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The Last Great Coal Rush: The Business of Killing Earth

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 02.17.2014 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Each year 200 million tons of coal - stripped from the East Kalimantan rainforests - has irreparably destroyed this province impoverishing the biodiversity and the abundance of all life forms.

Orangutans and Forests. A Chat With The Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation

Robert Hii | Posted 02.05.2014 | Green
Robert Hii

News that we are losing forests globally at a rate of 50 football fields a minute should come as no surprise.

War Against Nature Rages: Palm Oil, Tiger Annihilation, Rise of the Eco-Warriors

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 12.20.2013 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Almost three decades ago I began my formal training in forestry. I had a burning desire to know how trees and forests grew. I have fed that passion ev...

WATCH: What Would An Orangutan Say About The Palm Oil In Your Snack Food?

Posted 10.09.2013 | Green

A new video from Rainforest Action Network aims to draw attention to the threat to endangered orangutans caused by palm oil. This vegetable oil is ...

Hunter Stuart

The Appalling Practice That Likely Caused Singapore's Hazardous Smog

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 06.22.2013 | Green

Palm oil companies are suspected of illegally starting widespread forest fires in Indonesia in order to clear land for palm oil plantations, Indonesia...

Saving Critically Endangered Asian Elephants

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 06.05.2013 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

The brutal 'War Against Nature' has nearly annihilated the Sumatran and Borneo elephants. And the prime culprit causing habitat loss is the rapacious ...

How Palm Oil May Speed Up Climate Change

Reuters | Posted 04.01.2013 | Green

(Adds Open University in last paragraph) * Deforestation of peat swamps could be unlocking carbon * More evidence palm o...