News tagged with forest degradation

Forest plan hangs in balance at climate conference

(AP) -- Pedro Chuc May climbs a big zapote tree, braces himself against the trunk with a rope sling and uses his sharp machete to slash v-shaped cuts in the rough bark to let the tree's resin - the base for natural chewing ...

dateDec 10, 2010 in Environment
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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 to a study ...

dateMay 07, 2010 in Environment
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