KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE
Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon
OO Tropical Forests May Be Vanishing Even Faster Than Previously Thought – the rate of loss increased over 60% from the 1990s to the 2000s, says a new study.
OO Peru’s Protected Areas Aren’t Where They Should Be – and are not adequately protecting many Peruvian species, a new study finds.
OO Researchers Propose Improvements For Peru’s Protected Areas
OO Malaysia: Corruption Allows Illegal Logging To Destroy Sarawak Forests says a new report.
OO Biofuels Are Bad News For Forests, Climate, Food Security says report.
OO Brazil Arrests ‘Amazon’s Biggest Destroyer’ of forests.
OO Partnering For Conservation Benefits Tacana People, Bolivian Park
OO Santander Bank Cuts Off Majro Pulp n Paper Company, Due To Deforestation
OO World’s Protected Areas Receive 8 Billion Visits Yearly,
But Still Underfunded yet these 140,000 areas likely brought in at least $600 billion to national economies, new research reveals.
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.
To help you understand just what science does and does NOT do, check thisout!
Every day is Earth Day, folks, as I was reminded by this peach blossom 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 andtexts are freely available.
Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here. This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is in 2016!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.
For more on Climate Change, check out my weekly column at the HuffingtonPost, Climate Change This Week
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