Deforestation, Wildlife Loss and Human Disease


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the link between deforestation, wildlife loss and human disease.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2014/0508-morgan-deforestation-disease.html

The Six Big Environment Issues of Our Day


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the six big environmental issues of our day – climate change, loss of biodiversity, erosion, water scarcity, deforestation and pollution.

For more visit:
http://inhabitat.com/top-6-environmental-issues-for-earth-day-and-what-you-can-do-to-solve-them/

Amazon: Deforestation Continuing to Fall


The link below is to an article that examines deforestation in the Amazon, with a trend now developing showing that deforestation is slowing, but more more needs to be done.

For more visit:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/aug/03/amazon-deforestation-falls-again

Send a Message to Brazil


Sign the Online Petition Against Deforestation and Illegal Logging

The link below is to an article reporting on the threat of deforestation and illegal logging to the Amazon in Brazil. There is also a link to an online petition urging the Brazilian president to take action. I’ve signed it – will you?

For more visit:
http://www.wwf.org.uk/news_feed.cfm?uNewsID=5952

Indonesia: 100 Plus Orangutans Estimated Dead


The link below is to an article on Orangutans in Sumatra and the threat posed to them by deforestation, and a fire that has burnt unchecked there as a result of logging.

For more visit:
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hPdy1GSpmZzTWIRiAs4h45tvqteQ

Indonesia: Orangutans Under Threat


The link below is to an article on Orangutans in Sumatra and the threat posed to them by deforestation.

For more visit:
http://www.treehugger.com/endangered-species/wild-sumatran-orangutans-could-be-wiped-out-weeks.html