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Amazon Rainforest Loss At Lowest In 23 Years, Brazil Says

Reuters | Posted 02.05.2012 | Green

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon region fell to its lowest in 23 years in the year through July, the government said Monday, attr...

Why Logging US National Forestland to Sell Timber to China Is a Really Bad Idea

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 12.18.2011 | Business
Carol Pierson Holding

Forests are our treasures whose value to recreation, health and happiness is immeasurable. With financial returns from logging our national forests uncertain at best, how can we even think of cutting them down?

Asian Elephants And Land Mines: A Rescue Mission

Wendy Diamond | Posted 12.11.2011 | Travel
Wendy Diamond

Established in the 1990s, Thailand's Elephant Nature Park in Chang Mai sets out to help Asian elephants -- and visitors are welcome.

'Green News Report' - October 4, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.04.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Koch Indust...

'Green News Report' - September 29, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.29.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Climate cha...

David Cameron's Claims to Be a "Green" Prime Minister Go Up in Flames

Johann Hari | Posted 07.14.2011 | Green
Johann Hari

You certainly wouldn't have expected Cameron's latest plan. He has decided to convert us to a new energy source that seems, in the U.S., to have released cancer-causing chemicals and radiation into the water supply.

Are We Living Out ‘The Lorax’?

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 06.29.2011 | Green

Every minute, we lose 36 football fields-worth of forests. Are we living out Dr. Seuss’s environmental fable, “The Lorax”? WWF recently relea...

Law and Order on the Docks

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

For years the advocates of trade giveaways like NAFTA and the WTO have argued that they wanted a "rules-based" set of global trading regulations. It's a good idea. Unfortunately, they haven't delivered.

Green News Report - October 1, 2009 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: Landmark clean energy legislation finally drops in the U.S. Senate; EPA plows forward anyway; Scientists revise their predic...

Putting the Keystone Back on Our Wildlands Legacy

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

Vilsack acknowledged for the first time that climate change and fragmentation are a serious threat to the health of our forests.

Obama Administration Approves First Logging Contract In Alaska's Tongass National Forest

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This week, the Obama administration approved the sale of timber in a roadless national forest in Alaska. The Tongass National Forest is a 17 million a...

WATCH: Obama Allows Logging in Largest US Rainforest - Think of All the Jobs!

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Camp

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Where's My Orangutan? Why Biofuels Don't Kill Apes

Josh Tickell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Tickell

The next time you eat a cookie off of your Mahogany table that was brought to you on diesel-fueled transportation, consider this: everything you touch, everything you buy and everything you eat comes at a price.

Jayhawks, Cardinals Should Be On Obama's Mind, Group Says (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A new video asks President Obama to pay attention now to the jayhawks, cardinals, wildcats and wolverines -- but not the basketball ones -- and to uph...

Bush Administration's Logging Rule Reinstated

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Matt Kenna, an attorney with the Western Environmental Law Center, said he didn't think the portion of the opinion dealing with standing was broad eno...

Fourth Sumatran Tiger Killed In Illegal Logging Battle, Says WWF

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

JAKARTA (AFP) -- Indonesian villagers have trapped and killed a fourth endangered Sumatran tiger amid a spate of tiger attacks blamed on illegal loggi...

Will Recycled Fiber Toilet Paper Become the Next Compact Fluorescent Light Bulb?

Laurie David and Allen Hershkowitz, Ph.D | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Laurie David and Allen Hershkowitz, Ph.D

Toilet paper may not be the sexiest environmental issue, but it really is one of the most important.

60 Percent Of Congo Logging Contracts Canceled By Government

TreeHugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In an effort to deal with rampant corruption and rising deforestation, the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has reviewed and canceled so...

When A Tree Falls Illegally In The Forest

Jonathan Lash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan Lash

The amended Lacey Act makes the United States the first country in the world to place an outright ban on illegally harvested wood products.

Darfur Conflict Ravages Environment

Reuters | Andrew Heavens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Sudan's Darfur conflict has devastated the environment in the region, stripping forests and destroying farmland, according to a U.N. report. People c...

Environmentalists Accidently Protest Beavers In Poland

Austriantimes.at | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

via Austrian Times Green campaigners called in police after discovering an illegal logging site in a nature reserve - and rounded up a gang of beaver...

Bush's 11th Hour Bonanza

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

Cheney made good on his promise to slow the global warming debate, ordering federal employees to delete federal reports establishing that global warming was potentially catastrophic.

Amazon Logging : Mob Attacks Government

planetsave.com | Derek Markham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Thousands of people rioted on Sunday in Paragominas, Brazil, protesting the government's crackdown on illegal logging in the Amazon rainforest. The pr...

Politicians Save

Reuters | Deborah Zabarenko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Politicians actually listened when experts told them to protect Canada's boreal forest, a potent weapon against global warming, and the plan for this ...

Serena: This Fall's Most Dangerous Novel

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeff Biggers

As unforgettable as a haunting mountain ballad, Serena unfolds like a brilliantly conceived cautionary tale and mediation on the dark corners of unbridled lust to profit at any cost.