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2015-04-13 12:23:59

NEW YORK, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In its new position paper published today, "

2015-03-18 23:07:53

Fitness Expert Annette Cain launches a unique Earth Day Movement to increase awareness about deforestation and to raise money for planting trees worldwide: PlantaTreePose.com. Monterey,

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2015-02-27 10:17:43

Imagine an area the size of West Virginia or Sri Lanka being deforested every year, or devoting an area the size of Norway devoid of trees every five years. Because that's exactly what findings from a new study are showing--which directly contradicts previous studies by the U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization's Global Forest Resource Assessment (FRA).

2015-02-10 23:03:35

Formatta 8.10 Enables Organizations To Collect Data in Electronic Forms and Share it Securely and Intelligently With Other Business Applications Using Web Services Sulphur

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2015-01-23 12:13:56

Wood burning fuel in developing nations may not be as bad for the environment as previously thought. Break out the marshmallows!

2015-01-22 08:22:57

Mars implements policies for beef, soy, paper and pulp in efforts to combat global deforestation MCLEAN, Va., Jan.

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2015-01-14 17:22:28

An ongoing gold rush in the tropical forests of South America is putting one of the planet’s most biologically diverse landscapes in danger, according to a new study published Wednesday in the journal Environmental Research Letters.

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2015-01-02 09:48:14

In fact, new NASA-led research indicates that tropical forests are absorbing an estimated 1.4 billion metric tons of the global 2.5 billion metric tons of CO2 being absorbed worldwide.


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2009-07-02 22:38:33

The Amazon Rainforest (known as Floresta Amazônica or Amazônia in Portuguese, and Selva Amazónica or Amazonia in Spanish), also known as Amazonia, or the Amazon Jungle, is a moist broadleaf forest that covers almost all of the Amazon Basin in South America. The basin consists of 1.7 billion acres, of which 1.4 billion acres is rainforest. This rainforest covers nine nations (Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana). Brazil contains...

Deforestation
2009-05-27 18:12:50

Deforestation is the act or process of removing trees from forested lands by cutting or burning. There are many reasons for deforestation. Logs are sold as a commodity and cleared lands can be used for pastures and human settlements. The damage caused by deforestation, however, can be great. If land is not somewhat reforested it can cause damage to habitats for wildlife and other plant life, affect the aridity of the region, and possibly encourage degradation into wasteland. Due to negligent...

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Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.