19 May '11, 9pm

US southern forests face bleak future, but is sprawl or the paper industry to blame?

US southern forests face bleak future, but is sprawl or the paper industry to blame?

Ten-year-old takes on KFC for destroying US forests (05/15/2011) Cole Rasenberger's quest to save forests in the US South started as a school assignment to 'be an activist' about something important to him. However, after learning from Dogwood Alliance that coastal forests in North Carolina are being destroyed to make throw-away paper packaging for big fast food companies—such as McDonalds and KFC—Cole Rasenberger, at the age of 8, became more than an activist; he became an environmental leader! He started by targeting McDonalds directly. With the help of 25 friends, and his elementary school administration, he got every student in his school to sign postcards to McDonalds. In all, Cole sent 2,250 postcards to McDonalds. Forest carbon map released for the US (04/20/2011) The Woods Hole Research Center (WHRC) has released the first hectare-scale map displaying aboveground w...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0519-hance_us_south.html

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