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Why elephant hunting has a 'drastic' impact on our global climate - Big Think

August 22, 2019 - 6:30pm
Why elephant hunting has a 'drastic' impact on our global climate  Big Think

A new study models the impact of elephant poaching and hunting on the carbon-storage capacity of their forest habitats.

Reducing tropical deforestation - Science Magazine

August 22, 2019 - 2:01pm
Reducing tropical deforestation  Science Magazine

Primary tropical forests continue to be lost at high rates, with disturbing consequences for biodiversity, climate change, and the rights and livelihoods of local ...

Major subpopulations of Plasmodium falciparum in sub-Saharan Africa - Science Magazine

August 22, 2019 - 2:01pm
Major subpopulations of Plasmodium falciparum in sub-Saharan Africa  Science Magazine

The population genetics of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum across Africa is poorly understood but important to know for grasping the risks and ...

This Week in Science - Science Magazine

August 22, 2019 - 2:01pm
This Week in Science  Science Magazine

Photograph of the surface of (162173) Ryugu, taken at night by the MASCOT camera. PHOTO: MASCOT/DLR/JAXA. In October 2018, the Hayabusa2 spacecraft ...

Deforestation: the scale of the threat and the options for recovery - Geographical

August 22, 2019 - 6:51am
Deforestation: the scale of the threat and the options for recovery  Geographical

What hope for the Amazon and the rest of the world's rainforests? Despite being more protected and monitored than ever, the drivers of deforestation better ...

FEATURED: Destination Kivu Belt – A new hiking trail is set to boost cultural tourism and inform about colonial history - The New Times

August 21, 2019 - 6:17pm
FEATURED: Destination Kivu Belt – A new hiking trail is set to boost cultural tourism and inform about colonial history  The New Times

On the Richard Kandt Trail many beautiful sites, such as Lake Kivu and the golden monkeys in the Volcanoes National Park, can be visited. Photo by Martin ...

FEATURED: Destination Kivu Belt – A new hiking trail is set to boostcultural tourism and inform about colonial history - The New Times

August 21, 2019 - 4:52pm
FEATURED: Destination Kivu Belt – A new hiking trail is set to boostcultural tourism and inform about colonial history  The New Times

On the Richard Kandt Trail many beautiful sites, such as Lake Kivu and the golden monkeys in the Volcanoes National Park, can be visited. Photo by Martin ...

DR Congo president warns over risk to forest reserves - Space Daily

August 21, 2019 - 10:13am
DR Congo president warns over risk to forest reserves  Space Daily

DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi has warned the country's vast forest resources -- crucial to countering global warning -- are at risk without faster ...

Our vanishing world: Rainforests - NationofChange

August 19, 2019 - 2:25pm
Our vanishing world: Rainforests  NationofChange

Rainforests are a crucial feature of Earth's biosphere. Apart from being critical to Earth's climate and vital carbon sinks, the major player in Earth's hydrological ...

Our Vanishing World: Rainforests - Pressenza, International Press Agency

August 14, 2019 - 8:42pm
Our Vanishing World: Rainforests  Pressenza, International Press Agency

Rainforests are a crucial feature of Earth's biosphere. Apart from being critical to Earth's climate and vital carbon sinks, the major player in Earth's.

Climate change: The fire next time - The Nation Newspaper

August 14, 2019 - 7:10pm
Climate change: The fire next time  The Nation Newspaper

In the 1960s, the American black author James Baldwin wrote a book about the future of American race relations and entitled it “The Fire Next Time”...

Africa’s tropical land emitted more CO2 than the US in 2016, satellite data shows - Carbon Brief

August 13, 2019 - 11:01am
Africa’s tropical land emitted more CO2 than the US in 2016, satellite data shows  Carbon Brief

Africa's tropical land released close to 6bn tonnes of CO2 in 2016, according to data taken by satellites. This means that, if Africa's tropical regions were a ...

Our Vanishing World: Rainforests - Dissident Voice

August 12, 2019 - 5:50pm
Our Vanishing World: Rainforests  Dissident Voice

Rainforests are a crucial feature of Earth's biosphere. Apart from being critical to Earth's climate and vital carbon sinks, the major player in Earth's.

African forest elephant helps increase biomass and carbon storage - EurekAlert

August 12, 2019 - 11:32am
African forest elephant helps increase biomass and carbon storage  EurekAlert

The African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis), an endangered species, is often referred to as a "gardener" in recognition of its role as a disperser of fruit seeds ...

Our Vanishing World: Rainforests - Scoop.co.nz

August 11, 2019 - 1:01am
Our Vanishing World: Rainforests  Scoop.co.nz

Our Vanishing World: Rainforests. Robert J. Burrowes. Rainforests are a crucial feature of Earth's biosphere. Apart from being critical to Earth's climate and vital ...

Celebrating Indigenous resistance around the world - Greenpeace International - Greenpeace International

August 8, 2019 - 9:04pm
Celebrating Indigenous resistance around the world - Greenpeace International  Greenpeace International

All around the world, from the United States to Finland, Brazil to Morocco, Indigenous People have been rising and resisting for centuries to protect their culture.

Action for Community Development: Cameroon youth movement taking the - Journalducameroun.com - English

August 7, 2019 - 2:30pm
Action for Community Development: Cameroon youth movement taking the  Journalducameroun.com - English

Global climate change has been one of the most disturbing issues in the last.

How forest elephants can help fight climate change - just by eating - World Economic Forum

August 7, 2019 - 5:53am
How forest elephants can help fight climate change - just by eating  World Economic Forum

Forest elephant extinction would exacerbate climate change. That's according to a new study in Nature Geoscience which links feeding by elephants with an ...

How forest elephants can help fight climate change - just by eating - World Economic Forum

August 6, 2019 - 3:00am
How forest elephants can help fight climate change - just by eating  World Economic Forum

Forest elephant extinction would exacerbate climate change. That's according to a new study in Nature Geoscience which links feeding by elephants with an ...

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