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McDonald’s and Satellites: Both Help Forests, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon Forests: worth saving. Credit Rhett Butler at Mongabay OO McDonald’s Commits To Zero Deforestation Throughout Its Entire Supply Chain OO Using Satellites To Stop Forest Destruction In Its … Continue reading

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Tropical Forests Threatened by Farming, Global Food Demand, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon OO Condition Of Tropical Forests ‘Worsening’, Could Become ‘Critical’ CreditPeter Van Der Sleen at http://www.rainfor.org OO Global Warming Is Already Clobbering The Amazon – research data show mnay … Continue reading

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Forests Update: Big Yearly Wildfire Losses, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon Up In Smoke – the planet is losing sizeable forests each year, and the connection to climate change is clear. Credit Matt Granz, courtesy Twitter/Sacramento National Weather Service … Continue reading

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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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Palm Oil Deforestation Invades the Amazon, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon Threats: Palm oil plantations eat away at forests in Borneo. Source: Mongabay.com OO Palm Oil Deforestation Spreads to the Amazon — Peru: Palm Oil Firms Plan To Destroy … 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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Standing Up for Forest Homes, the Chinese Connection, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon OO Indonesia To Squander Fuel Savings On Biofuel Subsidies That May Drive Deforestation, say environmental groups. YOU CAN ACT You cut down my home for fuel? Tell the … Continue reading

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