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World’s Wildlife Population Dropped by 68% in 4 Decades Due to Human Activity

A report released Thursday by the nonprofit conservation group World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said the world's wildlife populations have plunged by an average of...

Increase in Deforestation in Brazilian Amazon Causes Massive Forest Destruction

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon increased 34.5 per cent between August 2019 and July 2020, with a total of 9,205 square km of forest...

Amazon Witnesses Highest Monthly Deforestation Level Since 2015

The Brazilian government said that the Amazon rainforest witnessed deforestation of a record 829 sq km in May, the highest monthly level since 2015. On...

Deforestation Rate In 2019 The Third-Largest in This Century

WASHINGTON - A soccer field every 6 seconds. That's the rate at which the world lost mature tropical forests last year, according to new data...

Alarming Rate of Deforestation Threatens Biodiversity

The world's forests continue to be cut down at "alarming rates", the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said in its State of the...

20% Malaria Risk in Deforestation Hot Spots: Study

Researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, have estimated that 20 per cent of the malaria risk in deforestation hot spots is driven by the...

Brazil Rainforest Deforestation Jumps 67% in First Seven Months as Government Attacks Data

Deforestation in Brazil's rainforest has jumped around 67% in the first seven months of the year, according to preliminary data from Brazil's space research...

Giving Local Communities Responsibility to Manage Forests Could Help Ease Poverty, Deforestation

Giving local communities the responsibility to manage forests — which are shrinking worldwide — could help ease poverty and deforestation, scientists said Monday in...

Green Groups In Brazil Prepare A Climate Change Plan

 With its wooden walls and posters on protecting forests and fauna, Brazil's pavilion at the U.N. climate talks in Poland offers no hint of...

Deforestation In Brazil’s Cerrado Savanna Records a New Low

Deforestation in Brazil's tropical Cerrado savanna, which makes up a quarter of the country, fell 11 percent to a record low in 2018 compared...

60 Percent Wildlife Lost In Just Four Decades: Report

A new report says the world lost a staggering 60 percent of its wildlife populations over a period of four decades. In its 2018 Living Planet...

Illegal Loggers Threaten ‘Uncontacted Indigenous Tribes’ In The Amazon

 Illegal loggers and militias cleared an area three times the size of Gibraltar in Brazil's Amazon this year, threatening an “uncontacted” indigenous tribe, activists...

UN Agencies and Bangladesh Government Advances to Prevent Further Deforestation

U.N. agencies and the Bangladesh government have begun distributing liquid petroleum gas stoves in Cox’s Bazar to help prevent further deforestation, which has been...

Brazil Cut Its Greenhouse Gas Emission Levels Lower Than 2020 Emission Goals

Brazil cut its greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation in 2017 to levels below its internationally agreed 2020 climate change targets, the country’s Environment Ministry...

Puroshottam Das Gupta: An Auto rickshaw driver who is making the India Greener

An increase in the living standards of people has resulted in the Ozone hole Purushottam named the mission as ‘Sadbhavana- Hara Bhara Bharat’ Purushottam...

Eco-Friendly cremation is Easy to Handle but Difficult to Sell in India

A traditional pyre requires around 600 kgs of wood and will burn for five to six hours Eco-friendly pyre requires only 150 to 200...

Nature in danger: Deforestation climbs high

By Nithin Sridhar The Center for Global Development based in Washington recently undertook analysis and interpretation of data and satellite imagery from around 100 countries and...

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