banner_imgage

Category: deforestation pesticides

CCR / Results for: deforestation pesticides

Search website. Enter your search term above.

                                                               

Pesticides released into Brazil’s Amazon to degrade rainforest and facilitate deforestation

Glyphosate and 2,4-D, among others, cause the trees to defoliate, and end up weakened or dead in a process that takes months. Next criminals remove the remaining trees more easily and drop grass seeds by…
01/20/22

‘They saw bigger things’: Richard Leakey, Edward O Wilson and Thomas Lovejoy remembered

Friends and colleagues pay tribute after the recent deaths of these groundbreaking naturalists, who shifted our understanding of the world and our futureOver Christmas and the new year, three of the world’s leading naturalists died.…
01/13/22
                                                               

An Amazon defender stands up for her land and her people

Amazon Indigenous leader Juma Xipaia has fought against massive dam projects and the incursion of illegal loggers and miners onto her community’s lands. She explains why what’s at stake is the survival of her people…
01/13/22
                                                               

Jump in deforestation of world’s most biodiverse savanna alarms Brazilian scientists

Deforestation last year rose to the highest level since 2015 in Brazil's Cerrado, prompting scientists on Monday to raise alarm over the state of the world's most species-rich savanna, a major carbon sink that helps…
01/10/22
                                                               

Jump in deforestation of world’s most biodiverse savanna alarms Brazilian scientists

Deforestation last year rose to the highest level since 2015 in Brazil's Cerrado, prompting scientists on Monday to raise alarm over the state of the world's most species-rich savanna, a major carbon sink that helps…
01/10/22

‘Local is better’: battered Haiti looks to empower peasants to fight climate crisis

A grassroots body, MPP, aims to help subsistence farmers reduce erosion and flooding and increase food securityHelp us support those on the frontline of the climate emergencyOur charity appeal has raised £720,000. Add your donation…
01/08/22
                                                               

In Madagascar, beekeepers persist in the face of fires and forest loss

An NGO and a honey company are collaborating to train farmers in apiculture, with the aim of providing them with a stable income and an alternative livelihood that does not involve destroying the forest.
01/06/22
                                                               

Germany sees battle over cheap meat flare up

Green Party Agriculture Minister Cem Özdemir wants to see more organic and less convenience food in Germany. He says food should no longer be sold at bargain prices. But this could place a greater burden…
12/31/21
                                                               

‘Rampant forest destruction’ wracks reserve as cattle ranching advances in Brazilian Amazon

The lush rainforest stretches for miles across the Terra do Meio Ecological Station, in Brazil’s northern state of Pará. Near the edge of the vast protected reserve, a makeshift road slices through the thick emerald…
12/30/21
                                                               

‘Land mafia’ makes its mark in a Sumatran village’s fight against oil palm firm

A government agency in Sumatra issued land titles to villagers in 2020, only to rescind them this year on the grounds that a palm oil company already holds the concession for that land.
12/29/21