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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Forest carbon monitoring breakthrough in Colombia

Using new, highly efficient techniques, Carnegie and Colombian scientists have developed accurate high-resolution maps of the carbon stocks locked in tropical vegetation for 40% of the Colombian Amazon (165,000 square kilometers/64,000 ...

dateJul 25, 2012 in Environment
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