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Mojave Desert Birds Crashed Over The Last Century Due To Climate Change

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Bird diversity dropped by nearly half, primarily because of decreased rainfall from changing climate. ...

Tax Haven Link To Rainforest Destruction And Illegal Fishing

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PANAMA - Deforestation in the Amazon and widespread illegal fishing have both been linked to tax havens, according to a new study. ...

Palm Oil: A New Threat To Africas Monkeys And Apes?

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Endangered monkeys and apes will almost certainly face new risks if Africa becomes a big player in the palm oil industry. ...

The Roaches: Moorland Fire Devastating For Wildlife

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U K - Wildlife workers have said little can be done to rescue wildlife after a fire broke out on a moorland nature reserve. ...

Expert: Conservation, Indigenous Rights At A Crossroads

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A recently published paper has added to a body of evidence showing that indigenous peoples can be powerful allies for protecting nature. ...

Ecology Monks In Thailand Seek To End Environmental Sufferin

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THAILAND - As development in Thailand is increasing, so is deforestation. Acres of forests are cleared for contract farming, habitats are torn down to make room for new factories, and soil is eroded, causing massive flooding during the rainy season. ...

Top Forestry Official Out In Malaysia

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MALAYSIA - A top official is out of his post as head of Sabah's forestry department, which oversees forests in the Malaysian state on the island of Borneo. ...

Death Foretold? A courageous Amazon Peasant Couple Resists Illegal Loggers

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BRAZIL - "I'm only leaving here when I'm dead. And I hope it won't be after a gunman has killed me," said peasant farmer Osvalinda Maria Marcelino Pereira, speaking to Federal Prosecutor Paulo de Tarso Oliveira in June when he visited her Amazon settlement. A ...

Indonesia's 'One-Map' Database Blasted For Excluding Indigenous Lands

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INDONESIA - International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples was marked on Aug. 9 in Jakarta by musical performances and traditional cuisine. ...

Rare Mountain Dwelling Nilgiri Tahr Could Lose 60% Of Habitat As Climate Warms

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INDIA - A new study paints a precarious picture for the rare Nilgiri tahr, an endangered goat-like species that lives in the mountains of the Western Ghats, a biodiversity hotspot in India. ...

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Climate change will bring more and more heat waves

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The heat in Malaysia often feels next to unbearable. For days on end, the sun is scorching and the heat is sweltering. That, ...

End Phosphate Mining in Manatee County

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The expansion of phosphate mining in Manatee County would threaten freshwater resources in the Myakka and Peace River watersh ...

Amazon basin deforestation could disrupt distant rainforest by remote climate connection

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The ongoing deforestation around the fringes of the Amazon may have serious consequences for the untouched deeper parts of th ...

Stop coal mining assault on this roadless forest

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President Trump has been clear since day one that he’s turning over the nation’s public lands and environment to King Coa ...

Defend our wildlife from the search for Atlantic oil

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From Maine to Florida, people along the East Coast strongly oppose offshore oil and gas drilling in the Atlantic Ocean -- yet ...

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