User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Independent
Category: Problems :: Deforestation
Last updated: Jun 02 2020 19:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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It's time to prioritize the survival of indigenous people, the world's forest stewards 2.6.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
It's time to prioritize the survival of indigenous people, the world's forest stewards Carol Goodstein Tue, 06/02/2020 - 00:00 Hunting and gathering for food is taking on a whole new meaning of late. The ever-lengthening line at my local Whole Foods starts to wrap around the outside of the store before 7 a.m., as socially distanced shoppers — securely donned in gloves, masks and even plastic face shields — wait nervously to scavenge for their week’s worth of essentials along with their COVID-19 indulgences: the extra bars of Hu chocolates and Enjoy Life cookies, in my family’s case. We once thought of foraging as an activity engaged in only by our very remote ancestors and distant "primitive" people. But the spread of COVID-19 has heightened the subsistence survival instinct in all of us. In a way, we are not so dissimilar from "primitive" people in places such as the Amazon Basin as we might have thought.  And now, we’re all vulnerable to the same pandemic virus. Only with virtually no resistance, no ...
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Tribal leaders oppose online consultations with the U.S. during the pandemic 27.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
‘It is not possible to meaningfully convene and internally develop comments at this time when we are at capacity, focused on critical and life-threatening measures.’
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How to protect nature during uncertain times 19.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Opportunity, not opportunism.
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Rethinking the Trillion Trees Act could help the US economy 28.4.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Coronavirus has caused unemployment to skyrocket. Tree restoration could be a cost-effective way to put Americans back to work.
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Why protecting soil carbon is a win-win for farmers and the planet 2.4.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The benefits of protecting and restoring soil carbon go well beyond any one farm or any one year. But not enough people are taking these steps.
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Destroying habitats has opened a Pandora's box for new diseases to emerge 24.3.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The novel coronavirus outbreak may be just the beginning of mass pandemics.
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How GPS mapping and satellite technology help reduce deforestation 19.3.2020 GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: Technology can play a critical role in identifying risk and accelerating progress to reduce cocoa-related deforestation in Africa.
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Global soy trade drives Amazon deforestation amid human rights concerns 5.3.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Fast food giants wind up using much of the soy exported from central Brazil.
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Kellogg's bows to pressure on palm oil, deforestation 24.2.2020 GreenBiz.com
The activism was inspired by a petition created by two pre-teen sisters.
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Why Silicon Valley is taking a big interest in trees 24.2.2020 GreenBiz.com
Forest data startups such as Pachama and Silviaterra can help the biggest players in tech tackle their emissions.
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Big businesses are failing forests 17.2.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Amazon, TJ Maxx and Tyson are among well-known U.S. companies with no publicly stated deforestation strategy. Is your organization complicit?
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Conserving and restoring forests won’t be cheap and easy after all 10.2.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The corporate world has fallen for trees. But to be effective, the cost of offsetting CO2 emissions with the sequestration power of forests will have to go up. Are companies willing to pay?
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Trump administration manipulated wildfire science to promote logging 29.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Emails show Interior appointees crafted a narrative that blamed forest protection efforts for wildfires.
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How companies can source man-made cellulosics more sustainably 27.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
As a plant-based fiber, man-made cellulosics have the potential to be a more sustainable choice because they are renewable. But the production process can contribute to deforestation.
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How climate change has altered cocoa farming in Ivory Coast 25.1.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Severe droughts have caused soil fertility to decline and therefore, yields hampered.
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Statistic of the decade: 8.4 million soccer fields of land deforested in the Amazon 3.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
That’s equivalent to about 10.3 million American football fields.
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What’s the best way to save California’s redwoods? 20.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Scientists debate whether controlled burns and logging are really the best way to preserve the state’s iconic forests.
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Skoolies; preservation vs. profit; forest therapy 28.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
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Lumber salvaged from Baltimore’s houses and trees creates jobs and cuts wood waste 25.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Plus, shared stewardship may increase social cohesion and promote community development.
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Can a campaign for nature and community rights stop aerial spraying in Oregon? 23.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The push for more local control upends the typical pattern of Westerners fighting against regulation.
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