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Schooling does not equal learning

School in East Timor Worldbank photostream<p>One of the major aims – and indeed major successes – of the millennium development goals, has been to …

Higher education needs to build global learning communities

Universities must do more to help students develop as global citizens. Virtual global learning communities could be the answer<p>Globalisation in the 21st century continues to bring about many new political, economic, social, and technological developments. Today's students therefore tend to be more …

A free education online: too good to be true? – video debate

The promise: free education for all. The reality: the well-educated elite tweak their qualifications. When universities began offering Moocs – free online courses open to all – the idea was that people in developing countries would get access to the best teachers in the world. But so far the …

Education should be a right for all

We believe that education, like healthcare, is a fundamental social good, one that benefits both individual students and society as a whole (Report, 21 March). We believe that everyone should have an equal right, during a formative period of their lives, to pursue their own interests for their own …

Children are robbed of the right to education worldwide – but we can help

As the 'Bring back our girls' campaign and the attack on Malala have shown, basic education is routinely denied to children. International efforts can begin to right this wrong<p>Attacks on education have become visible in our world. The shooting of Malala Yousafzai, who was shot for daring to go to …

World has zero chance of hitting education targets, warns UN

Unesco admits it will be impossible to achieve millennium development goal for universal primary education by 2015<p>An estimated 58 million children worldwide are not going to school, meaning that there is "no chance whatsoever" that the millennium development goal of achieving universal primary …

Deforestation is bad news for fish. But why? - Conservation

Fish rely on forests for their very survival. That’s because, in a way, they eat them. Debris from forests finds their way into rivers, lakes, and …

REDD: An Introduction | REDD-Monitor

REDD, or reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, is one of the most controversial issues in the climate change debate. The basic …

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Rampant deforestation lands ; State in precarious condition: Debendra : 24th jul14 ~ E-Pao! Headlines

<!EpnHeading1>Rampant deforestation lands ; State in precarious condition: Debendra<!EpnHeading1End> <br>Source: The Sangai Express<p>Imphal, July 23 2014: …

Conservation news - Environmental science and conservation news

by Riana Raymonde Randrianarisoa 16 March 2018<p>ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar — Two weeks ago, the bodies of 11 critically endangered lemurs were discovered …

Palm Oil, Deforestation, and the Fast Food Industry: Would You Like a Side of Forests With That? - One Green Planet

I travel a lot for my job and after long days on the road the one thing that gets me through is constancy. I pack basically the same clothes for …

Chocolate: A Sweet Solution to Tropical Deforestation?

Human Journey<p><i>Editor’s Note: Rane Cortez works for T</i><i>he Nature Conservancy and is based in Belem, Brazil. She has just moved for two months to the highly-deforested frontier town of São Felix do Xingu in northern Brazil to</i> <i>work with local farmers, ranchers, landowners, indigenous groups and city</i></i> …

Leading paper firm pledges to halt Indonesian deforestation

Asia Pulp and Paper will end the clearing of forest across its supply chain by preserving high-carbon stock rainforests<p>The world's third biggest paper company has pledged to halt deforestation in Indonesia, and help to restore the habitats of the rare Sumatran tiger and orangutan, following a …

Battling Deforestation In Indonesia, One Firm At A Time

On the Indonesian island of Sumatra, a backhoe stacks freshly cut trees to be made into pulp and paper. Asia Pulp and Paper, or APP, is Indonesia's largest papermaker, and the company and its suppliers operate vast plantations of acacia trees here that have transformed the local landscape.<p>APP has …

Paper firm APP admits 'accidentally' breaking deforestation moratorium

APP says 70 hectares of Indonesian forest were cleared since its 'No Deforestation policy' was announced in February<p>Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has reported an accidental breach of its moratorium on deforestation.<p>In May, Indonesian environmental coalition Eyes on the Forest alleged that the forest …

Trees for Zambia: taking an axe to deforestation – in pictures

Zambia has one of the highest deforestation rates in the world with many citizens relying on wood for fuel and timber. A pioneering reforestation scheme aims to increase awareness and halt the trend

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Global deforestation: 10 hot spots on Google Earth – in pictures

Earth has lost more than half a million square miles of forest between 2000 and 2012. Analysis of 650,000 satellite images, published in the journal Science, reveal the extent of loss and recovery – Brazil’s success in the Amazon is offset by deforestation in Indonesia, Malaysia, Paraguay, Bolivia, …

Tree-Inspired Pole House Has a Minimal Footprint to Stop Deforestation

Inspired by the mighty tree, Danish architect, Konrad Wójcik created an uplifting vision of a small, A-frame like cabin with a minimal footprint. …

Rate of deforestation in Indonesia overtakes Brazil, says study

Indonesia lost 840,000 hectares of forest in 2012 compared to 460,000 hectares in Brazil, despite its forest being a quarter the size of the Amazon rainforest<p>Indonesia has greatly under-reported how much primary rainforest it is cutting down, according to the government's former head of forestry …

New Web App Uses Google Maps to Track Deforestation as it Happens

Google just unveiled a new online tool called Global Forest Watch that allows organizations and everyday people to monitor deforestation around the …

Deforestation: The Over-Looked Climate Driver and What You Can Do About It

One of the largest contributors to climate change is deforestation, accounting for 15 percent of all global greenhouse gas emissions. This driver, however, does not receive sufficient attention in climate discussions in developed countries, since the most threatened forests tend to be in developing …

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