Entries in deforestation (9)

Monday
Dec072015

The Most Endangered Places In The World

We expand cities and our living space, forests are cut down because we need wood and land, coral reefs are being stepped on by millions of tourists every year. Where ever humans are, they leave their marks on the environment until it is almost too late. Here are the most endangered places on our planet.

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Friday
Dec042015

Happy World Wildlife Conservation Day!

It’s World Wildlife Conservation Day!

You know at least one endangered animal; you have seen Will Young and the WWF’s recent campaign #WorldNeedsLove, here is what we are really fighting for in animal conservation.

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Tuesday
Nov122013

How You Can Help Save the Amazon Rainforest from Deforestation 

Within the 10 minutes it takes to read this article it has been estimated that a section of forest the size of two hundred football pitches would have been destroyed.

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Thursday
Jun202013

Space satellite to weigh Earth’s forests

The European Space Agency has given the go ahead for a satellite that promises to “weigh” the Earth’s forest as a method of monitoring them.

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Thursday
May092013

Project of the week: Peru Amazon Rainforest Conservation

Based in the Peruvian Amazon, this project is spearheading the conservation of a unique region of the rainforest. The Amazon Rainforest is facing deforestation at an increasing rate, and if this trend continues then it could be destroyed by the end of this century.

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Friday
Mar012013

The devastating effects of the palm oil interview - Green the film by Patrick Rouxel

Green is the emotional journey of an Indonesian Orangutan, Green, and her last days after suffering as a victim of deforestation and resource exploitation.

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Tuesday
Feb262013

Re-vegetation in Costa Rica

Deforestation causes devastating effects for the wildlife and communities that are supported by the forest, and in Costa Rica the devastation has been huge.

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Friday
Feb082013

SCIENCE CLUB ROUNDUP

This week we have had articles on mini animals, the fact that cats are now considered as predators in America, the outrage that was caused by the poinsoning of elephants in Borneo, cockroach cleaning habits, exploding fish and dolphins demonstrating levels of compassion.

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Thursday
Sep222011

Uncontacted Tribes

On Wednesday we learnt about the Dongria Kondh tribe in Eastern India, whose battle to protect their sacred mountain against a mining company attracted media attention worldwide.But what about a tribe that, although threatened, are previously untouched by outside forces? Today we will investigate the interesting phenomenon of uncontacted tribes.

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