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In this NASA timelapse, satellite images show the rapid deforestation of the amazonian rainforest.
A Chinese vessel that ran into a protected coral reef in the southwestern Philippines held evidence of even more environmental destruction inside: more than 10,000 kg (22,000 lbs) of meat from a protected species, the pangolin or scaly anteater.
Vietnamese companies have been ruthlessly taking advantage of Laotian locals and their environment to create vast rubber plantations. The "rubber lords" are also getting support for the land grabs from Germany's Deutsche Bank, which is violatin...
Australia is at the epicentre of this world's 6th greatest extinction. Australian forests are being slaughtered. All within them is being destroyed. Forests are being crushed, felled and burnt...
Both the state and federal governments of Australia support and encourage the clearfelling of ancient forest.
The results of a major water diversion project on the arid plains of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. No lake left.
The Alberta Oil Sands (Saudi Arabia of the North) as it is proudly refered to in the oil industry has proven to be a financial boom to the Canadian economy. It has also proven to be an environmental nightmare!
Chinese demand for rosewood—trafficked more than ivory, rhino horn, and pangolin scales—is fueling a crisis in Guatemala's forests. The same thing is happening in several African countries. A task for the West and the U.N., perhaps?
There are many ways to kill a river. With Southeast Asia's Mekong, China's upriver damming is taking a heavy toll, but downstream neighbors share the blame. The No. 1 threat: sand mining.
All major tropical forests including those in the Americas, Africa, Southeast Asia, and Indonesia are disappearing, mostly to make way for human food production, including livestock and crops. If you can't breath, you really don't need food! Brasil, you're a disgrace to mankind.