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Amazon deforestation destroys soil biodiversity

New proof emerges that Amazon deforestation obliterates soil biodiversity   Another study, published recently in the journal “Proceedings of the…

Amazon deforestation destroys soil biodiversity
US Trade and illegal logging in Peru

US government led investigation corroborates NGO report and plans to address systemic forest governance failures in Peru In Washington DC,…

US Trade and illegal logging in Peru
Source of some Amazon trees over 8 million years old

Published in the December 2012 edition of Ecology and Evolution, this new genetic analysis undertaken by Dick and Eldredge looked…

Source of some Amazon trees over 8 million years old
Rainforest in Guyana

New genetic analysis shows that many Amazon tree species are more likely to survive climate warming than science previously thought.…

Many Amazon trees should survive climate warming
Biggest trees dying faster and faster

A new report suggests that the world’s biggest and oldest trees are dying at an increasingly alarming rate Recent research…

Biggest trees dying faster and faster
New oil palm land grabs exposed

Asian palm oil companies run into trouble in Africa. Indonesia’s largest palm oil company, Sinar Mas, ran into trouble recently…

New oil palm land grabs exposed
Biodiversity and carbon closely linked

Scientific panel finds close links between biodiversity and carbon in a landscape After a year’s worth of analysis, a global…

Biodiversity and carbon closely linked
NASA data shows dry forest losses

A recent study based on NASA satellite data looked at changes in dry forest cover for Latin America and the…

NASA data shows dry forest losses
children in rainforest

A new study by scientists supports the rainforest conservation methods used by the charity Cool Earth, showing that community led…

Scientists reveal the best way to protect rainforest
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