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Agriculture plays a massive role in today’s global economy. It’s easy to not realize that your salad’s fresh tomatoes are likely flown in from the Netherlands, its asparagus is picked by a Peruvian farmer and the dressing has palm oil harvested ...
A 25-year study conducted by the Geological Society of America has concluded that ants are one of the most powerful biological agents of mineral decay, offering an insight into accelerated methods of carbon
dioxide (CO2) storing, or ...
More than 30 percent of Borneo's rainforests
have been destroyed over the past forty years due to fires, industrial logging, and the spread of plantations, finds a new study that provides the most comprehensive analysis of the island's forest ...
The selective logging and burning of trees carried out to clear land for farming in the Amazon rainforest releases 54 million tons of carbon
into the atmosphere every year, according to a new study.
are invaluable ...
Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) will not acquire companies that continue to destroy forests, according to a new procedure for association introduced by the Indonesian forestry giant.
The procedure, developed after months of consultations with ...
For those living either north or south of the tropics, images of this green ring around the Earth's equator often include verdant rainforests
, exotic animals, and unchanging weather; but they may also be of entrenched poverty, unstable ...
For decades, Asian leaders largely ignored climate change. It's a Western problem, we said. They caused the problem by dumping greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere; let them clean it up. Instead, we Asian leaders focused on reducing poverty by ...
Trees in Indonesia are disappearing at twice the rate reported by the nation's government, according to a new analysis of deforestation rates. The data also suggests that the nation's 2011 regulations to halt deforestation were largely ...
Indonesia needs about $5 billion in aid to hit its target for reducing emissions, according to the agency set up to protect rainforests
Norway’s commitment of $1 billion in 2010 is just the beginning of what is needed in ...
A Wilmar supplier is allegedly destroying orangutan habitat in Indonesian Borneo, potentially putting it in breach of the plantation giant's zero deforestation policy, reports Greenomics.
According to analysis of satellite data by ...
The Federal Government claims farmers will be the big winners out of its Direct Action Policy, as they stand to directly benefit from the Emissions Reduction Fund.
It's set aside $2.55 billion for the Fund, which farmers are encouraged ...
All eyes are on Brazil right now because of the World Cup. But there's another Brazil story that deserves just as much attention -- over the last decade, the country has made surprising strides in slowing the destruction of its ...
Eliminating deforestation, peatlands and forest degradation, and forest fires in the tropics could reduce global carbon
emissions by two billion tons a year, or nearly a fifth, argues a new study published in Global Change Biology.
Two palm oil companies partially owned by Wilmar are continuing to destroy rainforests
in Indonesia despite a high profile zero deforestation pledge, alleges a new report published by Greenomics.
The report, titled As a strategic ...
It's not easy to measure carbon
in mountain forest ecosystems. For one thing, climbing into these forests can be difficult, exhausting, and even treacherous. For another, many mountain rainforests
are almost constantly blanketed by clouds-hence ...
A new study conducted by the University of Edinburgh has concluded that global carbon
emissions would be significantly reduced if deforestation in the tropics were minimised.
The study – published in the journal Global Change Biology -- ...
Brazil's success in reducing deforestation in the world's largest rainforest has been much heralded, but progress may stall unless farmers, ranchers and other land users in the region are provided incentives to further improve the environmental ...
Climate change may be taking a hidden toll on intact rainforests
in the heart of the Amazon, finds a new study based on 35 years of observations.The research, published in the journal Ecology, focused on the ecological impacts of ...
Indonesian logging giant Asia Pacific Resources International Limited (APRIL) is continuing to destroy endangered rainforests
on Sumatra despite a high profile commitment to clean up its operations, reveal aerial photos captured by Greenpeace ...
As an archipelagic country with vast forests and maritime areas, Indonesia is unique as it is most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, but simultaneously offers crucial solutions to curb the climate change problem.The impacts of ...
Comprised of over 17,000 islands that are highly susceptible to rising seas, Indonesia is taking stock of its position as the world's third leading emitter of greenhouse gases after the United States and China.
Faced with the upcoming ...
Cameroon's government is due to introduce legal reforms by the end of the year to redress weaknesses in its two-decade-old forestry legislation. The new forest code will better protect rainforests
and the rights of indigenous communities that ...
A soon-to-be-published report is set to say that the amount of carbon
being lost by the degradation of tropical rainforests
is underestimated.The new research says the current method of using satellites to assess tree numbers is ...
Human impact on the Amazon rainforest has been grossly underestimated, according to an international team of researchers.
The report detailed in the journal Global Change Biology says that selective logging and surface wildfires can ...
Record-breaking rains triggered so much new growth across Australia that the continent turned into a giant green carbon
sink to rival tropical rainforests
including the Amazon, our new research shows.
Published in the international ...