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Fears for Amazon after Bolsonaro wins Brazil presidency
Fears for Amazon after Bolsonaro wins Brazil presidency
Environmentalists and rights groups reacted with dismay on Monday to the victory in Brazil of president-elect Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right champion...
In Mozambique, a joint fight against climate change and forest loss
In Mozambique, a joint fight against climate change and forest loss
From a distance, the Gile National Reserve in northern Mozambique is a vast, dense ocean of green that reaches as far as the horizon.
Deforestation in tropical Africa is not as bad as previously thought
Deforestation in tropical Africa is not as bad as previously thought
Deforestation has massive effects on the biosphere. It contributes to carbon emissions,
Poland illegally logged in ancient forest — EU
Poland illegally logged in ancient forest — EU
Poland's rightwing government broke the law by logging in one of Europe's last primeval forests, the legal adviser to the EU's top court said...
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...

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