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Another Green Victory!

What better way to kick off my new blog with some fantastic news!

It was announced yesterday that the banking giant, Santander, has pledged to stop investments into the destructive Indonesian paper company, APRIL. 424 more words

Activism

Biodiversity Thresholds for Amazonian Deforestation

In privately-owned forests of Brazil, leaving even just 50% forest cover makes a huge difference for biodiversity: http://t.co/Fz310jXUQJ

(photo:  Examiner.com)

Source: onlinelibrary.wiley.com

GR:  Recent surveys of Brazilian rainforest indicate the loss is greater than thought before. 32 more words

Biodiversity

Deforestation rate soars 62% since 1990's

http://wildlifenews.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/landsat-data.jpg – A new satellite based study has shown that deforestation rates have soared by 62% since the 1990’s. During the 2000-2010 period 6.5 million hectares of primary forest was lost each year. 23 more words

Passenger Pigeons

There was a time in the not too distant past, the late 1800’s,  that  a gentle migratory beautiful bird, perhaps the most numerous in the world, flew over the skies in North America and Mexico.   809 more words

Passenger Pigeons

Globalement, si on y réfléchit comme ça de bon matin, notre civilisation cumule pas mal de petits soucis d’organisation. L’eau, par exemple, ça va bientôt commencer à devenir un sérieux problème (

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