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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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Ancient Trees Nearly Extinct, the Chocolate Connection, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon A Camaroon logging truck full of murdered giants. Credit Amcaja at Wikimedia Commons OO Illegal Logging Still A Big Issue In Cameroon OO Zimbabwe Forests Under Threat Malay … 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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Rising Climate Change Risks: Yucky Shrimp, Floods, Droughts, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Jan 4, 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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Soy Beans, Palm Oil Drive Forest Loss, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon OO As Bolivia Plans Dramatic Agro-Expansion, Forests To Pay The Price (PART II) When palm oil plantations replace forests, orangutans die, and local villages lose important water sources. … Continue reading

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