Amazon Loses Seventeen Percent Of Forest Cover, It Has Caused Impending Species Extinctions

The Brazilian Amazon is home to about 40 percent of the planet’s tropical forests and a staggering amount of biodiversity.

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Africa’s Rainforests Are Better Off In Diversity Than Their Amazon’s Or Southeast Asia’s Counterparts

An international conference agreed that Africa’s rainforests’ surviving tree species had endured a number of climatic catastrophes over the past four centuries.

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**On Global Warming

World Bank Carbon Fund sets up a facility for forest protection in poor countries. It would pay developing countries hundreds of million dollars and provide financial incentives to reduce greenhouse gas emission from deforestation.

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