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Forest Conservation A Rising Priority In Gabon

Gabon Will Conserve Rain Forests Gabon has signed an $18 million deal with donors to tackle deforestation and cut its carbon emissions by half as part of a wider plan to protect the tropical forests of the Congo Basin. One … Continue reading

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Mountain Gorilla Earns Photo Award

Poster Child For Forest Conservation South African photographer Ian Johnson has earned Wildlife Photographer of the Year honors from the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide. The shot is another powerful poster child against the horrors of deforestation. As Johnson explored … Continue reading

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Deforestation Contributing To Climate Change

East Africa Prepared To Conserve Forests, Reforest Degraded Land When it comes to climate change, much of the conversation is limited to energy policies. Meanwhile, wholesale deforestation is releasing staggering amounts of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere every day, while eliminating … Continue reading

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China Holds The Key To Africa’s Forests, Wildlife

Africa’s Largest Investor Leaving Large Footprint On Landscape An African commodities boom is in full swing, stimulated greatly by Chinese market demand and growing Chinese investment in Africa’s forests and timber. Africans want to be better informed about Chinese investments … Continue reading

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