left as many doubts as assurances.
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 )

- 923 days ago -
Government reports high levels of barium, lead, chrome and petroleum-related compounds in region that is home to oil field
International Raid Targets Illegal Timber Trade
World  (tags: conservation, destruction, environment, forests, trees, world, protection, nature, GoodNews, government, ethics, crime, world )

- 958 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.
Reformed UN Formula for Making Planet Greener to Get First Test
World  (tags: climate, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, environment, greenhousegases, healthconditions, pollution, oceans, politics, nature, research, science, wildlife, world, Sustainabililty, water, weather, trees, government, protection, energy, endangered )

- 960 days ago -
* UNEP annual meeting to open to all nations, up from 58 * Reforms seek to widen authority in tackling green issues
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 )

- 1039 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)
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 )

- 1050 days ago -
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
Let the Last Free-Flowing Stretch of the Teesta Run Freely ACTION
World  (tags: world, India, Lepchas, Teesta, India, indigenous, sacred river, environment, ecosystems, protection, water, trees )

- 1054 days ago -
The Lepchas - now a minority in their own land - have sustained strong resistance in the form of a long and peaceful protest to save their sacred river and prevent the desecration and defilement of their sacred landscape. To protect their cultural...
Solar Cooking Around the World Saves Lives   video
World  (tags: Solar Cookers, water born disease, trees, transforms lives, pasturization, solar, sun )

- 1392 days ago -
This video shows the remarkable technology transfer that is taking place in Africa and around the world as thousands of people are introduced to solar cooking technology.
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World  (tags: nature, california, trees, giant )

- 2757 days ago -
Chandelier Tree is a 315 foot (96 metre) tall coast redwood tree in Leggett, California with a 6 foot (1.83m) wide by 9 foot (2.74m) high hole cut through its base to allow a car to drive through.
Charity Watch
World  (tags:, rate, grade, evidence, protection, donate, watchdog, watch, honesty, dishonest, trees, usa, world, study, GoodNews, environment, eco-friendly, science, safety, interesting, business, risks, shopping, consumers, business, americans, warning, activist )

- 2858 days ago -
The American Institute of Philanthropy (AIP) is a nationally prominent charity watchdog service whose purpose is to help donors make informed giving decisions. information about our organization, the charities we rate, and our method of grading charities
Helicopter Rescues Villagers Trapped By Flames in Greece
World  (tags: destruction, trees, world, forests, endangered, politics, humans, government, habitatdestruction )

- 2963 days ago -
The fires have killed 63 people over four days, destroying everything in their path. One broke out on the fringe of Athens Monday, but was quickly brought under control.

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