Tropical Forests

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World Environment Day: Data shows the world has lost a Switzerland-size area of primary rainforest in 2019
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World Environment Day: Data shows the world has lost a Switzerland-size area of primary rainforest in 2019

In order to stop deforestation, researchers say emphasis must be placed on changing the incentives driving forest loss on a domestic, local level.

Rainforests in 2020: Trends and happenings that could decide the fate of rainforests this decade
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Rainforests in 2020: Trends and happenings that could decide the fate of rainforests this decade

A decade of deforestation, broken commitments and murder of rainforest defenders later, the 2020s begin with a dark moment for the world’s rainforests.

Wildlife discovered in 2019: From leaf like lizards, venomous vipers to human sized leaves
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Wildlife discovered in 2019: From leaf like lizards, venomous vipers to human sized leaves

Discoveries of new species is the outcome of perseverance, years of fieldwork & long periods of looking at museum records.

Nature and forests through 2019: The year of uncontrollable rain forests fires all over the world
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Nature and forests through 2019: The year of uncontrollable rain forests fires all over the world

2019 closed out a “lost decade” for the world’s tropical forests, with surging deforestation from Brazil to the Congo Basin.

Earth Day 2019: To solve the climate change crisis, we need a Global Deal for Nature
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Earth Day 2019: To solve the climate change crisis, we need a Global Deal for Nature

Without a plan, we will lose the wealth of species that have taken millions of years to evolve.

World to lose India-sized tropical forest cover if no steps taken, says new report
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World to lose India-sized tropical forest cover if no steps taken, says new report

Areport, released by the Centre for Global Development, says that if steps are not taken to curb deforestation, an area of tropical forest similar to the size of India will be lost by 2050.