KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE
When Indonesia clears forests, orangutans die.
OO Indonesia Plans To Clear Over 28 Million Acres
Of Carbon-Storing Forest By 2020 despite a commitment to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
OO Forest-Destroying Illegal Oil Palm Plantations Rampant In Indonesia– and were built by destroying carbon-storing forests. Half of the ones in one province’s rare forest are illegal.
OO Indonesia Cracks Down On Illegal Burning, Investigates Suspect Companies
OO Are Eco-Certified Timber Companies Stripping Russia Of Its Last Old Growth Forests?
OO China And Europe’s Outsourcing Of Soy Production Impacts The Amazon says a new study.
OO Nicaragua ‘Natural Reserves’ No More:
Illegal Colonists Deforest Huge Portions
OO Peru’s Most Important Forests Felled For Timber, Crops, Roads, Mining – the highly threatened Peruvian Andes mountain range are an immediate and looming portent of the fate of the Peruvian Amazon rainforest.
OO China Failing To Take Effective Action Against
Chinese Timber Smuggling Companies
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