Tag Archives: deforestation

Toying with forest destruction

New Greenpeace investigation, ‘How APP is toying with extinction’ shows how Mattel, Disney, Hasbro and Lego are all implicated in trashing our tiger habitat. GreenpeaceVideo

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Barbie’s rainforest destruction habit REVEALED!

In a recent interview Ken learns of Barbie’s scandalous deforestation habit … she’s been wrapping herself in rainforest destruction and pushing endangered Sumatran tigers to the brink of extinction … GreenpeaceVideo    

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Mangroves disappearing faster than land-based forests

The destruction of the world’s mangrove forests is happening up to four times faster than the world’s land-based forests, according to a new United Nations report. A study commissioned by the U.N. Environmental Program (UNEP) reports that one fifth (around … Continue reading

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Ranchers and Drug Barons Threaten Rain Forest

Great sweeps of Guatemalan rain forest, once the cradle of one of the world’s great civilizations, are being razed to clear land for cattle-ranching drug barons. Other parts of the Maya Biosphere Reserve, Central America’s largest protected area, have been burned down … Continue reading

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Dove Onslaught(er)

A Greenpeace video showing the impact of using palm oil from forest destruction.

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Willie Smits: How we re-grew a rainforest

By piecing together a complex ecological puzzle, biologist Willie Smits has found a way to re-grow clearcut rainforest in Borneo, saving local orangutans — and creating a thrilling blueprint for restoring fragile ecosystems.

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