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To Fight Climate Change we Have to Save the Rainforest

August 21, 2014 by Jessica Kennedy
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Rainforests and Climate Change

Most of us are concerned about how climate change will affect our corners of the world, but we need to be thinking about our most vital natural resources: tropical forests. Tropical and subtropical forests are the most biodiverse areas on the planet, and they even give us most of the oxygen we breathe.[read more]

What Is Sustainable Rainforest Management?

July 27, 2009 by Lorna Li

Sustainable rainforest management is based on the principles of sustainable forestry, a practice where trees are harvested in a manner that minimizes damage to the surrounding ecosystem. Trees are selectively cut, rather than clearcut, and often felled close to the end of their natural life cycle.  Sustainable rainforest...[read more]

Climate News Recap

September 20, 2007 by Joseph Romm

The renewable energy future - LA Times. “As Los Angeles creaks through its driest year on record and nervously awaits its next explosive wildfire, many wonder if global warming is already taking a toll.” Duh. Anyway, a pretty good article on the prospects for renewables in California.Evidence of global warming surrounds a skeptic -...[read more]