Deforestation

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Climate Change and the Threat to Cancer Research

Climate change is having negative effects upon medical breakthroughs for diseases such as cancer and dermatological disorders, says eco-business Celestial Green Ventures (CGV) in its most recent study.Droughts and floods are just two impacts of climate ... [Published Digital Journal - 44 mins ago]
First reported 36 mins ago - Updated 36 mins ago - 1 reports

Web of mistrust snags forest-protection programs in Cambodia

Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.BOGOR, Indonesia — Fry a tarantula, save the rainforest?Forest-based goods such as bamboo, rattan, and yes, edible spiders — a delicacy in Cambodia — can ... [Published AlertNet - 36 mins ago]
First reported 37 mins ago - Updated 37 mins ago - 1 reports

Join bid to save Mt Elgon forest

BUNGOMA The Devolution and the Special Programs ministries have partnered with World Bank to launch an initiative to save the Mt Elgon water tower. The forest is facing imminent destruction.Speaking during the launch of a tree-planting ceremony in Kipsigon ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - 37 mins ago]
First reported 41 mins ago - Updated 41 mins ago - 1 reports

Meat-eating must be cut down

Top scientists are warning that we all need to eat less meat and dairy products.But it's not for our health - it's to help the environment.Forests are being cut down to make space for farm animals and for fields to grow their food.This deforestation raises ... [Published CBBC - 41 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

State: Big shortage of environmental scientists

Tom Vogler is an environmental scientist with Haley & Aldrich in Henrietta. (Photo:CARLOS ORTIZ/@cfortiz_dandc,STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER)Story Highlights State Department of Labor expects openings for environmental scientists to grow by 15.4 percent. Tom Vogler ... [Published Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Land clearing case adjourned

A CROPPA Creek landholder has appeared in the Land and Environment Court over allegedly breaching the Native Vegetation Act. A CROPPA Creek landholder has appeared in the Land and Environment Court over allegedly breaching the Native Vegetation Act. The ... [Published Moree Champion - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Benguet works out for turn-over of communal forests to LGUs

By SUSAN C. AROLA TRINIDAD, Benguet – The provincial government is bent on working for the turn-over of communal forests to the respective local governments which will empower them in sustaining the preservation and protection of the forests.There were ... [Published Business Week Mindanao - 1 hour ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Man in custody after shooting at forest preserve in Oak Forest

A man was in custody Sunday night after a shooting in a south suburban forest preserve.The shooting happened about 5:15 p.m. after a soccer game at the Bachelor Grove Woods forest preserve at 147th and Ridgeland in Oak Forest, Cook County Sheriff’s spokeswoman ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - 2 hours ago]
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First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Fires and drought have transformed New Mexico forests

EMORY PASS, GILA NATIONAL FOREST The sun illuminates patches of green on brown and black hillsides around Highway 152 near Emory Pass in the Gila National Forest.Gambel oak and other shrubs whose roots survived a lightning-sparked wildfire in 2013 sprout ... [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

Mining Scam Report Exhumes Muck in Manmohan Govt Core

NEW DELHI:  The Justice MB Shah Commission report tabled in Parliament earlier in August, but kept confidential by the government, has exposed massive irregularities in iron ore and manganese mining in Jharkhand to the tune of `14,000 crore. The voluminous ... [Published New Indian Express - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 3 reports

Centre will soften, redefine environmental norms: Prakash Javadekar

Stressing that environment and progress can supplement each other, environment minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday spoke of softening and redefining of parameters to allow quarrying in rivers. Javadekar, after meeting with the Chief Minister of northern ... [Published Millennium Post - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Guyana’s CMRV model lauded by WWF

- Country maintains verified low deforestation, illegality ratesMinister of Natural Resources and Environment, Robert Persaud yesterday reaffirmed that Guyana stands on firm ground in asserting that its forest is well-managed and has consistently reflected ... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 30 2014]

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...Mr. Kelly asserted that to him "the plant population is not only vital for the purpose of storing carbon, but also intrinsic to the preservation of nature's remedies for modern day illnesses."
Pardeshi replied to dna's queries via an email which said, "Yes, there is a meeting on Tuesday with the secy finance and the GAD to consider the demands of the union. Meanwhile, the file submitted to establish pay parity of guards with other staff like gram sevaks has been pursued for early decisions."
The letter cites a stay order by NGT which states, "The state government is also directed not to issue any permissions permitting fragmentation of the areas failing in village Mangar, gairmumkin pahar in district Faridabad till the next date of hearing and in any case without leave of the tribunal."
...Silver Fire burn scar, there are no plans to reseed with ponderosa pines, said Larry Cosper, the Forest Service's district ranger for that area. "It's really too dry here to plant trees with any success" he said

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State: Big shortage of environmental scientists [Published Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - 1 hour ago]
Land clearing case adjourned [Published Moree Champion - 1 hour ago]
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Las Cruces News: Gambel oak and other shrubs whose roots survived a lightning-sparked wildfire in 2013 sprout on many slopes once dominated by ponderosa pines. Black, mangled masses of wood and dead barley plants loom over the new growth, which also includes ...
Latin America Green News: Mexico's solar panel ... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Aug 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. August 23 – August 29, 2014 Renewable Energy The Central American ...
Forest grant scheme will help control erosion [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Aug 29 2014]
Forest owners say the government’s decision to reinstate the Afforestation Grant Scheme will be welcomed by farmers and regional councils fighting soil erosion in steep hill country. ...
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