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In other news: Environmental stories from around the web, November 29, 2019

29 / 11 / 2019, Mongabaycom News

Tropical forests Africa’s women need secure land rights to continue the battle against hunger, a commission says (New Business Ethiopia). Paper producers have been pressured to address deforestation in Asia (Reuters). The government of Brazil chalks rising deforestation in the country to a broader, multi-year trend (Science Magazine). Making palm sugar has become an alternative for illegal loggers in Indonesia (The Jakarta Post). A podcast looks at the policies that could be keeping India’s forest fires burning (Undark). On the heels of the U.N.’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, advocates call for the issue to be addressed alongside forest conservation (Global Forest Coalition). A safari outfit plans to invest $190 million in a sugar project in Gabon (Moneyweb). There’s a species of snake that’s new to scientists in the forests of the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh (The Hindu). Seabirds are changing along with the ocean ecosystem that they inhabit (Hakai Magazine). The pictures of Ecuador’s biodiversity taken by a wildlife photographer celebrate his life (Discover Magazine). Fires in Indonesia rival the record year of 2015, satellite imagery has revealed (CIFOR Forests News). WWF has lost its license to work in Indonesia’s conservation areas (Eco-Business). Other news A plan by a U.S. aquarium to import five beluga whales from a Canadian park has encountered a tide of resistance (Hakai Magazine). A United Nations report finds that countries are falling short of their pledged emissions reductions (The New York Times, The Economist, The Washington Post) … ……This article was originally published on Mongabay

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