KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE
Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon
OO $42 Billion in Economic Damages Yearly
From Carbon-Rich Mangroves’ Destruction – globally coordinated action and policy needed to stem loss of one of the planet’s most threatened ecosystems.
OO Despite High Deforestation,
Indonesia Making Progress On Forests, says Norwegian official
OO Indonesia: High Court Denies Appeal By Company That Cleared Protected Peat Forest which store high amounts of carbon.
OO Malaysian Palm Oil Company Destroys Borneo Forests, despite buyer’s zero deforestation commitment.
OO Remnant Shrubs And Trees Play Vital Role In Regenerating Forests
There is, of course, much more news on the consequences and solutions to climate change. To get it, check out this annotated resource list I’ve compiled, “Climate Change News Resources,” , at WordPress.com here. For more information on the science of climate change, its consequences and solutions you can view my annotated list of online information resources here.
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