deforestation

 
Three trillion trees, but not for long
Three trillion trees, but not for long
Scientists have already calculated how many species of fish there are in the sea (230 000), and how many species there are on the planet...
Earth overshoots its mark
Earth overshoots its mark
Humans have exhausted a year's supply of natural resources in less than eight months, according to an analysis of the demands the world's population are placing on the planet....
Mozambique will be stripped of its forests 'in just a few years'
Mozambique will be stripped of its forests 'in just a few years'
Nito Silva wipes the wood shavings from his sweaty face while his chainsaw still growls. "I log about 40 trees per day," he says, leaning on a tree...
Greenpop plants the trees back in Southern Africa
Greenpop plants the trees back in Southern Africa
For the next three weeks, the town of Livingstone on the Zambian side of Victoria Falls, will come alive with a bustling phalanx of local and...
[Slideshow]Chimp Eden: A refuge for chimps
[Slideshow]Chimp Eden: A refuge for chimps
Chimpanzees face extinction in the next 10 years. But the Jane Goodall Chimp Eden in Nelspruit, home to 34 rescued chimps, is hoping for change.
Norway plans to put brakes on deforestation
Norway plans to put brakes on deforestation
Norway has led developed nations by investing billions of dollars to slow tropical deforestation.
World holds its breath as Brazil faces Amazon threat
World holds its breath as Brazil faces Amazon threat
Never before has so much vital rainforest been dependent on one person for its survival. But that is where Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff finds...
Niger capital's 'green lung' faces suffocation
Niger capital's 'green lung' faces suffocation
Once lush and abundant, the "green belt" surrounding Niger's capital of Niamey, created 50 years ago to try and halt the advance of the Sahara...
Forest protection plan questioned at UN
Forest protection plan questioned at UN
The world has to look after its trees, especially in rainforests, if climate change is to be stopped, the crucial United Nations (UN) climate...
Jane Goodall accuses China of plundering Africa
Jane Goodall accuses China of plundering Africa
China's thirst for natural resources including wood and minerals is leading to massive deforestation in Africa and the destruction of crucial...

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