Deforestation

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Deforestation
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Kenya: Refugee Camps On Spot As Poaching and Deforestation Threaten Dadaab

Once again, refugees at the Dadaab camps have been faulted, not for insecurity in the county, but for degrading the environment.Dadaab refugee camp, which is the largest in Africa, hosts Ifo 1 and 2, Dagahaley, Hagardera and camp Hoss.Garissa executive ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 6 reports

To Fight Climate Change We Need to Protect the People Who Live in the Rainforest

Image:  Agencia BrazilSierra Club founder John Muir was an old sort of environmentalist, one that never looked at worldwide carbon emissions, but instead was enthralled with nature itself and its restorative powers. If people actually engaged with the ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 12 reports

P&G Strengthens Sustainable Palm Oil Goals

Procter & Gamble is conducting an in-field study to help small farmers improve their palm oil and palm kernel oil production as part of its goals to achieve zero deforestation in the palm oil supply chain made earlier this year.P&G is partnering with ... [Published Environmental Leader - 11 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Private Sector and Civil Society Declaration on Tackling Deforestation and Forest Degradation, and the Sustainable Management of Forests

PRWebTackling deforestation must be a key component of an effective and comprehensive global agreement if dangerous climate change is to be avoided and global warming kept below 2 degrees Celsius . Supporting the sustainable use of forests is also a ... [Published The CW44 Tampa Bay - 16 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Farmers' photos reveal impact of dams and deforestation

Farmers' photos reveal impact of dams and deforestationTHUA THIEN - HUE (VNS) — Eighty-six photos taken by farmers in areas affected by hydro-electricity power dams were on display in Tu Tuong park yesterday to raise awareness on the need for environmental ... [Published Viet Nam News - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Is the Amazon on the Brink of Abyss?

A fisherman goes out in search of Piranha on Lake Iranduba, in the Amazon region of Brazil, near Manaus. Brazil. Photo: © Julio Pantoja / World BankSpanning 2.7 million square miles and standing 80 percent intact, the Amazon forest endures as arguably ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Mankind’s irresponsibility, over exploitation and rampant deforestation

Majority of the Governments of both developed and developing countries view that protection of environment entails a net expense to economy. Corresponding to the global climate change and rising temperature, mankind’s concerns for environmental protection ... [Published Sangai Express - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Targeted enforcement saved a Massachusetts-worth of Amazon rainforest in 3 years

mongabay.comJuly 24, 2014Annual deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon since 1988. Clearing has declined sharply since 2004.Targeted law enforcement efforts via Brazil's green municipalities programs were responsible for reducing deforestation by 10,653 ... [Published Mongabay.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 5 reports

To cut carbon emissions, give communities rights to forest land - report

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Giving forest communities secure rights to their land is an effective but underused way to limit carbon emissions from deforestation, a report showed on Thursday.Communities are far more likely to stop trees being ... [Published AlertNet - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 3 reports

Community Forests: An Undervalued Approach to Climate Change Mitigation

Deforestation and other land changes produce about 11 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions globally. A new report reveals an undervalued and often-overlooked strategy for curbing these emissions—strengthening the rights of forest communities.Governments ... [Published WRI - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Dispelling the Myths of Ebola [guest blog]

The Ebola outbreak in Guinea and its spread to other areas of West Africa has caused global alarm. As one of the world's most infectious and deadly diseases, with no cure, the level of fear surrounding Ebola is to an extent expected. However, much of ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Rebuilding Kissama: war-torn Angola's only national park affected by deforestation, refaunation

The story of Kissama National Park is one of perseverance, vision and disaster in waiting. The only functional national park in Angola, a country wracked by war for decades, Kissama (also called Quiçama) lost much of its wildlife, with that which is left ... [Published Mongabay.com - Jul 24 2014]

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According to Dubat Hemey, a 70-year-old elder from Garissa, when civil war broke out, out of empathy, "we ceded land to accommodate our neighbors for a while but they have instead taken our kindness for weakness and ended up destroying our environment completely."
"The way they defend themselves is by standing up on their rear legs and swinging their front legs in from the side" she explained
...communities that depend on them for their livelihoods and culture," Andy White of the RightsRights and Resources Initiative told  New Scientist . "It is tragic that this has not yet been fully adopted as a climate change mitigation strategy."

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To Fight Climate Change We Need to Protect the ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 7 hours ago]
What do Forest Rights have to do with Climate C... [Published Bank Information Center - 7 hours ago]
Why Pope Francis is 'throwing down a gauntlet' ... [Published Public Radio International - 8 hours ago]
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Trade in illegal timber target of WCO and INTER... [Published World Customs Organization - 8 hours ago]
The Plight Of The Peasantry In Sub-Saharan Afri... [Published Modern Ghana - 9 hours ago]
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The important role of community forests [Published Environmental News Network - 10 hours ago]
Strengthen Community Forest Rights to Fight Cli... [Published Resilience - 11 hours ago]
P&G Strengthens Sustainable Palm Oil Goals [Published Environmental Leader - 11 hours ago]
Water reserves drained, streams dried out for I... [Published Turkish Daily - 12 hours ago]
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Climate change VR games make you a better perso... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jul 25 2014]
Despite our best efforts to convince people of the dangers of climate change, fully half of Americans still choose to ignore the 97 percent of scientists who say it’s real. Well, stop tearing your hair out, and get a load of this mind boggling study ...
“New Leaf Africa” Invited to Partner with Congo... [Published EON Environment - Jul 24 2014]
WASHINGTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--New Leaf Africa (NLA) (www.NewLeafAfrica.com), facilitators of long-term sustainable development programs in Africa, have been invited by Congo, Brazzaville Government to partner in furthering REDD+ projects (Republiqiue ...
“New Leaf Africa” Invited to Partner with Congo... [Published EON Energy - Jul 24 2014]
WASHINGTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--New Leaf Africa (NLA) (www.NewLeafAfrica.com), facilitators of long-term sustainable development programs in Africa, have been invited by Congo, Brazzaville Government to partner in furthering REDD+ projects (Republiqiue ...
“New Leaf Africa” Invited to Partner with Congo... [Published Business Wire Environment News - Jul 24 2014]
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Leaf Africa (NLA) (www.NewLeafAfrica.com), facilitators of long-term sustainable development programs in Africa, have been invited by Congo, Brazzaville Government to partner in furthering REDD+ projects (Republiqiue Du ...
“New Leaf Africa” Invited to Partner with Congo... [Published Business Wire Energy News - Jul 24 2014]
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Leaf Africa (NLA) (www.NewLeafAfrica.com), facilitators of long-term sustainable development programs in Africa, have been invited by Congo, Brazzaville Government to partner in furthering REDD+ projects (Republiqiue Du ...
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Study says Earth on brink of mass extinction event [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jun 18 2014]
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