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No Forests, No Cash': Palm Oil Giants Commit to Sustainability, But Will They Follow Through?
Environment  (tags: palm oil, Indonesia, sustainability, deforestation, deforestation destruction, world, pollution, radia-active, protection, ecosystems, destruction, environment, conservation )

Cal
- 15 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Although it is important for Indonesia's economy, the country's palm oil sector has also contributed to Indonesia's status as the world's biggest deforester in terms of annual rate.
Greening the Revolution - Ukrainian Youth Joins Fight for Nature
Environment  (tags: pollution, protection, green, GoodNews, environment, conservation, ecosystems, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 15 hours ago - theecologist.org
When the violent protests at Kiev's Independence Square ended in early spring, there were thousands of tons of smoldering rubble left over from months of fighting on the barricades.
Support Our Vision for the Reef
Environment  (tags: reef, pollution, ocean, starfish conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, globalwarming, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, oceans, politics, protection, turtles, dugongs, water, wildlife, world )

Sara
- 1 day ago - fightforthereef.org.au
Tell the government you support our 10-point plan to safeguard the future of the Reef by sending a submission to the Reef 2050 consultation.
Guardians of the Amazon
Environment  (tags: world, forests, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, nature, environment )

Linda
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
These initiatives protect this region's abundant wildlife and support local livelihoods through the sustainable production of Brazil nuts, timber and palm fruit - all of which grow naturally in the rainforest
Pacific Islanders Take on Australian Coal
Environment  (tags: Australia, Coal Mining, fossil fuels, Greenpeace Australia, Pacific Climate Warriors, Papua New Guinea, Sea Level Rise, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Whitehaven Coal, World Coal Association )

Judy
- 1 day ago - ipsnews.net
"We are divided by the oceans, by the air, but we are standing on the same land and the same mother earth." -- Mikaele Maiava, a climate warrior from the South Pacific island nation of Tokelau
Russia's Booming Trade in Illegally Caught Crab Threatens the Species' Future
Environment  (tags: Russia and crabs )

Michael
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
A new investigation finds that the delicacy on your plate comes at a high cost to the environment and the economy.
The Dutch Boy Mopping Up a Sea of Plastic
Environment  (tags: oceans, pollution, protection, habitatdestruction, water )

Linda
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
Boyan Slat is a 20-year-old on a mission - to rid the world's oceans of floating plastic. He has dedicated his teenage years to finding a way of collecting it.
Keep the Alaskan Forest Wild
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, pollution, protection, trees, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 13 hours ago - therainforestsite.greatergood.com
The Sealaska Native Corporation wants to privatize tens of thousands of acres of the pristine Alaskan backwoods. Take action!
Some Good Example of Recycling
Environment  (tags: plastic recycling )

Tina
- 1 day ago - polystyrene-recycling.org
some people do not have strong sense of recycling but they will be active. so people can sell the waste plastic to the recycler. and they can also throw them into places according to the rubbish types.
Good Solution to Plastic Recycling
Environment  (tags: plastic recycling )

Tina
- 23 hours ago - greenmax-machine.com
as is known, waste plastic is hard to handle if only depend on human beings. so i call more people whose job related to waste plastic can make full use of these recycling machines.
Yellow-Billed Cuckoo Protected Under Endangered Species Act
Environment  (tags: Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Endangered Species Act, animals, endangered, environment, GoodNews, habitat, nature, protection, wildlife )

Lone
- 1 day ago - biologicaldiversity.org
Following a 2011 agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed protection decisions for 757 imperiled species nationwide, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected the yellow-billed cuckoo under the Endangered Species Act.
A Sprinkle of Compost Helps Rangeland Lock Up Carbon
Environment  (tags: climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, environment, humans, nature, protection, research, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - sfgate.com
A compost experiment that began seven years ago on a Marin County ranch has uncovered a disarmingly simple and benign way to remove carbon dioxide from the air, holding the potential to turn the vast rangeland of California and the world into a weapon aga
Tell KLK to Leave Collingwood Bay Immediately
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, trees, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 12 hours ago - ran.org
Development of Lot 5 for palm oil would violate KLK's own commitments not to clear primary forests, High Conservation Value Forests or High Carbon Stock forests.
How Nuclear Power Can Stop Global Warming
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Carbon Emissions, Reducing Emissions, Nuclear Energy, Clean Energy, James Hansen, Climate Scientist, Columbia University )

Brian
- 1 day ago - scientificamerican.com
"The low-carbon electricity produced by such reactors provides 20 percent of the nation's power and, by the estimates of climate scientist James Hansen of Columbia University, avoided 64 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas pollution."
As Casualties Mount, Scientists Say Global Warming Has Been "Hugely Underestimated"
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Anthopogenic Climate Disruption, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Acclerating, Impact, Underestimated, New Scientist )

Brian
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
"As we look across the globe this month, the signs of a continued escalation of the impacts of runaway anthropogenic climate disruption (ACD) continue to increase, alongside a drumbeat of fresh scientific studies confirming their connection to..."
Don't Put Dredging Ahead of Other Flood-Prevention Measures
Environment  (tags: RSPB, flooding, Dredging, uk, flood-prevention, environment )

David
- 1 day ago - rspb.org.uk
Potentially environmentally-damaging dredging must not be prioritised over other proven flood-prevention measures in this year's Autumn Statement on 3 December 2014 is the warning to Government by Blueprint for Water.
New Zealand: Honey Smugglers Sent Packing
Environment  (tags: dishonesty, goodnews, protection, investigation )

Ramil Ros
- 16 hours ago - bbc.com
Border officials in New Zealand have denied entry to a couple caught smuggling honey, which could have devastated the country's lucrative bee-keeping industry, it's been reported.
Stop the Chainsaws: Save the Home of the Woodlark Cuscus
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, wildlife )

Lone
- 8 hours ago - rainforest-rescue.org
The destruction of Woodlark's forests would be a crime against nature. More than 40 endemic plant and animal species would lose their habitat: frogs, reptiles, insects, snails and the Woodlark cuscus.
Climate Records Are Breaking So Often Now, We'Ve Stopped Paying Attention
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Record Highs, NOAA, Nat'l Climatic Data Ctr )

Brian
- 7 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
"For 355 months now (up through September), "every month on this planet has been warmer than the 20th century average," according to Jessica Blunden, a scientist at NOAA's National Climatic Data Center."
Canada, Australia's Climate Change Record: From Leaders to Deniers
Environment  (tags: Australia, Canada, Climate Change, Environment )

Judy
- 1 hour ago - newrepublic.com
How did these two nations go from leading the fight against climate change to denying that it even exists?
   

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