Tag: forest conservation Africa

forest conservation and global warming

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 the Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, the silverback mountain gorilla leapt over the stone wall […]

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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 nature’s ability to absorb carbon dioxide from the air. Deforestation impacts climate change in two […]

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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 in their forests, and how stronger China-Africa dialogue could help ensure good management of forests […]

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