Deforestation

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Meat production “comes at considerable cost” to environment

The continued growth in meat production worldwide is putting pressure on water and land resources, and "comes at considerable cost" to the environment, according to Worldwatch Institute’s Michael Renner.In a report by senior researcher Renner, he stated ... [Published Meat Process - 37 mins ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Forestry provides long-term gain: Part 2

The benefits of managing Michigan’s forests.Posted on August 22, 2014 by Julie Crick , Michigan State University ExtensionThe benefits of managing Michigan’s forests. Photo credit: Bill Cook l MSU ExtensionThis is the second of three Michigan State University ... [Published MSU Extension - 6 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Harmon misleading public

–about BSL, GFC operationsWITH reference to several articles seen in the Kaiteur News, especially the one that stated halt and investigate Bai Shan Lin operation immediately, I wish to outline that this type of irresponsible statement is formulated to ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 9 hours ago]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Protesters rally to oppose sale of Hofmann Forest

-Around sixty people lined Highway 17 in Onslow County to protest the sale of the Hofmann Forest Monday. The protest took place near Deppe Park.The forest is 79,000 acres of undeveloped land that stretches across Onslow and Jones counties. North Carolina ... [Published WCTI12.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Indian law firms see upturn in environmental work

While the level of new investment has fallen in India over the last three years, lawyers are seeing an increase in demand for environment lawyers to rescue businesses from pollution penalties. The country’s National Green Tribunal, set up in 2010, has ... [Published The Global Legal Post - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Mounting concern over illegal cattle grazing in forests

The HinduCattle grazing in the forests end up intruding into the habitat of wild animals leaving them with insufficient water and food thereby endangering their very existence. Wildlife conservationists have expressed concern over illegal cattle grazing ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Massive shelter forests to improve Beijing's water supply

Beijing and neighboring Hebei Province will jointly plant 100,000 mu (66.7 square km) of forest in 2015, in a step to guarantee the capital city's water security and improve local eco-systems, authorities said on Monday.According to the program, the forests ... [Published China.org.cn - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Forest department washes hands of road row

BHUBANESWAR: The forest department on Monday tried to come clean on the controversial three-km road leading to MLA Pranab Balabantray's 5.2-acre plot at Ghangapatna, on the outskirts of the city, saying it is not forest land, throwing up more questions ... [Published Times of India - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Family of five lost in woods found following massive search

A massive search launched for two adults and three young children who were lost in a woods in Co Clare ended successfully late this evening. ... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

Europe is burning our forests for “renewable” energy. Wait, what?

If you’re driving through the South and you see a denuded field filled with stubby new plantings where lush forest once stood, the blame might lie with an unlikely culprit: the European Union and its well-intentioned clean energy rules.In March 2007, ... [Published Grist Magazine - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

Strong Arguments for Bamboo Production

NIGERIA has been identified as one of the world's largest consumers of wood charcoal, with its attendant air emissions and related environmental problems.With less than 150 days to the 2015 United Nations Millennium Development Goals' target, Nigeria ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

ConAgra joins movement for deforestation-free palm oil

The destructive effects of global deforestation have been well-documented. The leveling of rainforest in order to build plantations for the production of palm oil — the world's most widely used vegetable oil, found in thousands of the most commonly used ... [Published GreenBiz - Aug 25 2014]

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"Alternative practices could reduce these environmental and health impacts. Solutions such as switching feed from grains to grass and other plants, using natural instead of synthetic fertilisers, and ending factory-style livestock operations are a start. But dietary choices also make a big difference."
"Ang dali daling magrequest na magtree-cutting pero we do not value so much how the tree grows, (and) the value towards protecting the environment,” she lamented."
"We also need to practice integrated water resource management and this is a method that brings everyone to the strategy of water resource management by ensuring that the farmer ensures that landscape use for agriculture and aquaculture is linked to the whole ecosystem. We also need to understand that in this ecosystem, we need to go in for integrated natural pest management practices which would ensure that instead of using pesticide, we use the natural ecosystem to ensure that we have pollination going and then the whole cycle is maintained" he suggested
...In 1980s, LTTE men took weapons training in Pacha Talamalai area. "LTTE men might have kept these materials in drums or Veerappan and his team might left them there" he said

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Forestry provides long-term gain: Part 2 [Published MSU Extension - 6 hours ago]
Forestry provides long-term gain: Part 3 [Published MSU Extension - 6 hours ago]
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39 environment directors transferred [Published Bangkok Post - 11 hours ago]
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Social Democrats make forest investment pledge [Published Radio Sweden - Aug 26 2014]
The opposition Social Democrats want to spend more on developing Sweden's forestry industry, party leader Stefan Löfven announced today. In a new pre-election pledge he says he hopes that through making the most of this country's natural resources by ...
Europe is burning our forests for “renewable” e... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Aug 25 2014]
If you’re driving through the South and you see a denuded field filled with stubby new plantings where lush forest once stood, the blame might lie with an unlikely culprit: the European Union and its well-intentioned clean energy rules. In March 2007, ...
Forest Owners Welcome Labour’s Climate Initiatives [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Aug 25 2014]
Labour’s proposal to set up an independent Climate Commission to advise the government on how to meet its emissions targets has been welcomed by the Forest Owners Association. ...
VIDEO: Forest life to 'play own symphony' [Published BBC News Video - Entertainment and Arts - Aug 23 2014]
The sounds of the forest will be heard in musical form at the Bedgebury National Pinetum. ...
Two environmental stories [Published Off the Kuff - Aug 23 2014]
Some good news, and some bad news. The bad news: We have an oyster shortage . Add an oyster shortage in Texas Gulf Coast to the problems exacerbated by the state’s years-long drought. But Texas’ dry spell isn’t the only reason the slimy delicacies ...
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Ready for a "much better growth environment"? [Published Your Money with Chuck Jaffe - Jul 10 2014]
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Foresters receives A.M. Best "A" Excellent rati... [Published Financial Services - Jul 17 2014]
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