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What the Congo Basin can learn from Filipino community forestry laws (commentary) - Mongabay.com

February 21, 2019 - 3:13pm
What the Congo Basin can learn from Filipino community forestry laws (commentary)  Mongabay.com

More than two-thirds of the Philippine's forest cover has been lost to logging, agriculture, fuelwood extraction, mining and other human pressures. To tackle ...

Few eco commitments and suspect funding for Indonesia presidential hopefuls - Mongabay.com

February 15, 2019 - 4:02am
Few eco commitments and suspect funding for Indonesia presidential hopefuls  Mongabay.com

JAKARTA — Indonesia's President Joko Widodo and his rival in this year's election, Prabowo Subianto, are expected to address the issues of environmental ...

Critical moment in deforestation fight - The Ecologist

February 14, 2019 - 2:06am
Critical moment in deforestation fight  The Ecologist

The public has until February 25 to have their voices heard in the European Commission's public consultation on deforestation.

Trapped in homes, parrot numbers decline in the wild - Daily Nation

February 12, 2019 - 5:19am
Trapped in homes, parrot numbers decline in the wild  Daily Nation

Voracious demand for the bird has seen its numbers drop rapidly.

Africa, wood-based fuels and sustainable development - BusinessAMLive

February 10, 2019 - 6:10pm
Africa, wood-based fuels and sustainable development  BusinessAMLive

Oyeleye, a policy analyst, journalist and veterinarian, writes from Abuja. You can contact him on olukayode.oyeleye@businessamlive.com with stories and ...

Boko Haram: 10250 troops deployed by MNJTF - The Eagle Online

February 8, 2019 - 5:37pm
Boko Haram: 10250 troops deployed by MNJTF  The Eagle Online

Maj.-Gen. Chikezie Ude, Field Commander, Multinational Joint Task Force, on Boko Haram insurgency, said operations of the team were currently being ...

EU action plan on tropical deforestation must be beefed up, or it will fail (commentary) - Mongabay.com

February 8, 2019 - 11:22am
EU action plan on tropical deforestation must be beefed up, or it will fail (commentary)  Mongabay.com

Through its insatiable consumption of agro-commodities like soy, palm oil, and beef, the EU is contributing to a global deforestation crisis. After stalling for years ...

Insurgency: We need $5b to recover affected Lake Chad Basin areas – Adamu - The Eagle Online

February 7, 2019 - 5:00pm
Insurgency: We need $5b to recover affected Lake Chad Basin areas – Adamu  The Eagle Online

The Chairman, Council of Ministers, Lake Chad Basin Commission, Suleiman Adamu, says $5 billion (about N1.84 trillion) is required to recover the Basin's ...

What’s in a name? The role of defining ‘wilderness’ in conservation - Mongabay.com

February 7, 2019 - 11:27am
What’s in a name? The role of defining ‘wilderness’ in conservation  Mongabay.com

Ecosystems in their natural state are disappearing quickly around the globe. On that most scientists agree. But how to stem those losses through conservation is ...

A scientific study reveals the enigmas on social behaviour of western lowland gorillas - Phys.org

February 7, 2019 - 9:19am
A scientific study reveals the enigmas on social behaviour of western lowland gorillas  Phys.org

A new study published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences reveals one of the enigmas related to the social behaviour of the ...

Social behavior of western lowland gorillas - Science Daily

February 6, 2019 - 4:36pm
Social behavior of western lowland gorillas  Science Daily

A new study reveals one of the enigmas related to the social behavior of the western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) in the heart of the African equatorial ...

Research: Social behavior of western lowland gorillas - Tdnews

February 6, 2019 - 3:00am
Research: Social behavior of western lowland gorillas  Tdnews

A new study published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences reveals one of the enigmas related to the social behaviour of the ...

Ramsar tag makes Indian Sunderbans largest protected wetland in country - Times of India

February 2, 2019 - 7:28pm
Ramsar tag makes Indian Sunderbans largest protected wetland in country  Times of India

The Indian side of the Sunderbans has received the prestigious 'Wetlands of International Importance' tag under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands,

Grave threat for Australian wildlife icon - South Burnett Times

February 1, 2019 - 3:00am
Grave threat for Australian wildlife icon  South Burnett Times

THIS picture highlights the bleak future for koalas, which face the escalating threat of extinction in New South Wales thanks to record levels of landclearing.

Grave threat for Australian wildlife icon - Morning Bulletin

February 1, 2019 - 3:00am
Grave threat for Australian wildlife icon  Morning Bulletin

THIS picture highlights the bleak future for koalas, which face the escalating threat of extinction in New South Wales thanks to record levels of landclearing.

Grave threat for Australian wildlife icon - CQ News

February 1, 2019 - 3:00am
Grave threat for Australian wildlife icon  CQ News

THIS picture highlights the bleak future for koalas, which face the escalating threat of extinction in New South Wales thanks to record levels of landclearing.

Grave threat for Australian wildlife icon - Chinchilla News

February 1, 2019 - 3:00am
Grave threat for Australian wildlife icon  Chinchilla News

THIS picture highlights the bleak future for koalas, which face the escalating threat of extinction in New South Wales thanks to record levels of landclearing.

Grave threat for Australian wildlife icon - News Mail

February 1, 2019 - 3:00am
Grave threat for Australian wildlife icon  News Mail

THIS picture highlights the bleak future for koalas, which face the escalating threat of extinction in New South Wales thanks to record levels of landclearing.

Four koalas cling onto thin branches with no leaves as they desperately search for food and shelter - Daily Mail

January 31, 2019 - 11:43pm
Four koalas cling onto thin branches with no leaves as they desperately search for food and shelter  Daily Mail

Shocking images that emerged this week show starving koalas, with no food or shelter, clinging to barely there trees in Monaltrie in the state's northeast.

Grave threat for Australian wildlife icon - Whitsunday Times

January 31, 2019 - 6:24pm
Grave threat for Australian wildlife icon  Whitsunday Times

THIS picture highlights the bleak future for koalas, which face the escalating threat of extinction in New South Wales thanks to record levels of landclearing.

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