KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE
Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon
OO Indonesia Cracks Down On Deforestation In Symbolic U-Turn
OO Indonesia To Audit Licenses Of Palm Oil Companies
That Clear Carbon Rich Peatlands the cheapest way to store carbon underground – short of leaving coal and oil unmined.
OO Former Malaysian Chief: Legal Logging Also ‘Destructive’ Of Forests – and is calling for limits on legal logging in the Southeast Asian nation.
“I’m wild about my home!” Besides storing carbon, the forests of Guyana are home to amazing wildlife, like this hawkhead parrot.
OO South America: Chinese Logging Company Takes Over Guyana’s Forests – paying lip service to national laws as they plunder the forests and add to climate change worldwide.
OO Progress Being Made In Curbing Illegal Timber Imports – says a new series of reports.
OO Amazon Deforestation Moratorium Extended 18 Months – by the Brazilian soy industry, formerly accounting for up to 20% of recent deforestation.
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