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Colombia Pledges To Produce Deforestation Free Chocolate

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COLOMBIA - The government of Colombia has committed to ending deforestation in its cocoa supply chain by 2020. The National Cocoa Federation and one of the country?s largest chocolate producers, Casa Luker, have also joined Colombia in this commitment. ...

A Warmer Climate Tinkers With Arctic Spiders Choice Of Prey

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Climate change could shift the appetites of Arctic spiders, leading to the slower release of carbon from the thawing tundra, according to new research led by biologist Amanda Koltz of Washington University in St. Louis. ...

Temers Deforestation Policies Put Paris Goals At Risk, Scientists Warn

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BRAZIL - In a hard-hitting letter, published in Nature Climate Change, ten Brazilian scientists warn that their country?s current government policies have the potential to greatly increase greenhouse gas emissions due to deforestation, making it increasingly ...

Why We Must Restore Kenyas Most Important Forest

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KENYA - The Mau is not only Kenyas largest mountain forest and water catchment area, it's the largest of all in East Africa and collects the most rainwater. ...

A Global Heatwave

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U K - The weather in Britain is only a small part of a global pattern and as the Arctic warms, it will make extreme events into the new, and dangerous, normal ...

Colombia Peace Deal Brings New Threat To Countrys Rainforest

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COLOMBIA - A historic peace treaty which brought an end to half a century of violence has led to mass deforestation in Colombia, scientists have warned. ...

DRC Set To Reclassify National Parks For Oil, Open Rainforest To Logging

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CONGO - Concern is mounting for the Democratic Republic of Congo?s (DRC) vast forests and rich wildlife as logging concessions and licenses to explore for oil in protected areas are prepared ahead of presidential elections later this year. ...

Indias Pre Election Changes To Green Laws Draw Criticism

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INDIA - With Indias general elections looming large next year, the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has proposed sweeping overhauls of environmental laws that govern the country?s forests, fragile coasts, wildlife, and tackle air pollution. Once th ...

BirdLife Malawi Campaign Compels Court To Uphold Ban On Thin Plastic

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MALAWI - WESM (BirdLife in Malawi) united universities, faith groups and community organisations in a highly successful campaign which helped to fast-track a delayed court ruling on the ban on thin plastic in this landlocked southern African country. ...

Southeast Asian Deforestation More Extensive Than Thought, Study Finds

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MALAYSIA - Deforestation in Southeast Asia is greater than previously recorded, according to authors of a recent analysis of satellite image data. The researchers highlight in particular the extensive but previously unrecorded conversion of higher-elevation for ...

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