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Klondike Kat

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Re: Global Forest Watch
« Reply #150 on: June 05, 2019, 03:35:05 PM »
What good would reducing CO2 emissions do, if we cut down all the trees?

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Re: Global Forest Watch
« Reply #151 on: June 05, 2019, 03:43:38 PM »
Way less good!

Deforestation and Its Extreme Effect on Global Warming
Link >> https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/deforestation-and-global-warming/?redirect=1

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Re: Global Forest Watch
« Reply #152 on: June 05, 2019, 05:03:55 PM »
More on Brazil, Bolsonaro:
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-environment-deforestation-idUSKCN1T52OQ?utm_source=reddit.com

EDIT: Salamanders needed in healthy forests:
https://www.wgbh.org/news/local-news/2019/06/05/the-wolves-of-the-forest-floor-these-salamanders-can-help-combat-climate-change-scientists-say
Guatemala increasing forest cover:
http://www.ethicalcorp.com/nature-biggest-proven-technology-address-climate-impacts-0

PLUS even more on Bolsonaro:
https://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/06/05/we-are-literally-sawing-branch-we-all-live-amazon-deforestation-increasing-under

EDIT AGAIN: Still more on Bolsonaro:
https://news.mongabay.com/2019/06/brazil-guts-environmental-agencies-clears-way-for-unchecked-deforestation/ and, while you gestated a baby, 200,000+ hectares were deforested -
https://www.smh.com.au/world/south-america/more-than-200-000-hectares-of-amazon-forest-have-been-destroyed-in-just-nine-months-20190528-p51rwa.html

EDIT YET AGAIN: REDD+ doesn't always succeed:
https://news.mongabay.com/2019/06/is-redd-ready-for-its-closeup-reports-vary/

JUNE 15 EDIT:
Greenpeace says forest loss continues:
https://news.mongabay.com/2019/06/despite-a-decade-of-zero-deforestation-vows-forest-loss-continues-greenpeace/
Food industry will miss zero deforestation goal:
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-carg-brazil-environment/cargill-says-food-industry-will-miss-zero-deforestation-goal-idUSKCN1TE345
Vancouver Island tree dieoff climate related:
https://www.vicnews.com/news/salal-die-off-on-vancouver-island-a-sign-of-climate-stress-says-forester/
« Last Edit: June 15, 2019, 08:09:29 PM by Tom_Mazanec »
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