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#deforestation

# deforestation - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Saoirse McHugh: How Ireland can help in fighting the Amazon rainforest fires

Giving money to Brazil may not be the solution, but there are ways to make a difference.

# deforestation - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Record number of Amazon wildfires lit on purpose, claims president of Brazil

Nearly 73,000 forest fires have been reported in the country so far this year.

# deforestation - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Which tree is the most loveable one in Ireland? We'll know by tomorrow

Voting is currently taking place in the National Tree Huggers contest.

# deforestation - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Opinion: Deforestation isn't just changing our climate, it could be destroying life-saving medicines

The impact on the local biodiversity in the deforested areas is detrimental and potentially irreversible.

# deforestation - Friday 21 March, 2014

Column: Can big data save our planet’s forests?

Are we winning the fight against deforestation? Now there’s a way to check – and hold businesses and governments to account, write Oliver Mylius and Hans Zomer.

# deforestation - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Disney invests in Peru to prevent deforestation

The Walt Disney Company has bought $3.5 million in carbon credits to prevent the destruction of a jungle in the country’s Amazon as part of a project that started in 2009.

# deforestation - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Could Arabica coffee soon be extinct?

Large-scale deforestation and climate change are putting the wild Arabica coffee bean at risk of potential extinction, say experts.

# deforestation - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Agent Orange clean-up launched in Vietnam decades after war ends

US and Vietnam are commencing a landmark project to remove dangerous defoliant sprayed by American forces to defoliate Vietnam’s forests.