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Why is palm oil replacing tropical rainforests?

Why is oil palm replacing tropical rainforests Why is oil palm replacing tropical rainforests? Why are biofuels fueling deforestation? Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com April 25, 2006 [Update] In a word,…

Carbon trading could save rainforests

Carbon trading could save rainforests Carbon trading could save rainforests Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com April 12, 2006 A new rainforest conservation initiative by developing nations offers great promise to help…

Malaria linked to Amazon deforestation

Malaria linked to Amazon deforestation Malaria linked to Amazon deforestation Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com February 2, 2006 A pair studies in the Amazon rainforest suggest a link between deforestation and…