Forests Update: Establishing Trust, Making Conservation Pay, and More

click on the OO’s for the stories behind the headlines…

OO US Govt Funds REDD+ Forest Carbon Conservation Projects

OO How To Save The World’s Forests? Develop Trust

OO Next Forest Conservation Idea? Making Community Protection Economically Viable

Forests store precious carbon, and biodiversity, such as this orchid mantis, which can not just hide on an orchid, but mimic one. Sources:; google images.

OO Logging, Fires Take A Hidden Toll On Amazon Rainforest

OO Greenpeace Accuses Shady Palm Oil Company, Cameroon Govt Of Illegal Logging

OO Indonesia’s Haze From Forest Fires Kills 110,000 People Annually

Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here. This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is this year!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.

For more on Climate Change, check out my weekly column at the HuffingtonPost, Climate Change This Week

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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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