- March, 2001, #46
March 15- ACTION!
NO to Oil Development on Costa Rica's Caribbean Coast
- Not even protected area status can keep
March 6 - Financial Institutions Deforest Indonesia, Threaten Other Rainforests - Irresponsible financial institutions are the engine driving the growth machine devouring the World's ecosystems (more)
March 5 - Philippines Preview of Things to Come - In the Philippines one can see the full consequences tropical deforestation. There is no reason for any still forested tropical country to make the same tropical land management mistakes (more)
March. 5 - Polish nature journal "WILD NATURE"
Feb. 28 - ACTION! Oil Pipeline Threatens Ecuador's Rainforest Reserves - A consortium of multinational oil and finance companies are proposing to construct a new oil pipeline through pristine cloud forests and rainforests, much of which falls within protected areas (more)
Feb. 23 - VICTORY! Boise Cascade Cancels Massive Chile Forestry Project - Chile's magnificent temperate rainforests have been given a reprieve as Boise Cascade has cancelled a project that would have heavily logged native forests (more)
Feb. 19 - Papua New Guinea: World Bank ready to abandon Forestry Reform? - PNG NGOs are concerned that the World Bank is not keeping its pledges to support forest conservation (more)
Jan. 17- ACTION! Stop Industrial Clearcut Logging of Canada's Temperate Rainforests - the campaign to stop the industrial clearance of Canada's ecologically priceless temperate rainforests is again escalating (more)
Jan. 18 - Widespread and Accelerating Loss of Amazonian Rainforest Predicted - planned infrastructural development in Amazon expected to cause loss of huge rainforest areas (more)
March 6 - ACTION! The NSW Department of Land and Water Conservation is currently seeking comments on their draft Guidelines for Logging Private Land. Please get your submissions in as soon as you can. The deadline has been extended to the end of March.
March 4 ACTION! SAVE SUMAVA NATIONAL PARK
March 3 - World Wildlife Fund's illegal logging scam in Papua New Guinea
Feb. 13 An excellent new site for e-mail campaigns for global problems including rainforests may be found at http://www.evot.org
Feb. 5 - Polish nature journal "WILD NATURE"
Jan. 24 - ACTION! Biosphere - Reserve for the Penan - please write or fax the Government of Sarawak
Jan. 22 - ACTION! Urge President Bush to maintain protection of Roadless areas.
Jan. 9 - Tropical Parks Need More Support
Rainforest Relief - Good News on wood campaigns
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