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Corn planting to drop 8% in 2008

Corn planting to drop 8% in 2008 Corn planting to drop 8% in 2008 mongabay.com March 31, 2008 The UDSA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) expects American farmers to plant…

55% of the Amazon may be lost by 2030

55% of the Amazon may be lost by 2030 55% of the Amazon may be lost by 2030 But carbon-for-conservation initiatives could slow deforestation Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com January 23,…

E.U. may ban palm oil biodiesel

E.U. may restrict palm oil biodiesel due to environmental concerns E.U. may ban palm oil biodiesel Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com January 15, 2008 The E.U. may ban imports of certain…

2007 Amazon fires among worst ever

2007 Amazon fires among worst ever 2007 Amazon fires among worst ever Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com October 22, 2007 By some measures, forest fires in the Amazon are at near-record…