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Greenpeace exits Canada's Boreal Forest Agreement citing breaches

Greenpeace Canada announced its withdrawal yesterday from the Canada Boreal Forest Agreement (CBFA) claiming logging roads built in Quebec’s Montagnes Blanches region managed by Resolute Forest Products are a violation of the CBFA.
In the Media by Robert Myles

Tribe faces extinction because of illegal logging Special

A Brazilian tribe faces extinction as its territory is being illegally deforested. A report obtained by charity Survival International found that the nomadic Awá tribe live in three of the five most deforested areas in the Amazon.
Digital Journal Report by Lynn Morris - 1 comment

Mob Attacks Anti-logging Agents in Amazon Region, Brazil

A mob of 2,000 people burned tires, blocked roads and attacked federal agents who sought to crack down on illegal Amazon logging, but officials vowed last Wednesday that riots would not halt law enforcement.
In the Media by Knight Shield - 1 comment

Confessions of a Citizen Journalist

Have I been living up to what is expected as a Citizen Journalist member of Digital Journal? Will I do so in the future? This is just a small apology and statement to a future commitment about taking part in this online community.
In the Media by barryb - 10 comments

Logging Debris to Electricity

Oregon lumber company now burning lumber debris to create electricity.
In the Media by BluPanda - 4 comments

Metis plan illegal cut

"Frustrated by wood waste, Metis loggers plan illegal cut to provoke court case"
In the Media by soome2000 - 2 comments

Illegally Destroying Burma's Forests Brings in Huge Profits for Chinese

International environmental organizations say China's appetite for wood is fuelling illegal logging that is destroying Burma's forests. The Chinese government has sought to play down the extent of illegal logging by Chinese companies, but outside exper...
In the Media by Daniel Schearf

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A Murunahua man  contacted by loggers in 1995.
Half his people died after initial contact.
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A Murunahua man, contacted by loggers in 1995. Half his people died after initial contact. © Chris Fagan/Upper Amazon Conservancy

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Exploring History of Timber Industry; Lumberjack Competition

You might have seen this competition on ESPN while channel surfing. Also, you night have stopped when discovering this...
Jul 27, 2011 by Tim O'Brien

US human rights report shines spotlight on Penan tribe

A new US government human rights report has highlighted the Penan tribe’s battle to protect their rainforests in...

Borneo tribes: 30-year regime ‘has destroyed everything’

Tribespeople in Sarawak, in the Malaysian part of Borneo, say the 30-year rule of Chief Minister Taib Mahmud has...
Mar 24, 2011 by Survival International USA - 1 comment


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