One of our most powerful conservation tools, the Endangered Species Act, is now under threat. The Republican-controlled Congress is prepared to roll back the act's influence, opening the way to drilling and logging, as well as other activities.
As a human tragedy unfolds before the world's eyes, it may seem too little, too late to wonder if the Ebola epidemic now raging in several West African nations could have been prevented. If Ebola can be stopped, we need to keep it from recurring.
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.
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.
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.
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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...
People and horses on a downed redwood. Circa-1900. Comment by David C. Foster: Unknown Photo History. I'm fairly certain the tree was a Coast Redwood (Sequoia semperviren) or a Giant Sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) from Central to Northern California or Oregon. I wish this one was still standing. The bark has already been stripped off of it.
David C. Foster
Fresh chunks of wood dumped across the road after clear cutting north of Chehalis Lake, BC, Canada.
Canadian softwood lumber producers in 2015 show solid increases by the industry. — Photo: Fresh chunks of wood collected where they were growing, after 3-4 days of being cut along the new forest road north of Chehalis Lake, BC, Canada.