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As Roads Spread in Rainforests, The Environmental Toll Grows
Environment  (tags: overdevelopment, tropical forests, biodiversity, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, protection, humans, ecosystems, forests )

- 2250 days ago -
From Brazil to Borneo, new roads are being built into tropical forests at a dizzying pace, putting previously intact wilderness at risk. If we hope to preserve rainforests, a leading researcher says, new strategies must be adopted to limit the number of r
The World's Tropical Forests Are Already Feeling the Heat
Environment  (tags: environment, climate-change, forests, tropical forests, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, protection, humans, pollution, globalwarming, trees, water, weather, world, research, animals, climate )

- 2512 days ago -
Much attention has been paid to how global warming is affecting the world's polar regions and glaciers. But a leading authority on tropical forests warns that rising temperatures could have an equally profound impact on rainforests and are already taking
Saving Tropical Forests and Improving Farming Technology
Environment  (tags: Farming Technology, Global Warming, Tropical Forests, Risk, Crop Productivity )

- 2615 days ago -
In a warming 21st century, tropical forests will be at risk from a variety of threats, especially the conversion to cropland to sustain a growing population.
Help Imperiled Coral Reefs and Tropical Forests ! TAKE ACTION !
Environment  (tags: environment, coral reefs, protection, tropical forests, nature, habitat )

- 2983 days ago -
As a supporter of World Wildlife Fund and as a constituent who is concerned about the protection of vital ecosystems, I urge you to cosponsor the Tropical Forest and Coral Conservation Act (TFCCA). If you have already cosponsored the bill -- thank you.
Largest Debt-for-Nature Swap Ever Yields $26M for Costa Rica's Forests
Environment  (tags: costa rica, conservation, science, debt-for-nature, debt, government, trade, the nature conservancy, nature conservancy, environment, green, earth, rainforest, rainforests, forest, forests, tropical forest, tropical forests, trees, animals, wildlife )

- 3806 days ago -
The Nature Conservancy has brokered the largest debt-for-nature swap in history -- $12.6 million in debt will be forgiven and $26 million will be provided to finance tropical forest conservation in Costa Rica over the next 16 years.

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