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Deforestation Will Hurt Biodiversity

Trees do much more than give us oxygen and help us live. They have a calming affect on people and help to clear their minds. Deforestation–the act of clearing large areas of trees–can hurt us greatly. 663 more words

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Cambodia, August 2017

Imagine this, 35 – 40 degree heat, 96% humidity, flood water pouring down a city street, rubbish floating along with it. This is just a day in the life of a Cambodian citizen in the middle of August last year. 414 more words

New Sierra Leone president suspends timber export over deforestation concerns

The newly-elected President of Sierra Leone, Mr Julius Bio, on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 issued a directive ordering the suspension of timber export.

According to the presidential directive issued by State House, the suspension is part of the government’s strategy to fight deforestation in the country. 142 more words

Environment

A Court for Environmental Crimes has Been Established in Peru!

If you’re reading this you are one of three types of people:

  • My professor or a fellow classmate
  • Someone who cares about the environment or Peru…
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Current Events

Beef Production and Deforestation in South America

This is a topic that I’m sure many of us are already familiar with. In fact, it’s a topic that I have been conscious of for a long time, but have failed to grasp the significance of until now. 482 more words

Current Events

Argentina and the Río Nuevo

I’m not too sure if like myself, you guys also aren’t too familiar with the agricultural and environmental happenings of places like Argentina amidst the other South American countries. 620 more words

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Environment

Iran’s Oak Forests under Threat

Zagros forests begin in northwestern West Azarbaijan province, along the Zagros mountain range, and extend to southern Fars province. The forests pass 11 provinces and cover an area of some 6 million hectares which is 40 percent of the country’s forest area. 176 more words

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