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Mutation in vegetation around Fukushima. Photo courtesy of thefukushimaradiationtreereports.wordpress.com Mutations, DNA damage seen in Fukushima forests: Greenpeace Conservation group Greenpeace warned that the environmental impact of the Fukushima nuclear crisis five years ago on nearby forests is just beginning to be seen.
04 марта 2016
Indonesia forest fires could become worst on record: NASA The forest fires blanketing Southeast Asia in choking haze are on track to become among the worst on record, NASA has warned.
02 октября 2015
©Yaroslav Radlovsky Green Belt around Astana to be extended Unused land around Astana will serve as the tree planting grounds.
28 августа 2014
©Reuters/John McEvoy Forest fire hits 'sacred' Philippine mountain A forest fire was raging atop a Philippine mountain, threatening endangered plants and animals in an area also considered by some local sects as a holy place.
21 марта 2014
In Borneo jungle, natives stand up against Malaysian dams With a grimace on his sun-bronzed face, Borneo tribal chieftain Lenjau Tusau glares down a dirt road that vanishes into a rainforest mist, on alert for what he views as a mortal enemy.
01 декабря 2013
Indonesian miners risk lives in modern-day gold rush In a desolate area of central Indonesia where lush rainforest once stood, illegal miners on the frontline of a modern-day gold rush tear up the earth in the hunt for the precious metal.
20 октября 2013
Tiny rainforest frogs hear with their mouths Some of the tiniest frogs on Earth have no middle ears or eardrums but can hear by using their mouths.
03 сентября 2013
Spain firefighters tame Majorca wild blaze Firefighters on Thursday tamed a wildfire that ravaged 480 hectares (1,180 acres) of land and drove 200 people from their homes on the Spanish holiday island of Majorca.
23 августа 2013
Rising deforestation sparks concern in Brazil Amazon Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is on the rise sharply, sparking alarm over the future of the world's biggest rainforest.
21 августа 2013
©REUTERS/Miguel Bellido/El Comercio Deforestation spikes in Brazil over last year: group Deforestation has soared in the Brazilian Amazon since a new forestry code was passed last year at the urging of the agribusiness lobby.
19 июля 2013
Ivory Coast turns to brute force to save forests It was a brutal end to a long-term problem. Faced with the dilemma of trying to save a protected forest, which had become home to thousands of people, the Ivory Coast government turned to force.
12 июля 2013
Colorado fires destroy homes, thousands evacuated Forest fires raged Wednesday across the western US state of Colorado, destroying dozens of houses and forcing the evacuation of thousands of residents.
13 июня 2013
©REUTERS Indonesia extends logging ban to protect rainforest Indonesia has extended a logging ban aimed at protecting rainforest despite fierce industry pressure.
15 мая 2013
©REUTERS Indonesia moves towards approving deforestation plan The Indonesian government has said it aims to approve within a month a plan that would free up vast swathes of protected virgin rainforest on Sumatra island for commercial exploitation.
19 апреля 2013
Photo courtesy of flickr.com Australia rejects heritage listing for Tasmanian rainforest Australia Friday rejected a bid for blanket heritage listing of Tasmania's Tarkine rainforest, angering environmentalists who said it would allow mining and could threaten the Tasmanian devil.
08 февраля 2013
Police post at the entrance of Ile-Alatau National Park. Photo by Vladimir Dmitriyev© Kazakhstan Interior Ministry gave full picture of mass murder in Ile-Alatau park Kazakhstan Interior Minister announced details of the mass murder in Ile-Alatau national park near Almaty.
19 ноября 2012
New three-fingered frog discovered in southern Brazil On a trek across this Atlantic rainforest reserve in southern Brazil, biologist Michel Garey recalled how on his birthday in 2007 he chanced upon what turned out to be a new species of tiny, three-fingered frogs.
02 ноября 2012
©RIA Novosti Wilfire damage made $3.5 million in 9 months in Kazakhstan Kazakhstan’s Agriculture Ministry has calculated the damage caused by fires in 9 months of 2012.
24 сентября 2012
Japan tsunami 'miracle pine' cut down, preserved A lone pine tree that stood as a symbol of hope in Japan, after surviving the huge tsunami that swept away a forest of 70,000, was being cut down Wednesday in a bid to preserve it.
12 сентября 2012
Fire in Ile-Alatau National Park. Photo courtesy of Voxpopuli.kz/Gregory Bedenko© Mamytbekov doesn't link fire in Ile-Alatau national park with fallen trees Kazakhstan Minister of Agriculture Assylzhan Mamytbekov does not link the fire in Ile-Alatau National Park with the fallen trees left after last year’s hurricane.
24 августа 2012

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