Deforestation

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Deforestation
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Absence of 'Flying Rivers' causing severe drought in Brazil

The "Rios Voadores," or flying rivers was so named by a meteorologist, Jose Marengo, a member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in the early 2000's. He used the name Rios Voadores to describe the streams of air, loaded with water ... [Published Digital Journal - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Ladies in Mobility - On Bikes in Monaco!

Putting women and bikes in the spotlight – that's the aim of the LIM Ladies' Bike Show, an excursion in the Principality of Monaco on the theme of heritage, the environment and fashion.On 19 September 2014, on a short local bike ride with a picnic, female ... [Published Monaco - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Unilever Aims to End Deforestation

09/16/2014SustainableBusiness.com NewsUnilever is working with the World Resources Institute's Global Forest Watch platform to increase transparency in its supply chains with the aim of ending tropical deforestation.The company's goal is to source 100% ... [Published Sustainable Business - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 6 reports

Fighting climate change needn’t cost growth and jobs, EU leaders told

Fighting climate change will deliver economic growth and employment, a report launched today (16 September) found, upping pressure on EU leaders to agree an effective carbon reduction package at their October summit.The EU Council meeting’s recommendations ... [Published EurActiv.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

You Might Have Just Bought an Illegally Cut Piece of the Rainforest

If you've just been shopping at the supermarket or hardware store, chances are you've brought a little bit of tropical rainforest home with you. And chances are some of it was illegally cleared.That's because the goods you bought contain everyday commodities ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Google testing drones that could provide Internet access to remote lands

A model of the Solara 50, Titan Aerospace's commercial "atmospheric satellite," hangs above the company's booth at the AUVSI Unmanned Systems conference in 2013.Sean Gallagher Google has asked the Federal Communications Commission for permission to ... [Published Ars Technica - Sep 15 2014]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Study links deforestation, climate change

New research suggests that deforestation may play a significant role in the changing climate.Previous research has only accounted for carbon release and the cooling of the earth’s surface as primary factors contributing to fluctuations in the global climate. ... [Published Yale Daily News - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 3 reports

Govt Denies Report of Illegal Land Clearing for Palm Oil Use

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Agriculture Minister Suswono denies accusations of illegal forest clearings for oil palm plantation use. Palm oil plantations, he said, make use of abandoned land to reduce global emissions. "Deforestation occurred in the past. Abandoned ... [Published Tempo.co - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Study urges 15-year plan on carbon growth

The world can save both financial and environmental costs by shifting toward a low-carbon economy over the next 15 years, a high-level panel says ahead of a UN summit.The commission co-chaired by former Mexican president Felipe Calderon called for greater ... [Published MSN New Zealand - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

Amazon Rainforest Is Losing Its 'Flying Rivers' Due to Climate Change

A lack of "flying rivers," vapor clouds from the Amazon that carry rain, is drying up rivers and reservoirs in central and southeast Brazil.The Amazon rainforest acts as a huge "water pump" to spread humidity from the trees through the air, but that vital ... [Published Auto World News - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Climate crisis âcould become a global 'revolution'

Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.BOGOR, Indonesia — Success in the Brazilian Amazon is evidence that it is possible to reduce deforestation and turn around the climate crisis, says Daniel ... [Published AlertNet - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Brazil's planned Tapajós dams would increase Amazon deforestation by 1M ha

A plan to build a dozen dams in the Tapajós river basin would drive the loss of an additional 950,000 hectares of rainforest by 2032 by spurring land speculation and mass migration to the region, suggests a new study published by Imazon, a Brazilian ... [Published Mongabay.com - Sep 15 2014]

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...Williams Nursery & Ecology Centre. “They completely destroyed our crop (of milkweed) but we said "Hey, we're going to take this one for the team. Our crop this year is monarchs."
"This should be termed as an 'ecological disaster'. Damage caused to life and property could have been minimised had the large number of wetlands that once existed in the Valley been preserved. Wetlands act as a sponge that retains excess water" said Dr Asad Rahmani, director of BNHS
"This partnership will bring new focus to see where our risks are highest and to improve forest management" says Pier Luigi Sigismondi, Chief Supply Chain Officer for Unilever
"Viridian Energy designs its `7 Continents in 7 Years' projects with an eye for continuing service," said Cami Boehme, chief strategy officer. "For example, following our project in the Amazon rainforest, we established an ongoing project called Amazon Preservation Project where we travel back to the Amazon each year to continue to reforest badly damaged forest area.""

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Absence of 'Flying Rivers' causing severe droug... [Published Digital Journal - 2 hours ago]
UN summit ‘biggest climate gathering in history’ [Published Rappler - 3 hours ago]
Monarchs the choice crop [Published Simcoe Times-Reformer - 3 hours ago]
Water, water everywhere, and only humans to blame [Published Pune Mirror - 4 hours ago]
Ladies in Mobility - On Bikes in Monaco! [Published Monaco - 4 hours ago]
Unilever Aims to End Deforestation [Published Sustainable Business - 5 hours ago]
Dunkin’ Brands Palm Oil Commitment [Published Greenpeace USA - 5 hours ago]
The American Lawyer Names Global Legal Awards G... [Published American Lawyer.com - 6 hours ago]
Worldwide protests set to meet climate summit [Published Socialist Worker - 6 hours ago]
African agriculture development could raise glo... [Published Environmental Monitor - 7 hours ago]
Viridian targets Nicaragua for sustainability p... [Published Stamford Advocate - 7 hours ago]
Costa Rica will go all-in on pineapple exports.... [Published TicoTimes.net - 8 hours ago]
Dunkin’ Donuts cleans up its palm-oil act [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - 8 hours ago]
From 'production' forests to protected forests,... [Published Mongabay.com - 9 hours ago]
Leonardo DiCaprio Appointed as UN Messenger of ... [Published Outlook India - 9 hours ago]
Discuss the Most Relevant Issues in CR at the C... [Published Justmeans - 10 hours ago]
Deere & Company (DE) Might Be Getting Dearer [Published InsiderMonkey.com - 10 hours ago]
Fighting climate change needn’t cost growth and... [Published EurActiv.com - 10 hours ago]
NEWS: Economic growth and action on climate cha... [Published Climate and Development Knowledge Network - 10 hours ago]
Fernandez: Shared understanding is key to succe... [Published PR Week UK - 10 hours ago]
10 steps to tackle climate change and boost eco... [Published Responding to Climate Change - 10 hours ago]
You Might Have Just Bought an Illegally Cut Pie... [Published Huffington Post Canada - 11 hours ago]
New Dunkin’ Brand Palm Oil Commitment Doesn’t G... [Published Ein News - 11 hours ago]
Landmark report links economic growth with clim... [Published Click Green - 12 hours ago]
Timber Elephant Camp Falls Quiet, Sets Hopes on... [Published Irrawaddy - 12 hours ago]
Beach Town Residents Reject Mangrove Deforestat... [Published Irrawaddy - 12 hours ago]
5 More Crazy Things in Texas' New Textbooks: Cl... [Published Houston Press - 13 hours ago]
Dentist calls Crest dangerous, P&G responds [Published TurnTo23.com - 13 hours ago]
HCS Steering Group Announcement [Published GreenPeace UK - 13 hours ago]
Standard Bank to plant trees in Soweto during A... [Published Publicity Update - 13 hours ago]
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Dunkin’ Donuts cleans up its palm-oil act [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - 8 hours ago]
If you were looking for an excuse to stop and get a cruller at Dunkin’, here you go: Dunkin’ Donuts just committed to buy all its palm oil from sources that do not cut down the rainforest. In case you didn’t know: Doughnuts have been fried in palm ...
Discuss the Most Relevant Issues in CR at the C... [Published theCSRfeed - 14 hours ago]
SOURCE: Corporate Responsibility Magazine DESCRIPTION: The COMMIT!Forum Issue Tables provide a relaxed setting for attendees to share their knowledge and insights on the most relevant corporate responsibility issues.  As an attendee, you can ...
NASA to Monitor Role of Forests in Earth’s Carb... [Published theCSRfeed - 20 hours ago]
by Vikas Vij SOURCE: Justmeans DESCRIPTION: NASA is popularly associated with exploratory missions into space to probe the solar system and beyond. However, in a role reversal of sorts, now the space agency has announced that it is setting up a system ...
How fighting climate change could save the plan... [Published Ezra Klein - Sep 16 2014]
The Turanor PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar-powered boat, plies the Venetian Lagoon in Venice earlier this month. A new report argues that climate-related technological innovation could spur an economic renaissance. Despite all the scary predictions ...
Google testing drones that could provide Intern... [Published Ars Technica - Sep 15 2014]
A model of the Solara 50, Titan Aerospace's commercial "atmospheric satellite," hangs above the company's booth at the AUVSI Unmanned Systems conference in 2013.Sean Gallagher Google has asked the Federal Communications Commission for permission to ...
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Study says Earth on brink of mass extinction event [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jun 18 2014]
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