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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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Energy Companies Play Dirty, Methane Menace, and More!

WHAT DOESN’T WORK Fossil Fuel Follies: Credit Dirk Ingo Franke at Wikimedia Commons. OO “Delaware-Sized ” Gas Plume Over US West Illustrates Cost Of Leaking Methane – verified as the country’s biggest methane “hot spot,” by NASA and other scientists, … Continue reading

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Rising Risks: Rising Food Insecurity, Worsening Storms, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Dec 22, 2014 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: Deforestation Helps Spread Ebola, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon The Amazonian forest. CIFOR at Flickr Brazil Killing Its Golden Green Goose Even as Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paulo, is running dry from an exceptional drought, – induced … Continue reading

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Disappearing Forests in Ghana, Russia, and Canada Burns As It Heats!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to sequester carbon A Canadian wildfire burns away. Credit NWTFire at Facebook Historic Wildfires Burn Through Canada As Sub-Arctic Forests Heats Upreports Jeff Spross at Climate Progress. Wildfire activity in the … 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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Forests Update: Roads Help Deforest Rainforests, Peat Swamps, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FOREST UPDATE OO NASA: Sumatra Fires On The Rise – raising concerns that dry conditions could unleash an especially severe haze this dry season in Indonesia. OO Roads Through Rainforest Allow South America’s ‘Arc Of Deforestation’– creating … Continue reading

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Keeping Carbon Stored: Predicting Human Impacts, Deforestation, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FOREST UPDATE OO Deforestation Rate in Indonesia Surpasses Brazil OO Big Paper Company: Indonesia Needs A New Business Model to maintain its forests. As Siberian forests decline so do beautiful Siberian tigers. Photo by Appaloosa. OO Japan’s Demand For Illegal Wood Driving … Continue reading

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