Keeping Carbon Stored in Forests: Amazon Angst, Ants Help, and More

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A forest stores carbon — lots of it.Wikipedia.

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FOREST UPDATE

OO Rainforests On Fire: Climate Change Pushing The Amazon Over The Edge

OO Is Aru Safe? Indonesia Suspends Plan To Clear Half The Islands’ Forests

OO For Forest Conservation: Maps For The Masses

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“Please make them stop destroying my forest!” this forlorn orangutan orphan seems to be saying. Credit Rhett Butler at www.mongabay.com

OO Legal Logging Drive Illegal Logging In Peru, Threatening Forests, People

OO Congo Deforestation Could Cause Region To Warm 3C By 2050

OO Ants Plant Rainforests, One Seed At A Time

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More reasons to save our carbon storing forests. Source: Cornell Ornithology Lab.

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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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