Tag: deforestation and endangered species

global warming and climate change

Forest Conservation And Climate Change Forest conservation is critical to life as we know it. Forests sequester carbon and release oxygen. They influence rainfall, filter fresh water and prevent flooding and soil erosion. They produce wild foods, fuelwood and medicines. While the pressures on our vanishing forests vary around the world, the biggest cause of deforestation […]

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global warming and climate change

Defending Ecosystems Forests in East Africa are still vanishing due to agriculture and the need for fuel wood and charcoal. This deforestation threatens ecosystems that support millions of people and endangered species. To help stop this growing crisis, dozens of NGOs and thousands of stakeholders across five nations have united to develop plans that can make this […]

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Sumatra Indonesia

Saving Animals, Endangered Species Like thousands of other people, I’m very concerned about the plight of animals on our beautiful, but vanishing planet. Animals around the world are under siege like never before. In many cases, the problems are escalating due to the anemic global economy. Rhinos, tigers, orangutans and many other species are critically […]

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