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Global Effort to Plant a Trillion Trees 'Overwhelmingly' Among Most Effective—and Cheapest—Solutions to Climate Emergency: Study
"We have solutions ready to go; we're just missing the political will to act."
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A forest planted on an abandoned open-pit coal mine, Germany. (Photo: Hans Blossey Getty Images) Views
The Best Technology for Fighting Climate Change Isn't a Technology: It's Forests
Forests are the most powerful and efficient carbon-capture system on the planet
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Quoting Dr. Seuss, Court Throws Out Pipeline Permit and Implores Forest Service to 'Speak for the Trees' Instead of Corporate Polluters
Developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project planned for the pipeline to cut across two national forests and the Appalachian Trail
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Marking Earth Day, Indigenous People Worldwide to Fight Corporate Forces
'I know we are only of the size of a grain of sand but we make a huge difference' says Antonio Dace, of the Munduruku community in the Brazilian Amazon
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Man-Made Climate Change Making Kindling of America's Forestlands
Researchers found that wildfires will worsen exponentially until there are no longer enough trees to sustain them
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Fires are destroying pre-Amazon forest and threatening to wipe out uncontacted Indians for the second time in less than a year. Views
Raging Amazon Forest Fires Threaten Uncontacted Indigenous Tribe
According to Survival International, fires are “raging” in Awá territory on the edge of the Brazilian Amazon and “threatening to wipe out uncontacted members of the Awá tribe.”
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Three Ideas for a Fairer and Cleaner Asia
People powered solutions that protect the environment and empower communities show a pathway to change; our challenge is to scale them up.
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Eight Ways People are Fighting for Forests this International Day of Forests
Love trees? Then celebrate – 21 March is the International Day of Forests! Without healthy, thriving forests, our planet cannot sustain life. But they are facing serious threats from human activity. As much as 80 percent of the world's forests have already been degraded or destroyed. The good news...
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Landmark Deal to Protect Canadian Rainforest Called a 'Gift to the World'
"From conflict to collaboration, we now celebrate the protection of areas of cultural and ecological importance while ensuring economic opportunities for the communities exist long into the future."
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Warmer Winters Slow the Growth of Forest Giants
LONDON—Spring is arriving ever earlier as greenhouse gas levels rise and global temperatures warm, and the northern hemisphere growing season is now two weeks longer than it was in 1900. But, paradoxically, new research shows that forest giants that once responded to the early spring are beginning...
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