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 Paperitalo Environmental News
( Last updated Friday, August 23, 2019 7:23 am EDT)
Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro defiant as global concern over Amazon forest fires escalates
SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO – Official data show how the number of forest fires in Brazil has surged this year as President Jair Bolsonaro faces growing criticism over rampant destruction of the Amazon. Nearly 73,000 fires were recorded between January … Friday, August 23, 2019 7:23 am EDT

 
9 Mahathir dismisses claims linking palm oil to deforestation Malaysia’s forest cover is currently at 55.3 percent or 18.28 million hectares of the country's total land area. Bernama, 2019-08-23 12:17:57+08:00
Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today dismissed as baseless the claims linking palm oil to deforestation, saying they are unfair and unjustified. “Malaysia has been accused of putting the need for development before the needs of our forests and the … Friday, August 23, 2019 7:23 am EDT

 
Protesters heckle Brazilian environment minister at climate event amid Amazon wildfires
Protesters have booed and jeered the Brazilian environment minister demanding the country's government take action against climate change. The calls come as a wildfire the size of the UK is tearing through the Amazon rainforest, with no end in sight. … Friday, August 23, 2019 7:23 am EDT

 
Clean environment and clean conscience: Does carbon offsetting really work?
ITV Report 22 August 2019 at 8:01pm Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were found to have made four private jet trips over the space of 11 days. Credit: PA/AP Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have found themselves in the middle of an environmental row after … Friday, August 23, 2019 7:23 am EDT

 
As forest fires rage, experts worry about the future of the Amazon
As of Thursday, there are more than 165,000 fires burning in the Amazon rainforest. The alarming part, however, is that a significant number of them — more than 75,000 — are burning in Brazil. The Amazon spans more than 5.5 million square kilometres, is … Friday, August 23, 2019 7:23 am EDT

 
News24.com | Forest fires in Brazil surge as deforestation accelerates
The number of forest fires in Brazil surged in the first eight months of 2019, official data show, as President Jair Bolsonaro faces growing criticism over rampant destruction of the Amazon. Nearly 73 000 fires were recorded between January and August, … Friday, August 23, 2019 7:23 am EDT

 
Huron Hospice to establish memorial forest
Aerial view of the 12-acre property at Huron Hospice. The memorial forest will be established in the back six acres of land that is currently meadow and natural marsh environment. Handout Huron Hospice, along with the Bayfield River Valley Trail … Friday, August 23, 2019 7:23 am EDT

 
Jon Meacham Anoints Al Gore a 'Prophetic Voice' on Environment
Jon Meacham got one thing right. On Thursday's Morning Joe, he said that the heads of any conservatives listening to him would blow up over their Wheaties. What was Meacham's remark that was so explosive for any right-thinking listener? His … Friday, August 23, 2019 7:23 am EDT

 
Economist Magazine Laments Poor People Living Longer Will Be Bad For The Environment
The Economist magazine tweeted out a May article about global meat-eating being on the rise and noted an increase in poor people eating meat means the environment is going to suffer. The article discussed the effects of global meat-eating and said the … Friday, August 23, 2019 7:23 am EDT

 
Not seeing the forest for the trees
Fie photo/Postmedia Network Ontario’s 36 conservation authorities are under fire by a provincial government that may not fully grasp the authorities’ scope of operations, nor their involvement in stewardship. They have been ordered by Environment and … Friday, August 23, 2019 7:23 am EDT

 





 


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