KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE
Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon
Brazil Killing Its Golden Green Goose
Even as Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paulo, is running dry from an exceptional drought, – induced in part by vanishing national forests and by climate change, worsened by their disappearance – Brazil creates new forest-destroying lawsallowing mining to displace forests,
and revokes forest protections on previously protected areas.
Watch Kevin Spacey is the Rainforest ! Mesmerizing!
Meanwhile, the Amazonian rainforest is getting drier yet another studyconfirms.
@@ Using Forests Sustainably: the Guna Model, Panama
OO Pesticides Harming Bumblebees’ Ability To Pollinate Plants, Forests
OO Fashion Industry Continues Cutting Deforestation From Clothing
OO Global Forests Threatened by Soaring Industry of Dissolving Pulp
Used For New Clothing – a great reason to not buy new clothing, especially when so many alternatives exist: consignment shops, thrift shops, yard sales, flea markets, online auctions, personal clothes swaps….
OO Indonesia: Govt Policy Places Companies Over Forest Communities
OO Destroyed Habitat, Fewer Resources, Ebola:
The Many Repercussions Of Liberia’s Deforestation – intact forests keep ebola bearing animals from interacting with people, as they do when displaced from deforestation.
OO Tigers Vs. Diamonds: India’s Protected Areas Rampantly Downgraded
To Make Room For People, Industry
OO World’s Protected Areas May Relax, Shrink –
Even Completely Disappear! says a new report.
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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