What value does the forest have? It is absolutely vital - both for humanity and nature. It's impossible to put a price tag on its value. But trees store CO2 - which is certainly measurable in terms of the climate. Global 3000 takes a closer look.
Deutsche Welle (July 23, 2013) A camera attached to a cell phone mast in the middle of a forest, rotating automatically and capturing over 100 images every six seconds. It monitors changes in movement, brightness and structures to ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Aug. 19, 2013) "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 ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Oct. 22, 2012) Biaowieza is Europe's last primeval forest. Located in eastern Poland, this national park is home to many endangered species - like the European bison.
The Biaowieza Forest has been in existence for ... watch video
AFP (July 10, 2013) The Mercado del Trueque, or barter market, in Mexico City encourages people to bring recyclable materials in exchange for organic products. The initiative, started by the left-wing city government ... watch video
CBC (Dec. 16, 2010) The Canadian federal government wants to put a price tag on polar bears, and has commissioned a study to appraise the animal's value as a national icon. The outcome of the study will help determine ... watch video
TheStreet (June 5, 2014) Stephanie Link, co-portfolio manager of Action Alerts Plus, talks with energy contributor Dan Dicker about the off-shore drillers and whether a value is emerging. Stephanie owns Ensco (ESV) for AAP ... watch video
Reuters - Business Video Online (May 19, 2015) Climate change is moving up the agenda in Europe as the leaders of France and German hold meetings ahead of a UN conference in November. As Ciara Lee reports big companies, including Unilever, are ... watch video
Aug. 26, 2016 A new study will help researchers understand the ways that marine animal larvae use sound as a cue to settle on coral reefs. The study has determined that sounds created by ... read more
Aug. 26, 2016 Increasing energy demands and expanding industrial and agricultural activities worldwide are changing the composition of the atmosphere and contributing to major global challenges like climate change ... read more
Aug. 26, 2016 Researchers have developed an economic model that demonstrates how flexible wastewater treatment processes which blend varying levels of treated effluent can create a water ... read more
May 19, 2015 Drought and heat-induced tree mortality is accelerating in many forest biomes as a consequence of a warming climate, researchers report. To predict characteristics of plants that will survive and die ... read more
June 30, 2014 How well tropical trees weather periods of drought depends on the carbohydrates stored, as revealed by a novel experiment conducted by an international team of researchers. The findings are extremely ... read more
Jan. 7, 2014 Understanding forest biodiversity and how carbon dioxide is stored within trees is an important area of ecological research. The bigger the tree, the more carbon it stores and a study explores global ... read more
Dec. 5, 2013 Replacing forests with snow-covered meadows may provide greater climatic and economic benefits than if trees are left standing in some regions, according to a study that for the first time puts a ... read more