Deforestation

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

Palm Oil Company Continues Deforestation

Malaysian palm oil company Genting Plantations is continuing to destroy forests despite a high-profile pledge by one of its customers to eliminate deforestation from its supply chain, alleges a report published by Greenomics, an Indonesian environmental ... [Published Epoch Times - 3 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Watts Aims at Summit Deforestation Pledge & Misses

In an attempt to obscure the success of last week's climate events in New York,  Anthony Watts over at WUWT quotes a frequent guest blogger on the site, Eric Worrall, who states, "Now that its all over, the climate spinners are already hard at work, desperately ... [Published Daily Kos - 5 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Assuming the Lead? Southeast Asia Increases Protection of its Tropical Forests

Guest blog by Sara Santiago, Stakeholder Engagement Manager at Future 500 SOURCE: Justmeans DESCRIPTION: We rarely hear about deforestation in mainstream U.S. news, and we certainly don’t see the destruction of rainforests making the front page. Yet, ... [Published theCSRfeed - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Forests Need Laws, Not Loopholes

Sitting in the towering United Nation’s building on New York’s east side, it might be hard for world leaders to picture a destroyed forest, but I know just how depressing the site is. In Indonesia, and elsewhere, we’ve seen vast tracks of land where only ... [Published Common Dreams - 6 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

The impacts of deforestation in the Amazon on malaria transmission

Study on the Impacts of Deforestation on Malaria Transmission by Leah Gainey. - Oct. 1, 2014 - DUBLIN 8, Ireland -- Irish eco-business has released their most recent study entitled “Study on the Impacts of Deforestation on Malaria Transmission.”According ... [Published Prlog - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Free management briefing on what business can do to tackle deforestation

Here is Innovation Forum’s new management briefing on what companies can do to minimise their deforestation footprints, work with NGOs and manage legal and reputational risk.It features contributions from Greenpeace, TFT, Marks & Spencer, Neste Oil, Canopy, ... [Published Eco-Business - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 6 reports

Half the world's wildlife lost in the last four decades

Credits:  SONNY TUMBELAKA/AFP/Getty Alt Text: Garbage dumpScale of human destruction should serve as a 'wake-up call for us all', according to the WWF One-Minute Read Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 11:30am The numbers of animals in the wild has more ... [Published The First Post: Latest - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 3 reports

Stopping global deforestation will take more than more words

At the recent UN Climate Summit in New York there was little in the way of new climate policy announcements, but 27 countries did sign a new forest agreement — the New York Declaration on Forests. Some…AuthorMaster of University House and Professor of ... [Published Conversation AU - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 3 reports

UN:Rapid mangrove loss costing $ billions

(CNS): The world is losing its mangroves at a faster rate than global deforestation, the United Nations has revealed in a new report which points to billions of dollars in economic damage impacting millions of lives. The destruction of the coastal habitats ... [Published Cayman News Service - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Germans are "too good at conserving water" (what?!), says Wall Street journal : TreeHugger

Is there such a thing as overdoing conservation?Sometimes life is unfair. If we succeed in avoiding the worst of global warming by changing how we do things, such as by switching to clean energy sources and stopping deforestation, those who are against ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 3 reports

Mars is On Track to Meet Its Sustainable Palm Oil Sourcing Commitments

« Back to Home PageMars, Inc.  launched a new palm oil policy six months ago and recently released an update on its progress. The food manufacturer best known for its chocolate committed to developing a palm oil supply chain that is both sustainable and ... [Published Triple Pundit - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Latin America Green News: Latin America at the Climate Summit, a New Pledge to Stop Deforestation

Latin America Green News  is a selection of weekly news highlights about environmental and energy issues in Latin America.September 20th – September 26th, 2014Climate changeAt the United Nations Climate Summit in New York City, the President of Mexico ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Sep 29 2014]

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"Fashion brands have historically focused on reducing operational and supply chain water impacts. While vitally important, such actions miss the real driver of water risk for our businesses, namely the cumulative impact of all actors within river basins. To reduce this direct threat to our business we must engage beyond the factory fence with other users and with water regulators."
"I very much regret Labour's denial of the situation of Scotland similar to other countries, other states, in a similar position."
"We are seeing possibly the tail end of this phenomenon of migration," Kronforst said. "To me, it adds a sad exclamation point to the story."
...of last week's climate events in New York,  Anthony Watts over at WUWT quotes a frequent guest blogger on the site, Eric Worrall, who states, "Now that its all over, the climate spinners are already hard at work, desperately trying to reframe the New York climate shambles as a win for the environment."

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U.S.-India Energy and Climate Change Cooperation [Published Noodls - 5 hours ago]
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60 Members Of Congress Urge EPA To Protect Poll... [Published Think Progress - 7 hours ago]
Newsmaker: Rudolf Ramsauer, Nestlé [Published PR Week UK - 8 hours ago]
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Assuming the Lead? Southeast Asia Increases Pro... [Published theCSRfeed - 5 hours ago]
Guest blog by Sara Santiago, Stakeholder Engagement Manager at Future 500 SOURCE: Justmeans DESCRIPTION: We rarely hear about deforestation in mainstream U.S. news, and we certainly don’t see the destruction of rainforests making the front page. Yet, ...
MARS, Incorporated Awarded Best Private Company... [Published theCSRfeed - 7 hours ago]
Mars awarded Best Private Company for second year running in recognition of “agenda-leading corporate responsibility” SOURCE: Mars, Incorporated DESCRIPTION: MCLEAN, VA, October 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ --- Mars, Incorporated announced today that it was ...
60 Members Of Congress Urge EPA To Protect Poll... [Published Think Progress - 7 hours ago]
CREDIT: AP Photo/Pat Wellenbach Sixty members of the House of Representatives want the Environmental Protection Agency to get serious about protecting pollinators. On Tuesday, the lawmakers sent a letter to EPA Head Gina McCarthy urging her agency ...
'Green News Report' - September 30, 2014 [Published The BRAD BLOG - 23 hours ago]
  IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Good news: President Obama creates the world's largest marine sanctuary; Bad news: humans have wiped out half of the world's wildlife; Scientists find humans to blame for Australia's hottest year ...
Human Activities Have Cut Animal Populations In... [Published Think Progress - Sep 30 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock According to a new report, the Earth has lost half its vertebrate species — mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians — since 1970. The latest Living Planet Report , put out by a joint research effort between the World ...
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