- Why forests will make or break the climate fight — Eco-business.com
Forests’ role in carbon sequestration, paired with their economic value for which they are being cleared, will have a big impact on our ability to mitigate climate change.
- Wildlife Loss In Tropical Forests Is Bad News For Everyone — com
Studies reveal that loss of wildlife and biodiversity within tropical rainforests is equivalent to releasing carbon into the air, even without cutting down the forests.
- India To Spend $6 Billion To Create New Forests — TechTimes.com
A bill passed earlier this week in India that aims to increase the country’s forest cover from 21.34 to 33 percent of total land, an investment which will total $6.2 billion.
- Hurricanes Boost Carbon Storage in Southeastern Forests — ClimateCentral.com
According to a recent study published in Biogeosciences, conducted by researchers at Duke University, southeastern forests that are hit by hurricanes can store more than 100 times the carbon released each year by all U.S. vehicles.
May 6, 2016
Forest Digest – Week of May 2, 2016