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The Case Against Commercial Logging in Wildfire-Prone Forests

When the Oak fire swept through more than 10,000 acres southwest of Yosemite National Park last weekend, it burned through forests where widespread logging, including commercial thinning, accelerated in recent decades. Much of the forest canopy had been removed, exposing…

On the Congo River, Following a Logger’s Dangerous Journey

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. Our boat motored toward a sprawling port in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, and we stared…

Tracking the Congo River’s Huge Rafts of Logs

Ashley Gilbertson for The New York Times On the river, empathy abounds. One crew got stuck and yelled to shore for help. Several men heard the call, then spent hours freeing the raft. And when our own boat broke down,…

How Logging Is Affecting the Democratic Republic of Congo

Forests like these pull huge amounts of carbon dioxide out of the air, making them essential to slow global warming. The expanded scale of illegal logging imperils their role in protecting humanity’s future. The Congo Basin rainforest, second in size…

El 20 por ciento de los reptiles están en peligro de extinción

Si todos los reptiles amenazados desaparecieran, según los autores, se llevarían consigo 15.600 millones de años de historia evolutiva. “Ahora que conocemos las amenazas a las que se enfrenta cada especie de reptil, la comunidad mundial puede dar el siguiente…

Action for Climate Change – Mother Earth News

Learn how drones and rock dust are being used to combat climate change by reseeding forests and sequestering carbon. by AdobeStock/Scott Griessel Elders Climate Action currently has 12 chapters nationwide taking action against climate change in a variety of ways….

The Real Reason For W. Coast Wildfires The Media Won’t Tell You

Many media outlets are blaming “climate change” for the increased number of wildfires in the western United States in the last two years. For example, this article from Vox: “The West is burning. Climate change is making it worse.” Such…

Biden Plans to Restore Protections to Tongass National Forest in Alaska

The Biden administration plans to restore environmental protections to Tongass National Forest in Alaska, one of the world’s largest intact temperate rain forests, that had been stripped away by former President Donald J. Trump. The administration intends to “repeal or…

Electric Vehicles: Biden’s Green Folly

Like so many other leftist dogmas, radical environmentalism has been adopted by the Democrat party, and now Joe Biden is determined to force electric cars on Americans despite their limitations. Last week, Biden announced that the federal government will cut carbon dioxide…

Tropical Forest Destruction Accelerated in 2020

Tropical forests around the world were destroyed at an increasing rate in 2020 compared with the year before, despite the global economic downturn caused by the pandemic, which reduced demand for some commodities that have spurred deforestation in the past….

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