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Canadian News Synthesis Project - July 1976: Volume IV Number 5
Serial Publication (Periodical)
The Canadian News Synthesis Project journal presents current news coverage to show major trends in Canada and Latin America.
Cascadia Rising to Save the Forest: Against The Current vol. 110
Wald, Sarah
Protests in nine cities across California, Oregon and Washington took place February 23rd, coordinated by the Cascadia Rising Project, in response to the Bush Administration's removal of protections o...
Corporate Welfare in the Forest: Post-Fire Logging Loses Money and Damages the Health of the Ecosystem
Wuerthner, George
The Forest Service is under extreme political pressure to log our national patrimony, whether it makes any economic or ecological sense. A good example of a needless, ecologically damaging, and econom...
Cut and Run: The Assault on Canada's Forests
Swift, Jamie
Examines the crisis in Canada's forest industry and the reasons for the crisis.
Web portal with information about environmental issues and resources, with articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and importa...
Get a Life!: How to make a good buck dance around the dinosaurs and save the world while you're at it
Roberts, Wayne; Brandum, Susan
Simultaneoulsy a textbook on new careers and lifestyles for aspiring entrepreneurs and a strategy for social, economic and environmental renewal.
Illegal loggers remain hidden in Peru's forest but timber finds global buyers
Collyns, Dan
State exercises little control over remote Amazon region blighted by poverty and illiteracy, and organised crime fills the vacuum.
Illegal logging behind deaths of indigenous leaders: Assassination of forest defenders highlights extensive network of logging and the illegal timber trade.
Remón, Cecilia
"In the forest, the silence at night is absolute," says Sara, a settler who owns a plot of land in the middle of Peru's central jungle. "But suddenly, at 9 p.m. you start hearing chainsaws in the dist...
Living with the Land: Communities Restoring the Earth
Meyer, Christine; Moosang, Faith
A collection of stories from grassroots communities about the benefits of ecological living.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - March 26, 2016: Forests and trees
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
For countless centuries, forests, and the trees in them, have been seen as sources of life, livelihood, and spiritual meaning. For capitalism, however, forests are sites of extraction and profit-makin...
A Very Ordinary Life
Knight, Rolf
The story of one woman's life in the context of a dazzling and brutal century, encompassing the rise of fascism, the great depression, emigration, war, and above all, a likfe of work -- in mining and ...
Why Logging Forests After Wildfires is Ecologically Destructive
Bond, Monica
Bond exposes three prevailing falsehoods about logging that the U.S. Forest Service disseminates.

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Amazon defenders face death or exile
Phillips, Tom
Ordinary Brazilians who report illegal logging face threats to their lives.
Grassy Narrows Protestors Remain Firm in Message: No Logging in Grassy Narrows Territory
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Kenora Today, Members of Grassy Narrows First Nation Youth groups, Band Councilors, Drum Groups, Elders and others, are engaging in a multi-stage protest against logging in their territory.
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Reporter shot dead while investigating illegal logging
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Cambodian journalist Taing Try was shot dead yesterday while investigating illegal logging in the southern province of Kratie with five other journalists. Three suspects have been arrested.
Supreme Court to hear Grassy Narrows' legal case for Treaty rights and against clearcut logging
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On May 15 the Supreme Court of Canada will hear Grassy Narrows' legal case for Treaty rights and against clearcut logging. The case challenges Ontario's jurisdiction to unilaterally award logging and ...
Tree-top vigil highlights destruction of Tasmanian forest
Miranda Gibson hopes to bring international attention to the unprotected status of the ancient forests that are threatened by logging
Birch, Simon
For more than three months, 30-year-old Gibson has been living high above the canopy floor that is the home to some of Australia's most threatened indigenous wildlife, including the Tasmanian devil an...