User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Deforestation :: All Forests
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Forest Service orders Colorado train to stop fire mitigation 3.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The U.S. Forest Service shut down an extensive fire mitigation project after raising concerns about the number of trees being cut down and sold to a logging company in southwestern Colorado.
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Wildland Firefighters Are Risking Their Mental Health 3.7.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. An hour or so before dawn in late July 2015, just south of the California-Oregon border, Danny Brown turned off the highway into the Modoc National Forest and headed toward a menacing glow of flames to the […]
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Paulinho Paiakan: Amazon indigenous chief dies of coronavirus 18.6.2020 BBC: World
Paulinho Paiakan was best known for the fight against the Belo Monte hydroelectric project in Brazil.
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Conservation: Glimmer of hope for world's rarest primate 1.6.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
The discovery of a new breeding pair raises hope for the future of a critically endangered gibbon.
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Amazon under threat: fires, loggers and now virus 21.5.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
How the loss of the Amazon goes beyond deforestation - and what the nine countries that share this natural resource are doing to protect it.
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Brazil's Amazon: Surge in deforestation as military prepares to deploy 9.5.2020 BBC: World
The military is preparing to deploy to the region to try to stop illegal logging and mining.
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Coronavirus: Disease meets deforestation at heart of Brazil's Amazon 4.5.2020 BBC: World
Coronavirus has overwhelmed Manaus, the Amazon's biggest city, and the worst is yet to come.
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Coronavirus: Fears for future of endangered chimps in Nigeria 29.4.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Devastated by hunting and logging, the chimps now face threats from coronavirus, says conservationist.
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Colombia: Saving rare species in jungles once protected by war 25.4.2020 BBC: World
Botanists from Kew are combing the forests of Colombia for new species threatened with extinction since peace accords were signed.
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In the redwoods, logging and tree sitting continue, even as the pandemic shuts mills 17.4.2020 LA Times: Environment

In Humboldt County, a tradition endures even amid the coronavirus crisis. Logging companies continue to fell trees, as protesters try to stop them.

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Brazil: Amazon land defender Zezico Guajajara shot dead 2.4.2020 BBC: World
Zezico Guajajara is the latest activist to be killed in a campaign to protect Brazil's indigenous land.
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Op-Ed: COVID-19 shows that what we're doing to animals is killing us, too 2.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Pandemics will become ever more common because of our use of animals and the destruction of their habitats.

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The man who grew his own Amazon rainforest 2.4.2020 BBC: Front Page
Fighting back against destruction in the Amazon: how one man grew a rainforest of his own.
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Column: 3 billion birds have vanished from our skies. Can we ever bring them back? 18.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Steve Holmer heads the American Bird Conservancy, whose motto is "Bringing back the birds." Can it be done, and how?

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We will 'fight to the death' to save the Amazon rainforest 23.2.2020 BBC: Front Page
Teenagers from the Amazon rainforest speak about their hopes for the future.
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Trump’s Plan to Plant a Trillion Saplings Misses the Forest for the Trees 19.2.2020 Mother Jones
Donald Trump, it turns out, is a fan of trees. A big fan. Such a fan, in fact, that at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, late last month, the president announced that the United States will join the One Trillion Tree Initiative, an international plan to plant and restore a trillion trees globally […]
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Why were two Mexican butterfly activists found dead? 14.2.2020 BBC: World
Relatives and co-workers live in fear after two monarch butterfly activists were found dead in Mexico.
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Amazon: Parts of rainforest 'emitting more CO2 than they absorb' 12.2.2020 BBC: World
Up to a fifth of the Amazon rainforest has become a net source of CO2, research suggests.
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Brazil's Amazon: Deforestation high in January despite rainy season 8.2.2020 BBC: World
Deforestation in Brazil hits a record high in January when rains tend to slow down the destruction.
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Second Mexico monarch butterfly activist found dead 3.2.2020 BBC: World
Raúl Hernández's body was discovered days after the remains of Homero Gómez were found in a well.
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