Tag: habitat-destruction

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Oceans Under Siege

A briefing on the impacts of environmental degradation on whales, dolphins and porpoises.Human activities now threaten whales, dolphins and porpoises the world over with increasing noise, high pollutant burdens, depleted food resources and long-term habitat disruption due to climate change

Front cover of our report entitled The Last Frontier: Illegal Logging in Papua and China's Massive Timber Theft
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The Last Frontier

A report on how the rampant smuggling of illegal timber from Indonesia to China is a billion dollar trade threatening the last remaining intact tropical forests in the Asia-Pacific region. Asia has already lost 95 per cent of its frontier forests and most of what remains is confined to the Indonesian archipelago

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Dead End

A briefing document on the construction of a game-proof fence around the Makgadikgadi National Park, the largest wetland habitat in Botswana. The fence will extend for 480km and is intended to limit the predator/livestock conflict that has beset local communities adjacent to the Park

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Profiting from Plunder

A report on how hundreds of millions of dollars worth of illegal Indonesian timber, including the particularly vulnerable species ramin, are estimated to be entering neighbouring Malaysia each year, providing cheap raw materials to a voracious wood industry

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A Line in the Sand

A briefing outlining the responsibility Europe has in the cattle fencing issue, illustrating the link between EU beef subsidies and the Botswana cattle export industry. Botswana’s Department of Animal Health and Production, against advice of international experts, is pressing for the construction of a huge cattle fence