Posts Tagged ‘forest’

‘There are bodies in the forest’: Missing migrants worry activists on Lithuania-Belarus border

Lithuania’s government recently approved controversial legislation to formalise pushbacks as an official policy at the Belarus border. Source

Medieval Forest Camp Out

Just some simple music to make you feel like you are with a troupe of musicians having a grand old time. Source

4 Africans Arrested for gang raping A women twice in a Forest

4 Eritrean men are charged after two serious rapes against a 40-year-old woman in Huddinge at the end of June. In one case, the woman was raped by all four men in a wooded area and one of the men filmed the abuse, according to the indictment. All four now risk long prison terms and […]

Over 800 Ancient Monuments Found in Polish Forest with LiDAR!

One of the last primeval forests in Europe, Białowieża forest in Poland, is the subject of a fascinating new LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) survey. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Ancient Places Europe Read Later  Source

Fire and Fury, or Short-Circuited Docu-Fizzer? Part 1: A fear-filtered failure to see the Freedom Forest for the Tumult of Tenacious Trees

By Steve ‘Snoopman’ Edwards In this exposé, the documentary ‘Fire and Fury’ casts the ‘protagonists’ in the NZ Parliament Occupation, for a public trial by media via character assassination. The documentary, and accompanying articles produced by Stuff Circuit, were designed to inoculate its mainstream news audience, who were targeted for emotional hijacking by the film-makers […]

Activists To Rally Against Renewed Logging In State Forest

California – Community, environmental and tribal activists opposed to renewed logging in the Jackson Demonstration State Forest plan to rally in the forest Sunday and warn of potential civil disobedience in the future. The notice comes in response to a Cal Fire announcement that tree cutting would resume as early as this week on at least one […]

Against All Odds, Survivors in a Dying Forest

Against All Odds, Survivors in a Dying Forestby Dane Wigington, GeoEngineering WatchAugust 28, 2022 The climate engineers are contaminating and cutting off the life giving flow of rain to forests all over the world. Trees are dying and incinerating, wildlife is disappearing. I knew I had to do something to turn the tide for my forest friends.Now, […]

Smell of Portugal’s forest fires reaches Madrid 300 kilometres away

The Spanish capital’s emergency services received hundreds of calls about the smell of burning, while a satellite image shows a column of smoke spreading from Portugal. Source

Large forest fire forces evacuations west of Athens

Greek firefighters fought a large forest blaze that forced the evacuation of a small village west of Athens, the latest in a series of wildfires flared as solid winds swept several parts of Greece. By evening, the fire service said the blaze appeared to be spreading at a much slower pace, raising hopes it could… […]

Forest rights violations under cover of Covid

>> The young one had gone to the city to earn his livelihood and food for his poor family. The pandemic and lockdown stopped all work and all earnings. Thereby he had no option but to walk for 20 days under the scorching sun with little food and no shelter. After he reached, the villagers, […]

Ancient Stone Jars Discovered at Four Forest Sites in India’s Assam

A team of researchers has documented the find of “mystery” stone jars from the state of Assam in northeastern India. The 65 stone jars were unearthed in 2020 from four sites across the Dima Hasao province in Assam. Remarkably, similar jars have been found at ancient sites in Laos and Indonesia. According to the  BBC, […]

Pastor Trying To Reach Pulpit Goes Missing In Forest Of Poinsettias

MACON, GA—Rescue crews are searching for a local pastor who went missing while attempting to locate his pulpit in a dense forest of poinsettias. “Help! Help!” cried the pastor as he began to sink into the obnoxiously massive Christmas display. Sources say his muffled cries went unheard for hours—until everyone realized they were just sitting […]

USDA announces proposal to reinstate protections for Tongass National Forest

A Trump-era rollback of protections for the Tongass National Forest could soon be reinstated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Environmentalist are hailing the proposed safeguards to species, habitats and the climate in America’s largest national forest a huge win. The Tongass National Forest, which consists of a 17-million-acre area, is home to “some of […]

Biden’s Forest Service To Facilitate Quadrupling Of Oil Production

Above Photo: Crude oil pumpjacks, defunct, at right, and fully operational, at left, in San Juan County. Leah Hogsten / Tribune file photo. In Utah’s Uinta Basin Days Before Glasgow Climate Summit. Salt Lake city, Utah – In a massive blow to U.S. efforts to address the climate crisis, the Biden administration is poised to […]

‘Unprecedented’ Forest Fire Ravages Greek Island

ARKITSA, Greece (AP) — Firefighters and residents battled into the night Monday for a seventh day against a massive fire on Greece’s second-largest island as the nation endured what the prime minister described as “a natural disaster of unprecedented proportions.” Smoke and ash from Evia, a rugged island of forests and coves close to the […]

Greece: Homes destroyed in aftermath to Peloponnese forest fire

Five villages have been evacuated and eight people hospitalised with burns and respiratory problems since the fire broke out early Saturday near Patras, in the Peloponnese, about 210 kilometres (130 miles) west of Athens. Nearly 300 firefighters, two water bomber planes and five helicopters were battling Sunday to put out a forest fire in Greece […]

Iran says ready to aid Turkey to contain forest fires

TEHRAN— Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh on Friday lamented widespread forest fires in parts of Turkey’s southern provinces, which have caused extensive property damage and left at least three citizens dead. While announcing Iran’s solidarity with the government and people of the friendly and brotherly country of Turkey and expressing condolences to the families […]

Forest Food — Important Source of Nutrition, Income and Joy for the Poor

                                                                             “ They had never in their short lives had nice things to eat . They were young […]

A Forest Fire in Oregon Is So Huge That It’s Generating Freak Lightning Storms

The Bootleg Fire in Southern Oregon has already burned 530 square miles of forest and grasslands over the last two weeks, spurred by heat waves linked to climate change — a bad omen, in other words, of what’s still in store for us. “The fire is so large and generating so much energy and extreme heat that […]

The Beautiful Forest Mind Of Whites

By Frank Raymond Editor’s Note from Euro Canadian: This is an extract from the book Sweet Dreams and Terror Cells by Frank Raymond. This part of the book discusses the forest mind of the white man and woman, a mind that yearns to live in amity and among all animals and all Nature. This is […]

Maya Cities Had Unique Neotropical Forest Parks Says New Study

The Maya civilization was renowned for its progress in the fields of art, architecture, mathematics, astronomy, and the calendar systems. Part of their highly developed architecture is missing even from contemporary urban centers. The Maya had roads, paved plazas, pyramids, temples, palaces and homes for its fast-growing population. But Maya cities, according to the latest […]

Greece evacuates villages as forest fires rage

Authorities in the Corinth region of southern Greece have moved people from six villages to safety as fire fighters battled a forest fire with scores of trucks and 21 aircraft, they said on Thursday. No deaths were reported in the blaze that broke out on Wednesday night at a small seaside holiday resort on the […]

Increased Risk of Forest Fires in Himalayan Region

This year much higher incidence of forest fires has been reported from Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. Generally the risk becomes high only in the summer season but this year the risk started during winter and has already recorded very high damage at the time of writing on April 4. To get an idea of the […]

Tribals / Forest Dwellers are facing eviction and backwardness in Yogi Raj

   The population of Tribals (Scheduled Tribes) in Uttar Pradesh is 11.35 lakhs of which 80% are landless. That is why the Forest Rights Act – 2006 and Rules 2008 came into force for the empowerment of Tribals. Under this law, Tribals and non-Tribals living in a Reserve Forest area were to be given a […]

The Forest Occupation Movement In Germany

Tactics, Strategy, and Culture of Resistance. Lignite mining, express highways, gravel mining, parking decks, lime pits, and candy factories all have something in common that might not be obvious at first glance. Capitalists need to cut down forests to make way for them. But all around Germany, people are mobilizing to stop them. Over the […]

Mobile vaccination unit inoculates Israelis on forest stroll

With Israel seeing a slowdown in its rate of vaccination and health officials trying to find new ways to encourage Israelis to get inoculated, Magen David Adom took a mobile vaccination unit to a forest in the south of Israel on Saturday, where thousands were visiting to see the spring flowers. The emergency service said […]

Palestinian indicted for murder of Israeli woman in West Bank forest

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Truth in a Forest of Lies

January 28th, 2021 By Jennie Ankney Guest Writer for Wake Up World There is so much information available to us now, and a lot of it is conflicting. Who are we supposed to believe? The world can be very scary with lock downs, mask wearing, heated politics, violent eruptions as corruption at the highest levels […]

Forest Service: Cutting Snags To Eliminate Endangered Species Habitat

Above photo: A northern spotted owl in a Redwood forest. For decades the U.S. Forest Service and BLM has been seeking out and cutting large dead trees in Federal forests to prevent areas from being listed as critical habitat for endangered species. This may be an intentional civil and criminal violation of the Endangered Species […]

California-sized area of forest lost in just 14 years

An area of forest roughly the size of California was cleared across the tropics and subtropics between 2004 and 2017 largely for commercial agriculture, finds a new assessment published by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). The report looks at the state of forests and causes of deforestation in 24 “active deforestation fronts”, which account for […]

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