All Articles on Forests

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Humanity Failing the Earth’s Ecosystems
'The core of this issue goes beyond the questions of where we put our roads and highways – it goes to fundamental ways of how we organise ourselves socially and economically in relation to nature and biodiversity.'
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Flimsy UN Agreement Means There May Be 'Not Much Forest Left To Save' by 2030
New global declaration “insufficient” to tackle deforestation, say campaigners
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Forests Need Laws, Not Loopholes
Sitting in the towering United Nation’s building on New York’s east side, it might be hard for world leaders to picture a destroyed forest, but I know just how depressing the site is. In Indonesia, and elsewhere, we’ve seen vast tracks of land where only the dried-up stumps remain of a vibrant...
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See the Redwoods (Soon). And You Better Get to the Amazon Rainforest Too.
Bad news on all sides on our human propensity for taking without thinking. A new study finds researchers have "grossly underestimated" the impact on the Amazon rainforest of human activity, specifically carbon loss from logging and surface forest fires, even as California park rangers try to combat...
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'Lungs of the Earth' Could Get Pushed to 'Tipping Point'
Agribusiness is already fueling fire in the Amazon, and climate change could make fires kill even more trees
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Moscow Forest Battle Boils Over
It's a punishing summer in Moscow with record highs and poor air quality. The last place you want to be is crammed into a jail cell, passing out repeatedly from the heat and lack of water, but that's exactly where the leader of the grassroots movement to prevent the destruction of the 2,600 acre...
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