A Plague of Deforestation Sweeps Across Southeast Asia by Daniel Drollette: Yale Environment 360

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May 20, 2013 Yale Environment 360

VIETNAM AND THAILAND HAVE LOST 43 PERCENT OF THEIR FOREST COVER IN THE PAST FEW DECADES

Illegal logging and unchecked economic development are taking a devastating toll on the forests of Vietnam and neighboring countries, threatening areas of biodiversity so rich that 1,700 species have been discovered in the last 15 years alone… http://e360.yale.edu/feature/a_plague_of_deforestation_sweeps_across_southeast_asia/2652/

 

June 10, 2013 Mongabay
NASA: DEFORESTATION JUMPS IN MALAYSIA http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0610-glofdas-deforestation-2013Q1.html

 

 

June 13, 2013 Mongabay

INDONESIA:  SUMATRAN LARGE MAMMALS ON BRINK OF EXTINCTION Contact between humans and wild animals is increasing disastrously in Sumatra as deforestation, mining and palm oil concessions expand, fragmenting forest habitats and driving animals out of protected areas. The exact number of tigers left in the wild is uncertain but latest estimates range from under 300 to possibly 500 in 27 locations.

http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0612-gen-sumatra-wildlife.html

 

June 12, 2013 Mongabay

INDONESIA: BARBARIC ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRADE FLOURISHES IN SUMATRA AND MUST CEASE http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0610-kellogg-aceh-wildlife-trade.html

 

INDONESIA: THE RAPE AND PILLAGE OF SUMATRAN TIGERS’ LAST STRONGHOLD  http://sco.lt/62jf3h

 

April 8, 2013
PALM OIL LINKED TO ANIMAL EXTINCTION http://blog.friendseat.com/palm-oil-causes-deforestation-animal-extinction/

 

 

 

WATCH: AWARD WINNING DOCUMENTARY

*** REMEMBERING “GREEN” – AN ORANGUTAN’S JOURNEY  –  – Winner of Best Short Documentary – Don’t Miss This http://sco.lt/6JdIP3

 

 

THE NEW CORPORATE COLONIALISM. DESTRUCTION OF LIFE IN THE NAME OF “GROWTH”  http://sco.lt/8pbb7p

 

June 9, 2013 Mongabay
CHINA TO BUILD $17 BILLION WORTH OF DAMS IN INDONESIA BORNEO – DESTROYING NATURAL ECOSYSTEMS http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0608-china-borneo-dams.html

 

LARGE-SCALE BIODIVERSITY IS VITAL TO MAINTAIN ECOSYSTEM HEALTH  http://sco.lt/666xPN\

 

 

 

ORANGUTAN CLINGS TO LAST REMAININg TREE AS CORPORATE BULLDOZERS DECIMATE FORESTS http://sco.lt/6aimJ7

 

THE PALM OIL HOLOCAUST – AND WE STAND BY AND ALLOW CORPORATE ECOCIDE? http://sco.lt/7KU641

 

February 13, 2013 Redd Monitor
INDONESIA:  GOVERNOR OF ACEH (SUMATRA) PUTS FORESTS UNDER THREAT IN BAIT AND SWITCH AGREEMENTS http://www.redd-monitor.org/2013/02/13/indonesia-governor-of-aceh-puts-forests-under-threat/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Redd-monitor+%28REDD-Monitor%29

 

WATCH: ANIMATION:

+++ “THE STORY OF REDD”  A REAL SOLUTION OR ACCELERATOR OF DEFORESTATION? http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/2973775544/the-story-of-redd-a-real-solution-or-accelerator-for-deforestation-animation

 

 

LAND GRABS: HOW FOREIGN “INVESTMENTS” ARE REDISTRIBUTING WEALTH, LAND AND WATER ACROS THE GLOBE http://sco.lt/96H2yv

 

 

*** ERADICATING ECOCIDE: WHY BUSINESS LEADERS MUST STEP UP TO THE CHALLENGE http://sco.lt/56vkOH

 

**** TERRACIDE: THE BIGGEST CRIMINAL ENTERPRISE IN HISTORY – DESTROYING THE PLANET FOR RECORD PROFITS  http://sco.lt/95LXpR

 

 

DAMS, ECOCIDE AND WATER RIGHTS: Indigenous Communities, EcoSystems, Forests Devastated – Big Money Drives… | @scoopit http://sco.lt/79BRmT

 

MORE ON DEFORESTATION

http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life?q=DEFORESTATION

 

 

 

Greer Noble‘s insight:

So, so, so very tragic!!!

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