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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: Fragging Forests, Chicks, and More!

@@ The Elevator Pitch on Climate Change: Naomi Oreskes Harvard professor of scientific history, and author of OO Merchants of Doubt describing the industrial campaign to create public doubt and confusion about the science of climate change. * * Source idealpoutry.com … 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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Forests: Birds of Paradise Threatened, Tracking Deforestation, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon Papua New Guinea is home to many species of Birds of Paradise that are found no where else: as those forests disappear, so do they. via Cornell Lab … Continue reading

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Swapping Clothes, Saving Forests, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon Credit jarO at Flickr OO Tropical Forests Play Huge Role in Inhaling Greenhouse Emissions – and may be more effective as CO2 levels in the air increase, says … 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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