The UKâs Minister for Trade and Development, Mr Gareth Thomas, along with Indonesian representatives, attends an event in London today to highlight the links between global deforestation and climate change.
Bob Bloch on Deforestation and other environmental issues in Colorado.
Brett Jenks of RARE talks deforestation on Clean Skies.
Science activist Joe Kaplinsky looks at deforestation in its historic and developmental context. Launching a broadside against anti-development prejudice starting with Prince Charles, his noble ancestors and eco-warriors of today, sage commentator Kaplinsky gives a sober assessment of the real impact of current levels of deforestation. We are reminded that deforestation has been key to the growth of civilisation. Virgin forest was slowly transformed from mere hunting grounds for the nobility into bustling cities, industrial areas, transport and leisure amenities, modern agriculture and living spaces. On a world scale, subservient attitudes towards nature are rejected for the nobler aim of taking real control over nature and managing the land for all our benefit.
Muzaffarabad, MAY 25: Widespread deforestation in Pakistan occupied Kashmir is triggering frequent landslides in capital Muzaffarabad raising levels of pollution, apart from disrupting normal life.
Deforestation, clearance, or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees where the land is thereafter converted to a non-forest use. Examples of deforestation include conversion of forestland to farms, ranches, or urban use.
As an aerial survey specialist, Daniel Juhn flies over the most beautiful places on Earth. He assesses forests and areas under threat.
Forests are the "lungs of the earth" in that they release oxygen and absorb carbon dioxide, reducing greenhouse gases that cause global climate change. 20% of all greenhouse gas emissions come from the burning and clearning of forests, yet forests are cleared at about a rate of one acre per second.
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Compare historical images to learn about deforestation of the Amazon.
Use images from the past 30 years to compare the difference in forest coverage in the Amazon forest of Brazil, courtesy of the United Nation Environment Programme's Atlas of Our Changing Environment layer in the "Global Awareness" folder in the "Layers" Panel in Google Earth.
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Today’s word is ”deforest ”. This is a verb which means to clear a forest of trees.
For example, you can say, “No laws were in place to stop the group from deforesting the area.”
This is a video focused on deforestation and is part of the Earth Day special for MicrosoftStudent.tv
Widespread deforestation aggravates poverty in Africa. We are addressing the problem by planting millions of trees.
Happy Holidays from the Gnooze! (The G is Silent, just like the Night)
Music by Kevin MacLeod -- used by permission.
Happy Holidays from the Gnooze! (The G is Silent, just like the Night) Music by Kevin MacLeod -- used by permission. Distributed by Tubemogul.
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Created by Vancouver Film School students Dewi Mariam and Christian Whiticar through the VFS Digital Design program.
Salam Babina Devi shows us how trees are being incessantly cut down in Manipur, leading to flooding and other ecological disasters in the beautiful landscape of Manipur.
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