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Brazil's largest grocery chain has pledged to stop selling beef produced on deforested land in the Amazon rainforest in what campaigners say is a victory for the environment and human rights. Food retailer Pão de Açúcar also promised to stop buying beef produced by workers living in slave-like cond...
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Posted by on in Forestry
Author Bill Lawrence - Distinguished Research Professor and Australian Laureate, James Cook University An alarming new study has shown that the world’s forests are not only disappearing rapidly, but that areas of “core forest” — remote interior areas critical for disturbance-sen...
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Posted by on in General Environment
The Earth is suffering from human activities. Here are 50 photos show human's "masterpiece".  1. A turtle deformed by plastic ring. 2. A seal is tangled by abandoned fishing wire, causing its neck split. 3. A sea bird is covered by oil. The only thing it can do is waiting to die. 4. I...
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Posted by on in General Environment
Earth recently hit several remarkable records — but not in a good way The amount of carbon dioxide gas, a global warming pollutant, has risen to the highest level in at least 800,000 years. Monthly average Arctic sea ice extent in March was the lowest in the satellite record. So far, 2015 has seen ...
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Posted by on in Forestry
The Congo, the world's second largest rainforest, is losing its greenness, finds a new study published in Nature. The research, based on analysis of NASA satellite data, reveals the impact of long-term drought that has affected the region in 2000. The study may help scientists forecast the Congo ra...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
To kick-off this year’s Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting in New York, the Skoll World Forum asked some of the world’s leading experts on deforestation, public health, religion, development and the post-2015 MDGs to help set the stage for this week’s discussions on mobilizing for im...
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Posted by on in Forestry
  Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon fell to the lowest level on record between August 2010 and July 2011 according to preliminary data from Brazil's National Institute of Space Research (INPE).Forest clearing during the period amounted to 6,238 square kilometers (2,408 square miles), down ...
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