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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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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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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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Keeping Carbon Stored: the Coffee Connection, Unlawful Deforestation, More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon Deforestation in Indonesia. Credit Rhett Butler at Mongabay.com OO Indonesia: Half Of Deforestation Occurs Outside Legal Areas – good conservation need good government enforcement to stop the ongoing … 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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