World's largest solar-powered boat docks in London - video | Environment | theguardian.com

World's largest solar-powered boat docks in London - video

Pepsico, Unilever and Nestlé accused of complicity in illegal rainforest destruction  Palm oil plantations on illegally deforested land in Sumatra – home to elephants, orangutans and tigers – have allegedly been used to supply scores of household brands,

Pepsico, Unilever and Nestlé accused of complicity in illegal rainforest destruction

Pepsico, Unilever and Nestlé accused of complicity in illegal rainforest destruction Palm oil plantations on illegally deforested land in Sumatra – home to elephants, orangutans and tigers – have allegedly been used to supply scores of household brands,

The rainforests are the lungs of the earth. Trees provide a carbon sink for 20% of the world's carbon. With increased deforestation, CO2 levels increase. redd-monitor.org

Ancient forests are disappearing before our eyes. Not only does forest loss eliminate wildlife habitat and harm biodiversity, it also releases tons of greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change. Help us protect forests and the climate.

What's Your Connection to Rainforest Destruction?

Your Supermarket is Selling Rainforest Destruction! Get the Facts On Palm Oil and the US Snack Food Industry.

Drone footage shows what rainforest destruction really looks like

Drone footage shows what rainforest destruction really looks like

Forest Heroes captures the environmental impact of a palm oil company in Indonesia on camera.

5 consumer products linked to illegal rainforest destruction.  1. Beef 2. Soy 3. Palm oil 4. Wood pulp 5. Cocoa

5 consumer products linked to illegal rainforest destruction

5 consumer products linked to illegal rainforest destruction * Damage to the forest in the Babassu region of Brazil. --- (Palm oil is often labeled as "vegetable oil".

petition: Ban Toxic Chemical Killing Endangered Indian Vultures

Kentucky Fried Chicken's supplier, Asia Pulp & Paper, gets the material to make the restaurant's packaging signatures on petition)

Rainforest Books for Kids -- this selection is especially good for younger kids, focusing on the amazing plants and animals in the rainforests and not so much on destruction.

Rainforest Books for Kids

Ecosystem/Habitats - Rainforest Books for Kids -- this selection is especially good for younger kids, focusing on the amazing plants and animals in the rainforests and not so much on destruction.

How rainforest destruction hides in our clothes

How rainforest destruction hides in our clothes

Indonesia Tops Brazil in Rainforest Destruction and It's All Our Fault!  Demand is soaring for palm oil, an ingredient found in half the products sold at the local supermarket. Indonesia already ranks as one of the world’s top carbon emitters. Now a new study shows the country’s rate of tropical deforestation is the highest on the planet and more than previously reported by the Indonesian government.

Indonesia Tops Brazil in Rainforest Destruction, and It’s All Our Fault

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A total of square kilometres are estimated lost between August 2012 and July an increase in deforestation of 28 percent compared to the previous year.

Earth:  #Earth ~ "Nearly half of the world's species of plants, animals, and microorganisms will be destroyed or severely threatened over the next quarter century, due to rainforest deforestation. Help spread the word before it's too late!"

Earth: Earth ~ "Nearly half of the world's species of plants, animals, and microorganisms will be destroyed or severely threatened over the next quarter century, due to rainforest deforestation. Help spread the word before it's too late!

The environmental impact of a palm oil company in Indonesia. The forests were cleared by Astra Agro Lestari, named by the Forest 500 as one of the companies key in the fight against global deforestation. Not only does deforestation contribute to global warming, the area where this was shot is home to the endangered Sumatran elephant. | Forest Heros | Treehugger.com

Drone footage shows what rainforest destruction really looks like

The environmental impact of a palm oil company in Indonesia filmed from a drone.

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