touching lives, making a difference
A TIL -CSR Initiative
touching lives, making a difference
Celebrating World Environment Day (WED) is about channeling individual actions that collectively become an exponential force for
IMPORTANCE OF FORESTS
Trees are mankind lifeline. If they are destroyed, there is no way that human beings can survive. From the oxygen that we breathe in, the food that we eat, to the clothes we wear, we owe it all to the trees. Not only this, trees act as purifiers of air and receptacles...
advancements, the rain forest has been greatly effected. Not only have the trees been cut down but also there have positive aspects to the technology concerning this precious resource. Peter White, a chief writer for National Geographic magazine once said, " The tropical rain forest may well be nature's...
records show that the forests of Southeast Asia have existed in more or less their present form for 70 to 100 million years. Tropical rainforests are defined by two factors: location and amount of rainfall they receive.
B.The important of the rainforest
1.Amount of rainfall the rain forest receives
Save the Tiger
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Save the Tiger is a 1973 film about moral conflict in contemporary America. It stars...
Forests for a Living Planet
FORESTS are the planet's lungs. Home to people and Wildlife. Engines of green economies. Forests are Essential to life on Earth.
Forests for a Living Planet
FORESTS are the planet's lungs. Home to people and Wildlife. Engines of green economies. Forests are Essential...
Save Our Rainforests
December 1, 2008
Devastation to our rainforests must stop, before it is too late. Some measures have been taken to try and preserve them however, it is not enough. We as a people in whole must learn that by continuing to destroy our rainforests...
Save our environment
Every day we see pollution all around us. Unknown to us, many species of animals live in fear of extinction due to pollution.
Our government, as well as those of other countries, has imposed laws that forbid mankind to hunt endangered animals, such as tigers.
Our main sources...
Deforestation Carolyn Hurford 2nd Hour 4/1/13
“Deforestation is clearing Earth's forests on a massive scale, often resulting in
damage to the quality of the land. Forests still cover about 30 percent of the world’s land area, but swaths the size of Panama are lost each and every year.” said by...
of hemp fibers and it ran off of hemp oil. Ford was quoted as saying “"Why use up the forests which were centuries in the making and the mines which required ages to lay down, if we can get the equivalent of forest and mineral products in the annual growth of the hemp fields?" (www.eazysmoke.com). There...
Save for surrogate child Aron, each of the Bielski boys gets a girl (following appropriate close-up reactions and then mourning times when the two eldest learn their first, never-seen wives have been killed in the cities where they have been sent to be safe). In what seems an imposed structure...
2013 Uttarakhand Floods
On the 22nd of June, a joint team from People for Animals and Humane Society International began rescue efforts to save the animals affected by the torrential rains and landslides in the Kedarnath valley. After PFA chairperson Maneka Gandhi talked to the General...
tiger is a carnivorous, mammal primarily from India. It lives in habitats such asthe coniferous Himalayan Forest, the mangroves of the Sunderbans, the hills of the Indian Peninsula, or the forests of Rajasthan and Northern India. At one time Bengal tigers were scatteredthroughout Asia. Now they are generally...
these three approaches can have the type of big impact we need to protect our forests.
Pressuring Corporations and Markets
If corporations have the power to destroy the world’s forests, they also have the power to help save them.
Companies can make an impact by introducing zero deforestation policies...
Explain the Importance of Maintaining the Biodiversity of Tropical Rain Forests
Biodiversity is the variation of plant and animal life in a certain habitat, in other words it
is the variation of life forms within a particular ecosystem. All the living species depend on
each other and this is where...
pollution. One of the major causes is natural pollution. Natural pollution is windblown dust, fog and so on. Dust storms in desert areas and smoke from forest and grass. The other major cause is man-made pollution. Man-made pollution is the most serious form. Most of man-made pollution is caused by industries...
traceable all the way back to the plantations. I am particularly happy that IKEA has continued to work on projects with our global partners UNICEF, Save the Children and WWF. Through these partnerships with organisations that are generally regarded as specialists in their fields, we can accomplish more...
are also some other endangered animals like the Zaire Peafowl, the Forest Elephant and the African Slender-Snouted Crocodile. The park also has some large mammals like Elephants, Hippopotamuses, Bongos, Giant Ground Pangolin, Forest Buffalo, Alligators and Golden Cats. Then there are the small mammals...
Bridger Teton National Forest
The Bridger Teton National Forest is located in Western Wyoming makes up more than 3.4 million acres land for public outdoor recreation use. It is made up of pristine watersheds, abundant wildlife and remote wild lands. The Bridger Teton National Forest makes up a large part...
pride in and protecting our forest is one of them. Our trees help our animals live, our crops grow, and our families survive.
How do humans benefit from the trees?
I. Is deforestation the cause of climate change?
A. The forest can provide many different...
destruction of indigenous forests and woodlands. The term does not include the removal of industrial forests such as plantations of gums or pines. Deforestation has resulted in the reduction of indigenous forests to four-fifths of their pre-agricultural area. Indigenous forests now cover 21% of the earth's...
powers light bulbs light bulbs give off light and heat. Nonrewnable energy is a growing problem around the world coal plants destroy habitats lush forest so we are able to dig deep in to the earth's core to get coal we can only dig so far and so much. Nuclear plant create over ten million pounds of nuclear...
Tropical forests include dense rainforests, where rainfall is abundant year-round; seasonally moist forests, where rainfall is abundant, but seasonal; and drier, more open woodlands. Tropical forests of all varieties are disappearing rapidly as humans clear the natural landscape for construction...
consequent movement of cattle to the interior forests for grazing has not only wrested a large part of its habitat from wildlife, but has also caused a deterioration in the carrying capacity of the remaining habitat. Improved communications network in the forests, versatile vehicles, slackening of fire-arms...
machines and dependent sources of technology working and functional. An important example of natural resources is the rain forest. As Simon noted in "Nature in Danger", the "Forests are a prime example of a non sustainable natural resource (Simon)." The rainforest is responsible for "irreplaceable products...
from the Oregon
border to the Redwood
(located in Orick, CA).
REDWOOD NATIONAL FOREST
BIOTIC COMPONENT - PLANT
• Many plants can be found on the floor of
the Redwood Forest (if you can take your
eyes off the trees to observe them!). One
common species is the Red Clintonia...
Can HEMP save the planet?
Hemp, also known as Cannabis sativa, is a plant of the family Cannabaceae. This plant, often confused with marijuana plant, is prohibited in the United States. Federal law makes it illegal to grow industrial hemp here. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) classifies...
ethical decisions that human beings make with respect to the environment. One of the questions that we ask ourselves is should we continue to clear cut forests for the sake of human consumption? This is one of the major decisions we have to look at. “Although nature was the focus of much of the nineteenth...
or on the coast does this increase the danger from global warming? Why?
* What's happening to forests in the world?
* What happens when we remove forests?
* What can we do to protect forests?
* Why should we recycle?
* Does your local government make it easy or hard for citizens...
Why are rain forests important?.............................................................Page 5
Why are rainforests disappearing?.........................................................Page 6
How can we save rainforests?......................................
guess what? We called all our friends and we asked them if they want to come with us to a picnic in the forest.
That forest wasn’t far away from the city. It was a good idea because all of them wanted to spend have a good
time. So we took...
with the World Wide Web of Life
' 2000 - The Environment Millennium - Time to Act
' 1999 - Our Earth - Our Future - Just Save It!
' 1998 - For Life on Earth - Save Our Seas
' 1997 - For Life on Earth
' 1996 - Our Earth, Our Habitat, Our Home
' 1995 - We the Peoples: United for the Global...
which is crime to be alone at any time. “We alone, of the thousands who walk this earth, we alone in this hour are doing a work which has no purpose save that we wish to do it,” (Rand 36). Ayn Rand makes Equality seem like a very selfish character in Anthem, by depicting him alone and in his own thoughts...
Dense forests once covered India. As of 2014, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations estimates world's forest cover to be about 68 dollar area, or about 20 % of the continent's area. In quantity terms, however, the average forest in almost all the major American...
(www.epa.gov). That is how ozone depletion contributes to global warming.
Brazil is known world wide for its rich and lush rain forest. Brazil’s Rainforest contain many diverse and unique animals. There are various types of animals. One the many animals includes the Tapir. Tapirs are...
WHO CAN SAVE THE SUNDARBANS?
One of the largest mangrove forests in the world and a unique Tiger habitat, the Sundarbans in West Bengal have long been an important part of India’s ecological treasury. Situated at the mouth of the Bay of Bengal in the Ganga-Brahmaputra...
endangered animals. We can not
save nature from itself. Also some, if not most, animals serve no real purpose to man. The reasons
for saving endangered species might seem obvious to many people, but many question why we
should save a species from dying out. Isn't this part...
sense, a standing rain forest supplies more economic wealth than if it were cleared
yet deforestation continues at an alarming rate." (Tropical Rain Forest Coalition, 1996). Rain Forests have played a significant role in shaping modern biology. The destruction of the rain forests will determine the fate...
connected with the forests. Forests have had a great influence on human thought and way of living.
For example, the Vedas and Upanishads, the oldest known religious, philosophical and literary monuments of mankind are the direct products of forest-life in ancient India. The Aranyakas or the Forest Texts form...
What Needs to be Done to Save the Tiger:
- Local institutions and people Scientists who were closely involved in managing tigers at the local level, Hemendra Panwar of India and Hemanta Mishra of Nepal, pointed out an important lesson more than a decade ago: unless local community needs are met, conservation...
Essay: Forests Need For Conservation Trees are mankinds lifeline. If they are destroyed, there is no way that human beings can survive. From the oxygen that we breathe in, the food that we eat, to the clothes we wear, we owe it all to the trees. Not only this, trees act as purifiers of air and receptacles...
into the wild jungle of evil things. Together they were tested if one of them falls into an obstacle, will the other one save him/her?
They started having a walk in the forest of the wild evil, but suddenly they felt that they got surrounded by some dark-plum colored orbs, but in the back of their...
of environment and forestry clearance to projects using the existing norms and through the Forest Advisory Committee (FAC). Under the Forest Conservation Act , 1980, all diversion of forest cover for non-forest uses requires the approval of FAC.
What is the faceoff?
There is an overlap of the regulations...
Forests are complex worlds where many animals, insects, and plants share a habitat. Specie interdependency leads to protecting ecosystems and biodiversity that dwells within it. This paper will identify the impact of agriculture and encroaching human population’s effect on forests. Management...
environment where certain plants and animals are found. Threatened mangroves including the sunder bans are being destroyed by human interactions. Mangrove forests are extremely productive ecosystems that provide food and services to the aquatic environment and people. If humans continue to be careless and destroy...
Forests are a treasure of tranquility, a symbol of integrity, source of diversity and a place of unity. We can find plenty of flora, fauna, trees, animals, birds and species living together with abounding love in the forest. Mixed fragrance, pure air, healthy herbals, roaring streams, descending...
or in the mountains, or sometimes in a quiet forest, I think this is why the environment has to be preserved,” but unfortunately in our vast society, the environment is having a hard time finding a place in our competitive resource era. Acres of forest are being mowed down by companies to feed their...
Mary Anne’s time in Vietnam opened her eyes and showed her there were bigger and more important issues in life. She realized fighting in the forest to save a single life became more important than her personal hygiene. Mary Anne got to experience fighting first hand, and putting her own life on the...
They were greeted by Jesus. Jesus told them to go see god, when they got to go see god he told them he is so proud of then for risking their lives to save a young girl from dying. He told them they were warriors “no more like hero’s” god said. God said that they could go back to earth if they saved Liz...
used for paper come from forests called managed timberlands. Even though the trees in these timberlands may look like "woods," they are an agricultural crop - like vegetables on a farm. The trees are grown to be made into products for human use. Not using paper in order to save trees is like not eating...
Effects of Deforestation on Carbon Dioxide Level
Effects of Deforestation on Carbon Dioxide Level
Forests are complex ecosystems that are important to the carbon and water cycles that sustain life on earth. When they are degraded, it can set off a devastating...
Forest management is the maintaining and management of not only the
trees in the forest, but the streams, habitat, watersheds, and even the
decaying trees or logs on the forest floor. Managing our forests is not only
important to the wildlife, but to our future economy and way of life. We need
Conservation Plan for the Pine Forest of the Carolinas
Statement of Purpose: This conservation plan is being drawn up to protect the pine forests in North and South Carolina from harmful human activities, such as logging and emitting large amounts of carbon. The plan gives a brief amount of information...
book, passport to money. So, there are 400 million tons of paper was consumed last year, 2010 (World Wildlife Fund, n.d). With a huge consumption, forests are more and more deforested as well as exploited by logging companies. That activity indirectly impacts on the environment and causes many natural...
cattle farming. WRI assessments suggest that 20 to 30% of the world’s forest areas have already been converted to agriculture and most of this land is used to graze beef cattle. From tropical rain forests in Brazil to ancient pine forests in China, entire ecosystems are being destroyed to fuel humans’ addiction...
debated for a long time; particularly over the
last few years. Governments and large lumber companies see large profits in the
mass deforestation of forests and state that their actions are having few, if
any, harmful effects on the environment. Most people disagree with this and
think that the environmental...
associations that spread the awareness of Earth Day to people all across the world. The mission of these organizations and the purpose of Earth day is to save earth by protecting the environment in different ways. One way of protecting the environment and earth is by planting more trees and giving proper supply...
As man learnt about nature he started to interfere with the laws of nature. He cut off the forests for agriculture and tamed wild animals for his food and clothing. Man was able to conquer nature, yet he can't control it. A balance exists between all living and non-living things in nature. Ecological...
The Wildlife in India is a mix of species of different types of organisms. The forests of India are ancient in nature and composition. Indian people need to have more wildlife education. They are rich in variety and shelter a wide range of flora and fauna and insects. The fact they have...
another, such as the relationship of bamboo forests to pandas. Pandas only eat bamboo shoots, so the destruction of the bamboo forests in China resulted in the endangerment of the Panda, due to starvation and loss of habitat.
In China, destruction of the forests left the tigers with no place to go. Farmers...