destruction of rainforests

Palm oil business killing orangutans: French filmmaker

March 2nd, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) China, Europe and India are fuelling the high demand for palm oil, in turn leading to the rapid destruction of rainforests and the rampant killing of ... Read more...

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Cocaine production speeding up destruction of Colombia’s rainforests

February 10th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Scientists have found that cultivating coca bushes, the source of cocaine, is speeding up destruction of rainforests in Colombia and threatening the region's "hotspots" of plant and animal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NASA and Cisco develop online platform to monitor global environmental conditions

March 4th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): NASA and Cisco Inc. have announced a partnership to develop an online collaborative global monitoring platform called the Planetary Skin to capture, collect, analyze and report data ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |