Tuesday, May 18, 2021

deforestation

More needed to safeguard reserves, activists say as 8,000-year-old forest faces loss of protected status

They call for a shift in decision-making power, warning that the degazettement of the Kuala Langat North Forest Reserve will set a bad precedent.

Brazil’s Bolsonaro decimating Amazon rainforest for grazing and soya beans

Bolsonaro has also cut funding to federal agencies with the power to fine and arrest farmers and loggers breaking environmental law.

Forests under-represented and under attack, green groups say

Peka says Malaysia's natural forest cover is nearer to 18% than it is to the public target of 50%.

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