Deforestation

UN Fears 'Irreversible' Damage To Natural Environment

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GENEVA — The UN warned on Monday that "massive" loss in life-sustaining natural environments was likely to deepen to the point of being irreversible after global targets to cut the decline by this year were missed. As a result of the degradation, the world is moving closer to several "tipping points" beyond which some ecosystems that play a part in natural processes such as climate or the food chain may be permanently damaged, a United Nations report said. ... Read more about UN Fears 'Irreversible' Damage To Natural Environment

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Reduce, Recycle, And Replant - Data Highlights On Restoring The World's Forests

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The world's forests, which cover a third of Earth's land area, provide us with many essential services. They absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and give us oxygen, limit soil erosion, aid in flood control and aquifer recharge, and host a wealth of biodiversity. But as human populations have grown, so, too, have the demands placed on these natural systems. ... Read more about Reduce, Recycle, And Replant - Data Highlights On Restoring The World's Forests

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