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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
News of the deaths of four Peruvian tribal leaders (Illegal loggers blamed for murders in Amazon, 10 September) is especially resonant because their killings should have been avoided. It was well-known that one of the victims, Edwin Chota, a high-profile environmentalist, received numerous death thr...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
The selective logging of trees in otherwise intact tropical forests can take a serious toll on the number of animal species living there. Mammals and amphibians are particularly sensitive to the effects of high-intensity logging, according to researchers in the Cell Press journal Current Biolog...
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Posted by on in Forestry
In the 1990s, life was simpler for environmentalists.  Crippling the logging industry was all that was needed to protect trees and birds. But, as in abortion or gun control, you have to sue everyone or you can sue no one and even responsible logging and clearing brush was stopped by environmen...
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Posted by on in Clean Water
by Amelia Templeton The House Transportation Committee has approved a bill exempting logging roads from federal storm water pollution regulation. Dirt and gravel roads can alter the natural plumbing of a forest, channeling mud into streams. In the past, the EPA left it to the states to regulate se...
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