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Eye Of Papua Shines A Light On Environmental, Indigenous Issues In Indonesias Last Frontier

Archived, 66 days ago From  

INDONESIA - Zely Ariane, an editor at the Tabloid Jubi newspaper in Indonesia?s easternmost region of Papua, gets frustrated each time an acquaintance travels there and asks to meet up on short notice. ...

Bridgestone Aims For Full Sustainability By 2050

Archived, 67 days ago From  

The worlds largest tire manufacturer has pledged to develop a fully sustainable supply chain by 2050. ...

Brazilian Supreme Court Ruling Protects Quilombola Land Rights For Now

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BRAZIL - After long consideration, Brazils Supreme Court (STF) ruled on 8 February by an overwhelming majority to reject a legal action initiated in 2003 by a right-wing political party to declare invalid a presidential decree (Decreto 4.887/2003), passed by ...

Ecuador Votes To Reduce Oil Exploitation In Yasuni National Park

Archived, 68 days ago From Mongabay 

A decisive battle is just beginning for Indigenous peoples and ecologists who have been watching helplessly as state-owned oil company Petroamazonas settles into Yasun? National Park, one of the world?s most biodiverse areas, to take advantage of its ...

Can Cutting Trees Be Good For Indiana Forests? Or Is It Just About Timber Profits?

Archived, 69 days ago From  

Of the many tools that pioneers used to shape the land that became Indiana, it is the axe that is commemorated on the state?s seal. And for good reason: The tool allowed settlers transform the landscape from a forest so vast and thick it drove settle ...

Mangroves Protect Coastlines, Store Carbon And Are Expanding With Climate Change

Archived, 69 days ago From Marine Conservation Institute 

With the help of technology, humans can traverse virtually every part of our planet's surface. But animals and plants are less mobile. Most species can only live in zones where temperature and rain fall within specific ranges. ...

Tourism Is The Australian Industry Least Prepared For Climate Change, Report Says

Archived, 72 days ago From  

AUSTRALIA - Beaches, wildlife, the Great Barrier Reef, unspoilt natural wilderness and national parks all considered threatened ...

Illegal logging: Cambodias Murderous Problem

Archived, 72 days ago From  

CAMBODIA - Before becoming a forest ranger, Theun Soknay was a student at a boarding school in Mondulkiri province. He later worked as a tour guide at the Bunong Place, and obtained a bachelor?s degree, before working at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) ...

Faith In The Forest Helps Indonesias Dayaks Keep Plantations Loggers At Bay

Archived, 72 days ago From  

INDONESIA - The village of Kambiyain lies deep within the forests of Indonesian Borneo, well off the national grid, and the nights here are typically dark and silent, save for the handful of homes with solar panels or diesel generators. ...

Yes, Scott Pruitt Climate Change Is A Bad Thing

Archived, 72 days ago From Conservation International 

Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt the man in charge of the environmental health of the United States on Wednesday questioned whether climate change is necessarily a bad thing, Dino Grandoni, Brady Dennis and Chris Mooney repo ...

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