Deforestation

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A rash of wildfires in Indonesia and the resulting toxic haze of smoke and smog may be the worst climate crisis on Earth right now, NASA scientists warned this week as Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla announced that the administration was considering declaring a state of emergency. Forest fires on the island of Sumatra, which were started in...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The good news: there are over 3 trillion trees covering the Earth—that's far...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Tropical deforestation is a driving force behind rising greenhouse gases and must be curbed in order to prevent irreversible global temperature rise, new research finds. (Photo: shankar s./flickr/cc)
Without drastic efforts to reduce deforestation, rising greenhouse gases, and...
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