User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Independent
Category: Problems :: Deforestation
Last updated: Oct 02 2019 17:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How developing countries put forests on the climate agenda 2.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Nearly a quarter of all the greenhouse gases emitted by man come from the way we manage our forests, farms and fields.
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Trump administration pushes to exempt Tongass from logging restrictions 16.9.2019 Current Issue
Clearcutting of old-growth trees in the world’s largest intact temperate rainforest stopped just three years ago.
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30 million acres of public land in Alaska at risk of being developed or transferred 11.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
‘The size and scope is simply staggering.’
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Three strategic ways to protect the rainforests 26.8.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Maya Bhullar Videos and images of fires raging across the Amazon  can be seen from space . The deforestation of the Amazon has been raising alarms for decades. There had been efforts to curb the devastation, but then Jair Bolsonaro was elected in Brazil. Throughout his campaign and since he took office, he has been publicly dismissive about concerns over protecting the rainforest. As president, he has  encouraged logging and farming  in the rainforest and this year the Amazon has experienced a record-setting number of fires -- with nearly  73,000 fires in 2019  so far, an 83 per cent increase from the same time last year. The following suggestions have been compiled from blogs by Melissa Locker on Fast Company and by Tiffany Diane Tso on Refinery 29 . Please click through and read their blogs for additional suggestions.  Support the land rights of Indigenous peoples of the Amazon.  Amazon Watch and the Rainforest Action's Protect-an-Acre program are working on the ground with Indigenous activists to ...
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When public lands become tribal lands again 16.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A story of fire, stolen lands, and how hard it is to get the U.S. to follow its own laws.
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When federal lands become tribal lands again 16.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A story of fire, stolen lands, and how hard it is to get the U.S. to follow it’s own laws.
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IPCC on land use: What do the latest warnings mean for businesses? 12.8.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The headlines have been filled today with stark warnings from scientists about the state of the world's land masses — how will this impact the business community?
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A global guide to 'restoration hotspots' for tropical rainforests 2.8.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The five countries with the largest potential are Brazil, Indonesia, India, Madagascar and Colombia.
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Forestry sector cultivates SDG action plan 29.7.2019 GreenBiz.com
Roadmap is the latest in a series coordinated by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.
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A clear-cut case for business action on deforestation 23.7.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Two new studies show that widespread corporate action on deforestation isn't yet taking root. And that's a risk for companies.
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Most major companies failing to report on deforestation risks 22.7.2019 GreenBiz.com
A large majority of leading companies are failing to report on the risk of deforestation in their supply chains, says CDP.
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Tropical forest restoration is a global, high-value opportunity 19.7.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Forests have valuable ecological services and economic benefits, and this is where we should focus.
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Nearly half of companies with deforestation risk aren’t addressing it 17.7.2019 GreenBiz.com
And only 8 percent of global companies involved in the production of commodities associated with deforestation have publiclu committed to ending it.
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Job Corps cuts hurt communities, at-risk youth, disaster relief 19.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Trump administration efforts to privatize and close centers meets bipartisan pushback.
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On the Road to 50: Stitching the Northwest back together 10.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The past, present and future of the West, and HCN’s coverage of the region.
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Good news and new tools to help companies fight against global deforestation 30.5.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Three ways to move towards a forest-positive future.
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As mass timber takes off, how green is this new building material? 21.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
Climate-positive mass timber construction is on the rise — but will producing the new material outweigh its benefits?
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Critics of the Green New Deal rail against socialism. We’ve seen this before. 5.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
In the 1930s, nationalizing forests was labeled ‘socialist.’
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Planting trees only works if the restored forests stand for more than 10 or 20 years 20.3.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Ecological resoration is supposed to help damaged and deforested ecosystems recover — but early-stage forests aren't the same as mature ones.
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Utah asks for exemption from Forest Service roadless rule 14.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
For two decades, the rule has protected nearly four million acres in Utah.
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