Deforestation

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Contest seeks reporting on the Atlantic forest [Brazil]

Date: 4/23/14Newspaper, magazine and TV journalists can compete for a prize.The Alliance for the Conservation of the Atlantic Forest , a partnership between Conservation International and the SOS Mata Atlântica Foundation, organizes an award for the ... [Published IJnet.org - 35 mins ago]
First reported 48 mins ago - Updated 48 mins ago - 1 reports

Forest school slate programs on texting

Forest Area School District will host presentations on teen texting with a focus on texting "lingo" and what parents should look for.Subscription RequiredAn online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to ... [Published Oil City Derrick - 48 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Local nonprofit plants forest for the future

Few things symbolize hope for the future than a seedling tree.Multiply that by 300, and you have the makings of a forest.Or a nursery where those seedlings will grow until they’re big enough to move to local parks, where they’ll provide shade for laughing ... [Published Pueblo Chieftain Online - 1 hour ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Disregarded old mill is revived for second life as diverse ecosystem

Environmentalist Bill Grierson Announced as Trees Ontario's Latest Green LeaderROCKWOOD, ON, April 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Referring to Bill Grierson as a conservationist is an understatement.The Rockwood resident, along with his wife, three daughters, five ... [Published BusinessWeek - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Zimbabwe Mugabe Warns Tobacco Farmers Against Deforestation

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has threatened to ban tobacco production if the indiscriminate cutting down of trees by Zimbabwe's poorly resourced indigenous farmers continues. In his Independence Day ... ... [Published Big News Network - 15 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

We can't save the environment without freedom

The first Earth Day took place in 1970, when I was a high school senior, and that day set the course of my life for the next 25 years. Convinced of the need to protect the environment and realizing that forests were a key part of the environment in my ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 16 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

P&G promises no deforestation in palm oil sourcing

Sustainability, and particularly palm oil, has been under the microscope of late, and after the Greenpeace saga at its Ohio headquarters earlier this year, Procter and Gamble has announced advancement in its global sustainability goals.The new statement ... [Published Cosmetics Design North America - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 4 reports

Lawsuit seeks to block sale of Oregon forest lands

Conservation groups filed a lawsuit Monday to block the sale of a portion of the Elliott State Forest to a private timber company.Click to Continue » ... [Published South Carolina State - Apr 21 2014]
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First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

At the Beginning of 2014, Deforestation Was on the Rise in Bolivia, Malaysia

According to information made available to the public by NASA, i.e. the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in the United States, neither Bolivia nor Malaysia has done a very good job looking after its forests since the beginning of 2014 until ... [Published Softpedia - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Counties Battle to Control Forests

Critics worried the populist governments lack the courage to stop illegal settlers Several groups have ganged up with county governments to wrestle the control of forests from the Kenya Forest Service. If successful, the move will radically change forestry ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Bay grasses rebound after 3-year slide

Scientists say an indicator of the Chesapeake Bay’s health — underwater grasses — has reversed a three-year downward trend.The Chesapeake Bay Program released its annual report on underwater grasses on Monday. The program says the abundance of underwater ... [Published Richmond Times Dispatch - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 2 reports

When forests take the hit

T his spring, more than 40 percent of the western U.S. is in a drought that the U.S. Department of Agriculture deems “severe” or “exceptional.” The same was true in 2013. In 2012, drought even spread to the humid East.It’s easy to assume that a three-year ... [Published Harvard University Gazette - Apr 21 2014]

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Forest school slate programs on texting [Published Oil City Derrick - 48 mins ago]
Local nonprofit plants forest for the future [Published Pueblo Chieftain Online - 1 hour ago]
Officials vow environment protection [Published Visayan Daily Star - 2 hours ago]
Ask yourself Will you help the environment [Published Big News Network - 2 hours ago]
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Contention over substitute land [Published Kuensel Online - 4 hours ago]
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Earth Day Statement [Published Negros Daily Bulletin - 7 hours ago]
Landholders object to Springsure Creek [Published Efficient Farming - 8 hours ago]
Green manifestos are a dream [Published New Delhi Pioneer - 8 hours ago]
4/23/2014: Htmetro: 7,77,784 hectares [Published Hindustan Times - 8 hours ago]
Investigate illegal timber cutting [Published Zambia Daily Mail - 9 hours ago]
Call to preserve environment quality [Published New Sarawak Tribune - 9 hours ago]
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We can’t save the environment without freedom [Published The Daily Caller - Breaking News, Opinion, Rese ... - 20 hours ago]
Giving the government the power to solve a problem doesn't mean it will. ...
Take the management team out of their environment [Published Call Centre Helper - Apr 22 2014]
If you are looking to invigorate the management team, take them out of their regular environment by having an away [...] ...
Apple touts its environmental responsibility wi... [Published The Next Web - Apr 21 2014]
Apple today released a video highlighting the importance it places on environmental responsibility to go along with a new website detailing the Earth-friendly steps it has taken in its own business. The video, titled “Better,” describes Apple’s efforts ...
When forests take the hit [Published Harvard Gazette - Apr 21 2014]
This spring, more than 40 percent of the western U.S. is in a drought that the U.S. Department of Agriculture deems “severe” or “exceptional.” The same was true in 2013. In 2012, drought even spread to the humid East. It’s easy to assume that a ...
Kenya: Land and tree incentives entice Kenyan f... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 20 2014]
Source: AlertNetCountry: Kenya Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:00 AM Author: Pius Sawa KAKAMEGA, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Kenyan government plan to increase the country's forest cover by giving local people incentives ...
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Multi-year study sees species wiped-out by fore... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 13 2014]
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Bank Mutual Announces New Partnership For Refor... [Published Financial Services - Apr 09 2014]
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Holmen and Swedish Environmental Protection Age... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Feb 28 2014]
Foresters launches Foresters Community Grants [Published Financial Services - Dec 11 2013]
Carbon project unlocks value of southern forests [Published Financial Services - Nov 20 2013]
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