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time.com
2 months ago
Business

Can Economics Better Value Nature?

Protecting nature delivers economic dividends and can be advanced by financial solutions. [ more ]
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www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
OMG science

Can Forests Be More Profitable Than Beef?

Forest restoration companies aim to create a profitable industry by selling credits for storing carbon and preserving trees. [ more ]
The Verge
2 months ago
OMG science

They turned cattle ranches into tropical forest - then climate change hit

Conservation efforts can successfully restore forests, as exemplified by the Area de Conservación Guanacaste in Costa Rica. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
OMG science

Can Forests Be More Profitable Than Beef?

Forest restoration companies aim to create a profitable industry by selling credits for storing carbon and preserving trees. [ more ]
The Verge
2 months ago
OMG science

They turned cattle ranches into tropical forest - then climate change hit

Conservation efforts can successfully restore forests, as exemplified by the Area de Conservación Guanacaste in Costa Rica. [ more ]
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www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe politics

Indonesia wants progress on EU trade deal DW 04/25/2024

Indonesia is pushing for progress on a free trade agreement with the EU despite disputes over deforestation and nickel mining. [ more ]
#environmental-impact
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Wellness

How do you get enough protein in a climate-friendly way?

Meat production contributes significantly to greenhouse gas emissions.
Reducing global beef consumption can have a positive impact on deforestation. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
1 week ago
OMG science

Birds are also threatened by drug trafficking in Central America

Drug trafficking in Central America contributes significantly to deforestation, affecting bird habitats and populations. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Wellness

How do you get enough protein in a climate-friendly way?

Meat production contributes significantly to greenhouse gas emissions.
Reducing global beef consumption can have a positive impact on deforestation. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
1 week ago
OMG science

Birds are also threatened by drug trafficking in Central America

Drug trafficking in Central America contributes significantly to deforestation, affecting bird habitats and populations. [ more ]
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#climate-change
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
OMG science

Very cool: trees stalling effects of global heating in eastern US, study finds

Reforestation in the eastern US has helped counter rising temperatures caused by climate change.
The vast reforested areas in the eastern US are larger than England and have contributed to cooling temperatures in the region. [ more ]
Axios
5 months ago
Environment

Amazon rainforest nears tipping points, but it's not too late: study finds

As much as half of the Amazon rainforest may cross tipping points as soon as 2050, affecting Earth's biodiversity and carbon balance sheet.
Greenhouse gas emissions cuts and curbs in deforestation can reduce the likelihood and severity of large-scale shifts in the Amazon rainforest. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
OMG science

Amazon rainforest could reach tipping point' by 2050, scientists warn

10% to 47% of Amazonian forests will be threatened by a combination of impacts including global warming, changing rainfall, deforestation and fires.
This could trigger the collapse of forest ecosystems, causing irreversible loss of wildlife, affecting rainfall, and hitting lives and livelihoods. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Environment

Conservation groups hail Cop28 plans to protect nature

Conservation groups are pleased with the inclusion of biodiversity and a global deforestation goal in the UAE consensus from Cop28.
There are concerns that the language on fossil fuel emissions is not strong enough to address global heating and its impact on forest resilience. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Devastating Brazil floods made twice as likely by burning of fossil fuels and trees

Climate change intensified by human activities, such as burning fossil fuels and deforestation, significantly increased the likelihood of the severe flooding in southern Brazil. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
OMG science

Very cool: trees stalling effects of global heating in eastern US, study finds

Reforestation in the eastern US has helped counter rising temperatures caused by climate change.
The vast reforested areas in the eastern US are larger than England and have contributed to cooling temperatures in the region. [ more ]
Axios
5 months ago
Environment

Amazon rainforest nears tipping points, but it's not too late: study finds

As much as half of the Amazon rainforest may cross tipping points as soon as 2050, affecting Earth's biodiversity and carbon balance sheet.
Greenhouse gas emissions cuts and curbs in deforestation can reduce the likelihood and severity of large-scale shifts in the Amazon rainforest. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
OMG science

Amazon rainforest could reach tipping point' by 2050, scientists warn

10% to 47% of Amazonian forests will be threatened by a combination of impacts including global warming, changing rainfall, deforestation and fires.
This could trigger the collapse of forest ecosystems, causing irreversible loss of wildlife, affecting rainfall, and hitting lives and livelihoods. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Environment

Conservation groups hail Cop28 plans to protect nature

Conservation groups are pleased with the inclusion of biodiversity and a global deforestation goal in the UAE consensus from Cop28.
There are concerns that the language on fossil fuel emissions is not strong enough to address global heating and its impact on forest resilience. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Devastating Brazil floods made twice as likely by burning of fossil fuels and trees

Climate change intensified by human activities, such as burning fossil fuels and deforestation, significantly increased the likelihood of the severe flooding in southern Brazil. [ more ]
moreclimate-change
Washington Post
5 months ago
OMG science

Parts of Amazon rainforest could tip toward collapse by 2050, study warns

Up to 47% of the Amazon could reach critical ecological tipping points by 2050, transitioning into degraded ecosystems due to deforestation and global warming.
This could lead to the collapse of the Amazon as a carbon sink, releasing stored carbon into the atmosphere and exacerbating global warming. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Coffee

EU deforestation law means uncertainty for African coffee DW 01/28/2024

African smallholder coffee farmers are facing uncertainty and a potential loss of income due to new EU regulations aimed at preventing products from deforested land or involving human rights abuses.
The new regulations have created ambiguity in the market, leading to a decrease in buyer orders and concerns that EU companies may shun African coffee products. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
EU data protection

Brexit divergence from EU destroying UK's vital environmental protections

1. The UK is falling behind the EU on environmental regulation, weakening legal protections for the environment and human health.
2. There is no government body tracking the divergence between the UK and the EU on environmental regulations. [ more ]
www.france24.com
6 months ago
France news

French connections - French forests: Putting down roots

France is the fourth most forested country in Europe
The article explores the reasons behind the decline of France's forests [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
Environment

An Ally in the Climate Fight: Nature Itself

The recent global climate summit recognized the importance of protecting ecosystems and committed to halting deforestation and land degradation by 2030.
Scientists are using space-based lasers to measure the biomass of forests and determine how much carbon they store. [ more ]
#climate change
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
Environment

How Much Can Forests Fight Climate Change? A Sensor in Space Has Answers.

Protected areas play a crucial role in mitigating climate change by storing carbon and preventing deforestation.
Laser technology is being used to measure the biomass of forests, allowing researchers to quantify the carbon storage capacity of protected ecosystems. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
8 months ago
Environment

World behind on almost every policy required to cut carbon emissions, research finds

Coal must be phased out seven times faster than current rate
Deforestation must be reduced four times faster
Public transport needs to be built out six times faster [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
Environment

How Much Can Forests Fight Climate Change? A Sensor in Space Has Answers.

Protected areas play a crucial role in mitigating climate change by storing carbon and preventing deforestation.
Laser technology is being used to measure the biomass of forests, allowing researchers to quantify the carbon storage capacity of protected ecosystems. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
8 months ago
Environment

World behind on almost every policy required to cut carbon emissions, research finds

Coal must be phased out seven times faster than current rate
Deforestation must be reduced four times faster
Public transport needs to be built out six times faster [ more ]
moreclimate change
www.dw.com
7 months ago
Europe politics

Malaysia, Indonesia seek allies in EU deforestation row DW 11/27/2023

Malaysia and Indonesia want to rally other Southeast Asian countries to join them in their dispute with the EU over deforestation regulations.
The two nations argue that the EU's regulations unfairly punish small-scale farmers and pose a threat to the region's agriculture exports. [ more ]
Nature
1 month ago
Data science

Amazon forest biogeography predicts resilience and vulnerability to drought - Nature

Amazon carbon sinks are declining due to deforestation and drought, threatening forest collapse. [ more ]
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