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Over a hundred world leaders including the Indian prime minister will be at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio. It is likely to be one of the biggest conferences of its kind, says......

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Cancun: Forest-dependent communities in jeopardy

Leaders of indigenous communities' groups warned that the imminent introduction of a UN law relating to forests would be highly detrimental to forest dwellers.Over 1.6 billion people depend on......

  People speak for amazon deforestation

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Q. What are the threats to river Amazon?
:  A. The Amazon is systematically being torn down and devalued for short term gains. Unsustainable expansion of agriculture and cattle ranching,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-the-threats-to-river-amazon//answers/21027328

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Q. What is the importance of the RAINFOREST ?
Question Answer:  A. Rainforests, by virtue of their abundant renewable natural resources, have for timeless periods provided the humankind with amenities for survival...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-importance-of-the-rainforest-/21027325/answers/16260617

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Q. Do you believe that global warming is real or a myth?
Anantharaman :  A. It is real and scientifically proven by the fact of desertification/ deforestation and destruction of agriculture land. taking place. Today over 40...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-believe-that-global-warming-is-real-or-a-myth/16260514/answers/16042926

Krishnamurthy Raman
Q. What does global warning means? & How does it really effect us in near future on daily basis? What stand does a normal individual should take?
Krishnamurthy Raman:  A. Global warming is the increase of average world temperatures as a result of what is known as the greenhouse effect. Certain gases in the atmosphere...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-does-global-warning-means-amp-how-does-it-really-effect/16040192/answers/8308084

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Brazil's Rousseff Names Katia Abreu Agriculture Minister

By Jeffrey T. Lewis SO PAULO-- Katia Abreu, a rural politician once dubbed "Miss Deforestation" by environmentalists, was named Brazil's new... ...

http://in.advfn.com/news_Brazils-Rousseff-Names-Katia-Abreu-Agriculture-Minister_64902152.html
Tropical deforestation threatens global food production

By By | Reuters 15 minutes ago ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tropical deforestation in the southern hemisphere is accelerating global... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/tropical-deforestation-threatens-global-food-production-113947228.html
REDD is the best route forward

It is common knowledge that forests and trees store carbon. When the flora is burnt down or cleared as a result of deforestation, the stored carbon... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/op-ed/redd-best-route-forward-146
Thousands march for climate justice in Lima

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Reuters Environmental activists march at the "People's Climate March" in Lima on Wednesday. Reuters... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/energy-and-environment/peoples-climate-march-thousands-march-for-climate-justice-in-lima/article6681505.ece
World Bank and GEF to Support Conservation of Colombian Amazon and Opportunities for Its Inhabitants

The approved today a US$10.4 million donation from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), aimed at reducing deforestation and preserving... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/world-bank-and-gef-support-conservation-colombian-amazon-and-opportunities-its-inhabitants

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