Deforestation

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7 clans claim forest reserve

Mbale- Seven clans in Sironko District have written to government and Mbale District Local Government asking them to regain the 60.72 acres of land occupied by Namatale Central Forest Reserve.In a September 22 letter signed by clan representatives headed ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

In the Primorsky Territory, the police conducted a social and preventive action "Protect the forest from fire"

To ensure caring attitude to nature and conservation of forest resources the police organized a competition among school-students for the best video on the prevention of forest fires. High school students were invited to make social videos in three categories: ... [Published Noodls - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Deforestation in the Amazon has increased 190 percent, satellites show

BRASILIA, Brazil, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- According to a Brazilian nonprofit called Imazon, over 150 square miles of forest was cleared in the Amazon just in the month of September. That means there has been an 190 percent increase in deforestation since the ... [Published UPI - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Forest dept makes moves to stop jumbos? electrocution

We’ll ask power dept to keep a tab over illegal energised fencing in areas: minSankha Ghoshsankha.ghosh9@gmail.comSiliguri, 20 OctoberThe forest department has said it will ask the power department to keep an eye on unauthorized energized fencing at different ... [Published The Statesman - 2 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

New organic fertilizer helps reforestation of Monarch Butterflies’ winter retreat

Using an organic fertiliser, a conservationist from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), leads an award-winning project to reforest the sanctuary of monarch butterflies. Sharon Reich reports.▲ Hide Transcript▶ View TranscriptIt's one of ... [Published Reuters - 5 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

Amazon Deforestation Spikes 190 Percent After Long Reported Decline

Joaquim is an intern at ThinkProgress. CREDIT: AP Photo/Andre Penner Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is up 190 percent for the months of August and September compared to the same period last year according to the non-profit Imazon, which ... [Published Think Progress - 7 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Police: Armed pharmacy robbery caught in woods

A central Pennsylvania man has been jailed after police say they found him in some woods with a gun and drugs shortly after he allegedly robbed a pharmacy.Click to Continue » ... [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - 11 hours ago]
Entities: pharmacy, Robbery, Police
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 3 reports

Forest seeks sapling sponsors

Monday 20th October 2014Members of the public can support a community forest in Argyll and Bute by donating money to sponsor new saplings.A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to restore an area of Kilfinan Community Forest which was destroyed by ... [Published Media Trust - 11 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Zambia: Zambia Will Be Desert, Warns Minister

By Sylvester MwaleLANDS, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Minister Mwansa Kapeya says Zambia risks becoming a desert if the current rate of deforestation is not controlled.Mr Kapeya said the country is currently experiencing one of the highest ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

2 hunters found after getting lost in forest

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:PERU, Vermont — Two out-of-state hunters visiting Vermont have been reunited with their families after getting lost in the Green Mountain National Forest for four hours.State ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - 14 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Research and analysis: Burma: Forests

Burma’s rich forest resources have lined crony pockets for decades but UK is supporting reform. ... [Published Inside government - Department for Internationa ... - 16 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 3 reports

UN treaty bodies renew partnership to save tropical forests’   rich treasure

THE International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) – the United Nations treaty-based organization uniquely focused on tropical forests – and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) renewed a partnership agreement to enhance ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - 23 hours ago]

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"Research has shown they damage the land's fertility, causing erosion that is making people sick and harming the environment."
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...speech on global warming highlighting the fact that "Capitalism has ignored over decades nature's capacity to load and recover," and, accordingly, "if we want to change climate, we need to change the system."
"Police say the trees stand inin the middle of the road and could cause accidents. Thus we thought of removing these trees to make way for the BRTS project" SMC garden superintendent S Gautam said

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7 clans claim forest reserve [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - 1 hour ago]
In the Primorsky Territory, the police conducte... [Published Noodls - 2 hours ago]
Deforestation in the Amazon has increased 190 p... [Published UPI - 2 hours ago]
Forest dept makes moves to stop jumbos? electro... [Published The Statesman - 2 hours ago]
Gorumara poaching: Foresters clueless [Published The Statesman - 2 hours ago]
Hard work fosters sense of community, pride [Published Western Review - 3 hours ago]
Trading spaces: Urbanized Detroit to forested M... [Published US Forest Service - 3 hours ago]
Panic builds on forest full of killers, zombies... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - 3 hours ago]
Local Forestry Company Grows by Adding a Locati... [Published STLtoday.com - 4 hours ago]
New organic fertilizer helps reforestation of M... [Published Reuters - 5 hours ago]
The Rainforest Speaks — and Costa Rica Listens [Published Conservation International - 5 hours ago]
New Organic Fertilizer Helps Reforestation of M... [Published Journal-News - 5 hours ago]
New organic fertilizer helps reforestation of M... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - 6 hours ago]
Drought, Deforestation and Degradation Plague P... [Published Ecosystem Marketplace - 6 hours ago]
Racing drones through a forest. [Published Le Quattro Stagioni - 6 hours ago]
New organic fertilizer helps reforestation of M... [Published Reuters Video: Technology - 7 hours ago]
Demoting the environment [Published El Universal Venezuela - 7 hours ago]
Amazon Deforestation Spikes 190 Percent After L... [Published Think Progress - 7 hours ago]
Trees cut for BRTS to cost SMC Rs 40L [Published Times of India - 8 hours ago]
More than 10M trees planted in Cordillera [Published Manila Times - 8 hours ago]
36 miners violated forest laws, says Supreme Co... [Published Times of India - 9 hours ago]
Tips on meeting cross-compliance rules if renti... [Published Farmers Weekly Interactive - 9 hours ago]
Pace of deforestation in Amazon continues to in... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - 9 hours ago]
The 28 Names We Know [Published Lens Culture - 10 hours ago]
DuPont to close at night, except by permit [Published BlueRidgeNow.com - 10 hours ago]
Forest seeks sapling sponsors [Published Media Trust - 11 hours ago]
Board holds hearing, discusses forests [Published Deerfield Valley News - 11 hours ago]
Volvo: Environment Prize winner uses satellites... [Published Environment & Development Magazine - 11 hours ago]
Police: Armed pharmacy robbery caught in woods [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - 11 hours ago]
Police: Armed pharmacy robbery caught in woods [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 12 hours ago]
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Racing drones through a forest. [Published Le Quattro Stagioni - 6 hours ago]
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Amazon Deforestation Spikes 190 Percent After L... [Published Think Progress - 7 hours ago]
Joaquim is an intern at ThinkProgress. CREDIT: AP Photo/Andre Penner Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is up 190 percent for the months of August and September compared to the same period last year according to the non-profit Imazon, which ...
Research and analysis: Burma: Forests [Published Inside government - Department for Internationa ... - 16 hours ago]
Burma’s rich forest resources have lined crony pockets for decades but UK is supporting reform. ...
Latin America Green News: Peru's melting glacie... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Oct 17 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. October 13th – October 17th, 2014 Climate Change Peru’s glaciers ...
Brazil drought must set off global climate alar... [Published EU opinion & policy debates BlogActiv.eu - Oct 17 2014]
In 2009 Antonio Sobre, one of Brazil’s leading climate scientists, warned his citizens that if the country did not stop deforestation it would experience a catastrophe in five years. Five years later, in October 2014, the centre and south-east of the ...
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New organic fertilizer helps reforestation of M... [Published Reuters Video: Technology - 7 hours ago]
Ready for a "much better growth environment"? [Published Your Money with Chuck Jaffe - Jul 10 2014]
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Foresters receives A.M. Best "A" Excellent rati... [Published Financial Services - Jul 17 2014]
Council conclusions on the environmental goods ... [Published European Council - Press - EN - May 07 2014]
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