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Forests and the Health of the Planet: The health of our forests directly impacts the health of the planet. The i...

Forests and the Health of the Planet: The health of our forests directly impacts the health of the planet. The i...

RELATED ARTICLES More Americans Believe Climate Change is Happening March 2, 2012 07:22 AM New study warns damage to forests from climate change could cost the planet its major keeper of greenhouse gases April 17, 2009 06:59 AM If a tree falls in the forest, and no one is around to hear it, does climate change? June 13, 2008 10:32 AM The Significant Role of Forests in Regulating Global Climate July 15, 2011 08:56 AM /sustainability/article/44261 The health of our forests directly impacts the health of the planet. The importance of forests to the Earth’s ecosystems cannot be overstated. Research shows that forest die-offs are on the increase and this troubling trend is being linked to global warming. Heat and water stress associated with climate change are making forests vulnerable to insect attacks, fires and other problems. ADVERTISEMENT As reported in an October 2011 New...

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