Deforestation

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Forestry boss views Phuket hotel ‘built in state forest’

PHUKET: The Director-General of the Royal Forestry Department (RFD) Theerapat Prayouthsithi visited three controversial areas of Phuket on Saturday (July 26) – a forest in Thalang District that has almost disappeared, the contentious land above Freedom ... [Published The Phuket News - 16 mins ago]
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Africa: African Biodiversity Under Threat

Researchers meeting in Cameroon have warned that Africa could loose up to 30 percent of its animal and plant species by the end of the century because of global warming, population growth and unregulated development.It is mid-afternoon in Lom Pangar in ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 52 mins ago]
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Financing Conservation Through Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES)

Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on CityMinded.org .By Meghna TareRising opportunity costs and population growth are resulting in land use change and declines in critical ecosystem services. The 2005  Millennium Ecosystem Assessment  found ... [Published Triple Pundit - 1 hour ago]
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Axing pine trees sets poor example

IN response to the axing of two Norfolk Island pines at St Hilda’s, as someone who has very fond memories of this school where I once taught for several years, it was disturbing news that students, parents and neighbours were not even consulted priorThe ... [Published InMyCommunity - 1 hour ago]
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Want more water?

EDITOR:Eldorado National Forest management is based on the 1989 Forest Land Management Plan. This plan was amended in January 2004 by the Sierra Nevada Forest Plan Amendment. This amendment created strategies to treat fuels, but has since been limited ... [Published Mountain Democrat - 1 hour ago]
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Why Lindi rural villagers admire REDD project

Members of Tanzania Community Forest Network (MJUMITA) examining trees in one of the forests, so they can manage them well.Like in many communities, when the project on reduction of emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) started some ... [Published IPP Media - 3 hours ago]
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The Forgotten Mountain

It is a long way up to Entoto from Bole. This journey can require four or five taxis and can take about 40 minutes in total.Many make the trip to the renowned Entoto Maryam Church built by Emperor Menelik II more than 120 years ago as part of his effort ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 3 hours ago]
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Tusker found dead in Odisha forest

Baripada (Odisha), July 28 (PTI) A tusker was found dead near Laxmiposhi under Dugura forest range on the foothills of Similipal forests in Mayurbhanj district, a forest official said here today.The carcass of the jumbo, aged around 10 years, was spotted ... [Published Press Trust of India - 4 hours ago]
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After RBS's surprise increase in profits, is the UK banking sector almost out of the woods?

YES James Barty Six years on from the financial crisis, and there are definite signs of a return to normality for Britain's banks. We may not be completely out of the woods, but we're making good progress.... ... [Published Street Sweeper - 4 hours ago]
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Philippines: Trees for climate change mitigation

Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines By: Leandria P. Pagunsan DUMAGUETE CITY, July 25 (PIA) -- Trees are very important in sustainng ecological balance in order to mitigate the bad impacts of climate change. This was the statement ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 6 hours ago]
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Activist’s call to scrap forests Bill

Environment Tasmania spokesman Phil Pullinger says the legislation should be rejected or substantially changed. Source: News LimitedIN an effort to salvage some conservation gains made under the Tasmanian Forest Agreement, environment groups have asked ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - 7 hours ago]
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7/28/2014: METRO: 10 forest officials suspended for laxity

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav suspended 10 forest officials for dereliction of duty on Sunday. Forest officer Manoj Kumar Shukla and regional forest officer Pilibhit Rajiv Mishra had been placed under suspension by the CM, an official spokesman said. ... [Published Hindustan Times - 10 hours ago]

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"With a 1.5 degree rise in global temperature, Africa may lose 30 percent of its animals and plants" said Smith
Digambar Pagar, divisional forest officer (vigilance) said that the department has not received much response. "Over the past one year, the department has disbursed up to Rs 5,000 to people who have informed about illegal activities in forest areas, whereas the actual amount allotted is up to Rs 10,000" said Pagar
"Some owners are now looking to consolidate operations within close proximity to ports or where they have a critical mass of high-performing assets, and properties located outside of the 100 kilometre to 150 kilometre distance from a port or situated in less desirable growing country are now being snapped up by private investors and local graziers" Mr Manuel said
"We have tried our best to cure the animal, but it could not stand up despite using crane" Forest Range Officer, P K Sahu said

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Financing Conservation Through Payment for Ecos... [Published Triple Pundit - 1 hour ago]
Axing pine trees sets poor example [Published InMyCommunity - 1 hour ago]
Want more water? [Published Mountain Democrat - 1 hour ago]
Why Lindi rural villagers admire REDD project [Published IPP Media - 3 hours ago]
The Forgotten Mountain [Published AllAfrica.com - 3 hours ago]
Tusker found dead in Odisha forest [Published Press Trust of India - 4 hours ago]
After RBS's surprise increase in profits, is th... [Published Street Sweeper - 4 hours ago]
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Philippines: Trees for climate change mitigation [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 6 hours ago]
Activist’s call to scrap forests Bill [Published Tasmania Mercury - 7 hours ago]
Brazil’s indigenous tribes: The low cost soluti... [Published Responding to Climate Change - 7 hours ago]
Joint Survey to Identify Forest, Revenue Land: ... [Published New Indian Express - 8 hours ago]
How Business Can Tackle Deforestation [Published Eco-Business - 9 hours ago]
7/28/2014: METRO: 10 forest officials suspended... [Published Hindustan Times - 10 hours ago]
Tree Tourism to Boost Green Cover [Published New Indian Express - 10 hours ago]
Poor response to forest fund scheme [Published Times of India - 10 hours ago]
Strong appetite for plantations [Published North Queensland Register - 11 hours ago]
A Gandhian spin to sustainable development [Published AhmedabadMirror.com - 12 hours ago]
Massive searches launched in Kupwara forests [Published Daily Excelsior.com - 12 hours ago]
Use National Tree Fund to restore our forest cover [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - 12 hours ago]
Lions, Lioness, locals plant saplings [Published Sangai Express - 12 hours ago]
Akhilesh suspends 10 forest officials [Published New Delhi Pioneer - 13 hours ago]
Female elephant dies [Published The Echo Of India - 13 hours ago]
Public environmental review set for Aug. 7 [Published Pike County Journal-Reporter - 13 hours ago]
Forest restoration drive in Manas [Published Assam Tribune - 13 hours ago]
Forest department to drive away tigress, 2 cubs [Published Times of India - 13 hours ago]
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Philippines: Trees for climate change mitigation [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 6 hours ago]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines By: Leandria P. Pagunsan DUMAGUETE CITY, July 25 (PIA) -- Trees are very important in sustainng ecological balance in order to mitigate the bad impacts of climate change. This was the statement ...
Forest / Wild Fire - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jul 26 2014]
EDIS Number: WF-20140726-44674-USA Date / time: 26/07/2014 04:31:40 [UTC] Event: Forest / Wild Fire Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Oregon Location: [Wallowa-Whitman National Forest ] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: ...
Northwest wildfires: We broke the forests, now ... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jul 24 2014]
The Northwest is ablaze. Both Washington and Oregon are in official states of emergency as dozens of fires burn on forests and rangelands. Rainy weather in some areas has helped firefighters in the past few days, but according to the federal government’s ...
World: Environment and Humanitarian Action: Inc... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 24 2014]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: World A STUDY UNDERTAKEN FOR THE JOINT UNEP/OCHA ENVIRONMENT UNIT Executive Summary Destruction of livelihoods and deforestation as a result of brick production for humanitarian ...
P&G Launches Work with Small Farmers to Ensure ... [Published EON Environment - Jul 24 2014]
CINCINNATI--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Separating sustainable sources from non-sustainable sources in the production of palm oil and palm kernel oil is highly complicated, but Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) is stepping up to address the problem. The Company ...
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Ready for a "much better growth environment"? [Published Your Money with Chuck Jaffe - Jul 10 2014]
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