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Climate Change: Deforested Soil Emits Carbon for Decades, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon We all suffer when forests are destroyed. Source SOB – IAR Indonesia, RAN Problems: OO Soil Releases Carbon For Decades After Forests Are Felled study finds. OO Endangered … Continue reading

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Forests Disappearing Faster Than Thought, and More!

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 … Continue reading

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Forests Update: Chimps Threatened, the Chocolate Connection, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon Source: Jane Goodall/ wildchimpanzees.org OO Africa: Endangered Chimp Habitat Under Threat From Climate Change OO Brazil’s Soy Moratorium Dramatically Reduced Amazon Deforestation Mongabay.com OO Indigenous Territories Play Dual … Continue reading

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Climate Change Threatens Agriculture in US Midwest, Africa, South America…

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Feb 2, 2015 How unusual has the weather been? No one event is “caused” by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase … Continue reading

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Keeping Carbon Stored: The Palm Oil Ebola Connection, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon Logging is widespread in Peninsula Malaysia, and in Malaysian Sarawak on Borneo Island. OO High Deforestation Rates In Malaysian States Hit By Flooding OO Sarawak Malaysia May Stop … Continue reading

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The Chainsaw Queen, an Easy Climate Strategy, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon A beautiful inhabitant of Brazilian forests, the scarlet macaw. Rhett Butler/Mongabay.com OO Brazil’s Forests Threatened By ‘Chainsaw Queen’ — the New Agriculture Minister OO Restored Forests Help Efforts … Continue reading

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Keeping Carbon Stored:

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon * * * A tribe, its existence threatened by invading fossil fuel companies, literally searches for its ancient identity, a giant face in the forest… The Reunion, an … Continue reading

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Climate Change Affects Elderly, Ups Extinction, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Dec 6, 2014 How unusual has the weather been? No one event is “caused” by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase … Continue reading

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Underground Deforestation, Deforestation Spreads Disease, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon OO Peru Has Massive Opportunity To Avoid Emissions From Deforestation A once rare malaria is on the rise in Malaysia as carrier monkeys, fleeing deforestation, encounter people. Rhett … Continue reading

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Keeping Carbon Stored: Deforestation Helps Spread Ebola, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon The Amazonian forest. CIFOR at Flickr Brazil Killing Its Golden Green Goose Even as Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paulo, is running dry from an exceptional drought, – induced … Continue reading

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