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Bornean Villagers Who Fought Off A Mine Prepare To Do Battle Again

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INDONESIA - "We stayed quiet for a while because after the customary fine they never came back," said Markus, deputy head of the village council in Ongko Asa, a traditional Dayak village in East Kalimantan province, in Indonesian Borneo, that is resisting plans ...

Ruralists In Brazilian Congress Put Nations Protected Areas At Risk

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BRAZIL - What do the ocelot, giant anteater, cougar, and hyacinth macaw have in common? They all live within Brazil?s protected areas? areas now at risk of losing their protected status if a newly written bill becomes law. ...

The Tropics Are In Trouble, Warn Scientists

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Plants and animals in the tropics are disproportionately threatened by a range of dangers, including habitat loss, over exploitation, and climate change, warn researchers writing in the journal Nature. ...

Mojave Desert Birds Crashed Over The Last Century Due To Climate Change

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Bird diversity dropped by nearly half, primarily because of decreased rainfall from changing climate. ...

Tax Haven Link To Rainforest Destruction And Illegal Fishing

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PANAMA - Deforestation in the Amazon and widespread illegal fishing have both been linked to tax havens, according to a new study. ...

Palm Oil: A New Threat To Africas Monkeys And Apes?

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Endangered monkeys and apes will almost certainly face new risks if Africa becomes a big player in the palm oil industry. ...

The Roaches: Moorland Fire Devastating For Wildlife

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U K - Wildlife workers have said little can be done to rescue wildlife after a fire broke out on a moorland nature reserve. ...

Expert: Conservation, Indigenous Rights At A Crossroads

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A recently published paper has added to a body of evidence showing that indigenous peoples can be powerful allies for protecting nature. ...

Ecology Monks In Thailand Seek To End Environmental Sufferin

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THAILAND - As development in Thailand is increasing, so is deforestation. Acres of forests are cleared for contract farming, habitats are torn down to make room for new factories, and soil is eroded, causing massive flooding during the rainy season. ...

Top Forestry Official Out In Malaysia

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MALAYSIA - A top official is out of his post as head of Sabah's forestry department, which oversees forests in the Malaysian state on the island of Borneo. ...

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End Phosphate Mining in Manatee County

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