Deforestation (Page 2)
Alert on threat to freshwater crabsThe Herald | 26 Jul 2009
Pollution and habitat loss are wiping out one of the essential guardians of the world's river systems, it was claimed today. A sixth of all the world's freshwater crab species are now threatened with extinction, according to experts.
How to get great summer legsThe Times | 24 Jul 2009
The other day, lured into a false sense of security by the bright sunshine streaming through my bedroom window, I left the house in a nothing more than a dress and a pair of sandals. By the time I had dropped my daughter at school and was heading towards the office, I was, of course, freezing.
Climate solutions 'within reach'Yahoo! News | 06 Jul 2009
The technological solutions to global warming are "well within our grasp" and require only the political will to implement them, former Prime Minister Tony Blair has said in a report released.
Asia's economic growth bolsters climate change: ADBYahoo! News | 16 Jun 2009
Asia's rapid economic growth in recent years has contributed significantly to climate change and environmental pollution, the head of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) warned on Tuesday.
Water risks ripple through the beverage industryReuters | 16 Jun 2009
NEW YORK (Reuters) - At New York's Del Posto, diners can share a $130 entree of wild branzino fish with roasted fennel and peperonata concentrato and a $3,600 bottle of Dom Perignon. They cannot share a bottle of Perrier or San Pellegrino water.
Brazil must save forests in ethanol push: ClintonYahoo! News | 02 Jun 2009
Brazil should worry about ways of stopping and controlling deforestation in order to achieve a broader global market for its cane-based ethanol, former U.S. President Bill Clinton said on Monday.
CO2 levels may cause underwater catastropheTelegraph | 01 Jun 2009
Changes to the ocean caused by carbon dioxide emissions could lead to an "underwater catastrophe" damaging wildlife food production and livelihoods scientists are warning.
Greenpeace says global beef trade destroying AmazonYahoo! News | 01 Jun 2009
Consumers around the world are unwittingly fueling destruction of the Amazon forest by buying Brazilian beef products linked to illegal deforestation, environment group Greenpeace said on Sunday.
Deforestation 'faster in Africa'BBC | 26 May 2009
Africa's forests are disappearing faster than those in other parts of the world because of a lack of land ownership, a report says.
Stress-Testing Biofuels: How the Game Was RiggedTime Magazine | 12 May 2009
Last week, while the financial world was obsessing over stress tests for fragile banks, the environmental and agricultural worlds were watching the results of the Obama Administration's stress tests for renewable fuels
Palm oil buyers face green scorecard: WWF Yahoo! News | 12 May 2009
Major palm oil buyers face being graded for their green credentials after figures showing they have bought only a fraction of the sustainable palm oil available, environmental group WWF said on Tuesday.
Indonesia forest CO2 rules need finance clarity: experts Yahoo! News | 08 May 2009
The world's first rules for generating tradeable carbon credits from protecting forests were a good start but Indonesia needed to clear up doubts over the government's share of the revenues, analysts and industry said Friday.
Frog joins prince to help save world's forestsThe Herald | 05 May 2009
What do the Dalai Lama, Harrison Ford, Robin Williams, Pele and Princes Charles, William and Harry have in common? They all want to save the world's rainforests via YouTube.