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Forests and facts: 5 things to know about a gloomy new study

By Bruno Vander Velde

September 29, 2017
According to a new study, the world’s tropical forests are in such poor shape that they are emitting more climate-warming carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than they absorb.
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Figueres to European leaders: Climate action requires protecting forests

By Cecile Schneider

September 20, 2017
Speaking before an audience of EU officials in Brussels, Christiana Figueres addressed the environmental footprint of products consumed by Europeans but produced elsewhere.
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To weather a changing climate, coffee needs bees, trees: study

By Allie Goldstein

September 11, 2017
Climate change is threatening coffee supplies just as global demand for it is at an all-time high. New research highlights how bees and forests factor into the equation.
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Climate change spells trouble for orangutans

By Leah Duran

August 18, 2017
Editor’s note: August 19 is World Orangutan Day. The world’s orangutan population is dwindling.
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In Kenya’s storied hills, traditional ways confront a modern problem: climate change

By Cassandra Kane

July 26, 2017
Offset your carbon footprint through a new REDD+ project in the Chyulu Hills of Kenya.
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