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( Last updated Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:32 pm EDT)
Forest land lost to govt agencies
The government is supposed to increase forest land to 20 percent of the country's total landmass by 2030, but the reality is, it is losing land every year to different government agencies who demand land for their establishments and development … Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:33 pm EDT

Kurdistan’s environment pays the price for Newroz festivities
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Thousands of people in the Kurdistan Region will welcome the new year, Newroz, on March 21 by dressing up in colourful clothing and visiting the countryside to dance around fires and eat their favourite foods. But this … Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:33 pm EDT

The tree-planting campaign in a Tunisian forest devastated by wildfires
Houssem Hamdi, president of the nonprofit Tunisie Recyclage (Tunisia Recycling) and a member of Soli & Green, said that more than a hundred volunteers have been turning out each weekend. Two years ago, when large wildfires ravaged northwestern Tunisia … Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:33 pm EDT

Republicans need solutions on environment too
On climate change, the energy is on the left fringe of our political spectrum after the rollout of Alexandria Occasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal” and its subsequent endorsement by multiple Democrats for President. Republicans rightly pilloried its deeply … Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:33 pm EDT

Environment Ministry to send task force to flood-hit Sentani
Reporter: Martha H, Fardah 19th March 2019 "I will collect facts as accurately as possible," Jakarta (ANTARA) - The Environmental Affairs and Forestry Ministry will send a task force to investigate the cause of the flash floods that devastated … Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:33 pm EDT

National service for the environment – what an army of young conservationists could achieve
Credit: Wavebreakmedia/Shutterstock The school climate strikes show that young people want to fight climate change, but their enthusiasm for collective action is largely untapped. A volunteer conservation army could mobilise their talent and passion … Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:33 pm EDT

Can Uganda -Tanzania pipeline project pass environment test?
By Frederic MusisiSixteen years ago, long before Uganda’s oil deposits were deemed commercially viable, a World Bank- United Nations Development Plan co-funded study reckoned that in the near future, the world will need more cross-border pipelines for oil … Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:33 pm EDT

HP Pledges to Make Every Page Printed Forest Positive, Carbon Neutral and Part of a Circular Economy
Highlights The company reached its goal of 100% zero deforestation with its HP-branded paper two years ahead of schedule1, and is on track to achieve zero deforestation of its paper-based packaging by 2020 – marking a major milestone in the company’s … Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:33 pm EDT

Vow to protect massive African peatland a huge win for planet - UN Environment
As a biodiversity treasure trove and an opportunity for climate action, peatlands need our urgent protection and restoration—which makes a 2018 commitment to protect a massive peatland in Central Africa a huge win for the planet, and the people and … Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:33 pm EDT

Who Will Save the Rain Forest?
The indigenous peoples of the Amazon rain forest are the shock troops in the struggle against climate change. “We are the first ones to be affected,” says Sônia Guajajara, one of Brazil’s best known indigenous leaders. “We’re seeing floods that last … Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:33 pm EDT



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