Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Tag: deforestation

High-value opportunities exist to restore tropical rainforests around the world –...

Our study helps to highlight how restoring tropical forests can provide multiple benefits for people and nature.

Amazon infrastructure puts 68% of indigenous lands / protected areas at...

"The central point of this study is to show the need of acquiring an integral vision of the region to fight the destruction that has been taking place.”

Norway becomes the first country in the world to ban palm...

Environmentalists are hailing the decision as an important victory that will set an example for other countries.

Amazon Rainforest deforestation at its worst – equivalent to the size...

While the new data still represents a 72 percent drop from 2004 when implementation of combative deforestation measures were put in place, the increased rate in the past 10 years has many worried.

Scientists’ urge international body to protect and regrow forests as a...

"...our message as scientists is simple: Our planet's future climate is inextricably tied to the future of its forests."

Norway bans deforestation, continues it commitment to protect other country’s forests

“Other countries should follow Norway's leadership, and adopt similar zero deforestation commitments."

The 19th-century tumult over climate change – and why it matters...

“People don’t know how to have a dialogue any more.” My hope is that the case of 19th-century climatology will remind us what a genuine dialogue looks like.

Murder of activist in India highlights growing risk to environmental defenders

Ajit Maneshwar Naik, a 57-year-old environmental activist who fought against the construction of new dams on the Kali River in the state of Karnataka in India, was killed last month.

Diet, ignorance and the environmental crisis

Awareness is the critical ingredient in change, individually and collectively.

Tropical forests lost 40 football fields of tree cover per minute...

That amounts to 40 football fields worth of trees cut every minute of last year in a devastating blow to biodiversity and the global climate.

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Chevron responsible for spilling nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into California canyon

The seepage began in May and has been intermittently leaking until last Tuesday.

The taint on Trump

What has our country become? A country that accepts rapists as their leaders?

Here’s Elizabeth Warren’s plan to close the wage gap for women of color

"It’s time to build an America that recognizes the role that women of color play in their families and in the economy."

Americans are dying because they can’t afford their insulin

“My son and Jesy, they were murdered. They were killed by big Pharma. The cause of death should actually be on their death certificates, corporate greed.”

10 ways Andrew Wheeler has decimated EPA protections in just one year

Trump’s EPA administrator should change the name of his agency to “Every Polluter’s Ally.”