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Deforestation news, articles and information: Tweet Pin It Deforestation is causing rainforests to catch on fire... and no one is putting out the flames 7/2/2016 - New research has determined that human disturbances have made the Amazon rainforest much more flammable and that even in areas of protected forest human activity has degraded the landscape. ... Report: Global deforestation finally being reversed in some countries 11/16/2006 - An analysis of the world's forests ...

Peruvian Nazca Civilization Was Destroyed by Deforestation

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The collapse of the ancient Nazca civilization, long attributed to the El Nino weather phenomenon, may have actually been caused by deforestation, according to research conducted by scientists from Cambridge University and the French Institute of Andean Studies, and published in the journal Latin American Antiquity. ... Follow real-time breaking news headlines on Deforestation at FETCH.news The world of independent media, all in one place. - More news on deforestation Deforestation ...

Slowing Deforestation Rates May Net Billions

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If the deforestation process that is occurring from the Amazon to the Congo basin were to be slowed, it could generate billions of dollars each year that could then be used to aid developing nations as a part of a United Nations (UN) plan to fight climate change. ... At this point, the most attention in the UN debate has been on rewarding countries with historically high deforestation rates (such as Brazil and Ecuador) for slowing their rates of deforestation. "...

Report: Global deforestation finally being reversed in some countries

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An analysis of the world's forests - published in the Tuesday edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences - has shown that an increasing number of countries are reversing the trend toward deforestation. ... Brazil and Indonesia still had serious problems with deforestation, and the cutting in these countries means that the global trend is still leaning toward deforestation overall. "...

What do mining and chocolate have in common? Deforestation of rainforests

https://naturalnews.com/2017-11-13-what-do-mining-and-chocolate-have-in-common-deforestation-of-rain-forests.html

Deforestation of rainforests Monday, November 13, 2017 by: Janine Acero Amazon rainforest , Cacao , Chocolate , Climate , cocoa beans , cocoa production , deforestation , forests , mining , rainforest loss - (Natural News ) Forests cover about 30 percent of the planet, but deforestation is clearing these essential habitats and converting them into farms and ranches, among others. ... The worst of it is that deforestation drives some animals to extinction. The ...

Deforestation in the Amazon increased 29 percent over the past year

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The increased rate of deforestation over the past two years is particularly worrisome because it represents a reversal of a decreasing trend that began in 2004 when the Brazilian government implemented anti-deforestation policies. ... Brazil’s political and economic crises led to weakened enforcement of deforestation laws Recent political turmoil and an economic crisis in Brazil are almost certainly major factors contributing to the deforestation increase. "...

Report: Chinese banks second-largest financier of products linked to rainforest deforestation

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Report: Chinese banks second-largest financier of products linked to rainforest deforestation Saturday, December 04, 2021 by: Nolan Barton badclimate , badpollution , carbon neutrality , China , Chinese banks , deforestation , deforestation-free commodities , Ecology , financial institutions , forest-risk commodities , green financing , Greenhouse Gas , greenhouse gas emissions , human rights violations , rainforest , Xi Jinping Bypass censorship by sharing this link: ...

Colombia works towards achieving deforestation-free cocoa production by 2020

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An article in Mongabay reported that the Colombian government has recently promised to put a stop to deforestation linked to cacao plantations. ... It has led the WRI to warn that Colombia is suffering from one of the most serious cases of deforestation in the world. "...

Deforestation is causing rainforests to catch on fire... and no one is putting out the flames

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Deforestation is causing rainforests to catch on fire... and no one is putting out the flames Saturday, July 02, 2016 by: J. ... "First, landscape disturbance results from deforestation itself, with area, isolation and edge effects degrading the condition of the remaining forests," the study continued. "...

UK move to increase ethanol biofuel use could lead to increased deforestation

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Government aware of biofuel production’s negative impact Authorities have known that biofuel production has links to deforestation for some time now. ... In addition, studies showed that deforestation linked to biofuel production for Europe might have also led to other issues. "...

Deforestation impacts climate change more than fossil fuel use, new study finds

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Deforestation impacts climate change more than fossil fuel use, new study finds Monday, September 25, 2017 by: Cassie B. ... illustrates the dramatic impact that deforestation has on climate change . In fact, it shows that even if all fossil fuel emissions were somehow eliminated, we would still note a 1.5-degree rise in global warming if the current tropical deforestation rates maintain their current pace through the year 2100. "...

Industrial agriculture terrorizes Borneo: Palm oil plantations are responsible for deforestation, fires, habitat loss, air pollution

https://naturalnews.com/2017-10-25-industrial-agriculture-terrorizes-borneo-palm-oil-plantations-are-responsible-for-deforestation-fires-habitat-loss-air-pollution.html

Industrial agriculture terrorizes Borneo: Palm oil plantations are responsible for deforestation, fires, habitat loss, air pollution Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by: Frances Bloomfield animals , Borneo , deforestation , Ecology , environmental destruction , palm oil , palm oil plantations , Southeast Asian water monitors - (Natural News ) Palm oil plantations may have brought revenue into the country, but they’ve caused a multitude of problems of well. From fire-induced deforestation ...

Unusual ways to address deforestation: Proposed bill in the Philippines requires students to plant 10 trees before they can graduate

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This also serves as a bid to help counter the growing problem of deforestation . ... Help the environment however you can by reading up on strategies to combat deforestation at Environ.news . "...

Massive US health care reform bill contributing to deforestation: 1,990 pages and 19.6 pounds of paper

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Massive US health care reform bill contributing to deforestation: 1,990 pages and 19.6 pounds of paper Sunday, November 08, 2009 by Mike Adams , the Health Ranger Editor of NaturalNews.com (See all articles...) ... Should the bill be reconciled with the Senate and signed into law by the President, we'll see yet more deforestation from all the senseless paperwork created by this new government bureaucracy. "...

Societal collapse: "Optimistic" estimates give humanity a 10 percent chance of surviving next few decades with current rate of deforestation

https://naturalnews.com/2020-08-05-societal-collapse-humanity-10-percent-chance-surviving-deforestation.html

They created a model that took into account current conditions in deforestation and extrapolated them in the future. ... Deforestation in the tropics also reduces rainfall and contributes to drought-like conditions. "...

Devastating Amazon forest fires linked to meat industry's clear-cutting practices

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UK to ban businesses from selling items linked to illegal deforestation In a bid to help combat the problem, the UK government is drawing up laws to ban businesses from selling items that use raw materials and ingredients linked to illegal deforestation abroad. ... However, campaigners argued that the ban should include all deforestation, whether or not it is illegal under local laws. "...

Brazil's palm oil industry brings pollution to indigenous communities in the Amazon

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The palm oil industry there has become notorious for its role in deforestation and environmental degradation. ... The coronavirus pandemic has brought about many conditions that favor a rise in deforestation . "...

Forest area the size of France has regrown worldwide since 2000, new study reveals

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It has called for an end to deforestation as well, especially in places like Brazil where deforestation levels are high . ... Deforestation is still claiming more trees than are regenerated. In order to turn around the loss of nature, we must stop deforestation and aid in forest regeneration efforts. "...

Half the Amazon Rainforest to be Lost by 2030

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This combination will increase the occurrence of forest fires, further accelerating the pace of deforestation. ... "The Amazon is on a knife-edge," said WWF-UK forests head Beatrix Richards, "due to the dual threats of deforestation and climate change." "...

Shocking: Orangutans to be extinct in just 10 years?

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Native to the island of Borneo, the Bornean orangutan is at risk of extinction due to habitat destruction. ... Out-of-control fires "among peat beds" burning in many Indonesian islands coupled with deforestation have created a glum situation for the sweet animals, which are known for their childlike, playful behavior. "...