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Reforestation Pays Dividends For Investment Fund

Watershed Conservation Good For Business Leo Pröstler heads an investment fund that has set up a reforestation project in Costa Rica with tropical wood. He tells Global Ideas why the model makes good business sense as well as helps restore … Continue reading

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California Creating Carbon Market

Carbon Market Funding Conservation California kicked off its cap-and-trade program to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. The California Air Resources Board says that carbon credits were sold at auction for slightly more than the $10 opening. That has enabled the state to raise … Continue reading

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The Impact Of Tropical Deforestation

Deforestation Kills More Than Trees Stretching out from the equator on all Earth’s land surfaces is a wide belt of forests of amazing biodiversity and productivity. Tropical forests include dense rainforests, where rainfall is abundant year-round; seasonally moist forests, where … Continue reading

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