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The environmental impact of drugs

Nick Kettles

19th May, 2009

How much rainforest does it take for one celebrity to snort another one under the table? Nick Kettles investigates the devastating environmental impact of cocaine use. more...
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The Prince's Rainforest Project says Yes We Can

Damian Tow

7th May, 2009

So what connects Prince Charles and a large green frog? This modern spin on the fable of the frog and the Prince relates to the launch on 5th May of an online video and social networking campaign in support of the Prince’s Rainforest Project (PRP). more...
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New report estimates rainforest's value to humanity

News

27th March, 2009

There have been plenty of attempts to try and value standing rainforest – you can tot up its total carbon content, you can value the ecosystem services it provides, you can look at its land value…
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A tropical storm

William Laurance

1st November, 2008

The world’s tropical forests are falling as fast as ever – at a pace of about 13 million hectares each year, or 50 football fields a minute. But the rainforest killers are changing, with big implications for us all. more...
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Space Race

George Hackford

30th July, 2008

The Brazilian Space Agency and Britain’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory are planning to boldly go into new realms of space-based rainforest protection. more...
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Grassroots Protect Rainforest Shoots

George Hackford

22nd July, 2008

The emergence of rainforest saving initiatives which are intent on action and are already proving successful is refreshing to see. more...
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Rainforest destruction set to rise

News

17th January, 2008

Deforestation of the Amazon is set to rise for the first time in four years, Brazilian officials have admitted this week. more...
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Small and local saves the rainforest

News

19th July, 2007

Small, local initiatives are the best way to preserve tropical rainforests but are being ignored by governments, a new study has shown. more...
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A stake through the heart of the world

Peter Bunyard

1st July, 2005

Scientists mapping the effects of deforestation in the Amazon are increasingly concerned that we are reaching a tipping point – when the forest will start to die back of its own accord and rain, currently generated by the Amazon forests, will stop falling, not just in neighbouring countries but as far afield as the United States and South Africa.


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Amazon Crime

Greg Nasmyth

1st May, 2004

Deep in the Amazon rainforest, renegade logging firms are stealing the land of impoverished communities and stripping it of the trees on which the whole world depends. Greg Nasmyth boards a 700-tonne icebreaker to join a group of Greenpeace activists in their bid to stop them. more...

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