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On Overpopulation and Ecosystem Collapse

Sunday, 18 May 2014, 1:05 pm | Ecological Internet

Earth's biosphere is collapsing and dying as human industrial growth overwhelms ecosystems and abruptly changes climate. Equity, education, condoms, and lower taxes and other incentives to stabilize and then reduce human population are a huge part of the solution. More >>

Ecocide Is Not Development; Love and Ecology Are the Answer

Monday, 22 July 2013, 3:52 pm | Ecological Internet

Earth's ecosystems are collapsing, human and all species' habitats are being lost, and our one shared biosphere is failing and dying. Love of other peoples and species and of nature, truth, justice, and equity are the only lasting basis for global ecological ... More >>

Earth Meanders: The Green Liberty Party

Monday, 25 March 2013, 2:34 pm | Ecological Internet

Earth is collapsing and dying. Humanity is systematically destroying the biodiversity, ecosystems, climate, and biosphere upon which all life depends. Earth's ecosystems continue to be plundered for profit as if air, land, water and oceans have no intrinsic ... More >>

Sudden Greenland Ice Melt, Reiterating Planetary Emergency

Friday, 27 July 2012, 3:35 pm | Ecological Internet

Given dramatic Greenland ice sheet melt and historic U.S. drought's threat to global food supply, Ecological Internet renews calls for urgent measures to avoid global ecosystem collapse, achieve sustainable development, and sustain global ecosystems ... More >>

Another Tar Sands Pipeline Postponed

Tuesday, 13 December 2011, 11:14 am | Ecological Internet

Firm opposition by Canadian First Nation, Ecological Internet, and innumerable others delay the Northern Gateway tar sands pipelines through British Columbia temperate rainforests, threatening the native salmon economy, and onward to Asia. More >>

PNG Begins Inquiry into Rainforest Land Grabs

Friday, 2 September 2011, 5:05 pm | Ecological Internet

Papua New Guinea has launched a Commission of Inquiry into foreign land grabs of pristine, indigenous owned primary rainforests for clearcut logging and supposed oil palm development. More >>

UN to Impose Geoengineering Moratorium

Saturday, 30 October 2010, 10:07 pm | Ecological Internet

- Major victory for common sense as hacking of planetary ecosystems is premature until such time as all other options are exhausted; and there are global protocols, consensus and a sound scientific basis for any geoengineering that may or may not ... More >>

Ecuador Sets Major Rainforest, Climate Precedent

Sunday, 1 August 2010, 2:26 pm | Ecological Internet

It is reported Ecuador will be compensated for leaving oil reserves in Yasuni National Park untouched. This is a major victory for Ecuador, the rainforest movement, and Ecological Internet – who was the first to campaign internationally on the issue. More >>

Rainforest Action Network Expands Greenwashing

Sunday, 13 June 2010, 11:57 am | Ecological Internet

RAN’s recent “rainforest safe” book and luxury shopping bag campaigns show they value greenwashing primary forest logging and sustaining old growth timber markets more than ecological science showing without primary forest logging ban biosphere ... More >>

Canada: Greenpeace Partners with Logging Industry

Sunday, 23 May 2010, 11:46 am | Ecological Internet

Along with ForestEthics and other foundation-dependent primary forest logging apologists, Greenpeace negotiates weak agreement that legitimizes continued old growth forest logging in exchange for vague promises of possible future protections. More >>

Greenpeace Deems Global Forest Movement Unworthy

Thursday, 13 August 2009, 6:05 pm | Ecological Internet

Below is Greenpeace Canada's misleading and obfuscating response to Ecological Internet's Earth Action Network campaign to have them stop supporting and hailing as some sort of "victory" FSC industrial first time logging of primary forests in Canada and globally. ... More >>

Need to End Industrial Primary Forest Logging

Wednesday, 10 June 2009, 2:06 pm | Ecological Internet

- After being a lone voice in the wilderness for decades, Dr. Glen Barry and Ecological Internet's biocentric forest protection position has been adopted by most major forest protection organizations. It remains to be determined how those committing to keeping ... More >>

Ancient Forests Absorb 20% of Human's Carbon

Saturday, 21 February 2009, 3:14 pm | Ecological Internet

- The myth that primary and old growth forests should be "sustainably" managed is dealt a mortal deathblow. Members and funders of RAN, FSC and others greenwashing ancient forest logging called upon to withdraw support in protest More >>

Rogue German Ship Fertilizing Southern Ocean

Wednesday, 21 January 2009, 10:50 am | Ecological Internet

(Seattle, WA) -- RV Polarstern, a German research ship from the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, is to dump twenty tons of iron sulphate over 300 square kilometres of the Scotia Sea, off Chile's coast, near the Antarctic Peninsula. The ... More >>

Earth’s Leading Climate Change Portal Turns 10

Tuesday, 6 January 2009, 12:16 pm | Ecological Internet

The Climate Ark Climate Change Portal at turned ten years old this New Year. Tens of millions of users have and continue to enjoy the Internet's best climate search, news feeds, blogging and action alerts. Ecological Internet ... More >>

Ancient Forest Victory

Friday, 17 October 2008, 8:43 pm | Ecological Internet

In a major victory for Ecological Internet and the world's ancient forests, RAN acknowledges concerns regarding FSC and commits to campaign to end all primary and old-growth logging More >>

Australia's Rainforest Aid Provides Little Benefit

Monday, 25 August 2008, 11:46 am | Ecological Internet

Ecological Internet welcomes Australia’s expression of concern about forests and climate change, demonstrated by yesterday's release of an initial US$2 million in aid for Asia-Pacific nations to help protect forests and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. ... More >>

Rainforest Action Network Vs. Old-Growth Logging

Wednesday, 2 April 2008, 12:32 am | Ecological Internet

RAN indicates industrial first time logging of centuries old trees in primeval forests the best that can be expected, censors further discussion on their web site, and faces renewed global call for members to cancel until withdraws from FSC. More >>

World Bank Violated Own Rules On Rainforests

Monday, 8 October 2007, 11:09 am | Ecological Internet

The World Bank encouraged foreign companies to destructively log DRC's rainforests, endangering the lives of thousands of Congolese Pygmies; misled Congo's government about the value of their forests, and repeatedly broke their own rules. More >>

Greenpeace Resists Clarion Call

Saturday, 7 July 2007, 2:17 pm | Ecological Internet

Greenpeace International has confirmed astonishing allegations by Ecological Internet that they actively promote and support the logging of ancient forests, at great expense to the Earth's climate. In their statement Greenpeace acknowledges they are "committed ... More >>