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Can Labels Stop the Rapid Loss of Rainforests?

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August 19, 2013
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"Forest certification could be a very strong tool in the avoidance of illegal logging." says Ulrich Bick, an expert on sustainable forest management at the Hamburg Institute for World Forestry.


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National Geographic (Mar. 18, 2012) — Deep in the rainforests of Central America, two innovative scientists conduct research in the pitch dark with the aid of cameras that can “see” heat. Their infrared thermal imaging cameras capture nocturnal creatures’ natural behaviors without disturbing them, unlocking a rarely seen world.
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Antarctic Summer Ice Melting 10 Times Faster: Study

Antarctic Summer Ice Melting 10 Times Faster: Study

AFP (Apr. 15, 2013) — Summer ice in the Antarctic is melting 10 times quicker than it was 600 years ago, with the most rapid melt occurring in the last 50 years, according to a joint Australian-British study.
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On Location: The Dark Side of Paraguay's Agricultural Boom

On Location: The Dark Side of Paraguay's Agricultural Boom

GlobalPost (Mar. 10, 2013) — Paraguay's economy has seen record growth, as it's agricultural production soared. It's now the fourth largest exporter of soy and exports more beef than Argentina. But rapid expansion of agro-industry has lead to deforestation and deadly land conflicts.
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Imaging the World's Reefs to Save Them

Imaging the World's Reefs to Save Them

AP (Sep. 25, 2013) — For the first time ever, a catalog of high definition images is being put together to give a comprehensive insight into the condition of sea beds around the world. The aim is to help reverse the rapid decline of the world's coral reefs. (Sept. 25)
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