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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

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 digitally savvy, mobile and transitory, socially connected, and more democratic in their worldview. This new reality has placed …

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

Attacks on education have become visible in our world. The shooting of Malala Yousafzai, who was shot for daring to go to school, shocked us. We cheered when she won her fight for life. And now we are in new despair over the kidnapping of girls in Nigeria by terrorists who want them to stop them …

World has zero chance of hitting education targets, warns UN

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 education by 2015 will be met, the UN has admitted.<p>The UN education, scientific and cultural body, which released …

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: …

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Conservation news - Environmental science and conservation news

by Ebed de Rosary 19 September 2018<p>MAUMERE, Indonesia — A newly inaugurated governor in Indonesia has called a time-out on mining in his province, …

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

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 long-running campaign by environmentalists.<p>Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) said on Tuesday that it would end the "clearing of …

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

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 products giant had violated its deforestation moratorium when an area of forest was cleared on a concession belonging to …

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

Breaking the link between palm oil and deforestation

Every summer for the past couple of decades, a thick cloud of smoke has swept through parts of south-east Asia. Originating from the Indonesian island of Sumatra, the forest fires are an annual ritual. But this year, the public outrage in Singapore reached a crescendo, fueling a heated blame game …

Palm Oil

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. …

Living Rooms

Rate of deforestation in Indonesia overtakes Brazil, says study

Indonesia has greatly under-reported how much primary rainforest it is cutting down, according to the government's former head of forestry data gathering.<p>UN and official government figures have maintained that the country with the third biggest stretch of tropical forest after the Amazon and Congo …

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 …

Forests

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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