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The Science: Forests, Climate And Fire Frequency

The Science: Forests, Climate And Fire Frequency

We now know that there are clear links between climate change, forest fires and scale of native forest logging over time. Here we present the results of new spatial and temporal analyses of widespread current and previous fires in the Australian state of Victoria. The findings highlight the need for …

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No forests no carbon capture. No carbon capture = even hotter than before. Don’t…

No forests no carbon capture. No carbon capture = even hotter than before.
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No forests no carbon capture. No carbon capture = even hotter than before. Don’t make a bad problem even worse. @crying._.for._.climate ???????????? • • • • • • Hug A Tree {climate strike online} Up with trees, down with capitalism! #noforestsnofuture #digitalstrike #climatestrikeonline #climateemergency #climaterevolution #climatejusticenow #climatechange #climateaction #climatechangeisreal #climatecrisis …

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In pictures: celebrating forest life on International Forests Day

In pictures: celebrating forest life on International Forests Day

The world’s forests come in many forms and host an extraordinary array of plants and animals. Forests are also home to millions of people and are vital in combating climate change. But with at least 50 million hectares of forests across the world likely to have been destroyed for profit …

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Raising awareness of the importance of forests

Raising awareness of the importance of forests

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests (IDF) in 2012. The Day celebrates and raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests. On each International Day of Forests, countries are encouraged to undertake local, national and international efforts to organize activities involving …

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Tropical forests’ ability to absorb carbon nearing ‘tipping point’ and could soon accelerate climate crisis, study finds

Tropical forests’ ability to absorb carbon nearing ‘tipping point’ and could soon accelerate climate crisis, study finds

The ability of the world’s tropical forests to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere is decreasing, according to a study tracking 300,000 trees over 30 years. A global research team, led by the University of Leeds, say they fear the world’s remaining undisturbed tropical forests may have already begun to …

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