News tagged with deforestation

A dimmer view of Earth

When Stanford climate scientist Christopher Field looks at visual feeds from a satellite monitoring deforestation in the Amazon basin, he sees images streaked with white lines devoid of data.

Sep 06, 2010 4.2 / 5 (5) 2

Int'l conference to save forests opens in Oslo

(AP) -- Last December, an international conference on climate change approved global plans prevent deforestation. But those plans have not been implemented, and now a smaller meeting of nations in Oslo will try Thursday ...

May 27, 2010 5 / 5 (1) 0

Deforestation failure sounds climate alarm

(PhysOrg.com) -- Australia's failure to accurately measure and predict emissions from deforestation, and the difficulty it has had in reducing deforestation, should send a warning signal to the world, according ...

May 07, 2010 3 / 5 (2) 0