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Backlash strips $600m from gas deal
Published Australian  7/22/2014
INCREASED risk has slashed $600m from the value of Santos’s Narrabri coal-seam gas project in the Pilliga state forest.
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Climate: Meat turns up the heat as livestock emit greenhouse gases
Published University of California, Berkeley  7/21/2014
ScienceDaily: Eating meat contributes to climate change, due to greenhouse gasses emitted by livestock. New research finds that livestock emissions are on the rise and that beef cattle are responsible for far more greenhouse gas emissions than other types of animals. It is published by Climactic
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Roads through the rainforest: an overview of South Americas arc of deforestation
Published University of California, Berkeley  7/21/2014
Mongabay: When a new road centipedes its way across a landscape, the best of intentions may be laid with the pavement. But roads, by their very nature, are indiscriminate pathways, granting access for travel and trade along with deforestation and other forms of environmental degradation. And as the
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Will other Asian consumer giants follow as Kao goes forest-friendly?
Published Eco Business  7/22/2014
Greenpeace directs the question to Asian consumer companies such as India’s Godrej and ITC and China’s Liby and Nice as the Japanese beauty maker commits to forest-friendly policy
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Disney’s “Planes” sequel is an excuse to talk to your kids about climate change
Published Grist  7/21/2014
Our hero, the little cropduster that could, has taken up fighting forest fires.
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Fires in Indonesia, July 2014
Published ErukAlert  7/21/2014
Terra and Aqua satellites detected 154 hotspots in areas across Riau province on Sunday, July 20, indicating forest and land fires had increased again following a decline in rainfall.
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Fires and Smoke in Canadas Northern Territories
Published ErukAlert  7/21/2014
Environment Canada has issued a high health risk warning for Yellowknife and surrounding area because of heavy smoke in the region due to forest fires. Currently 160 wildfires are burning across the region.
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Rainforest-monitoring project hits Kickstarter goal early, ups the ante with tribal deals
Published Venture Beat  7/22/2014
Rainforest Connection's technology marries surplus Android smartphones with a novel solar array that powers the phones 24/7 under the rainforest canopy. It's doing so well on Kickstarter that it has doubled its goal.
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Liberia - communities join to fight the palm oil land grab
Published Ecologist  7/17/2014
Liberia's Jogbahn Clan is at the forefront of efforts to resist the grab of Indigenous Peoples' land and forests for palm oil plantations. But according to the country's President, they are only 'harrassing and extorting' international investors.
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Environmental and labour organizations call on Island Timberlands to stop logging old-growth forest
Published Vancouver Observer  7/21/2014
"Time is short and options for McLaughlin Ridge will run out soon if the corporation continues to cut out the heart of its ancient forest.”read more
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