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Protected forests to grow under new rules, says palm oil watchdog

16 Jul 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Protected forest areas will grow by up to 10% under new rules to stop deforestation, the palm oil industry watchdog said on Tuesday, which is working to make the edible oil greener.

CORRECTED-World's major cities to face 'unknown' climate conditions by 2050

11 Jul 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A fifth of the world's major cities will face "unknown" climate conditions by 2050, researchers warned on Wednesday, as rising temperatures heighten the risks of drought and flooding.

World's major cities to face 'unknown' climate conditions by 2050

11 Jul 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A fifth of the world's major cities will face "unknown" climate conditions by 2050, researchers warned on Wednesday, as rising temperatures heighten the risks of drought and flooding.

Scientists urge climate protesters to save planet by planting trees

04 Jul 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The best way to keep climate change in check is by replanting trees on destroyed forest areas the size of the United States, scientists said on Thursday, as doing so would capture two-thirds of man-made planet-warming emissions.

Scientists urge climate protesters to save planet by planting trees

04 Jul 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, July 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The best way to keep climate change in check is by replanting trees on destroyed forest areas the size of the United States, scientists said on Thursday, as doing so would capture two-thirds of man-made planet-warming emissions.

From Madagascar to Brazil, researchers pick best spots to replant forests

03 Jul 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Researchers have identified swathes of lost tropical rainforests as the best places to replant trees, hoping to redress some of the damage done by deforestation and limit climate change.

From Madagascar to Brazil, researchers pick best spots to replant forests

03 Jul 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, July 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - R esearchers have identified swathes of lost tropical rainforests as the best places to replant trees, hoping to redress some of the damage done by deforestation and limit climate change.

Thunberg proved 'we are not alone', say young Indonesian tree planters

24 Jun 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thousands of young Indonesians have spearheaded a three-day mass tree-planting drive across the sprawling archipelago in an effort to fight climate change and stop deforestation.

Thunberg proved 'we are not alone', say young Indonesian tree planters

24 Jun 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - T housands of young Indonesians have spearheaded a three-day mass tree-planting drive across the sprawling archipelago in an effort to fight climate change and stop deforestation.

Tourist haven Bali aims to blaze global trail on stemming ocean plastic

20 Jun 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Less than half of the garbage produced on Indonesia's resort island of Bali is recycled, with thousands of tonnes burned or dumped in rivers and the ocean, researchers warned on Thursday.

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