06 Aug '17, 4pm

#ForestFact: Forests have the potential to capture and store 10-14% of gross carbon emissions.

#ForestFact: Forests have the potential to capture and store 10-14% of gross carbon emissions.

Many communities have revered their ancestral forest homes for centuries, recognizing how forests provide people with livelihoods, shelter, and medicine. The cycle of poverty and deforestation harms critically important ecosystems and imperils the vast scientific knowledge, traditions, and languages of forest communities. Strong forests and vibrant communities cannot exist without each other.

Full article: http://www.rainforest-alliance.org/issues/forests?s_src=A...

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worldwildlife.org 03 Aug '17, 1pm

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