KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE
Forests: the cheapest way to sequester carbon
Historic Wildfires Burn Through Canada As Sub-Arctic Forests Heats Upreports Jeff Spross at Climate Progress. Wildfire activity in the Northwest Territories is more than six times higher than its 25-year average, and as of August 23 a total of 162 wildfires were burning in British Columbia.
OO Ghana’s Unique Forests ‘Could Completely Disappear Within 25 Years’says study. Ghana is experiencing one of the greatest rates of deforestation in West Africa.
Scientists Name New Endangered Species After Company That Will Decide Its Fate reports Tanya Dimitrova at Mongabay. Discovered near a cement quarry in Malaysia, the snail lives on a limestone hill given as a concession to an international company Lafarge, which quarries the hill As a result, the scientists have named the species after the company that will decide if it goes extinct.
OO Russia: Far East Logging Damaging Tiger Habitat,
Few Intact Forests Protected (Part I)
OO World’s Last Wild Siberian Tigers Threatened By
Illegal Logging, Global Warming, Disease (PART II) – 20-30 are poached every year as habitat is reduced and climate change makes life harder for the cat.
OO Rushing To Reforest: Communities, NGOs Work
To Save Rapidly Deforesting Ugandan Reserve
OO India: Selective Logging Hurts Rainforest Frogs decades after it happens.
OO Forest Conservation: DNA Fingerprinting Trees To Stem Illegal Logging
OO Looming Mining ‘Tsunami’ in Africa Threatens Forests
OO 20 Orangutan Pictures For World Orangutan Day
OO Indonesia’s Forests So Damaged They Burn —
Whether Or Not There’s Drought
@@ VIDEO: How Humans And Nature Can Coexist is explored in this film, documenting how a vast community forest in Guatemala has prospered for centuries even as the human population grows.
OO When Forests Are Not:
the High Cost Of Chile’s Tree Plantations – which offer few of the ecological services of a forest, eg, water regulation, and store much less carbon. Vast forests have been replaced by plantations.
OO Norway Puts $1.6 Billion Into Rainforest Conservation – with effects being seen.
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