25 Jul '12, 5pm

Half of tropical forest parks losing biodiversity

Half of tropical forest parks losing biodiversity

Flouting moratorium, Cambodia approves four land concessions in protected areas (06/27/2012) A month-and-a-half after Cambodian Prime Minister, Hun Sen, declared a moratorium on on new economic land concessions, the government has announced four new concessions, each located in protected areas. Economic land concessions have come under the microscope in Cambodia after large-scale protests by local people and the recent murder of forest activist Chut Wutty. Critics say the concessions, which last year totaled two million hectares (4.9 million acres) sold off to foreign corporations, have resulted in local land conflict and environmental degradation. Over half of world's tiger reserves lack minimum protection (05/21/2012) A year-and-a-half after a landmark summit that pledged to double the world's number of tigers by 2022, and still 65 percent of tiger reserves lack minimum ...

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Chart: Tropical forest loss between 2000-2005

Chart: Tropical forest loss between 2000-2005

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