Category: Deforestation

health and sustainability

Defending Ecosystems  Mother Nature is showing her wear and tear. Climate change, pollution, deforestation, endangered species and poverty are getting worse by the day and they impact the sustainability of life as we know it. Fortunately, a massive conservation plan in East Africa is ready to make a lasting impact on all of these issues […]

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biodiversity and endangered species

Save Kilimanjaro Africa’s tropical belt is one of the most threatened ecosystems in the world. Millions of people across the continent have already been displaced due to drought, famine and conflict. Desertification has already taken its toll in northern regions and its creeping southward because of resource-hungry humans and climate change. The humanitarian crisis is […]

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biodiversity and endangered species

Biodiversity Vanishing With Deforestation Although this judgement is a move in the right direction, orangutans, tigers and elephants on Sumatra are under siege. There might be 400 tigers left, but it could be as low as 100. There might be a few thousand orangutans left on Sumatra. Who really knows anymore. These animals are an […]

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biodiversity

Palm Oil Buyers Have Blood On Their Hands Thanks to the destructive practices of multinational conglomerates, such as Cargill, Unilever, Kellogg’s, Nestle, Kraft, Johnson & Johnson, Procter and Gamble, General Mills, Mars, Coca-Cola and Pepsi, our rainforests are being destroyed every day to create massive palm oil plantations in Indonesia, Malaysia and elsewhere around the […]

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biodiversity and endangered species

Colorado Company Reforesting Tanzania Just as Colorado is reeling from the most devastating flood in state history, a Colorado company is finalizing plans to combat climate change from a location around the globe. Sacred Seedlings, a division of Earth Tones, Inc. has formed a partnership with the Mellowswan Foundation Africa-Tanzania to plant millions of trees […]

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biodiversity and endangered species

RSPO Label Bought Not Earned Hundreds of hectares of rainforest and tiger habitat protected under the Indonesian government’s moratorium have been destroyed, revealed Greenpeace International, following an investigation into Duta Palma, a notorious Indonesian palm oil producer  and member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Oil (RSPO). Duta Palma has a long history of deforestation, community conflict, illegality, […]

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biodiversity and endangered species

Deforestation Kills Endangered Species Industrial cultivation of palm oil is destroying millions of acres of virgin rainforest around the world. The destructive practice is destroying biodiversity and life as we know it. In Southeast Asia, orangutans, tigers, elephants and villagers are caught in the crossfire. Now the deadly industry is cutting swaths across South America […]

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health and sustainability

Rainforests Destroyed Palm oil is derived from the fruit of the oil palm tree, it contributes to the economic development of the producing countries and to the deadly diets of millions of people around the world. In fact palm oil can be found in a huge percentage of everyday supermarket products. Oil palms are highly efficient […]

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health and sustainability

Save The Rainforest Some people proudly wear buttons proclaiming, “Save the Rainforest.” Now they can also wear buttons that actually do help save the rainforest. Thanks to an ongoing program that links human needs with conservation practices, tagua nuts from South American rainforests are being used to make ivory-like buttons for more than 30 clothing […]

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