20 May '12, 9pm

Value of timber stocks could predict future logging roads, deforestation in the Amazon

Value of timber stocks could predict future logging roads, deforestation in the Amazon

Researchers launch tool that predicts Amazon deforestation a year before it happens (03/30/2012) Researchers have developed a methodology for accurately predicting where deforestation will occur in the Amazon up to a year in advance, enabling law enforcement agencies and officials to take preventative action before trees are actually chopped down, a forestry expert told mongabay.com on the sidelines of the Skoll World Forum for Social Entrepreneurship. Selective logging occurs in 28 percent of world’s rainforests (01/13/2009) New satellite research presented for the first time at a symposium entitled “Will the rainforests survive?” showed that selective logging is impacting over a quarter of the world’s rainforests. Gregory Asner from the Carnegie Institution presented the “first true global estimate of selective logging” which showed that 5.5 million square kilometers of ...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0521-amazon-timber-value.html

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