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Nov 13, 2015 12:10 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Cutting down wide swaths of forests could reduce rainfall in South America dramatically by 2050. →
Sep 9, 2015 01:15 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Over the last 25 years, we've lost about 1 percent of the Earth's tree cover, but there is good news. Continue reading →
Apr 22, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Silicon Valley data scientists are teaming up with conservationists to predict where and when the planet's jungles will be cut down.
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.
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