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Deforestation A Crime Against Humanity

Deforestation Kills More Than Trees By Arleen Richards, Epoch Times Ensuring deforestation is given a proper place in global climate change discussions is an ongoing goal of the New York Declaration of Forests which was formalized at last year’s U.N. Climate Summit. The Declaration—which codifies the willingness … Continue reading

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Climate Report Charts Defense Against Global Warming

Reforestation, Forest Conservation Fights Climate Change The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) mitigation report, released Sunday in Berlin, explores some 1,200 scenarios to avert the worsening effects of global warming by 2100. The proposals  range from planting more trees to relying … Continue reading

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One-Third of Conifer Trees Face Extinction

Logging, Disease Threaten Oldest Forests A third of the world’s conifers, the biggest and longest-lived organisms on the planet, are at risk of extinction, with logging and disease the main threats, scientists said. The study of more than 600 types … Continue reading

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Reforesting Uganda’s Nile Basin

World Bank Tests Reforestation Model With a growing demand for wood products, Uganda must expand its wood resources substantially to reduce the strong pressure on the remaining natural forests. Uganda has one of the highest deforestation rates in the world … Continue reading

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