The country added an area of forest bigger than twice the size of Connecticut in the last decade. But a global assessment of Earth's forests wasn't all good news.
Soybeans and sugarcane crops have increased deforestation of the Amazon in Brazil, but not directly.
Deforestation is not seen as a cause for snow loss on Kilimanjaro.
By the end of 2011, the toy titan Mattel plans to use recycled material or sustainable fiber for 70 percent of its paper packaging. They hope to boost that number to 85 percent by the end of 2015.
After scouring through ancient trash heaps, bioarcheologists have reconstructed the intense agricultural history of the Peruvian Ica Valley.
On the lookout for ways to help manage deforestation, NSF-funded Michigan geographers map out an adventure.