Saturday, June 19, 2021

Tag: forest

California-sized area of forest lost in just 14 years

These include nine forest areas in Latin America, eight in Africa, and seven in Asia and Oceania.

Pakistan’s next prime minister wants to plant 10 billion trees

What's more, Pakistan is among the six countries that will be most affected by climate change, meaning that reforestation is critical to mitigate the impacts of global warming.

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.

Volunteers plant 67,500 trees in Portuguese forest devastated by wildfires

"In an era of climate change, such disasters are becoming reality all over the world."

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Unknown soldiers: America’s secret, privatized army

While many American policy makers believe that their country is ‘exceptional’ and thus shouldn’t have to follow long established laws, other governments see the precedents they set and act accordingly.

Supreme court sides with giant corporations Nestle and Cargill saying they cannot be sued...

“We’re celebrating ‘the end of slavery’ but American companies are still profiting off of slave labor.”

‘A huge victory’: Biden USDA moves to restore animal welfare protections shredded by trump

“Finally, USDA will close the loophole allowing factory farms to produce ‘organic’ eggs and chicken.”

How clean water is linked with environmental and human health

When the world works together, a brighter and greener future is possible.

New study finds toxic PFAS in hundreds of commonly used cosmetics produced by major...

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a highly persistent and potentially toxic class of more than 4,700 chemical compounds, were present in most cosmetic products purchased