Thursday, September 24, 2020

Tag: deforestation

Ethiopia plants 350 million trees in one day

Ethiopia has planted over 350 million trees as part of a national “green legacy” initiative to plant and grow 4 billion trees...

Exterminating the future: World outcry grows as Brazil rapidly expands deforestation...

New government data in Brazil shows that deforestation in the Amazon has dramatically increased since the far-right former military officer Jair Bolsonaro...

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.

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