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Amazon Deforestation for January Hits Record

Amazon Deforestation for January Hits Record

Deforestation in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil more than doubled in January compared with the previous year, according to official data published Friday. More than 280 square kilometers (110 square miles) were cleared, an increase of 108 percent. It was the largest...

Cutting Trees Makes Forest Fires Worse Experts Say

Cutting Trees Makes Forest Fires Worse Experts Say

Allowing logging in national parks would increase the intensity of bushfires by boosting the amount of flammable fuel and creating additional "kindling", experts have warned. Millions of hectares have been scorched in raging bushfires across Australia since October...

Over One Billion Animals Died in Australia’s Bushfires

Over One Billion Animals Died in Australia’s Bushfires

Adelaide wildlife rescuer Simon Adamczyk holds a koala he rescued at a burning forest near Cape Borda on Kangaroo Island (Picture: EPA) The number of wildlife feared to have died in the bushfires ravaging Australia has soared to over one billion. Chris Dickman, an...

Notre Dame Received More Aid Than Amazon Fires

Notre Dame Received More Aid Than Amazon Fires

As the Amazon rainforest burns, resources are rejected and blame continues to shift. Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro said he would reconsider accepting aid Tuesday afternoon if he received an apology from French President Emmanuel Macron as a feud heightens between...

The Gambia is losing more forest cover in record speed

The Gambia is losing more forest cover in record speed

Gambia is losing forest is record speed.. There will soon come a time when no big tree will be left in our terrestrial ecologies and no fish in our aquatic ecosystems with highly polluted environment, prevalence of diseases and unplayable Chinese loans, then, there...

Norway Becomes World’s First Country to Ban Deforestation

Norway Becomes World’s First Country to Ban Deforestation

Unfortunately, the images that appear in our head when we think of the Earth as we know it are not completely accurate, as the planet has dramatically changed since our early school years. Satellite images of once densely forested areas have revealed that the greenery...

GAMBIA: Bamboo Forest At Jamburr Bulldozed

GAMBIA: Bamboo Forest At Jamburr Bulldozed

The only Bambo strip of forest situated behind the Nawec substation at Jamburr village in the West Coast Region of the Gambia, has been bulldozed to the ground by one Modou Jammeh, who claims ownership of the said Land.  The whole strip of bamboo forest was bulldozed...

Indonesia Threatens To Quit Paris Climate Deal Over Palm Oil

Indonesia Threatens To Quit Paris Climate Deal Over Palm Oil

A protected area of the Rawa Singkil wildlife reserve in Trumon, South Aceh is being burnt for a new palm oil plantation. Photograph: JANUAR/AFP/Getty Image A senior Indonesian minister warned on Wednesday Southeast Asia’s biggest economy could consider exiting the...

Namibia: 68.000 Rare Trees Cut Down Illegally In Kavango East

Namibia: 68.000 Rare Trees Cut Down Illegally In Kavango East

68 000 rare trees cut in Kavango East – Shifeta (Picture: The Namibian) ENVIRONMENT minister Pohamba Shifeta said about 68.000 rare trees were illegally cut down in Kavango East. Shifeta revealed these statistics in the National Assembly yesterday when he answered...

Deforestation in West Africa

This is a mini documentary about the rampant deforestation in West Africa.

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