Deforestation

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EcoSystems Shifting, Biodiversity In Retreat

New study on climate change shows major changes occuring faster than recorded causing shift in ecosystemsThe report documents how climate change is already causing rapid, massive changes with “cascading effects” on ecosystems and biodiversity.See the ... [Published Live Trading News - 39 mins ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 6 reports

A shocking indictment of the effect humans are having on the Earth

The world's populations of animals have dropped by more than half since the 1970s, according to a new survey by the conservation group WWF and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL).It's a shocking indictment of the effect that the growing numbers of ... [Published itv.com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Londonderry grass fire

A large area of grass and bush went up in flames yesterday afternoon, Tuesday, September 30 in Londonderry. A large area of grass and bush went up Fire fighters from RFS and FRNSW responded to the area just after 3pm where they located numerous acres ... [Published Penrith Star - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 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 - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Police on manhunt find pipe bombs in woods

Pennsylvania State Troopers keep watch at the edge of a an area where they suspect Eric Frein has been hiding out for 12 days Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Dense brush and rugged terrain have hindered efforts to bring the alleged cop killer to justice thus ... [Published ABC15.com - 4 hours ago]
Entities: Police
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Biodiversity does not always improve resistance of forest ecosystems to drought

Scientists from INRA, in collaboration with WSL (Switzerland) and European colleagues, studied the resistance of forests to drought according to the diversity of tree species.Due to climate change, parts of the world will face droughts that will affect ... [Published Science Daily - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 5 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 - 7 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Pollution a serious threat, says governor

LAHOREPunjab Governor Ch Muhammad Sarwar has said there is no difference between environmental pollution and terrorism as pollution poses serious threat to people of the country.He was speaking at the 11th Environment Excellence Award ceremony organised ... [Published The News International - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Record number of moose killed as season grows by two days

CBC News Tuesday 30th September, 2014Natural Resources officials estimated 3,940 moose would be killed in New Brunswick's first five-day moose hunt. (CBC) Natural Resources officials put the number of moose harvested at 3,690. That represents an increase ... [Published Canada Standard - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Time for worldwide fund to save mangroves: UNEP

World lenders should set up a “Global Mangrove Fund” to protect these hotspots of biodiversity and vital sources of income, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) said on Monday.Paris (AFP) | 29 September 2014 21:14More than a quarter of the world’s mangroves ... [Published Northcliff Melville Times - Sep 29 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]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Kharif sowing crosses 101.93 mn hectares

Sowing of kharif crops showed a steady increase during this week. The total sown area as on Sep. 26, 2014 as per reports received from States, stands at 101.93 million hectare as compared to 104.47 million hectare at this time last year, the government ... [Published MyIris - Sep 29 2014]
Entities: Sugarcane, PULSING, Cotton

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"We ignore their decline at our peril. We are using nature’s gifts as if we had more than just one Earth at our disposal. By taking more from our ecosystems and natural processes than can be replenished, we are jeopardising our very future."
China 2030 , a joint research publication of the World Bank and China's Development Research Center of the State Council, points out: "While the transition toward green development will not be easy, it will open the door to new opportunities." Pricing reform is a least cost option for the transformation...
Bonal concludes: "It might be of great importance to consider species identities and local climatic conditions, and not solely the degree of diversity in the mixtures, to obtain complementary use of resources and thus maintain ecosystem functions under drought stress."
...change, drought, fuel buildup and insects and disease are increasing the severity of catastrophic wildfire in America's forests," Vilsack said. "In order to protect the public, the portion of the Forest Service budget dedicated to combatting fire has drastically increased from what it was 20 years ago. This has led to substantial cuts in other areas of the Forest Service budget, including efforts to keep forests healthy, reduce fire risk, and strengthen local economies."

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Aquatic, forest, roadside course set [Published Fairfield Daily Ledger - 2 hours ago]
Londonderry grass fire [Published Penrith Star - 2 hours ago]
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Stopping global deforestation will take more th... [Published Conversation AU - 3 hours ago]
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Forest made to rue missed chances [Published SkySports News - 4 hours ago]
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Why Taking Immediate Action on Climate Change I... [Published Huffington Post - 5 hours ago]
Scientists identify most pressing environmental... [Published University of York - 6 hours ago]
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Climate Change to Boost Farmland, Diminish Harv... [Published Epoch Times - 6 hours ago]
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UN:Rapid mangrove loss costing $ billions [Published Cayman News Service - 7 hours ago]
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Letter: Would more forest management have broug... [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - 8 hours ago]
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Climate Week 2014: The Wrap-Up [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - 7 hours ago]
March for climate actionTwo days before the 2014 United Nations Climate Summit, UN secretary general Ban Ki-Moon (right) joined over 300,000 people to march in New York City for action on climate change.United Nations As Climate Week NYC slips into ...
Is ‘Big Business’ really responsibl... [Published The Malaysian Insider - 18 hours ago]
What destroys Indonesia’s forests? When asked this question, most people have a quick answer.As one of the pet-evils of the conservation community, oil-palm plantations are likely among the first to be mentioned, with pulp and paper plantations and mining ...
New UN report warns of ‘devastating’ effects fr... [Published UN News Centre - Top Stories - Sep 29 2014]
The world is losing its mangroves at a faster rate than global deforestation, the United Nations revealed today, adding that the destruction of the coastal habitats was costing billions in economic damages and impacting millions of lives. ...
World: The Importance of Mangroves: A Call to A... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 29 2014]
Source: UN Environment ProgrammeCountry: World Destruction of Carbon-Rich Mangroves Costs up to US$42 billion in Economic Damages Annually - UNEP Report Globally Coordinated Action and Policy Interventions Required to Stem Loss of One of the Planet’s ...
Latin America Green News: Latin America at the ... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Sep 29 2014]
Carolina Herrera, Latin America Advocate, Washington DC Latin America Green News  is a selection of weekly news highlights about environmental and energy issues in Latin America. September 20th – September 26th, 2014 Climate change At the United ...
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Ready for a "much better growth environment"? [Published Your Money with Chuck Jaffe - Jul 10 2014]
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