News tagged with deforestation

The end of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon?

A new article in the December 4 issue of Science addresses how the combined efforts of government commitments and market transition could save forest and reduce carbon emissions in Brazil. The Policy Forum brief, entitled "The E ...

dateDec 03, 2009 in Environment
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Not all national parks are created equal

The forest cover on earth is shrinking at an alarming rate of around 50,000 square miles annually, roughly six times the size of Okinawa every month. To counter the loss of forests, policy makers often resort ...

dateJun 03, 2015 in Ecology
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