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Rosewood

How sad that this rare, precious hardwood is being traded illegally on a huge scale. I don’t know why it struck home so hard, but the thought of our species’ greed and destructiveness embodied in this photograph (it appeared in a recent… 19 kata lagi

Photography

Court Rules Against Poland's Logging Old Forest...

Judge dismisses claims by Polish government that logging was necessary to protect ancient forest from outbreak of bark beetles The EU’s highest court has ruled that Poland’s logging of the ancient Bialowieza forest is illegal, potentially opening the door to multi-million euro fines.

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Conservation

Rainforest Connection Launches Largest Student-Driven Program To Protect The World's Rainforests

From yesterday until Earth Day 2018, hundreds of students from Los Angeles STEM science programs are participating in NGO Rainforest Connection’s “Planet Guardians” program, one of the largest student-driven programs ever for protecting the world’s rainforests. 68 kata lagi

Environment

Brazil's top court approves controversial forestry law / A Suprema Corte do Brasil aprova lei polêmica sobre florestas

Image copyright – GETTY IMAGESImage caption – Unregulated logging is devastating parts of the rainforest, environmentalists say

Brazil’s supreme court has upheld major changes to laws protecting the Amazon rainforest, delivering a blow to environmentalists. 114 kata lagi

Climate Change

We are slowly Killing ourselves

Often times we have heard many stories during this era, most of which seek entitlement. This is especially so because we pride ourselves in being within our rights while speaking, doing, writing, or even suggesting things. 824 kata lagi

Environmental Sustainability

Brazil Seizes 444 Containers of Wood in Manaus

Updated 01/22/2018 – In one of the largest timber seizures ever, Brazilian authorities seized 444 containers of wood products in the Super Terminal and Chibatão ports of Manaus. 228 kata lagi

Lacey Act