Deforestation

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Deforestation
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Sierra Leone: Four Remanded for Deforestation

Four accused persons were yesterday remanded at the maximum security prison on Pademba Road by Magistrate Komba Kamanda for allegedly clearing forest land at Sugar Loaf Mountain, Regent village, without lawful authority.The accused: Mohamed Koroma, Osman ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

'Indonesia's deforestation is a disaster for the planet' - audio slideshow

Award-winning Hong Kong photographer and photojournalist Paul Hilton's latest series of images looks at the impact of deforestation on Indonesia's wildlife. Basing himself in one of the most biodiverse hotspots in the world - the Leuser ecosystem in Aceh, ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 3 reports

Remote Surveillance May Increase Chance of Survival for 'Uncontacted' Brazilian Tribes

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Lowland South America, including the Amazon Basin, harbors most of the last indigenous societies that have limited contact with the outside world. Studying these tribes, located deep within Amazonian rainforests, gives scientists a glimpse ... [Published ScienceNewsline - 22 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

To curb Indonesian deforestation, public pressure required, research suggests

With Indonesia’s pro-environment president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono leaving office this year, questions are arising about how the change in the presidency will affect the country’s efforts to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by reducing deforestation ... [Published Eco-Business - 13 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Eight Energy Myths Explained

Submitted by Gail Tverberg of Our Finite World blog ,Republicans, Democrats, and environmentalists all have favorite energy myths. Even Peak Oil believers have favorite energy myths. The following are a few common mis-beliefs,  coming from a variety of ... [Published Zero Hedge - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

'Little progress' on forest protection plan

A global programme to reward developing countries for avoiding deforestation has made little headway, officials and conservationists say.The delays are proving particularly frustrating for communities concerned with conserving forests in those nation ... [Published BBC - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

To Bring Climate Change Home A Chef Cooks Eggs and Bacon Directly On Hot Pavement

This past December, Asuncion the capital of Paraguay, was found to be one of the hottest cities in the world. The reason: deforestation. According to the WWF, today, 1,700,000 hectares are left of ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 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 - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Leopard leaps through roof in India, bites man in behind, chases other rescue workers

A scared leopard stuck in a home in western India burst through a roof and gave chase to rescue workers, biting one man in the behind. The leopard took later refuge in the bathroom of a home in Ballarpur, Maharashtra and was eventually captured after ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 22 2014]
Entities: Leopard, Workers, India
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 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 - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 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 - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 3 reports

Leopard runs amok in western Indian village

Panic gripped the residents of Ballarpur village in India's western Maharashtra on Monday when a leopard hiding in the roof of a house ran amok after being disturbed.The leopard darted out of the roof, lunging at residents who ran for their lives while ... [Published ABC Online - Apr 22 2014]

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Arguments such as "we should oppose razing the forests to plant monocrop tree farms because they actually don't help with CO2" carry the implication that if they did help with CO2, such practices would be OK...
...A sustainability scheme has been put inin place that provides traceability of beef products from Amazon biomes. According to Nappo, "land efficiency was the key for Brazil to raise agricultural production" . The industry estimates that Brazil would have to raise agricultural output by 40% to meet rising domestic and international demand
"The establishment of law enforcement agencies will help us accelerate the speed and punish those who damaging the environment for their personal interests" said Li Jun, deputy Party chief of Guizhou

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