Deforestation

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Deforestation
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 36 mins ago - 4 reports

This Huge Corporation Is Tackling Climate Change—Because It's a Threat to the Bottom Line

A few months ago , the international food manufacturing giant General Mills was branded a "clear laggard" by climate activists for not doing enough to cut its carbon footprint. Oxfam International accused the company of dragging its feet on reducing ... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - 14 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

The disappearance of the ancient civilization of Indians has again become a mystery

Anthropologists from the United States concluded that the premise of the crisis of the ancient civilization in Chaco Canyon is not anthropogenic, as was listed previously, and other reasons.The results of own research scientists published in the journal ... [Published RIN.ru - 1 hour ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Mexico and California sign climate and clean energy pact

Joint working agreement covers carbon pricing, renewable energy and deforestationGovernor Jerry Brown visited Mexico City on a trade mission(Pic: kc_aplosweb/flickr)By Megan DarbyMexico and California have formally agreed to collaborate on climate action ... [Published Responding to Climate Change - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Mexico, Climate, Jerry Brown
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

P&G works with small farmers to address deforestation in palm oil supply chain

Procter & Gamble (P&G) is stepping up efforts to address the problem of separating sustainable and non-sustainable sources in the production of palm oil and palm kernel oil.In April, P&G announced new goals to help ensure zero deforestation in its palm ... [Published 2Degrees - 2 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Forestry revenues falling short

Rights groups have called on the government to increase tax rates for logging companies amid the latest domestic revenue figures.According to the Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, timber exports produced $9.4 million in government tax ... [Published Phnom Penh Post - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Palm oil company clears rainforest in New Guinea

Palm fruit in IndonesiaAn Indonesian Stock Exchange-listed company whose commissioner is a member of The Nature Conservancy-Indonesia's board has been clearing dense rainforest in New Guinea, finds a new report from Greenomics-Indonesia.The report, titled ... [Published Mongabay.com - 9 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

New geojournalism site CartoChaco reveals deforestation in South America's Gran Chaco region

A new data-driven journalism platform launched today to expose environmental threats to South America’s Gran Chaco region, which suffers from the world’s highest deforestation rate.A group of researchers, cartographers, developers and journalists created ... [Published IJnet.org - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 3 reports

Mars’ Report Talks Health, Wellness

Diversified confectionery and foods leader Mars Incorporated, McLean, Va., outlined some of its recent health and wellness goals and activities, in conjunction with the company’s fourth annual “Principles in Action” summary report.The report details Mars’ ... [Published Prepared Foods - 16 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Does Brazilian Deforestation Drive Drought In The United States?

Does Brazilian DeforestationDrive Drought In The United States?Author: Gloria GonzalezCalifornia regulators overseeing the state’s cap-and-trade program now have one more reason to recognize offsets generated by saving endangered rainforest in Latin America. ... [Published Ecosystem Marketplace - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Why Lindi rural villagers admire REDD project

Members of Tanzania Community Forest Network (MJUMITA) examining trees in one of the forests, so they can manage them well.Like in many communities, when the project on reduction of emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) started some ... [Published IPP Media - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Brazil’s indigenous tribes: The low cost solution to climate change?

Traditional communities living in harmony with nature need greater support from governments, says reportIndigenous populations such as the Tukano live on parts of the Upper Rio Negro (Pic: Flickr/dany13 )By Fabíola Ortiz in Rio de JaneiroIndigenous communities ... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

How Business Can Tackle Deforestation

This global event combatting deforestation is designed to be an annual meeting place that discusses the trends, debates the issues, connects the key players and drives change. Through an interactive and engaging agenda, and by bringing together the corporate ... [Published Eco-Business - Jul 28 2014]

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..."There is absolutely no better way to progress this planet than with the love, support, and education of the youth," David said. "Our program will nurture, love and support children while allowing them to focus on areas of interest that may one day lead to their career." Their organization, Hands 4 Hope helps support education in distressed areas including communities affected by natural disasters...
"ANJ is fully committed to achieving the requirements of the RSPO P&C through continuous improvement. Although we are aware of the existence of Wilmar’s No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation Policy and the Sustainable Palm Oil Manifesto Standard we are still reviewing these ancillary requirements and are of the opinion that most of these requirements are already embedded within the RSPO P&C. We reiterate that RSPO certification will be our main focus at this point in time and leaving all options open."
...from around the world," said Lauren Faber, EDF’s West Coast Political Director and a delegate to the Governor’s trade and investment mission. "California and Mexico are already culturally and economically linked in many important ways, so it makes sense to link our respective environmental visions as well.”"
...a trench dug during the 1920s has uncovered canals that appear to have been used to reroute rapidly flowing water around a Pueblo Bonito structure. "We know where the water came from, but we need to understand where it was going. Was the water diverted to fields or reservoirs, or simply away from people's homes" Wills said

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New Leaf Africa Earns Local Informed Consent fo... [Published I Stock Analyst - 20 mins ago]
Ham Tan Forestry Co.,Ltd: Joining Hands to Prot... [Published Vietnam Business Forum - 43 mins ago]
The disappearance of the ancient civilization o... [Published RIN.ru - 1 hour ago]
Mexico and California sign climate and clean en... [Published Responding to Climate Change - 1 hour ago]
Call to save tigers from extinction on Internat... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - 2 hours ago]
P&G works with small farmers to address defores... [Published 2Degrees - 2 hours ago]
Prehistoric deforestation at Chaco Canyon? [Per... [Published PNAS - 5 hours ago]
WhiteWave Foods Issues Its First Sustainability... [Published Triple Pundit - 5 hours ago]
Forestry revenues falling short [Published Phnom Penh Post - 8 hours ago]
Seeds Mean Freedom: This Week In Daily Giving [Published Huffington Post - 9 hours ago]
Palm oil company clears rainforest in New Guinea [Published Mongabay.com - 9 hours ago]
No problem for water scarcity: Minister [Published Kangla Online - 10 hours ago]
7/29/2014: HTAMRITSAR: Students take oath to sa... [Published Hindustan Times - 10 hours ago]
Oxfam praises ‘bold’ climate change move from G... [Published Bakery and Snacks - 10 hours ago]
Historic California-Mexico agreement boosts int... [Published Environmental Defense - 10 hours ago]
Laos Launches Plan to Stem Illegal Logging Afte... [Published Radio Free Asia - 11 hours ago]
What we don’t know about Chaco Canyon [Published Noodls - 11 hours ago]
California, Mexico to Collaborate on Climate, F... [Published Environment News Service - 12 hours ago]
The Endangered Species Act under Attack: Scienc... [Published Union of Concerned Scientists - 12 hours ago]
IPCC processes and conculsions robust - MPs report [Published United Kingdom Parliament - 13 hours ago]
International Tiger Day 2014 [Published Earthtimes.org - 14 hours ago]
Has Meat Met Its Match? [Published Ensia - 14 hours ago]
This Huge Corporation Is Tackling Climate Chang... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - 14 hours ago]
Owner of Kiwis favourite tacos takes stand for ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - 14 hours ago]
General Mills joins climate change fight and re... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 15 hours ago]
Fire without smoke [Published Deccan Herald - 15 hours ago]
Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the ... [Published Friends of the Earth UK - 15 hours ago]
New geojournalism site CartoChaco reveals defor... [Published IJnet.org - 15 hours ago]
Mars’ Report Talks Health, Wellness [Published Prepared Foods - 16 hours ago]
Feeding a Growing Human Population with Existin... [Published Ecology Global Network - 16 hours ago]
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This Huge Corporation Is Tackling Climate Chang... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - 14 hours ago]
A few months ago , the international food manufacturing giant General Mills was branded a "clear laggard" by climate activists for not doing enough to cut its carbon footprint. Oxfam International accused the company of dragging its feet on reducing ...
Feeding a Growing Human Population with Existin... [Published Ecology Global Network - 16 hours ago]
Courtesy of University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment Feeding a growing human population without increasing stresses on Earth’s strained land and water resources may seem like an impossible challenge. But according to a new report by researchers ...
Ebola in West Africa: Four misunderstandings [Published H5N1 - 21 hours ago]
Via the Institute of Development Studies, a thoughtful, well-documented article: Strengthening knowledge to tackle Ebola. Click through for the full report and many links to sources. Excerpt: At IDS, researchers are investigating the complex forces (or ...
General Mills Joins BICEP Coalition [Published theCSRfeed - 23 hours ago]
BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy) announced today that one of the world’s largest and most storied food companies, General Mills, has joined the BICEP coalition to advocate for innovative climate and clean energy policies. SOURCE: ...
General Mills Joins BICEP Coalition [Published theCSRfeed - Jul 28 2014]
SOURCE: General Mills DESCRIPTION: BOSTON, MA, July 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ - BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy) announced today that one of the world’s largest and most storied food companies, General Mills, has joined the BICEP ...
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Study says Earth on brink of mass extinction event [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jun 18 2014]
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