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Brazilian government lobbied to prevent rainforest deforestation

Brazilian government lobbied to prevent rainforest deforestation | fragile ecosystems | Scoop.it
The illegal logging industry continues unabated, despite the attempts of authorities and governments to tackle the trade.
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Tasmania's Temperate Rainforest under Threat from Mining ...

Tasmania's Temperate Rainforest under Threat from Mining ... | fragile ecosystems | Scoop.it
Tasmania's Temperate Rainforest under Threat from Mining - posted in Volunteering & Activism: This excellent video describes the plight of one of the last temperate rainforest in the world. The environment takes back seat ...
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Megadams worse than thought for environment - Cool Earth

Megadams worse than thought for environment - Cool Earth | fragile ecosystems | Scoop.it
Cool EarthMegadams worse than thought for environmentCool EarthIn Brazil, the construction of the controversial Belo Monte dam is about to displace 20000 local people,, including indigenous communities, as it floods tens of thousands of hectares of...
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'Deforestation posing an alarming threat' - Times of India

'Deforestation posing an alarming threat' - Times of India | fragile ecosystems | Scoop.it
'Deforestation posing an alarming threat'Times of India"Uninhibited exploitation of natural resources, including deforestation, has already posed an alarming threat.
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Asia Pulp & Paper Pledges 'Sustainable Forest Management' - Environmental Leader

Asia Pulp & Paper Pledges 'Sustainable Forest Management' - Environmental Leader | fragile ecosystems | Scoop.it
Environmental LeaderAsia Pulp & Paper Pledges 'Sustainable Forest Management'Environmental LeaderAsia Pulp & Paper has pledged that by 2020 all of its suppliers will be certified under the voluntary Indonesian sustainable forest management scheme.
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Tesco supplier accused of contributing to Amazon rainforest ...

Tesco supplier accused of contributing to Amazon rainforest ... | fragile ecosystems | Scoop.it
Cattle ranches are the leading source of rainforest destruction in the Amazon, as ranchers chop down trees to make room for herds often many thousands strong. These herds have to be moved frequently as the rainforest soil ...
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Deadwood in forests and woodlands: new practice guide - Forestry Commission News

Deadwood in forests and woodlands: new practice guide - Forestry Commission News | fragile ecosystems | Scoop.it
Forestry Commission NewsDeadwood in forests and woodlands: new practice guideForestry Commission NewsIt plays an important role in sustaining biodiversity and in delivering ecosystem services such as forming soil and nutrient cycling.
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Deforestation falls 58% in the Atlantic rainforest - Folha.com

Deforestation falls 58% in the Atlantic rainforest - Folha.com | fragile ecosystems | Scoop.it
Deforestation falls 58% in the Atlantic rainforestFolha.com...
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South Sudan risks becoming a desert due to deforestation ...

South Sudan risks becoming a desert due to deforestation ... | fragile ecosystems | Scoop.it
LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) – South Sudan is losing its forests at a rapid rate. With no unified policy, the country's government is at odds with itself on how to address the problem. One ministry says that the loss of ...
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Google tool shows deforestation in Indonesia - Cool Earth

Google tool shows deforestation in Indonesia - Cool Earth | fragile ecosystems | Scoop.it
Cool EarthGoogle tool shows deforestation in IndonesiaCool EarthA powerful new mapping tool developed by Indonesian NGO coalition Eyes on the Forest and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) allows the public to visualize Sumatra's forests and wildlife such as...
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Serengeti Road vital for our progress - residents - IPPmedia

Serengeti Road vital for our progress - residentsIPPmediaBy Felister Peter Ngorongoro residents have appealed to the government to ensure that Serengeti Road is constructed in the 2012/13 financial year due to its socio-economic potential for the...
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The latest threat to the Amazon: Steel trade's hunger for charcoal sees

The latest threat to the Amazon: Steel trade's hunger for charcoal sees | fragile ecosystems | Scoop.it
Daily Mail – The Amazon rainforest is facing threats from more than just logging for hard woods or for space for farming. These pictures show clandestine ovens used to make charcoal from wood cut illegally from the forests in ...
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Serengeti Watch - Earth Island Journal

Serengeti Watch - Earth Island Journal | fragile ecosystems | Scoop.it
Earth Island JournalSerengeti WatchEarth Island JournalThe name “Serengeti” has become an icon of wild places.
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Deforestation Rates At All Time Low In Amazon | Geogr@phy Blog

Deforestation Rates At All Time Low In Amazon | Geogr@phy Blog | fragile ecosystems | Scoop.it
As we no deforestation is a massive threat to the sustainability and health of ecos systems around the world, however new data shows that at least in the amazon deforestation is at a record low. The threat occurs mainly due to ...
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CoffeeTalk | Where Quality Meets Sustainability

CoffeeTalk | Where Quality Meets Sustainability | fragile ecosystems | Scoop.it
Since 2003, the Rainforest Alliance has been hosting Cupping for Quality events to recognize farmers for their hard work in adopting environmentally and socially responsible management practices, and to dispel any perception that quality is ...
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Palm oil giant moves forward on zero deforestation initiative - Mongabay.com

Palm oil giant moves forward on zero deforestation initiative - Mongabay.com | fragile ecosystems | Scoop.it
Palm oil giant moves forward on zero deforestation initiativeMongabay.comThe report is an important milestone under GAR's forest conservation policy, which prohibits conversion of land with more than 35 tons of carbon per hectare and moves the...
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Manager of Coffee Programme, Africa & Asia - Farming UK

Manager of Coffee Programme, Africa & AsiaFarming UKThe Rainforest Alliance is an international nonprofit organization that works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and...
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BRAZIL ANNOUNCES RECORD-LOW AMAZON DEFORESTATION ...

BRASILIA - June 6, 2012 (InvestorIdeas.com Newswire) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff announced today that deforestation rates in the Brazilian Amazon from August 2010 to July 2011 have reached the lowest levels ...
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Adidas Suspends Ties With World's Largest Beef Producer Over ...

Adidas Suspends Ties With World's Largest Beef Producer Over ... | fragile ecosystems | Scoop.it
Adidas and IKEA suspend contracts with JBS meat producer due to illegal amazon destruction.
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Serengeti Migration of the Wildebeest

The migration of wildebeests. The great annual wildebeest migration between Serengeti National Park found in Tanzania and Masai Mara Game Reserve found in Kenya is the most spectacular natural wildlife occurrence on the entire planet.
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Life originated before plate tectonics, deepening mystery

Life originated before plate tectonics, deepening mystery | fragile ecosystems | Scoop.it
Climate and nutrient cycles which nourish all terrestrial organisms are driven by plate tectonics. So, if the Earth's crust formation was controlled and initiated by other factors, we need to find out what controlled climate and the ...
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Bangladesh forests disappearing at “alarming rate”, says expert - Forests Blog, Center for International Forestry Research (blog)

Bangladesh forests disappearing at “alarming rate”, says expert - Forests Blog, Center for International Forestry Research (blog) | fragile ecosystems | Scoop.it
Bangladesh forests disappearing at “alarming rate”, says expertForests Blog, Center for International Forestry Research (blog)It is already too late and hard to reverse, deforestation has reached an alarming rate in recent years,” said Syed Ajijur...
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Kruger vs Serengeti - News24

Kruger vs Serengeti - News24 | fragile ecosystems | Scoop.it
Kruger vs SerengetiNews24East and Southern Africa are home to many wilderness areas full of big game, but the Kruger National Park in South Africa and the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania stand out.
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The Amazon Pink Dolphin's Voice: In Brazil, a showdown over ...

The Amazon Pink Dolphin's Voice: In Brazil, a showdown over ... | fragile ecosystems | Scoop.it
Brazil's president is scheduled to sign a reform package today that could retroactively legalize the deforestation of millions of acres in the Amazon. Environmentalists protest against the adoption of the country's new Forest ...
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Tanzania suspends park chiefs after rhino killings - Reuters

Tanzania suspends park chiefs after rhino killings - Reuters | fragile ecosystems | Scoop.it
Independent OnlineTanzania suspends park chiefs after rhino killingsReutersBy Fumbuka Ng'wanakilala | DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Four senior wildlife officials and dozens of game wardens have been suspended in Tanzania after poachers killed two critically...
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