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Forestry: The hidden costs of cheap raw materials
29th November 2014
The importation of illegally-logged timbers is unethical and also threatens Irish jobs: By William Merivale - Farming INDEPENDENT
Amazon deforestation up 190%
20th October 2014
Covert GPS surveillance of timber trucks by Amazon campaigners has shown how loggers evade the authorities. Much of the timber is laundered and sold to unwitting buyers in the UK, US, Europe and China, Greenpeace revealed this year.
Gardai investigate illegal timber claim
16th October 2014
14 'tree boxes' made from suspected illegally logged West-African iroko and costing over €20,000 under Garda investigation
Deforestation is a factor in Ebola outbreaks
14th October 2014
As the deadliest-ever Ebola outbreak continues its spread in West Africa, evidence suggests that human impact on the environment may have played a role in the latest epidemic. Researchers say that logging, road construction and even global warming may have precipitated the crisis by bringing animals infected with the disease in closer contact with humans.
What We’re Afraid to Say About Ebola
12th September 2014
What is not getting said publicly, despite briefings and discussions in the inner circles of the world’s public health agencies, is that we are in totally uncharted waters and that Mother Nature is the only force in charge of the crisis at this time.
Planet EARTH is in overdraft!
21st August 2014
Earth is in overdraft just EIGHT months into the year: We've now exhausted our natural budget for land, trees and food, warn campaigners
Ebola and Climate Change: Is tropical deforestation responsible?
14th August 2014
Ebola and Climate Change: Are Humans Responsible for the Severity of the Current Outbreak?
Ireland still failing to halt illegal timber trade
9th August 2014
More than a year after the entry into force of the EU's law governing timber trade, a survey by WWF confirms that many EU countries are still failing to halt the entry of illegal wood products into the EU markets.
Neil Young Lends Support To Save Rainforests
30th July 2014
Folk-rock legend is lending his support to a new campaign on the Kickstarter web site that seeks to use modern technology to help save the world's endangered rainforests
No Offaly Companies Asked To Tender For Tree Planters
24th July 2014
IT'S emerged that no Offaly company was invited to tender for the much admired tree planters located around Tullamore.
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