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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......

MUST SEE PHOTOS: How our planet changed

Our earth is constantly changing. Some changes are a natural part of the climate system, such as the seasonal expansion and contraction of the Arctic sea ice pack. The responsibility for other......

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

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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

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

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

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Indonesia now country with world's …

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News Jakarta, July 17 (IANS/EFE) Indonesia has double the deforestation rate in Brazil and has become... ...
Companies donate half a million carbon …

By By | Reuters By Marcelo Teixeira SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Donations of U.N.-backed carbon credits to help reduce the carbon footprint of the... ...
New Study Reveals New Secrets of Amazon Rainforest

Researchers from the University of Reading have a new revelation to make about the Amazon rainforest. As per researchers, the rainforest was not... ...
Indonesia overtakes Brazil in forest losses despite moratorium

* Indonesia loses 60,000 sq kms of forests from 2000-12 * Exceeds Brazil's deforestation in 2012, despite moratorium WASHINGTON/OSLO, June 29... ...

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