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( Last updated Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:09 am EDT)
Important North African forest regains national park status - BirdGuides
Northern Algeria's Djebel Babor forest has been reclassified as a protected area and national park, following a declaration from the Algerian government on 28 May. The forest – perhaps best-known for a significant population of the endemic Algerian … Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:14 am EDT

Indonesian president warns of long dry season, potential forest fires
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo ordered ministers and regional heads to take anticipative steps to mitigate risks of crop failure and forest fire due to the El Nino dry weather phenomenon this year. Widodo said in a cabinet meeting … Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:14 am EDT

Bad politics derailing revival of Mau Forest
By EDITORIAL More by this Author For over a decade, debate has raged around the heavy destruction of the Mau Forest complex in the Rift Valley and the need to conserve it. And although some semblance of unanimity at times emerges on the need for … Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:14 am EDT

Bolai, Avatar, and our environment
The other day I was going from Chattogram to my ancestral village in the Chandanish upazila, located about 40km southeast from the city centre. As soon as I crossed the Karnafuli River a common scene along the road began to haunt me. Felled trees were … Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:14 am EDT

New life, new hope for a forest being killed by the climate crisis
Across Australia trees and animals are dealing – or not dealing – with the consequences of human-induced climate change. Volunteer Dr Garry McDonald (foreground) at the Nardoo Hills reserve. But Nardoo Hills is unique, because it is the site of a bold new … Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:14 am EDT

Dwindling Forest Elephant Populations in the Congo Basin Could Reduce Forest Carbon Stocks and Impact Climate
Newswise — Every five minutes, an animal species goes extinct. With more than 7,000 species throughout the world on the endangered species list, animals are more vulnerable of disappearing than ever. Among those is the forest elephant—one of the last … Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:14 am EDT

Canada Supports Indigenous Participation in Northern Quebec's Forest Sector
OUJÉ-BOUGOUMOU, QC, Jul 15, 2019 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) -- Canada's forest sector continues to be an important generator of good jobs in communities across the country, including rural, remote and Indigenous communities in Quebec. The Government … Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:14 am EDT

Jordan Cove LNG Plans Not Good Enough For People Or Environment, Oregon Says
The state of Oregon says federal environmental impact findings for the Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas project are inadequate and sometimes incorrect. State agencies submitted 250 pages of comments to federal energy regulators late last week on the … Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:14 am EDT

A Brief History of METU Forest: From a Steppe to an Oasis in Central Anatolia
Today is July 15, 2019. Today marks the 62nd day of Kavaklık Resistance, which the students of Middle East Technical University (METU) have been putting up against the construction of a state dormitory at their campus. The students call their resistance … Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:14 am EDT

Environmentalists put more pressure on Cargill to slow forest-to-farm movement in Brazil
Pressure is mounting on Cargill Inc. to do more for native vegetation in Brazil, South America’s food powerhouse. Environmental groups want the Minnetonka-based grain trader and food processor to intervene in the clearing of habitats in the Cerrado region … Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:14 am EDT



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