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Tropical deforestation rates continue to climb

Tropical deforestation rates continue to climb Tropical deforestation rates continue to climb Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com January 4, 2006 Tropical deforestation rates continue to climb according to figures released by…

FAO deforestation stats are bogus

FAO deforestation stats are bogus FAO deforestation stats are bogus and inaccurate says UK-based group Rainforest Foundation news release November 14, 2005 The Rainforest Foundation today claimed that new figures…

African lakes disappearing find UN survey

African lakes disappearing finds UN survey African lakes disappearing -- UN survey UNEP news release November 1, 2005 Nairobi, 31 October 2005 – The dramatic and, in some cases damaging…

Guidelines to promote a sustainable tourism

Guidelines to promote a sustainable tourism released Guidelines to promote a sustainable tourism UN press release September 8, 2005 With massive growth in tourism predicted in the coming years, two…

Chernobyl environment and people recovering

Chernobyl environment recovering Chernobyl environment and people recovering mongabay.com September 6, 2005 Chernobyl's ecosystems seem to be recovering just 19 years after the region was badly contaminated with radiation from…
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