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Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum is an international leader in the scientific study of the natural world. Our science mission is to: * Explore the diversity of the natural world and the processes that generate this diversity. * Use t...
Rainforest Action Network
RAN seeks to protect the Earth's rainforests through education, grassroots organizing and non-violent direct action. They do so using campaigns to expose the wrongdoings of governments and corporations and mobilize the internatio...
World Rainforest Movement
The WRM is an international network of citizens involved in efforts to defend the world's rainforests. The group works to secure the lands and livelihoods of forest peoples and fights commercial logging, dams, mining, plantations ...

Sources Select Resources

As rivers re-open to shipping, oil threat to Bangladesh's Sundarbans forest continues
Kibria, ASMG
Article
2015
The Ecologist
Bangladesh's Sundarbans forest, home of incredibly rich biodiversity, is under unprecedented threat, writes ASMG Kibria. The recent oil tanker capsize on the Shela river puts the forest at risk of wid...
Connexions Library: Environment Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Serivces
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on environment, ecology, climate change, pollution, and land use.
The contribution of trees to our lives: it is time to take stock
French botanist Francis Hallé makes a case for the defence of trees as a powerful ally in saving the Earth's ecosystems
Joignot, Frédéric
Article
2012
The Guardian
A reflection on the impact of trees in the world and the necessity of improving urban forestry out of self-preservation.
Corporate Welfare in the Forest
Post-Fire Logging Loses Money and Damages the Health of the Ecosystem
Wuerthner, George
Article
2013
CounterPunch
The Forest Service is under extreme political pressure to log our national patrimony, whether it makes any economic or ecological sense. A good example of a needless, ecologically damaging, and econom...
Deforestation
Wikipedia Article
Article
Wikipedia Article
Deforestation, clearance or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees where the land is thereafter converted to a non-forest use. Examples of deforestation include conversion of forestland...
In the footsteps of Gandhi: an interview with Vandana Shiva
London, Scott
Article
2016
The Ecologist
Vandana Shiva is more than just a leading scientist, author and campaigner on green issues and anti-globalisation. She is also among the most prominent of Mahatma Ghandi's intellectual heirs. In this ...
Neoliberal Ebola: The Agroeconomic Origins of the Ebola Outbreak
Wallace, Rob
Article
2015
Independent Science News
Wallace describes the rise of Ebola, connecting its outbreak to capital-driven shifts in land and changes in the agroeconomic context.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - March 26, 2016
Forests and trees
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
For countless centuries, forests, and the trees in them, have been seen as sources of life, livelihood, and spiritual meaning. For capitalism, however, forests are sites of extraction and profit-makin...
Why Logging Forests After Wildfires is Ecologically Destructive
Bond, Monica
Article
2015
CounterPunch
Bond exposes three prevailing falsehoods about logging that the U.S. Forest Service disseminates.

Sources Bookshelf

A Field Guide to Eastern Forests
Kricher, John C.; Morrison, Gordon
Book
1988
A "second-generation" field guide to the ecology of the forests and fields of eastern North America.
Legacy
The Natural History of Ontario
Theberge, John B.
Book
1989
A comprehensive, extensively illustrated natural history of Ontario, covering bedrock, soils, birds, mammals, insects, wildflowers, forests, prehistoric life, and much more.

Media

Canadian Journal of Forest Research
Features articles, reviews, notes and concept papers on a broad spectrum of forest sciences.


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