Deforestation

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Some question plans for development in rare forest

MIAMI (AP) - A plan to develop endangered forest land in Miami-Dade County is causing alarm among some environmentalists. About 88 acres of pine rockland was sold this month by the University of Miami to a Palm Beach County developer who plans to ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Odisha loses 9sqkm mangrove forests in 2 years

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha has lost 9sqkm of mangrove forest in just two years from 2011, according to Forest Survey of India (FSI) report released recently by the Centre.The FSI report-2013 came as a complete reversal of its immediate previous (2011) finding, ... [Published Times of India - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Nigerian security forces discover armory belonging to terrorists in forest

Nigerian troops operating in the northeast part of the country have captured a massive armory with arms and ammunition belonging to insurgents, the Nigerian Defense Headquarters (DHQ) said Friday.Maj-Gen Chris Olukolade, spokesperson of the Nigerian military ... [Published China.org.cn - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

Moose encounters worry officials ()

Enlarge photoJERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald file photoThis moose was seen last summer near Mineral Creek northwest of Silverton.W ildlife officials are cautioning the public to be careful and respectful of moose in the backcountry after a recent encounter ... [Published Durango Herald - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

Thai Forestry Department Announces New Measures Against Deforestation

BANGKOK, July 11 (TNA) - Thailand’s Forestry Department has announced plans to revive forests nationwide, while also reducing the rate of deforestation. ... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 3 reports

Hill tea green drive

Darjeeling, July 10: The Darjeeling Tea Association and the forest department have decided to start an afforestation programme in 64 hill tea gardens to increase green cover in the region. This is the first time that a plantation drive in such a big scale ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

CS stresses on digital mapping of forests, dedicated area for medicinal plants

Excelsior CorrespondentSRINAGAR, July 10: Setting a target of 5416 Ha (area) to be treated for Compensatory Afforestation during 2014-15, the Steering Committee of CAMPA headed by Chief Secretary, Mohammad Iqbal Khandey today approved an outlay of Rs ... [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

Forest crews working to control wildfires at Tarkiln Bayou Preserve

, 07:34 PM CDTForest service crews are still watching the wildfire that started yesterday at the Tarkiln Bayou Preserve.They took GPS readings along the edges of the fire to determine it burned 261 acres.They spent part of the day removing unburned brush ... [Published WEAR TV 3 - Jul 11 2014]
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First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

P18M allocated for Zamboanga marshland rehab

Share this:Zamboanga City – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has allotted P18-million for the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) here to implement a rigid rehabilitation and reforestation program for the ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

6 myths Indonesia's biggest forest destroyer wants you to believe

Pulp and paper company APRIL, along with its sister companies, is the greatest threat to the Indonesian rainforest. But these destructive companies are telling fibs to stop their customers deserting them. Here are APRIL's six biggest porkies.Myth #1: ... [Published GreenPeace UK - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Forest management assistance

Forest ecology and management are more complicated than what many people might think. Hiring a professional forester to assist with management and other forest activities will help achieve desired outcomes and prevent many pitfalls.Posted on July 9, 2014 ... [Published MSU Extension - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Study: Hunting restores forests in state parks

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana — A study by a Purdue University research team has found that regulated deer hunts in Indiana state parks have helped restore forests damaged by too ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Jul 10 2014]

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When TOI contacted GB Dawre, RFO (rescue), he said they could not spare any resources as they were already engaged in another rescue attempt. "We don't have much resources and the ones we have, have been sent to Wathoda to rescue a deer which was chased by some dogs. Hingna post should do it" he said
...with more stored carbohydrates were able to maintain the vital water content in the stem for longer than those with fewer stored carbohydrates. "The better drought resistance and thus the greater chance of surviving a period of drought evidently depends on the quantity of carbohydrates stored" concludes O'Brien
"It is high time the government conducted thorough audit of so-called afforestation programmes and fix responsibilities on officials" he said
...thousands of acres of the rarest and most important wildlife habitat on our national forests in order to pad their own budget," said Hanson. "What the Forest Service is doing here is every bit as ecologically destructive as clearcutting thousands of acres of old-growth forest."

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Walmart planned for endangered forest lands in ... [Published Miami Herald - 7 hours ago]
Firefighters tackle forest blaze which burned t... [Published Stv.tv - 7 hours ago]
More carbohydrates make trees more resistant to... [Published AgroTimes.com - 9 hours ago]
Canadian court backs foresters in dispute with ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 10 hours ago]
Monkeys scaring school kids caught; released in... [Published The Freepress Journal - 11 hours ago]
Planting most severely eroded land is vital but... [Published Gisborne Herald - 11 hours ago]
Silent environmental devastation [Published Boulder Daily Camera - 13 hours ago]
Odisha loses 9sqkm mangrove forests in 2 years [Published Times of India - 14 hours ago]
Right to safety [Published The News International - 15 hours ago]
Fire rips through forest in Pavlodar region [Published Kazinform - 15 hours ago]
Grass cutting [Published Warrington Guardian - 17 hours ago]
Beware: Moose on the loose in backcountry () [Published Durango Herald - 17 hours ago]
Groups Sue Over Logging In Sierra Nevada Fire A... [Published KCET - 18 hours ago]
A bamboo 'curtain' in the North [Published Bangkok Post - 18 hours ago]
New palm oil sustainability manifesto met with ... [Published Mongabay.com - 19 hours ago]
7/12/2014: Ht Metro: Plan on to raise forest co... [Published Hindustan Times - 21 hours ago]
Students come together for a greener Himachal [Published Times of India - 21 hours ago]
Greens miffed at no mention of forest or wildli... [Published Times of India - 21 hours ago]
Gold found in Hullambi hamlet of Dharwad [Published Times of India - 22 hours ago]
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Tropical Fish Are Taking Over Temperate Oceans,... [Published Think Progress - Jul 11 2014]
CREDIT: SHUTTERSTOCK It’s what every snorkeler diving into warm equatorial water hopes to see — a prismatic array of tropical fish darting around coral reefs. But as the world’s oceans have warmed, technicolor schools of fish have become unwelcome ...
Securing the virtual environment [Published Help Net Security - News - Jul 11 2014]
So you have you a shiny new virtual environment up and running. You may have virtualised all your servers, so that your business-critical databases, CRM systems, ERP applications and email all reside ... ...
DRC deforestation escalates despite resource sh... [Published Water Conserve: News - Jul 10 2014]
Mongabay: Road construction, the promise of employment, and the conversion of forest to farmland – the effects of logging tropical forests are often not confined to the boundaries of the concessions, where, in the best case, a timber company has gained ...
Deforestation leads to Ebola [Published Boing Boing - Jul 10 2014]
Over the past few months, West Africa has been experiencing the biggest and most deadly Ebola outbreak on record and deforestation is a key part of why. Read the rest ...
Nations discuss lifting tariffs on environmenta... [Published pv-magazine.com - Jul 09 2014]
Trade representatives of 14 governments, including Costa Rica, the U.S., the EU, Australia, Japan and China are working to make environmental goods cheaper and more accessible to people around the globe. ...
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Ready for a "much better growth environment"? [Published Your Money with Chuck Jaffe - Jul 10 2014]
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