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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.
Oct 10, 2011 08:41 AM ET // Tim Wall
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.
Aug 16, 2011 07:06 AM ET // Tim Wall
After scouring through ancient trash heaps, bioarcheologists have reconstructed the intense agricultural history of the Peruvian Ica Valley.
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