09 Oct '11, 8pm

Activists protest Australian forest destruction from top of the Sydney Opera House ~ ~ #Eco #forests

Activists protest Australian forest destruction from top of the Sydney Opera House ~ ~ #Eco #forests

Australia forest destruction connected to local products (05/15/2011) Some of Australia's most popular stores are driving the destruction of native forests, according to a report by a new environmental group Markets for Change (MFC). Furniture, building materials, and paper products were found to be coming at the expense of native forests in Australia and being sold by over 30 businesses in the country, such as Freedom Furniture, Bunnings, Officeworks, Staples, Target, Coles, and Woolsworths. APP affiliate 'regrets' astroturfing on Indonesia deforestation claims (08/21/2011) Solaris, an Australian affiliate of Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), has been caught astroturfing an article that repeated criticism of APP from Greenpeace. The article, which appeared on Mumbrella—an Australian media and marketing news site—garnered a multitude of negative comments which were later tracked ...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/1009-hance_australia_sydney...

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Malaysians protest against Australian rare earth plant

Malaysians protest against Australian rare eart...

straitstimes.com 09 Oct '11, 11am

Malaysian protesters rallied on Sunday against plans to open a rare earth processing plant in an eastern resort town sayin...

Mattel Says Yes to Greenpeace, No to Rainforest Destruction

Mattel Says Yes to Greenpeace, No to Rainforest...

triplepundit.com 10 Oct '11, 11am

Last week, Greenpeace made another impressive victory in its ongoing battle against paper company Asia Pulp and Paper (APP...

#Syria #democracy #activists say they are commi...

care2.com 09 Oct '11, 4am

Syria democracy activists say they are committed to nonviolence The uprising's public face as a peaceful movement has help...

Obama’s jobs council hearts environmental destr...

grist.org 11 Oct '11, 7pm

The Fortune 500 CEOs who make up the president's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness are all about building Keystone XL , ...

Cabrera-Bello on top #news

Cabrera-Bello on top #news

pga.org.au 16 Oct '11, 1am

Rafael Cabrera-Bello leads the Portugal Masters by one shot at 18-under par after carding an eight-under 64 in Saturday's ...

ACTION: Stop proposed Redwood Forest clearcut!

ACTION: Stop proposed Redwood Forest clearcut!

care2.com 09 Oct '11, 11am

Two wineries are proposing to clear-cut more than 1,900 acres of redwoods and Douglas firs in Northern California near a c...

Gorilla poachers brutally murder forest range ~ ~ #Eco #wildlife #animals #gorillas #cameroon #conservation #poaching

Gorilla poachers brutally murder forest range ~...

news.mongabay.com 09 Oct '11, 7pm

After another ranger killed, Virunga National Park requests UN peacekeepers (02/01/2011) Less than a week after 3 wildlife...