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2014-04-25 11:08:39

Approved in 2012, Brazil's new Forest Code has few admirers.

2014-02-04 11:43:47

A team of Woods Hole Research Center (WHRC) scientists created maps of habitat corridors connecting protected areas in the tropics to incorporate biodiversity co-benefits into climate change mitigation strategies.

Image 1 - Glaciers Are A Window Into Human Impact On The Global Carbon Cycle
2012-02-20 04:39:39

New clues as to how the Earth's remote ecosystems have been influenced by the industrial revolution are locked, frozen in the ice of glaciers.

2012-01-30 08:27:03

A study published in Nature Climate Change today finds that tropical vegetation contains 21 percent more carbon than previous studies had suggested.

2012-01-19 11:27:07

A new paper published today in Nature reveals that human land use activity has begun to change the regional water and energy cycles - the interplay of air coming in from the Atlantic Ocean, water transpiration by the forest, and solar radiation - of parts of the Amazon basin.

2012-01-18 15:01:36

The nitrogen cycle has been profoundly altered by human activities, and that in turn is affecting human health, air and water quality, and biodiversity in the U.S.

2011-03-25 12:10:55

Many of the mapping and monitoring efforts associated with REDD focus on the big picture of carbon stock and of deforestation trends throughout the tropics.

2011-02-21 14:42:14

A new study released today in the EarlyView of Ecology Letters addresses forest productivity trends in Alaska, highlighting a shift in biomes caused by a warming climate.


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