The age of a forest can influence how effectively it offsets our emissions.
July 30, 2020 • ~7 min
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But with chimps now endangered, we risk losing their forest-rebuilding abilities.
July 29, 2020 • ~7 min
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The cost of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic is around 500 times greater than what it would take to prevent pandemics by protecting tropical forests.
July 28, 2020 • ~6 min
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By curtailing deforestation and wildlife trafficking across the globe, governments could help prevent the rise of the next worldwide pandemic.
July 27, 2020 • ~6 min
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A new study estimates that $22 billion to $30 billion dollars per year needs to be spent to maintain forests and reduce the likelihood of a pathogen jumping from wildlife to humans.
July 27, 2020 • ~9 min
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The coconut – an icon of unspoiled tropical idylls – causes more environmental harm than many people realise.
July 6, 2020 • ~7 min
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Mining strips nitrogen from the soil and means the forest struggles to grow back even after mines are abandoned.
June 30, 2020 • ~7 min
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Yellow fever, malaria and Ebola all spilled over from animals to humans at the edges of tropical forests. The new coronavirus is the latest zoonosis.
June 25, 2020 • ~11 min
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"The self-powered sensing system could continuously monitor the fire and environmental conditions without requiring maintenance after deployment."
June 24, 2020 • ~6 min
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