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Category: Deforestation :: All Forests
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Getting serious in Bali 3.12.2007 The Economist
A boost from Australia for the climate-change talks in Bali, as delegates seek a new international deal AS A meeting of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) got underway in Bali on Monday December 3rd, there was immediately one piece of news for activists to celebrate. On the same day Australia's new prime minister, Kevin Rudd, was sworn into office and promptly signed documents to ratify the Kyoto protocol, reversing his predecessor's policy. That protocol, designed to cut greenhouse-gas emissions, expires in 2012 and Australia's contributions to global emissions are relatively puny. But Mr Rudd's decision gives momentum to those gathered in Bali trying to hammer out a successor to Kyoto, and puts a little more ...
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UK to seek pact on aviation pollution 3.12.2007 The Guardian -- Front Page
Science & environment: Europe to put forward eight-point plan for replacing the Kyoto protocol at summit in Bali
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UK to seek pact on shipping and aviation pollution at climate talks 3.12.2007 Guardian: Environment

Europe to put forward eight-point plan at meeting on replacing Kyoto protocol

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Bog barons: Indonesia's carbon catastrophe 1.12.2007 New Scientist: Opinion
The despoilers of Sumatra's swamp forests now want to be paid to staunch the flow of carbon dioxide from the exposed peat. reports
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The Saturday Profile: A Pygmy Traveler Gives Voice to a Marginalized People 1.12.2007 NY Times: World
While most Pygmies still live in the forest, they are being displaced and driven out by the relentless encroachment of the modern world.
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Q&A: Bali climate change conference 30.11.2007 Guardian: Environment

Delegates from over 180 countries are meeting in Bali this week to begin negotiations on a new international climate change agreement. Jessica Aldred looks at what is on the agenda

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Environmental destruction that chokes growth 29.11.2007 SFGate: Op-Ed
Climate change is rooted in decades of environmental neglect, energy inefficiency and carbon-intensity in the drive for rapid growth. It hasn't helped that most policy leaders have wrongly viewed environmental protection, not environmental degradation, as the... ...
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Environmental destruction that chokes growth 28.11.2007 SFGate: Op-Ed
Climate change is rooted in decades of environmental neglect, energy inefficiency and carbon-intensity in the drive for rapid growth. It hasn't helped that most policy leaders have wrongly viewed environmental protection, not environmental degradation, as the... ...
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Mass tree-planting in Indonesia 28.11.2007 BBC News: AsiaPacific
Indonesia is trying to plant nearly 80m trees in a single day, to try to deflect criticism about deforestation.
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Saving forests from exploitation 27.11.2007 BBC: Science
A Papuan chief argues that community management and western consumer power are key to preserving forests.
Threatened parrots may find haven in Texas 26.11.2007 Houston Chronicle: Top Headlines
Parrots around the world are dying. Predators chomp them up at alarming rates. Human development has consumed their forest habitats. And, most alarmingly, demand from bird collectors has created a thriving market in wild-caught birds.

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Threatened parrots may find haven in Texas 26.11.2007 Houston Chronicle: Texas
Parrots around the world are dying. Predators chomp them up at alarming rates. Human development has consumed their forest habitats. And, most alarmingly, demand from bird collectors has created a thriving market in wild-caught birds.
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Mexico Funds Will Protect Butterflies 26.11.2007 AP Top News
CERRO PRIETO, Mexico (AP) -- President Felipe Calderon unveiled a sweeping plan Sunday to curb logging and protect millions of monarch butterflies that migrate to the mountains of central Mexico each winter, covering trees and bushes and attracting visitors from around the world....
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The next Australian election could be the first decided on climate change 23.11.2007 The Guardian -- World Latest
Julian Glover: Australia scorned global warming. Now trees are dying
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The lucky country? 23.11.2007 The Guardian -- Front Page
As country goes to the polls Julian Glover reports on the world's first climate change election
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The next Australian election could be the first decided on climate change 23.11.2007 Guardian: Environment

The Australian prime minister, John Howard, has poured scorn on the idea of global warming. But now the trees are dying, the crops are failing and the rivers are drying up. As the country prepares to go to the polls, Julian Glover reports on the world's first climate change election

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Palm oil industry signs up to green labelling scheme 22.11.2007 Guardian: Environment

A certification process designed to allow palm oil producers that meet environmental standards to label their products as eco-friendly has been launched

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Try as it might, the World Bank cannot hide its failings 21.11.2007 Guardian: Environment

Robert Zoellick, president of the World Bank, has a strange way of showing he cares about the protection of the environment and the world's indigenous people, writes Simon Counsell

Threatened great apes get rain forest reserve 20.11.2007 CNN: Top Stories
Read full story for latest details.
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Dot Earth Blog: Wildlife a Benefits From Warfare 20.11.2007 NYT: Home Page
Bonobos seem to be the latest accidental beneficiary of decades of violence and despotism.
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