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19/11/2014
Greenhouse gas emissions in Brazil amounted to 1.5 million tons in 2013, up 7.8 percent from 2012 and the highest total since 2008, non-governmental organizations said in a report released on Wednesday. The study by the Climate ...   
17/11/2014
At least 57 environmental activists have been murdered in Peru since 2002, a rights group said Monday, criticizing the killings as the country prepares to host major UN climate talks. In a report released two weeks before Peru welcomes ...   
16/11/2014
Last August, from the window of a jet high over Sumatra, I counted nearly a dozen plumes of smoke rising from the vast jungles and plantations below. Some more than a half-mile wide, they looked like pillars holding up the sky. That week the ...   
12/11/2014
Some of the world's largest companies are making progress in disclosing and addressing deforestation risk within their commodity supply chains, but much work is left to be done to shift to more sustainable practices, argues a new report from the ...   
4/11/2014
Increased logging and burning in the Amazon rainforest will worsen already disastrous droughts, a leading Brazilian scientist warned in a new report on climate change. Trees in the Amazon rainforest emit into the atmosphere the ...   
2/11/2014
Severe droughts in southern Brazil may be linked to deforestation and degradation of Earth's largest rainforest, argues a new report published by a Brazilian scientist. Reviewing data from roughly 200 studies, Antonio Donato Nobre of ...   
2/11/2014
The most sophisticated, comprehensive and succinct scientific account of the accelerating impacts of human activity on the world around us, from warming and rising oceans to the growing toll of heat stroke, was published Sunday by a United ...   
2/11/2014
On September 6, when the floodwaters first started appearing in the Rambagh neighbourhood of Srinagar, Shakeel Ahmad and a dozen of his neighbours stood under a ceaseless downpour, shouting at each other for sandbags. In surprise, they stared at ...   
1/11/2014
The United Nations' expert panel on climate science has finally adopted a report on global warming after all-night talks that will be later issued to public. The landmark report, which combines the findings of three earlier reports, ...   
1/11/2014
The United Nations` expert panel on climate science on Saturday finished a report on global warming that the UN`s environment agency said offers "conclusive evidence" that humans are altering the Earth`s climate system. The document, ...   
1/11/2014
After an all-night session, the United Nations' expert panel on climate science was scrambling Saturday to finish a report on global warming that the UN's environment agency said offers "conclusive evidence" that humans are altering the Earth's ...   
1/11/2014
The rapid propagation in recent years of infectious diseases such as Malaria, Chikungunya and even Ebola is one more example of how climate change threatens global health security. "Climatic changes also affect temperatures and regional ...   
31/10/2014
The Amazon rainforest has degraded to the point where it is losing its ability to benignly regulate weather systems, according to a stark new warning from one of Brazil’s leading scientists. In a new report, Antonio Nobre, researcher in ...   
31/10/2014
Governments and scientists have been meeting in the Danish capital Copenhagen this week to adopt a key IPCC report on the state of the climate. It says policymakers must act now to avert the worst. Climate change may have "severe, ...   
30/10/2014
In order to save the Amazon, it's not enough for deforestation to stop; areas that have been denuded also need recuperation. A Brazilian research scientist has released a report with the World Wildlife Fund that suggested actions to curb the ...   
30/10/2014
The Weather Channel has released an official statement arguing that man-made global warming is real, just days its co-founder said it does not exist. The group claims said the planet is 'indeed warming,' with temperatures increasing 1 to ...   
28/10/2014
Environmental scientists for the most part agree that the human population is growing at an unsustainable rate, to the point that even fertility restrictions and a worldwide pandemic couldn't solve the problem, according to new ...   
28/10/2014
In the Amazon, everything is big – the trees, the rivers, the snakes, and the statistics that measure everything in numbers of football fields or areas the size of entire countries. Now one of the biggest towers in the world – taller ...   
25/10/2014
The global trade in agricultural and timber products is pushing the planet’s forests to the brink, having been responsible for more than a third of recent deforestation, a new study has warned. The report, commissioned by the Center for ...   
10/10/2014
The United Nations Climate Summit at the end of September saw a host of governments, agencies and organizations rally around an international agreement aimed at stopping deforestation called the New York Declaration on Forests. In it, three ...   
10/10/2014
Six weeks ago, a powerful voice for conservation and governance on Peru’s ragged, violent Amazon rain forest frontier was silenced, adding the name Edwin Chota to the lamentable list of campaigners and others killed around the world in places ...   
9/10/2014
The United Nations Environment Programme and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) released a report this week at a conference in Korea, compiling studies on the impact of increased ocean acidification, caused by absorbing carbon dioxide, ...   
8/10/2014
Cattle ranchers that drive the vast majority of forest clearing in the Brazilian Amazon are unlikely to be held at bay indefinitely unless they are afforded new incentives for keeping trees standing, argues new analysis published by an economic ...   
7/10/2014
With more and more of the world`s population moving into urban centers, the number of such areas with more than 10 million people has exploded in the last quarter century.In 1990 there were only 10 of these "megacities," with about seven ...   
5/10/2014
A new report published Forest Heroes, an advocacy campaign pushing for an end to deforestation, ranks global palm oil companies on their sustainability commitments. The Green Tigers, authored by Glen Hurowitz, reviews the recent history ...   

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