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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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The Deforestation-Free Holiday shopping pledge, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon Take the Deforestation Free Holiday Shopping Pledge here. OO Malaysia: Sarawak Govt Minister Calls State’s Logging Industry ‘Corrupt’ – a striking new tone from an historically aloof government. … Continue reading

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Disappearing Forests in Indonesia, Russia, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE When Indonesia clears forests, orangutans die. OO Indonesia Plans To Clear Over 28 Million Acres Of Carbon-Storing Forest By 2020 despite a commitment to curb greenhouse gas emissions. OO Forest-Destroying Illegal Oil Palm Plantations Rampant … Continue reading

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Keeping carbon stored: Underestimating Logging, Eagles Decline, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Knobbed hornbill. Some forest specialists, like some hornbills and parrots, require tree hollows typically found in old trees that may be absent in heavily logged forests.Credit Rhett Butler at Mongabay Ecologists Underestimating The Impacts Of … Continue reading

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Keeping Carbon Stored: Deforestation Increasing, Preserving Forests, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FOREST UPDATE OO Deforestation Rising In Carbon-storing Yasuni Natl Park As Ecuador To Open It To Drilling in this world-class biodiversity hotspot. New Guinea rainforests are home to many Birds of Paradise, besides being important carbon storage … 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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Climate Change Solutions: Preserve Forests, Save Marshes, and More!

Protecting Rainforests Could Sequester About A Third Of Global Emissions Annually says a new study, reports Rhett Butler at Mongabay.com. Eliminating deforestation, peatlands and forest degradation, and forest fires in the tropics could reduce global carbon emissions by two billion tons a year, or … Continue reading

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