Tag Archives: loss of habitat

China and India perform badly in deforestation ranking

The Guardian reports on the results of a study on deforestation carried out by the Global Canopy Programme: While we are all complicit in global tropical deforestation through the everyday products we buy, there are 500 key governments, companies and … Continue reading

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The Crisis Over California’s Water

This article from CounterPunch.org further illustrates the situation regarding water availability in California: It doesn’t take long once you’ve left the greater Los Angeles area, away from all the lush lawns, water features, green parkways and manicured foliage to see … Continue reading

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Climate change threatens birds, pushes them north

This report by the CBC speaks on how climate change is affecting bird species in North America: The laugh of the loon across southern Canadian lakes may soon be replaced by the calls of unfamiliar birds such as white-faced ibises … Continue reading

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Satellite photos show Indonesia’s disastrous forest damage

This news article by the Korea Herald details the effects of deforestation on Indonesia’s richly biodiverse rainforests: Satellite images have found that Indonesia’s ancient forests, a cradle of biodiversity and a buffer against climate change, have shrunk much faster than … Continue reading

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