User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Deforestation :: All Forests
Last updated: Oct 14 2019 17:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Opinion: California's clear-cutting project in the Rim fire area is setting up the region for another tragedy 14.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Gov. Newsom's clear-cutting project in the Rim fire region increases the risk of fire and threatens California's climate and communities.

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Amazon fires: What's the latest in Brazil? 12.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
The fires in the Amazon have been dampened - but it's not the only area under threat.
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UK fast food ‘linked to Brazilian forest fires’ 9.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
Greenpeace asks fast-food chains to stop selling meat from animals fed on soya from Brazil.
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Brazil had a plan to stop the Amazon's destruction. Here's how it failed 4.10.2019 LA Times: Nation

Cattle ranching continues to be the top cause of deforestation.

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Tropical forest success story under threat in Guatemala 3.10.2019 BBC: World
A scheme allowing communities to manage forested areas has reduced deforestation but will it be extended?
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'Alarming' extinction threat to Europe's trees 27.9.2019 BBC: Science
Half of tree species found only on the European continent face extinction, including the conker tree.
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When we love our food so much that it goes extinct 24.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A new book explores how overhunting and habitat destruction have left us with only a fraction of the foods that existed a century ago, and the changes that are needed to preserve our culinary variety.
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Conservation group to buy Alder Creek giant sequoia grove and world's fifth-largest tree 17.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

After more than seven decades of ownership, the Rouch family will sell their piece of the Sierra Nevada to Save the Redwoods League, a century-old conservation group that has long hankered after the property.

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Endangered orangutans could be the biggest losers as Indonesia builds a new capital 13.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Indonesia could be trading one environmental disaster for another when it relocates its capital from Jakarta to East Kalimantan, a hotbed of coal mining, gas extraction and palm oil production on the giant island of Borneo.

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The world is watching as California weighs controversial plan to save tropical forests 13.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

Scientists and environmentalists agree on the need to protect tropical rainforests, but they couldn't disagree more about California's plan for saving them.

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Brazil Amazon: Old enemies unite to save their land 13.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
Rival indigenous groups say they have a common enemy: Brazil's President Bolsonaro and his policies.
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World 'losing battle against deforestation' 12.9.2019 BBC: Science
A historic global agreement aimed at halting deforestation and curbing dangerous carbon dioxide emissions has failed, according to a report.
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Opinion: California can help save the Amazon rainforest. Do we have the guts to try? 12.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Like so much of California's approach to climate policy, the Tropical Forest Standard is an experiment worth trying.

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Pope Francis in Africa: Five things we learned 11.9.2019 BBC: World
Pope Francis drew huge crowds during his visit to Africa. What can we learn from his trip?
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The Amazon Rainforest Fires Are Pumping the CO2 Trees Normally Absorb Out Into the Atmosphere 10.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The Amazon is a carbon sink, which slows the rate of carbon dioxide build up in the atmosphere, and thus climate warming," said James Randerson from the University of California, Irvine.
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Austrian football stadium hosts forest as dystopian vision comes to life 10.9.2019 BBC: World
Created by Klaus Littmann, the installation is a statement against climate change and deforestation.
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Amazon Rainforest Fires Are Only Going to Get Worse | Opinion 9.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"If Brazil does not retreat from the course it is on, scientists warn there will come a time in the near future when Amazonian fires burn without control and push the forest to a point of no return," researcher Robert Walker said.
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Brazil worker who protected indigenous tribes killed in Amazon 9.9.2019 BBC: World
Reports say an official who protected land from farmers and loggers was shot twice in the head.
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Opinion: The Amazon forest isn't the only one in peril. Trump has his eye on Alaska 8.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

President Trump wants to undo protections that cover more than half of the Tongass National Forest to development, encouraging large-scale commercial logging of old growth trees.

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Are fires in the Amazon and elsewhere getting worse? 6.9.2019 BBC: World
Forest fires are raging in many parts of the world but are there more than ever?
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