Deforestation

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It depends on wherethe road goes

Pennsylvania has a long list of roads that need improvement, and even a few areas that could use new roads. None of those locations are in state forests, however, the preserved regions of “Penn’s Woods” that remain true to the name.Gov. Tom Corbett views ... [Published Scranton Times-Tribune - 2 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Saving the world at the corner store

“Change needs to start with us,” says Sharif Prasla, president of the Greater Austin Merchants Association.So, this Earth Day, the 400 Austin-area convenience stores that make up the association, known as GAMA, are supporting Rainforest Partnership, an ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 8 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Kenya: Land and Tree Incentives Entice Kenyan Farmers to Save Forests

Kakamega — A Kenyan government plan to increase the country's forest cover by giving local people incentives to plant and preserve trees is paying off, resulting in more productive farmers and a landscape better able to cope with the changing climate ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 3 reports

Five anthropogenic factors that will radically alter northern forests in 50 years -- ScienceDaily

In the most densely forested and most densely populated quadrant of the United States, forests reflect two centuries of human needs, values and practices. Disturbances associated with those needs, such as logging and clearing forests for agriculture and ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

More financial assistance coming for landowners to acquire titles

The Government of Jamaica will be providing financial assistance to thousands of landowners who are currently unable to complete the titling of their lands under the Land Administration and ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Guest opinion: Forest Service needs direction from Barrasso bill

Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., recently introduced the National Forest Jobs and Management Act, which creates a 15-year pilot project on 3.8 percent of the 191 million acre National Forest system. On this pilot area, forest management projects would be conducted ... [Published Billings Gazette - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Forest Service to promote year-round recreation on ski areas

The U.S. Forest Service has finalized policies that expand year-round recreation opportunities for guests of ski resorts on national forests.The policies create additional opportunities for ski resorts to promote year-round, natural resource-based recreation ... [Published Tahoe Daily Tribune - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

New Study Says Peru’s Logging System Fails to Protect Amazon Hardwoods

A logging concession system that was developed in Peru in 2000 to safeguard and monitor the country’s forests has not only failed to accomplish its mission but has actually enabled widespread illegal logging—some of it in protected and indigenous areas—a ... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Field study suggests islands and forest fragments are not as alike as thought

Human-made habitats provide resources for bats to carry out vital parts of their life cycles, including roosting and breeding for some species like Carollia perpicillata. Credit: Daniel S. KarpAn international team of biogeographers has found that assumptions ... [Published PhysOrg.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Greening Kenya to Address Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change [press release]

The Government of Kenya, the Kenya Red Cross Society, and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have signed a tripartite agreement to jointly undertake the Sustainable Environment and Restoration Programme (SERP) ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Rockler Earth Day Contributions Aid 65-Year Reforestation Plan -...

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware has announced a special contribution in partnership with the Hardwood Forestry Fund for an Earth Day project to plant 7,000 hardwood trees which will be part of a ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

State reaps $582M windfall on gas drilling in state forests [The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review :: ]

April 17--Private natural gas and oil wells in state forests pumped $582 million into Pennsylvania budgets in five years, more than tripling the combined revenue of the prior 60 years, state forestry officials said on Wednesday.Royalty and lease payments ... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 17 2014]

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"We also have to keep in mind that a lot of these grass and brush fires are very close to homes and residential areas. It’s a big concern to us, for sure."
Ms Fu elaborated: "We had an eventful past year. We faced the worst haze, the longest, largest dengue outbreak, and one of the longest dry spells in history."
"But it can't pass because we keep being told it's in the green belt."

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World record broken for the environment [Published Channel NewsAsia - 2 hours ago]
Northern Region forester names new deputy [Published Big News Network - 2 hours ago]
People's needs should guide forest allocation [Published Viet Nam News - 7 hours ago]
Turkey permits oil exploration in forests and n... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - 8 hours ago]
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Taming the wild forest fire [Published E Pao - 8 hours ago]
Forest heritage status under threat [Published Bangkok Post - 9 hours ago]
Forest Service To Use Prescribed Fire To Improv... [Published The Ithaca Times - 9 hours ago]
Japan shares tech, know-how to help save vulner... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - 9 hours ago]
Improve your own 'investment Environment' [Published Gettysburg Times - 9 hours ago]
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Speaker pushes for revival of national tree Fund [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - 11 hours ago]
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8 eco friendly swimsuit firms for looking good ... [Published Examiner.com - 12 hours ago]
Elk poaching in B.C. alarms conservation officers [Published CBC - 13 hours ago]
Illinois' spreading forests build state's economy [Published Chicago Tribune - 13 hours ago]
It’s time to enjoy the forest trails [Published Packet & Times - 14 hours ago]
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Groups planted trees on Bell County reclaimed s... [Published WKYT - 15 hours ago]
30 Countries Pledge $4 Billion to Restore World... [Published Sustainable Business - 16 hours ago]
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Is industrialization good for society, the envi... [Published FOX Business - Video - Apr 18 2014]
Copenhagen Consensus Centre Director Bjorn Lomborg on industrialization, air pollution and the environment. ...
Planting Roots for our Future [Published theCSRfeed - Apr 18 2014]
SOURCE: General Motors DESCRIPTION: Brushing off the wintery blues and shifting into the season of blooms, GM employees from our Toledo Transmission facility recently planted 700 trees at the site of  The Battle of Fallen Timbers  in Maumee, Ohio. ...
Malaysia Imperils Forest Reserves and Sea Turtl... [Published The Borneo Project - Apr 17 2014]
Plans for building a liquefied natural gas plant and a steel coil mill  threaten one of Malaysia’s only marine turtle nesting beaches and a forest home to rare trees and mammals inside Tanjung Hantu Permanent Forest Reserve. Read more below to find out ...
Kenya: Greening Kenya to address environmental ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]
Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent SocietiesCountry: Kenya By Susan Onyango, IFRC The Government of Kenya, the Kenya Red Cross Society, and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have signed ...
Bolivia (Plurinational State of): Deforestation... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]
Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Brazil By Mario Osava RIO DE JANEIRO, Apr 16 2014 (IPS) - Deforestation, especially in the Andean highlands of Bolivia and Peru, was the main driver of this year’s disastrous flooding ...
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Multi-year study sees species wiped-out by fore... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 13 2014]
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Reuters Today: Banks not out of the woods yet -... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Oct 28 2013]
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Bank Mutual Announces New Partnership For Refor... [Published Financial Services - Apr 09 2014]
New report calls for protection of rights of en... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Mar 21 2014]
Holmen and Swedish Environmental Protection Age... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Feb 28 2014]
Foresters launches Foresters Community Grants [Published Financial Services - Dec 11 2013]
Carbon project unlocks value of southern forests [Published Financial Services - Nov 20 2013]
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