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Feel Inspired Right Now: Meet the Goldman Award 2016 Heroes

The Goldman Awards reward those brave Davids that fight corporate Goliaths worldwide, trying to preserve their homes and communities from unjust, destructive development, and important ecosystems that benefit all of us. This is what binds our heroes this year: recognizing … 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 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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Climate Change Threatens Agriculture in US Midwest, Africa, South America…

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Feb 2, 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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Keeping Carbon Stored:

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon * * * A tribe, its existence threatened by invading fossil fuel companies, literally searches for its ancient identity, a giant face in the forest… The Reunion, an … Continue reading

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Underground Deforestation, Deforestation Spreads Disease, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon OO Peru Has Massive Opportunity To Avoid Emissions From Deforestation A once rare malaria is on the rise in Malaysia as carrier monkeys, fleeing deforestation, encounter people. Rhett … Continue reading

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Ago-Expansion Driving Rapid Deforestation Worldwide, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to sequester carbon This used to be a forest, before tar sands mining turned it into a moonscape. OO Canada Tops The World In Forest Degradation – due to climate change, … Continue reading

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