Category Archives: Global Warming

Deforestation Disrupting Earth’s Carbon Cycle

Forest Conservation and Carbon Capture Trees and forests can capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air, return the oxygen to the atmosphere and store the carbon for centuries. Deforestation is disrupting this vital system, while contributing to global warming and climate change. … Continue reading

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Satellite Images Show Global Deforestation Accelerating

Technology Expedites Slashing, Burning Of Rainforests The rate at which tropical forests were cut, burned or otherwise lost from the 1990s through the 2000s accelerated by 62 percent, according to a new study which dramatically reverses a previous estimate of … Continue reading

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Deforestation Killing More Than Trees

Entire Ecosystems On verge Of Collapse “We’re continuing to lose forests at a stunning rate,” said Nigel Sizer, director of the forests program at the World Resources Institute in Washington.  “At the rate of 50 soccer fields a minute, every minute, … Continue reading

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Brazil’s Battle Against Deforestation Heating Up

Reformed Logging Laws Promote Deforestation Dalton Valeriano rolled into Brazil’s space agency in frayed jeans and a casual blue polo around 10 a.m. After a few pleasantries he sat me down in a small conference room and set the stage … Continue reading

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Carbon Capture, Sequestration Project Ready In Tanzania

More Than 100 Million New Trees Planned Reforestation is one of the few proven carbon capture solutions available today. Thanks to our partners in East Africa, we have one of the largest carbon capture opportunities in the world and it’s ready … Continue reading

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Antarctic Melting Faster Than Predicted

Sea Levels Will Rise Three Feet A large section of the mighty West Antarctica ice sheet has begun falling apart and its continued melting now appears to be unstoppable, two groups of scientists reported on Monday. If the findings hold … Continue reading

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UN Leaders Heighten Climate Urgency

Climate Action Requires Immediate Global Cooperation By UN Secretary Ban Ki-moon Three decades from now the world will be a very different place. How it looks will depend on actions we take today. We have big decisions to make and little … Continue reading

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Climate Change Impacting Sustainability Of Life

Global Warming Gaining Momentum Climate change is already having sweeping effects on every continent and throughout the world’s oceans, scientists reported Monday, and they warned that the problem is likely to grow substantially worse unless greenhouse emissions are brought under … Continue reading

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Reforestation Will Tackle Climate Change, Wildlife Conservation and Poverty

Climate, Carbon Capture, Wildlife Conservation The Internet is changing life as we know it, but can it help save the planet? An international marketing agency is launching the “Web Of Life” campaign to help reforest the foothills of Mt. Kilimanjaro … Continue reading

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Reforestation Program Will Fight Climate Change, Defend Ecosystem

Reforestation Can Help Save Kilimanjaro One project plans to tackle climate change, poverty and poaching simultaneously in Tanzania. Hopefully, the model will spread far and wide very quickly. The Mellowswan Foundation Africa-Tanzania will work in partnership with local villagers and … Continue reading

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