User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Deforestation
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Cosmetics maker Natura urges Brazil to protect Amazon after fires hit suppliers 3.12.2019 Reuters: Money News
Brazilian cosmetics maker Natura & Co is pressing government officials, the private sector and local communities to bolster environmental protections in the Amazon after fires this year disrupted its supply chain, its chief executive told ...
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Indonesian Fires Destroyed 1.6 Million Hectares Of Land This Year: Study 2.12.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Fires in Indonesia that spread a smoky haze over Southeast Asia this year burned at least 1.6 million hectares of mostly degraded land and carbon-rich peatlands, data from a respected research group...
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Will Withdraw Cases Against Aarey Protesters, Says Uddhav Thackeray 1.12.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Two days after putting the brakes on the construction of a Metro car shed project in Mumbai's Aarey Colony, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray today announced that cases filed against green...
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The black smoke from Amazon fires is accelerating climate change 30.11.2019 Scroll.in
If the trend continues, it could affect drinking water supply to major parts of South America.
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Ruckus in Assembly over syndicates issue 30.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Ruckus in Assembly over syndicates issue
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Forest is indispensable for human survival, says Ukhrul DFO 30.11.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Forest is indispensable for human survival, says Ukhrul DFO
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Deforestation In Amazon At Decade High, Surpassed 10,000 Square KM: Data 29.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Brazil on Thursday released revised statistics showing deforestation in the Amazon rainforest surpassed 10,000 square kilometers (3,860 square miles) in the year to July 2019, the highest in more than...
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Deforestation In Brazil's Amazon Highest Since 2008: Official 19.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Deforestation in the Amazon rainforest in northern Brazil surged to nearly 10,000 square kilometers in the year to July 2019 -- the highest in more than a decade, officials said Monday.
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Paying Countries Not To Chop Down Forests Works, Study Shows 19.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
When Norway decided a decade ago to pay Guyana, a small jungle-covered country in South America, to reduce its rate of deforestation, no one was sure how much effect the move would have.
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Brazil Amazon deforestation soars to 11-year high under Bolsonaro 18.11.2019 Reuters: Top News
Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose to its highest in over a decade this year, government data on Monday showed, confirming a sharp increase under the leadership of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro.
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Brazil Amazon deforestation soars to 11-year high in 2019 18.11.2019 Reuters: World News
Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose to its highest in over a decade this year, government data on Monday showed, confirming a sharp rise under the leadership of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro.
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Deforestation major factor for climate change 18.11.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Deforestation major factor for climate change
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Indigenous leader calls for EU action against firms over Brazil deforestation 11.11.2019 Reuters: World News
The European Union should consider sanctions for companies that source materials from protected Brazilian forest reservations and native lands, an indigenous community representative said.
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The chocolate you love may be killing endangered orangutans in Sumatra 11.11.2019 Scroll.in
Multi-national companies have been using palm oil sourced from illegal plantations in reserve forests.
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Jumbos destroy standing paddy crop at Abhoijan 11.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Jumbos destroy standing paddy crop at Abhoijan
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Brazil carbon emissions stable as clean energy use offsets deforestation 6.11.2019 Reuters: World News
Brazil's carbon emissions have remained stable despite an increase in deforestation because they were offset by a larger use of clean energy sources such as ethanol and wind power, a report said on Tuesday.
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AFD, Assam govt sign Rs 400-cr pact 5.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
AFD, Assam govt sign Rs 400-cr pact
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Brazilian state creates force to protect Amazon tribe from loggers 5.11.2019 Reuters: World News
The government of the Brazilian state of Maranhao plans to set up a police task force on Monday to protect the Guajajara tribe from illegal loggers that killed one of its warriors in a clash over deforestation on their Amazon reservation.
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Thousands of Romanians protest against illegal logging, attacks on forest workers 4.11.2019 Reuters: Sports News
Thousands of Romanians marched in the capital Bucharest and other cities on Sunday in protest against widespread illegal logging, which is believed to be behind the deaths of two forest workers in the past two months.
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"Guardian Of The Forest" Killed In Amazon Ambush 3.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A Brazilian land defender was killed and a second injured in an ambush by loggers in the Amazon rainforest, regional authorities reported.
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