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TAKE ACTION NOW! TASMANIA--Miners to Plan to Open Cut the Tarkine Forest
Environment  (tags: rainforest protection, corporate greed, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, ecosystems, humans, world, trees, forests, destruction, conservation, nature )

- 2598 days ago -
Mining company Venture Minerals is planning an open-cut tin mine at Mount Lindsay in this very special region of northwest Tasmania. If it goes ahead, their proposed mine will destroy huge swathes of ancient rainforest.
Pamela Anderson Joins Rain Forest Charity--Cool Earth
Environment  (tags: activism, Pamela Anderson, conservation, rainforest protection, ecosystems, environment, forests, trees, world, protection, nature, habitat, wildlife )

- 2602 days ago -
Actress says she was inspired to support the organization Cool Earth after speaking with Dame Vivienne Westwood.
Indonesia's Ambitious Rainforest Plan Not Going So Well
Environment  (tags: world, protection, rainforest protection, habitat, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, green, conservation, nature, forests )

- 2602 days ago -
Indonesia's goal is more ambitous than what we've seen from other major emerging economies. However, improved forest maps and data gathering have found that, so far, the moratorium is not having the effect many had hoped for:
Airborne Lasers Discover Undocumented Deforestation in Belize Park
Environment  (tags: rainforest protection, rainforests, development, Third World, africa, environment, conservation, ecosystems, pollution, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, wildlife, protection, destruction, ecosystems )

- 2675 days ago -
A NASA funded expedition using airborne lasers to study ancient Mayan ruins has also documented widespread illegal deforestation in the Caracol Archaeological Reserve
Scientists Say Massive Palm Oil Plantation Will "Cut the Heart Out" of Cameroon's Rainforest
Environment  (tags: rainforest protection, rainforests, development, Third World, africa, environment, conservation, ecosystems, pollution, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, wildlife, protection )

- 2680 days ago -
Eleven top scientists have slammed a proposed palm oil plantation in a Cameroonian rainforest surrounded by five protected areas
Balancing Agriculture and Rainforest Biodiversity in India's Western Ghats
Environment  (tags: animals, animal welfare, biodiversity India, world, rainforest protection, development, controlled development, wildlife, protection, habitat, oceans, humans, politics, environment, destruction, endangered, trees, water, nature, conservation )

- 2900 days ago -
While wildlife has survived alongside humans for centuries in the region, continuing development, population growth and intensification of agriculture are putting increased pressure on this always-precarious relationship.
Logging Company Fined $100 Million for Illegal Logging in Papua New Guinea
Environment  (tags: environment, government, green, GoodNews, law, illegal logging, rainforests, rainforest protection, world, humans, protection )

- 2940 days ago -
In a landmark court decision a judge has slapped a logging company with a nearly $100 million (K225.5 million) fine for large-scale illegal logging
By Barcoding Trees, Liberia Looks to Save Its Rainforests
Environment  (tags: trees, protection, humans, rainforests, Liberia, rainforest protection, GoodNews, government, green, ecosystems, environment, forests, world, nature, habitat, conservation )

- 2972 days ago -
A decade after a brutal civil war, the West African nation of Liberia has partnered with the European Union on a novel system for protecting its remaining forests -- marking every harvestable tree so it can be traced to its final destination.
Slash and Burn: Brazil Shreds Laws Protecting Its Rainforests
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, humans, politics, world, rainforest protection, pendinglegislation, rainforest destruction, environment, conservation, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, pollution, government, trees )

- 2974 days ago -
The new bill relaxes laws on the deforestation of hilltops and the amount of vegetation farmers must preserve. Partial amnesties will also be offered for previous fines
Under Pressure From Rising Deforestation, Brazil's IBAMA Establishes 'Zero Deforestation Policy' in the Amazon
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, rainforest protection, world, Amazon, Amazon deforestation, conservation, humans, protection, wildlife, trees, forests )

- 2982 days ago -
IBAMA, Brazil's equivalent of the EPA, is suspending 1,300 planned operations for 2011 in order to concentrate on curbing a spike in regional deforestation through a two-pronged strategy...
ENVIRONMENTAL HEROES: Cambodia's Wildlife Pioneer: Saving Species and Places in Southeast Asia's Last Forest
Environment  (tags: activists, environmental activists, rainforest protection, fighting the wildlife trade, wildlife, protection, environment, conservation, ecosystems, humans, GoodNews, green, animals, habitat, nature )

- 2989 days ago -
Suwanna Gauntlett has dedicated her life to protecting rainforests and wildlife in some of the world's most hostile and rugged environments and has set the trend of a new generation of direct action conservationists.
ACTION ALERT! Tell Old Forest Loggers and Apologists to End Primary Rainforest Logging
Environment  (tags: politics, humans, RAINFOREST PROTECTION, rainforest destruction, rainforest protection, protection, nature, environment, destruction, conservation, forests, ecosystems, world, wildlife, habitat, trees, Sustainabililty )

- 2990 days ago -
As world's forest protection policy gurus meet in the Congo to finalize the final logging of much of Earth's large and contiguous rainforests; let loggers, governments, UN and NGOs supporting primary forest logging know that such industrial forestry can n
PLEASE TAKE ACTION!! Make Girl Scout Cookies Rainforest-Safe
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, ecosystems, rainforest protection, activists, activism, Girl Scouts, protection, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, politics, nature, world, humans )

- 3016 days ago -
Two courageous Girl Scouts, Madison Vorva and Rhiannon Tomtishen, are asking for your help in their campaign to get rainforest-destroying palm oil out of Girl Scout cookies.Stand with these two courageous young activists in their battle to cut the ties th
Expedition Granted?: Indonesia's 'Paper Parks' Targeted in National Geographic Contest
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, politics, rainforests, rainforest protection, protection, humans, world, wildlife, destruction, conservation, habitatdestruction, habitat, trees )

- 3040 days ago -
Twenty-five year old Trevor Frost wants to save parks in Indonesia under attack by illegal logging, mining, and poaching
PERU Local Communities Protect Their Amazon
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, rainforests, rainforest protection, humans, protection, destruction, trees, world )

- 3104 days ago -
Local residents and non-governmental organisations have joined with local and regional authorities to defend the flora, fauna and water resources and halt the destruction of the rainforests.

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