KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE
Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon
OO Illegal Logging Still A Big Issue In Cameroon
OO Zimbabwe Forests Under Threat
OO Illegal Logging Contributed To Deadly Malaysian Floods – says government minister.
OO Malaysian Authorities Failing To Take Action Against Poachers – wildlife is integral to forest health.
OO New Caledonia, SW Pacific: Ancient Majestic Trees Die Off, Near Extinction – no one reason can be pinpointed, but climate change appears to be fueling a few possible factors, including infestation, feral disturbance, and hot dry weather. These Millenium trees only start reproducing when they become 500 years old.
OO ‘Sustainable’ Cacao Company Allegedly Continues Deforestation to Farm
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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Every day is Earth Day, folks, as I was reminded by these crocuses I photographed one spring. Making the U.S. a global clean energy leader will ensure a heck of a lot more jobs, and a clean, safe future. If you’d like to join the increasing numbers of people who want to TELL Congress that they will vote for clean energy candidates you can do so here. It’s our way of letting Congress know there’s a strong clean energy voting bloc out there. For more detailed summaries of the above and other climate change items, audio podcasts and textsare freely available.