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Indonesia's forests so damaged they burn whether or not there's drought

August 21, 2014

MONGABAY. Air pollution caused by fires set for land-clearing on Sumatra has become a regularly occurrence in Southeast Asia, spurring hand-wringing in Singapore and Malaysia over health effects and worries among environmentalists over the climate impacts. 719 more words

Deforestation

Logging intensity drives species richness loss

An area bigger than the entire Indian landmass is now used for timber production in the tropics. This logging is largely selective and leads to degradation with loss of specialist species and ecosystem services like carbon storage. 701 more words

Conservation

Indonesia Berisiko Alami Kemunduran dalam Perlindungan Hutan

Rabu, 20 Agustus 2014

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VOA. Brazil memiliki kemajuan yang baik dalam menjaga hutan hujan Amazon, namun rencana-rencana Indonesia untuk hutan dapat menghadapi kemunduran di bawah pemerintahan baru, menurut laporan dari donor hutan teratas dari Norwegia, Senin (18/8). 292 more words

Forest And Timber

Widespread Coal Burning in Amity Hall - Portland Bight Protected Area

This is a disturbing development taking place – apparently unchecked – in a Protected Area that is already under threat from the proposed construction of a transshipment port at Goat Islands. 275 more words

Americas

The Folly of Expert Opinions

There was a time, long long ago

When they thought the world was flat.

They worried if they sailed the seas

They’d fall off the end of that. 338 more words

Vegan

Keeping carbon stored: Underestimating Logging, Eagles Decline, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE


Knobbed hornbill. Some forest specialists, like some hornbills and parrots, require tree hollows typically found in old trees that may be absent in heavily logged forests. 455 more words

Keeping Carbon Stored: Deforestation Increasing, Preserving Forests, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FOREST UPDATE

OO Deforestation Rising In Carbon-storing Yasuni Natl Park As Ecuador To Open It To Drilling in this world-class biodiversity hotspot. 258 more words