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Peru's Newest National Park Safeguards 2 Million Acres of Amazon Rainforest
Offbeat  (tags: peru, Amazon wilderness, rainforest, flora and fauna, protection, ecosystems, National Park, indigenous people, preservation )

- 489 days ago -
The Peruvian government announced it will establish a new and enormous national park in the Amazon. Yaguas National Park, located in the northern region of Loreto, consists of 2,147,166 acres of rainforest, a vast river system and is home to more than...
At Home With the Worlds Gentlest Giants: Amazing Pictures From Our Heart-Stopping Encounter With Endangered Gorillas Who Live in
Offbeat  (tags: mountain gorillas, wildlife, conservation, Rangers, rainforest )

- 1309 days ago -
Mountain gorillas living deep in rainforests in Democratic Republic of Congo in danger of extinction by poachers. But fearless rangers there are putting their lives on the line to protect these beautiful giants of the jungle
Madagascars Aye-Aye
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- 1314 days ago -
Much can be said about Madagascars Aye-Aye lemur...
Sloth Lady Who Saved 600 Rainforest Animals Nominated as Hero of the Year
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, sloths, hero, rainforest )

- 1316 days ago -
A search for one lost animal has since led to the rescue of thousands. While looking for her dog, Monique Pool stopped by a South African animal shelter to see if the shelter had found the pup.
Why Palm Oil Needs to Be Dropped From Baby Formula - AND EVERYTHING ELSE!
Offbeat  (tags: palm oil, baby formula, orangutans, rainforest, destruction, NO PALM OIL!, fast food, restaurants, killing wildlife, death, environment, humans )

- 1749 days ago -
This company, that is linked to the destruction of rainforests and other ills, places a photograph of an adorably plump baby next to a pile of palm oil fruit to claim that palm oil is as healthy and nourishing for humans as mother's milk is to infants.
Giving the Amazon Rainforest Back to the Awa Tribe
Offbeat  (tags: Amazon, rainforest, indigenous people, endangered tribe, Brazil )

- 1826 days ago -
Logging in the Brazilian Amazon has had a devastating effect on the rainforest and its indigenous people. However, a new operation by the army, air force and military police is designed to save an endangered tribe - by keeping loggers off their land.
What Is the Price of Palm Oil? IS IT TO LATE? Can We Really Make A Difference?
Offbeat  (tags: palm oil, rainforest, SAY NO!, orangutans, snacks, foods, plantations, child labor, BAN PALM OIL, humans, sadness, children, abuse, rights )

- 2122 days ago -
The palm oil industry has grown dramatically over the past few decades and palm oil now accounts for a quarter of global vegetable oil consumption and nearly 60% of the global trade in vegetable oils. In the U.S. alone, palm oil imports have jumped 485%
'Corpse Flower' Bloom Could Stink Up Texas Wedding
Offbeat  (tags: tallest flower, stinky, Texas, corpse flower, Houston Museum of Natural Science, blooming, Amorphophallus Titanum, rainforest, endangered, Indonesia )

- 3222 days ago -
The flower girl at Jassica Zabala's wedding is purple, sox-feet tall, uninvited and smells like dead bodies. She is Lois, a rare 'corpse flower' deemed the world's stinkiest bud.
Beautifully Safe
Offbeat  (tags: natural cosmetics, animal test, herbal, Maklaysia, Dutch, law, skincare products, Paul Penders, environmentalist, rebel, Langkawi, rainforest, botanic, LevensESSENTIEGold, marketing, organic )

- 3278 days ago -
Most importantly, the products are not tested on animals - something Penders is beyond passionate about.
Offbeat  (tags: environment, protection, flower show, award, rainforest )

- 3282 days ago -
World Land Trust has been awarded a Gold Medal for its "Saving the Atlantic Rainforest" exhibit in the Continuous Learning section at RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The exhibit was also awarded "Best in Section".
Hotspex Donates to The Rainforest Please Take Action!!
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, interesting, environment, surveys, rainforest, innovators )

- 3426 days ago -
My friend introduced me to Hotspex which donates to charities we all care about. Check it out today.
The Prince and the Frog: Charles and Harrison Ford Star in Film to Save the World's Rainforests That Needs a Happy Ending
Offbeat  (tags: harrisonford, prince charles, youtube, rainforest, conservation, animated frog )

- 3668 days ago -
Princes and frogs are usually something of fairy tales, but there is nothing fictional or magical about the Royal family's latest campaign which features both figures. Charles, and sons William and Harry, appear alongside an animated frog in a star-

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