forest destruction

Sumatran tiger kills 5-year-old in western Indonesia

November 7th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- A young girl was killed during the weekend when she was attacked by a Sumatran tiger while playing outside her house in western Indonesia, local media reported on ... Read more...

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Postal stamp sought to honour India’s vegetarian heritage

September 28th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has urged the postal department to issue a national stamp honouring the country's vegetarian heritage ahead 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...

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Drivers of tropical deforestation are changing, say scientists

August 7th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 7 (ANI): Scientists have said that the drivers of tropical deforestation are changing from poverty-driven to industry-driven deforestation, which threatens the worlds tropical forests, but offers new opportunities for ... Read more...

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Destruction of tropical forests driven by corporate greed

August 6th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) The sharp increase in deforestation by the corporate world is also providing environmentalists with clear targets that can be pressurised to be more responsive to ecological concerns, according ... Read more...

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Researchers propose way to incorporate deforestation into climate change treaty

April 23rd, 2008 - 3:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Purdue University researchers have proposed a new option for incorporating deforestation into the international climate change treaty.The approach, titled Preservation Pathway, would provide carbon credits for developing ... Read more...

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