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Old-growth forests are irreplaceable for sustaining biodiversity via @mongabay

Old-growth forests are irreplaceable for sustaining biodiversity via @mongabay

Logged rainforests are a cheap conservation option (09/14/2011) With old-growth forests fast diminishing and land prices surging across Southeast Asia due to rising returns from timber and agricultural commodities, opportunities to save some of the region's rarest species seem to be dwindling. But a new paper, published in the journal Conservation Letters , highlights an often overlooked opportunity for conservation: selectively logged forests. Tropical forests more effective than temperate forests in fighting climate change (06/20/2011) Preserving forest cover and reforesting cleared areas in the tropics will more effectively reduce temperatures than planting trees across temperate croplands, argues a new paper published in Nature Geoscience . Loss of old growth forest continues (10/06/2010) A new global assessment of forest stocks by the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organiz...

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