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Indonesia’s peat swamps worth $39B/year

Indonesia's peat swamps worth $39B/year Indonesia's peat swamps worth $39B/year mongabay.com July 11, 2007 Indonesia's peat swamps are worth $39 billion in carbon credits per year, according to rough calculations…

70% of Indonesia’s mangrove forests damaged

70% of Indonesia's mangrove forests damaged 70% of Indonesia's mangrove forests damaged mongabay.com June 25, 2007 70 percent of Indonesia's remaining mangrove forests are damaged due to human activities, Indonesian…

Cuddly primate trade banned

Slow Loris trade banned Cuddly primate trade banned mongabay.com June 11, 2007 CITES delegates agreed to a total ban on trade in the slow loris, a Southeast Asian primate commonly…

Chinese demand drives global deforestation

Chinese demand drives global deforestation Chinese demand drives global deforestation By Tansa Musa Reuters June 10, 2007 NGAMBE-TIKAR, Cameroon (Reuters) - From outside, Cameroon's Ngambe-Tikar forest looks like a compact,…