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Peatlands store 100 years of CO2 emissions

Peatlands store 100 years of carbon dioxide emissions Peatlands store 100 years of CO2 emissions But climate conference is ignoring emissions from peatland destruction mongabay.com May 8, 2007 The UN…

Global warming is killing coral reefs

Global warming is killing coral reefs Global warming is killing coral reefs Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com May 7, 2007 A new study provides further evidence that climate change is adversely…

Global warming will hurt migratory birds

Global warming will hurt migratory birds Global warming will hurt migratory birds mongabay.com May 7, 2007 84 percent of migratory birds have the potential to be affected by climate change…

Ecosystems are capital assets argues report

Ecosystems are capital assets argues report Ecosystems are capital assets argues report mongabay.com May 7, 2007 Global ecosystems should be treated as capital assets argues a new report released today…

Cost of stabilizing climate 0.1% per year

Cost of stabilizing climate much less than claimed Cost of stabilizing climate 0.1% per year mongabay.com May 4, 2007 The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its long awaiting…

Madagascar’ forests are recovering

Madagascar's forests are recovering due to social institutions Madagascar's forests are recovering wildmadagascar.org May 2, 2007 Some of Madagascar's most biologically rich forests appear to be recovering according to research…