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Equity Watch - Global Environmental Government Unit - Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)
Australia were high because of forest clearing activities. As they reduced their deforestation rate, total emissions in 1996 decreased in comparison to 1990 levels. Australia, therefore, ... , allows dense forests to be heavily degraded without the particular activity qualifying as deforestation. Alternatively, the forest may be enhanced without the actions being considered as reforestation ...

CREA Saving Tropical Ecosystems
Central America has the highest deforestation rate in the world losing about 19% of its forests between 1990 and 2005 - CREA is ... Tatarsky from California, after she successfully raised this money during her school project on tropical deforestation - well done ZOE! _______ FUEL THE MUELS Help the Mules from Australia protect 100 acres ...

ENN: Amazon deforestation seen surging
Brazil's government has said that policies such as more controls on illegal logging and better certification of land ownership were reducing the deforestation that ... deforestation rate of more than 10,400 square miles (27,000 square km ). LAND USE CHANGES Nobre said the cause of the recent surge was unclear, but that the major drivers of deforestation ...

Forests and Deforestation
Deforestation 3-5: Forests and Deforestation Updated summary (View images ) 3-5: Forests and Deforestation Short Summaries of Recent Research Amazonian Deforestation Rate Continues to Increase Contributions ... Major Wildfires to Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Regulation of development and deforestation in Amazonia Deforestation raised cloud base. Importance of Maintaining Resilience in Ecosysems Seed ...

Causes and Consequences of Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon
A model simulates how feed-back from socioeconomic and ecological aspects of land-use change can increase the rate of land degradation. Land-use changes can be used to estimate changes in biodiversity, land degradation, and atmospheric CO2 and the effects of tropical deforestation. Southworth, F., ...

Third-World Debt and Tropical Deforestation
Has the increase in external debt led to increased deforestation in these countries? The deforestation and degradation of tropical forests are taking place at an extremely rapid pace. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the estimated annual rate of tropical deforestation ... More from this site

GAIA Case Study: Thailand - Deforestation in S-E Asia
Study: Thailand - Deforestation in S-E Asia Deforestation and Land Degradation in SE-Asia (Thailand and Nepal ) Case Study Report Issues (and links to Agenda 21): Land Degradation Deforestation Desertification ... major reasons for the degradation of natural resources in the region. The high rate of population growth and socio-economic development even accelerate and intensify the degradation process ...

Britain. Current tropical tree planting programmes are not keeping pace with this rate of deforestation. Countries in these areas are often under-developed and striving for improved economies. Deforestation for wood and agricultural land can ...

National Geographic: Eye in the Sky--Deforestation
National Geographic: Eye in the Sky--Deforestation  HUMAN  IMPACT Floods and  Dams Ozone and  Pollution Deforestation  and  Desertification Overpopulation By most estimates, the world’s forests continue to disappear at an alarming rate. Logging, fires, and land-clearing for agriculture and grazing account for most of the loss. In some places, the green Earth is turning to desert.

National Geographic: Eye in the Sky--Deforestation
Eye in the Sky--Deforestation  HUMAN  IMPACT Floods and  Dams Ozone and  Pollution Deforestation  and  Desertification Overpopulation The statistics paint a grim picture. According to the World Resources ... are being stripped at an alarming rate by logging, fires, and land-clearing for agriculture and cattle-grazing. Among the obvious consequences of deforestation is the loss of living space. ... More from this site

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