Deforestation

Amantha Perera
BALI, Indonesia - When she talks about the forests in her native Kalimantan, the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo, Maridiana Deren’s facial expression changes. The calm, almost shy person is transformed into an emotionally charged woman, her fists clench and she stares wide-eyed at whoever is listening to her. “The ‘boohmi’ (earth) is our...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
The world's last remaining forest wildernesses are being damaged and destroyed...
Carey L. Biron, IPS News
The U.S. and Brazilian governments are moving into the final stages of weighing...

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