Monthly Archives: July 2014

Palm Oil Manifesto Promotes Deforestation

Biodiversity Threatened By Sustainable Palm Oil By Calen May-Tobin, Tropical Forest and Climate Initiative The word “manifesto” rarely conjures up positive connotations. That word brings to my mind Karl Marx’s famous tome, at best, and, at worst, images of a bearded … Continue reading

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China Admits To Tiger Farming

Denies Trade In Tiger Bones China has for the first time admitted in public that it permits trade in skins from captive tigers, according to participants and officials at a meeting of an international convention to protect endangered species. They … Continue reading

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Deforestation Killing More Than Trees

Entire Ecosystems On verge Of Collapse “We’re continuing to lose forests at a stunning rate,” said Nigel Sizer, director of the forests program at the World Resources Institute in Washington.  “At the rate of 50 soccer fields a minute, every minute, … Continue reading

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