deforestation


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deforestation

clearance of an area of forest.
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The country's Institute of Hydrology, Meteorology and Environmental Studies (IDEAM) recently announced that deforestation rates have rapidly escalated since the signing of a peace deal between FARC and the Colombian government last year that finally ended more than 50 years of conflict.
Key words: causes of deforestation, diverse stakeholders' perspectives, giant deforestation, Pakistan forestry.
Keywords: Awareness, Community, Deforestation, Mangroves, Peninsular Malaysia
Tropical deforestation accounts for an estimated 3,000,000,000 tons of carbon dioxide per year-equivalent to the emissions of some 600,000,000 cars--according to researchers at Winrock International, Little Rock, Ark.
In Cash for Carbon: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Payments for Ecosystem Services to Reduce Deforestation (Working Paper No.
Using a technique called deep learning, Orbital Insight will analyze high resolution satellite images of tens of millions of acres of forest provided by Global Forest Watch to discover patterns that identify indicators of deforestation risk.
Among the various environmental issues deforestation is also the major concern in the country.
Wilmar, an agricultural giant based in Singapore, committed to zero deforestation last year, as have dozens of additional companies over the past several months.
BEIRUT: Agriculture Minister Akram Chehayeb said Wednesday that he has taken measures against deforestation in Zalka and Barouk.
The panel has identified deforestation as a leading contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, at 17.
By the time we find out about deforestation, it's usually too late to take action.