Deforestation

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Forest officers, power discom join hands to prevent poaching

Forest officers are joining hands with power distribution company Southco to prevent the poaching of wild animals, particularly elephants, through electrocution in Odisha's Ganjam district.The officials held a meeting at Bhanjanagar, about 80-km from ... [Published Business Standard India - 17 mins ago]
First reported 54 mins ago - Updated 54 mins ago - 1 reports

The Ebola Bats: How Deforestation Unleashed the Deadly Outbreak

Four decades after the first outbreak of the Ebola virus in Central Africa, misconceptions and misinformation about the disease abound. No one from the CDC to the WHO has been able to articulate the scope of the problem well.During the first outbreak, ... [Published Epoch Times - 54 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Land report

The Land Report 100 makes an attempt to list the top landowners in the nation. ... [Published Billings Gazette - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Landholder
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Government urged to save Tesso Nilo National Park

The government has been asked to come up with a comprehensive policy to stop illegal encroachment on 12,000 hectares of forest per year, which is threatening Tesso Nilo National Park in Riau province.Edward Rahadian, head of Tesso Nilo’s management for ... [Published Jakarta Post - 6 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 3 reports

Elk image affects control measures

Much has been written about the elk population explosion in various parts of the province. Essentially it boils down to not enough hunters and not enough predators to control the elk numbers. Add into that meddlesome government wildlife managers with ... [Published Stettler Independent - 9 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Seaweed engineers build crustacean homes; old forests store new nitrogen

(Press-News.org) Invasive seaweed shelters native crustaceanOn the tidal mudflats of Georgia and South Carolina, the red Japanese seaweed Gracilaria vermiculophylla is gaining a foothold where no native seaweeds live. Only debris and straggles of dead ... [Published Press News.org - 11 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

Man admits to marijuana grow in national forest

A Mexican national had pleaded guilty to growing thousands of marijuana plants in a Northern California national forest.Click to Continue » ... [Published Fresno Bee - 10 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Video: How world has changed in last few decades

Footage released by Google Earth Engine shows how the world has changed over the last few decades from human activities like construction, mining, irrigation and deforestation.Working with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), NASA and TIME, the tech giant ... [Published ConstructionWeekOnline.com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Jumbos dead near paddy fields

Oct. 21: The carcasses of two wild elephants were found at separate spots in the Dooars forests this morning with no external injuries, but clotted blood was noticed on the trunk of the male elephant whose tusks were intact. Although no external injury ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Oct 22 2014]
Entities: Pesticide, Poison, Pregnancy
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 5 reports

Colombia reports drop in deforestation

Colombia has for the first time released an annual report on deforestation, revealing that forest loss during 2013 was lower than the recent average. The government says some 120,933 hectares of natural forest were cleared between January and December ... [Published Mongabay.com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

800 kV, 3000 MW HVDC bipole between Champa pooling station and Kurukshetra (WR-NR interconnector for IPP projects in Chattishgarh)

Abatement, access routes, action plan, afforestation, agricultural land, Agricultural lands, Agriculture, air, alternative fuels, annual rainfall, ASSESSMENT REPORT, ...See More + tmosphere, awareness building, awareness building programs, Bamboo, barley, ... [Published World Bank - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

FORESTRY OF NSW : Wood and charcoal fires banned in Central West State forests

-  Elizabeth FowlerCampfires and barbecues using wood, charcoal or other solid fuel are now banned in all Central West State forests, due to the risk of bushfire.The Solid Fuel Fire Ban applies to all State forests in the region. Campers are still permitted ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 21 2014]
Entities: Forestry, Wood, Risk, Upgrading

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"The man had laid wires to electrocute animals. A wire about 300-m long was seized from the spot" said forest ranger KC Pradhan
"Our farmers, given time, can adapt to changing conditions. We can reduce carbon emissions on-farm, move towards sustainable farming systems and even play a major role in producing renewable energy for our urban centres" said Mr Pettigrew
...witnessing an increase in speculative deforestation and forest destruction for the government's own infrastructure projects," he told the NY Times. "There's been a rearrangement of priorities, with the Amazon targeted for massive investments. Naturally this opens the way for new deforestation." New roads lure thousands of settlers, further pressuring forest resources. Read our article
...to a question about the delay in acquiring permissions for the power plant, Ajit Barodia, Vice President (Corporate Affairs) of Adani group said, "We can't say it (the approval mechanism) was 'stuck'. The government follows a process." When asked if Adani Power Projects had received official word from the government, he said, "Permission was in process. We may have got it."

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Forest officers, power discom join hands to pre... [Published Business Standard India - 18 mins ago]
The Ebola Bats: How Deforestation Unleashed the... [Published Epoch Times - 55 mins ago]
Southco, forest department join hands to stop p... [Published Times of India - 1 hour ago]
Land report [Published Billings Gazette - 1 hour ago]
Panhandle elk hunters are enjoying time outdoors [Published CDA Press - 1 hour ago]
Access is key to prime hunting land [Published Daily Mail - 2 hours ago]
Forests bring real value to economy [Published CHINAdaily.com.cn - 5 hours ago]
Comments on other issues: Government pledges ... [Published Jakarta Post - 6 hours ago]
Landowners recognized for allowing hunting and ... [Published Casper Star Tribune - 6 hours ago]
Government urged to save Tesso Nilo National Park [Published Jakarta Post - 6 hours ago]
Is Ebola Transmission Another Reason to Stay Ou... [Published TakePart - 6 hours ago]
Labor declares forest wars should be over [Published Gippsland Times - 7 hours ago]
Haunting sound of bugling elk echoes across Pec... [Published Springfield News-Leader - 8 hours ago]
Paper to help farmers, foresters go carbon-neutral [Published Business Spectator - 8 hours ago]
Elk image affects control measures [Published Stettler Independent - 9 hours ago]
Brazil Protects 1.65 Million Acres in Tough Re-... [Published Sustainable Business - 9 hours ago]
Man admits to marijuana grow in national forest [Published Fresno Bee - 10 hours ago]
Jumbo deaths: Noose tightens on villagers [Published The Statesman - 10 hours ago]
Man admits to marijuana grow in national forest [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - 10 hours ago]
Man admits to marijuana grow in national forest [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 10 hours ago]
Centre clears 370-acre forest land for Adani’s ... [Published Mumbai Mirror - 10 hours ago]
Protect our environment, health [Published Morning Call - 10 hours ago]
Nature preserve dedicated to environmental cham... [Published Observer Tribune - 10 hours ago]
The Ebola-Deforestation Connection [Published Sustainable Business - 11 hours ago]
Seaweed engineers build crustacean homes; old f... [Published Press News.org - 11 hours ago]
Seaweed engineers build crustacean homes; old f... [Published EurekAlert! - 11 hours ago]
Sarawak to optimise use of forest resources [Published New Sarawak Tribune - 12 hours ago]
Forest Products Industry a Vital Economic Engine [Published Noodls - 14 hours ago]
Moose on the loose in Peru [Published Press-Republican Online - 14 hours ago]
Money available for planting trees along the E.... [Published Chambersburg Public Opinion - 15 hours ago]
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Amazon Deforestation Reaching New Heights—and t... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - 18 hours ago]
Amazon Deforestation Reaching New Heights—and the Future May Be Worse http://www.truthdig.com/eartotheground/item/amazon_deforestation_reaching_new_heights_20141021 ...
Why Forests? Why Now? A Preview of the Science,... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Oct 21 2014]
Continued deforestation in Honduras and elsewhere will not only worsen the impacts of future storms, it will also contribute to the likelihood of their occurrence: tropical deforestation is a major source of the emissions that cause climate change. If ...
Racing drones through a forest. [Published Le Quattro Stagioni - Oct 20 2014]
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Amazon Deforestation Spikes 190 Percent After L... [Published Think Progress - Oct 20 2014]
Joaquim is an intern at ThinkProgress. CREDIT: AP Photo/Andre Penner Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is up 190 percent for the months of August and September compared to the same period last year according to the non-profit Imazon, which ...
Research and analysis: Burma: Forests [Published Inside government - Department for Internationa ... - Oct 20 2014]
Burma’s rich forest resources have lined crony pockets for decades but UK is supporting reform. ...
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New organic fertilizer helps reforestation of M... [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Oct 20 2014]
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]
Council conclusions on the environmental goods ... [Published European Council - Press - EN - May 07 2014]
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