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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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Disappearing Forests in Ghana, Russia, and Canada Burns As It Heats!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to sequester carbon A Canadian wildfire burns away. Credit NWTFire at Facebook Historic Wildfires Burn Through Canada As Sub-Arctic Forests Heats Upreports Jeff Spross at Climate Progress. Wildfire activity in the … Continue reading

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Forests Update: Roads Help Deforest Rainforests, Peat Swamps, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FOREST UPDATE OO NASA: Sumatra Fires On The Rise – raising concerns that dry conditions could unleash an especially severe haze this dry season in Indonesia. OO Roads Through Rainforest Allow South America’s ‘Arc Of Deforestation’– creating … Continue reading

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Keeping Carbon Stored in Forests: Madagascar, Congo, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FOREST UPDATES One of the colorful inhabitants of the Amazon rainforest, the scarlet macaw. Credit Rhett Butler, mongabay.com OO Scale Of Amazon Rainforest Carbon Loss Is More than thought due to small scale deforestation: wildfires, pasture intrusion, and selective logging, … Continue reading

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Forest Update: Indonesia Leads in Deforestation, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FOREST UPDATE OO Sustainable Forests And Healthy Livelihoods Go Hand In Hand OO UN: Forest Policy Must Focus On Human Benefits OO Illegal Logging Finances Militias And Terrorist Groups – report. Forests are the jewelboxes of beautiful biodiversity, even as they … Continue reading

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What Helps Solve Climate Change: Growing Forests, Divestment, and More!

WHAT WORKS (>(>(> Speak Out <)<)<) OO Environmentalists Launch Push To Make Paper More SustainableOver 120 environmental and human rights organizations announced a global push to transform the paper industry, to preserve more carbon-storing forests. OO US Supreme Court Backs EPA Plan … Continue reading

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