Thursday, April 18, 2024

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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This stark reduction in tax rates for the wealthiest Americans coincides with an era of escalating income disparity and could be costing the federal government hundreds of billions in lost revenue annually.

Missouri Republican Attorney General Bailey sues Media Matters using consumer law to censor the...

An analysis of Mo. Attorney General Andrew Bailey's bogus allegations against Media Matters.

Democrats challenge Biden administration: Are US weapons used by Israel in accordance with international...

This inquiry, led by Texas Representatives Veronica Escobar and Joaquin Castro, targets the very heart of America's foreign arms policies and its ethical implications.

New study reveals microplastics’ alarming journey from everyday items to human organs

The extensive reach of these particles beyond the gut and into critical body tissues, raises significant concerns particularly for the most vulnerable: Our children.

An urgent plea to leftists in the 6 battleground states likely to decide the...

If we want to remain a country where we still have the ability to agitate for justice and equality, then it’s incumbent on us to vote with that in mind.