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Threats and Solutions

Background | 13 May, 2009 at 16:33

Fifteen percent of the Amazon rainforest has already been destroyed. Between 2000 and 2007, the Brazilian Amazon was deforested at an average rate of over 19,000 km² per year, an area larger than Greece. A significant part of what remains is...

Germany pledges 'Forests for Climate' funds

Feature story | 28 May, 2008 at 18:16

Today, at the UN Conference on Biological Diversity, being held in Bonn, the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, pledged 500 million Euros over the next four years to help protect the world's forests. She also announced that from 2013 it will...

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