As Australia struggles to recover from months of wildfires, farmers and foresters say agroforestry could help to protect the country.
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Tropical forest damage is bad enough. New thinking suggests it could prove far more ruinous in terms of the climate crisis.
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Scientists now know where to start restoring the forests to soak up carbon and cool the planet, by planting more trees on unused land.
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For the world’s cloud forests, the future is overcast. Some face fiercer storm and flood: they could even lose their unique clouds.
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3 October, 2018 – Greenhouse gas emissions impose a social cost – in ecosystem damage, in climate extremes, in human health and wealth. The US faces big losses.
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11 September, 2018 – Biofuels are no easy answer to climate change. Nor is storing captured carbon dioxide. The world’s great forests cut warming better than engineered solutions can.
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19 March, 2018 – Three new studies highlight the value of the world’s unregarded forests – and the dangers they face as the climate changes.
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14 March, 2018 – A UN forest project is fuelling conflict over land, threatening local people and failing to slow deforestation, researchers say.
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13 March, 2018 – The impacts of climate change – including record heat and intense storms – are now hitting New Zealand’s wildlife. Humans are not the only species affected.
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2 September, 2017 − Warming winters in the US enable the invading southern pine beetle to leave a trail of devastated trees that could stretch as far north as Canada.
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