Forests

Articles on forests, our vital carbon sinks. We examine the climate dangers of deforestation, wood burning and land use change, the ecological value of rainforests, and the importance of tree-planting to help reduce global warming.

Rainforest clearance Sumatra for Oil Palm

What is Deforestation?

Deforestation is the cutting down, clearance or thinning of natural forest by human action. Whether the tree removal is caused by clearcutting, logging or slash-and-burn

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Amazon River Winding Through The Jungle

The Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon Rainforest is the world’s largest tropical rainforest biome, occupying more than three quarters of the Amazon Basin in South America. It consists of

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