Tag Archive: Deforestation

Climate Change Threatens Indigenous People Across The Planet

At the time of writing fires are burning across the Amazon Rainforest right for the Awá tribe. According to reports from Survival International, forest fires are destroying their territory in the Brazilian Amazon and could stand to wipe out the world’s…
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World Land Trust Reintroduce The Tapir To Atlantic Forest

Stretching from the northeastern quarter down to the southern regions of Brazil and across northern Argentina and southestern Paraguay, the Atlantic Forest is a mere relic of its former glory. More than 85% of it has been cleared as population…
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Conservation, Rare Wildlife, Reintroductions

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Norway Commits To Zero-Deforestation

There’s been a lot of people wishing we were more like Norway recently in the leave camp of the EU referendum. Whilst their claims of Norway getting a better deal with the EU are somewhat unfounded, there may be something…
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Conservation, Plants

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The Largest Supermarket Chain In Brazil Will Stop Selling Amazon-Destroying Beef

For anyone who has seen the documentary Cowspiracy they are probably aware of some of the potential risks of eating beef; especially beef associated with the Amazon Rainforest. Meat farmed in this area is synonymous with habitat destruction and slave labour,…
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Can We Save Tigers From The Brink Of Extinction?

Tigers are a symbol of an ever-present extinction crisis. They have disappeared from 90% of their historical range and had a global population of just 2,200 in 2010. The figures are pretty dire reading however we have been hearing some really…
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Conservation, Mammals, Rare Wildlife, Technology

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There Are More Wild Orangutans Than Previously Thought!

Finally some good news for orangutans! In recent years the enigmatic, tree dwelling species has quite literally become the poster child for rainforest destruction due to unsustainable palm oil production. We generally see them dominating our news with their relatively…
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Conservation, Mammals

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Chile Has An Ambitious New Plan To Protect Their Fish Stocks

The Easter Island heads gaze solemnly across their sparse island home, they have calmly prevailed for centuries after silently witnessing the downfall of the civilization which created them. When Europeans first discovered them and the 2,000 inhabitants of Easter Island…
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