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Please Sign: Nicaraugua, Is a New Canal Really Worth the Sacrifice?
Environment  (tags: Nicaragua, President Ortega, Hong Kong HKND, canal, environment, ancient habitats, ancient cultures, indigenous rights, Lake Nicaragua, fresh water source, Central America, rainforests, destruction, shipping )

- 1821 days ago -
Last summer President Daniel Ortega & a Hong Kong company sealed a deal to build a canal across Nicaragua. For this impoverished nation, the project's promises of job and GDP growth are hard to resist. But the environmental costs could be devastating.
Rainforest News Review for 2013
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, world, rainforests )

- 1879 days ago -
2013 was full of major developments in efforts to understand and protect the world's tropical rainforests.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Costa Rica's Rainforests From Infinito Gold
Environment  (tags: corporate, rainforests, dishonesty, CORPORATE GREED, environment, ethics, ecosystems, environment, destruction, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction )

- 1888 days ago -
Infinito Gold, a Canadian mining company, just slapped Costa Rica with a $1 billion lawsuit because the nation decided to protect its rainforests rather than host an open-pit gold mine.
Sky Islands: Exploring East Africa's Last Frontier
Environment  (tags: rainforests, environment, conservation, ecosystems, wildlife, world, protection, humans, habitat, forests )

- 1903 days ago -
The montane rainforests of East Africa are little-known to the global public.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ghana's Atiwa Rainforest Must Be Protected
Environment  (tags: RAINFROESTS, rainforests, environment, mining, destruction, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, wildlife, protection, humans, pollution, ecosystems, forests )

- 1922 days ago -
A total of 260 square kilometers of Atiwa have been declared a protected area. Yet the forest is not only rich in life, but also in minerals. Atiwa has significant bauxite deposits that the government intends to mine
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Save the Rainforests!
Environment  (tags: rainforests, protection, world, environment, french, ecosystems, nature )

- 1935 days ago -
Rainforests cover only 2% of the Earth's surface, yet they are home to 50% of the Earth's plants and animal species. Rainforests are critical in maintaining the Earth's limited supply of drinking and fresh water.
ECO-ACTIVISM: Celebrities Aim to Raise $1.6 Million to Keep Orangutan Forests From the the Chopping Block in Borneo
Environment  (tags: ACTIVISM, rainforests, Borneo, world, protection, environment, conservation, ecosystems, green, government, GoodNews, nature )

- 1966 days ago -
Sir David Attenborough, Bill Oddie and Chris Packham are supporting an effort to save the orangutan from extinction by raising £1m in just two weeks.
Brazil Sends in Tanks and Army to Stop Illegal Logging
Environment  (tags: illegal logging, deforestation, Brazil, uncontacted tribes, native rights, rainforests, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, ecosystems, wildlife )

- 2044 days ago -
Brazil's government has sent their military on a major ground operation against illegal logging around the land of the Awá, Earth's most threatened tribe, according to Survival International.
Rainforests Will Survive Extreme Global Warming, Argues Study
Environment  (tags: climate-change, world, protection, nature, rainforests, environment, ecosystems, weather, climate, climatechange, CO2emissions, globalwarming )

- 2088 days ago -
Rainforests in South America have endured three previous extreme global warming events in the past, suggesting they will survive a projected 2-6 degree rise in temperatures over the coming century, reports a study
TAKE ACTION NOW! Support Peru in Battle Against Oil Conglomerate
Environment  (tags: Amazon dams, pollution, habitatdestruction, rainforests, rainforest destructionecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, nature, politics, world, animals, forests )

- 2144 days ago -
Support new regulations on the activity of an oil conglomerate that has been polluting the Amazon rainforest
TAKE ACTION NOW! Brazil: Stop Destroying Rainforest Habitat!
Environment  (tags: animals, ecosystems, environment, destruction, rainforests, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, humans, wildlife, politics, energy, forests )

- 2190 days ago -
The rainforests are a habitat for thousands of species. Many loggers are cutting down the rainforest. It is a cruel thing. If the rainforest is destroyed, many creatures will become extinct, and the whole ecosystem will suffer.
How Cows Kill Rainforests: The Flip-Side of An All-Beef Patty : Living Green Magazine
Environment  (tags: cows, rainforests, hamburgers, Sustainabililty, nature, ecosystems, forests, habitatdestruction, environment, animals, trees, pollution, globalwarming )

- 2200 days ago -
Fifty-five square feet of rainforest is destroyed for every quarter pound hamburger that comes from a cleared rainforest cattle farm. While most of us blame automotive and industrial emissions for pollution, climate change and global warming, livestock
'The Last Bit of Paradise': Giant Dam Threatens Brazilian Rainforest
Environment  (tags: Amazon dams, pollution, habitatdestruction, rainforests, rainforest destructionecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, nature, politics, world, animals, forests )

- 2209 days ago -
The construction of a giant dam in the Amazon region of Brazil is threatening parts of the world's largest rainforest. But the indigenous tribes living here are keeping quiet in return for millions of dollars in promises.
The Year in Rainforests--a Look Back--2012
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, world, rainforests, humans, habitat, green, conservation, nature, trees )

- 2240 days ago -
2012 was another year of mixed news for the world's tropical forests. This is a look at some of the most significant tropical rainforest-related news stories for 2012.
RIP: Becky Tarbotton, Head of the Rainforest Action Network, Dies in Accident in Mexico
Environment  (tags: green, RIANFORESTS, rainforests, activists, Becky Tarbotton, environment, ecosystems, protection, nature, humans, world, politics, oceans )

- 2240 days ago -
Rebecca Tarbotton, the executive director of the Rainforest Action Network (RAN) died Wednesday. She was 39.

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