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Apr 14, 2020
Older forests have a limit to how much CO2 they absorb, planting new forests could help in fight against climate changeCarbon sinks made up of older trees, might be weaker and incapable to absorb the higher levels of CO2 from the atmosphere.
Jan 02, 2020
Wildlife discovered in 2019: From leaf like lizards, venomous vipers to human sized leavesDiscoveries of new species is the outcome of perseverance, years of fieldwork & long periods of looking at museum records.
Dec 02, 2019
US & EU must pay 54 percent of the climate action costs, says civil society groupsOver 60 countries, including most small island nations, have already committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2030.
Nov 19, 2019
New study shows paying countries for their forests deters them from cutting treesSince forests are carbon sinks, cutting down a tree is equal to emitting greenhouse gases.
Oct 31, 2019
Hundreds of koalas are thought to have perished in Australia's raging wildifiresKoalas climb high into trees during wildfires and survive if the fire front passes quickly below them.
Oct 23, 2019
Sustainable resort in Finland offers discounts if tourist curb their emissionsIt is offering guests up to 50 percent off of the total stay if they watch their water intake, electricity use and food choices.
Oct 09, 2019
Felling of trees in Aarey 'forest' fires up Mumbai’s poll scene dividing the city in twoThe project will wipe out 2,646 trees, which will destroy Mumbai’s “green lungs” and floodplains of Mithi river.
Sep 27, 2019
Aarey's condemned trees: A look at some of the 2,700 green sentinels facing the axeOn 29 August 2019, the BMC's Tree Authority, acting on a proposal by the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd, green-lit the felling of 2,702 trees in Aarey Colony. This is a look at the condemned trees.
Sep 24, 2019
Mumbaikars fear the rising sea levels as floods become regular occurrence in the monsoonsWhile mangroves are important, the loss of natural drainage systems such as rivers and creeks was also crucial.
Sep 19, 2019
Bolivian wildfires destroy 10 million acres of forest since August, govt declares red alertBeni is the second-worst affected area, with nearly 900,000 hectares destroyed so far by the fires so far.