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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 ...
Even if the world
stopped cutting down forest
s, carbon dioxide emissions from land use change would still pose a major challenge, according to a new paper in Nature Climate Change. The research finds that eliminating deforestation would mean ...
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 ...
On the eve of the World
Parks Congress in Sydney, the Australian government has just hosted the 'Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit', a two-day event that brought together political leaders, academics, environmental managers and NGO staff in an ...
The head of the world
’s leading conservation organisation has criticised the Australian government’s attempt to strip world
from Tasmania’s forest
s, as new data laid bare the vast number of ecosystems in Australia at risk of ...
While Arizona’s most recent fire season was relatively tame, one study argues that the worst may be yet to come due to climate change.
In a study titled “Flammable Planet: Wildfires and the Social Cost of Carbon,” the Cost of Carbon ...
The Brazilian government said on Tuesday it has put an environmentally rich area of the Amazon rainforest under federal protection
, creating a reserve larger than the U.S. state of Delaware.The new reserve, called Alto Maues, has 6,680 ...
is getting warmer and that's already causing disasters that will devastate lives and cost hundreds of billions of dollars.Those problems are only getting worse, as shown by recent reports from the United Nation's ...
A strip of rainforest running along the northwestern Ecuadorian coast and up through Colombia is one of the most biodiverse places in the world
. Yet, less than 10 percent of Ecuador’s portion remains intact, with more forest
lost every year to ...
As the fires rage, the helicopters of the environmental police at this outpost in the Brazilian Amazon cannot even take off some mornings because the sky is so thick with smoke. The plumes, sent up by the burning of the forest
to clear land for ...
On Tuesday, India’s minister for environment, forest
s, and climate change, Prakash Javadekar, scoffed at the idea of the country reducing emissions to counter climate change. He held the US chiefly responsible for the climate crisis, and ...
Policies to end deforestation are essential for curbing climate change and can also support economic development, top government and business officials said."Putting a stop to deforestation is the smart thing to do," Justine Greening, ...
From the Andes to the Amazon, Peru houses some of the world
's most spectacular forest
s. Proud and culturally-diverse indigenous tribes inhabit the interiors of the Peruvian Amazon, including some that have chosen little contact with the outside ...
At the UN climate summit taking place in New York on Tuesday, governments and businesses pledged to end deforestation by 2030. Backers of the declaration claim such action could save between 4.5 billion and 8.8 billion tonnes of carbon emissions ...
Cargill, one of the world
's largest agricultural companies, has extended its zero deforestation commitment for palm oil to all commodities it produces.
The commitment, announced Tuesday at the United Nations Climate Summit in New York, ...
Recognising the land rights of local people could provide cost-effective protection
for many of the world
's tropical forest
s, a report says.
But existing initiatives to tackle deforestation were poorly suited to deal with the issue, it ...
Approaching final legalization, an advocacy group for Indonesia’s indigenous communities has asked to postpone passing a bill granting protection
s to indigenous people, stating some demands still need to be addressed.The Law on ...
Indigenous groups call for land rights in wake of assassinations of Edwin Chota Valera and three other leadersPeruvian authorities have pulled more human remains from a remote river in the Amazon, which may belong to one of the four ...
Activists have launched an urgent appeal calling upon outgoing Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to step up protection
of the only ecosystem that houses Sumatran orangutans, rhinos, elephants and tigers.
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Soon after reporting on the 2010 BP oil spill, Naomi Klein found she was pregnant – and miscarried. Was there a connection? She looks at the 'greenwashing' of big business and its effects Share Tweet this Email Naomi Klein The Guardian,