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Oct 16, 2014 06:14 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Cutting down trees isn't just bad for the climate. It also can facilitate the spread of deadly diseases. Continue reading →
Sep 26, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Leaders from 27 nations and representatives of big companies signed a historic pact to stop deforestation by 2030, but one crucial player -- Brazil -- is notably absent. Continue reading →
Jun 23, 2014 04:15 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Forest conservation needs to focus on people rather than trees, argues a new UN report.
Jun 6, 2014 12:40 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A satellite observes widespread forest fires in North Korea, but it's just one problem related to deforestation in the totalitarian nation. Continue reading →
Nov 15, 2013 10:30 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
A new global map of deforestation reveals that 888,000 square miles (2.3 million square kilometers) of forest has vanished since 2000.
Mar 26, 2010 08:19 PM ET // Michael Reilly
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.
Jul 20, 2011 11:21 AM ET // Tim Wall
Soybeans and sugarcane crops have increased deforestation of the Amazon in Brazil, but not directly.
Feb 7, 2012 02:55 PM ET // Tim Wall
Deforestation is not seen as a cause for snow loss on Kilimanjaro.
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