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India Plants 50 Million Trees To Fight Climate Change

Reforestation Employed To Defend Ecosystems By Brian Clark Howard, National Geographic India reports that volunteers planted 49.3 million tree saplings on July 11, shattering the previous record for most trees planted in a single day. That record was set by … Continue reading

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Plan Emerges To Halt Deforestation In Liberia

Liberia and the World Bank Will Spend Millions To Reduce Deforestation According to a Global Witness report, the plan, which uses money promised in 2014 by Norway to save Liberia’s forests, includes much needed support for communities who want to … Continue reading

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Large Companies Prepared to Pay Price on Carbon

Carbon Tax, Offsets Expected By Industry More than two dozen of the nation’s biggest corporations, including the five major oil companies, are planning their future growth on the expectation that the government will force them to pay a price for carbon … Continue reading

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Demand Growing For Forest Carbon Offsets

Carbon Capture Technology Unproven, Risky Carbon finance is supporting the management of forests spanning 26.5 million hectares worldwide after businesses in 2012 invested a near-record $216 million into projects that plant trees, avoid deforestation, improve forest management, and support low-carbon … Continue reading

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Urban Forestry Part Of Climate Solution

Urban Forests A Shield Against Climate Change When we think of forest conservation and reforestation efforts, most people think of mountains and rainforests, but the trees in your city or town also can make a difference in many ways. In … Continue reading

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Ancient Trees In Amazon Storing Tons Of Carbon

Some Trees 1,000 Years Old Trees in the Amazon basin grow slower and are older than scientists thought, a discovery that has implications for computer models about climate change. Up to half of all trees greater than four inches (10 centimeters) in … Continue reading

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Reforesting Ethiopian Mountains Can Boost Economy

Reforestation Can Curb Climate Change This is a proposal to help the Government of Ethiopia to move away from subsistent to surplus production and towards integration into the global economy by demonstrating, the through modeling, the economic, financial and institutional feasibility … Continue reading

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