Keeping Carbon Stored: Bamboo Solution, Indigenous Help, Apps, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE
Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon

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Amazon rainforest canopy. Rhett Butler at Mongabay

OO Growth Of Forests May Not Be Keeping Pace With Rising CO2 Levels

OO Forest Conservation Tied To The Rights Of Indigenous Communities

OO Indigenous Communities ‘Among The Very Few Best Protectors’ Of Peruvian Amazon

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An indigenous forest community in Peru, the Achuar. http://www.pachamama.org

OO Deforestation Puts Cultural Survival Of Forest-Dependent Peoples At Risk

OO Indonesia: Huge Borneo Forest Swath To Be Destroyed By ‘Sustainable’ Company

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Rhett Butler at Mongabay.com

OO Bamboo Could Help Fight Global Warming as a fast growing forest species that can store carbon and repopulate degraded forest, and be harvested for commercial use.

OO An App To Save 400 Million Animals which are essential to the health of the forests that nurture them. The app helps track poachers, traffickers.

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For more on Climate Change, check out my weekly column at the HuffingtonPost, Climate Change This Week

 

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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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