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This new tool lets you watch trees disappear in near real time

This new tool lets you watch trees disappear in near real time | deforestation | Scoop.it
New software and satellite images can track tree loss month-to-month -- which is damn near real time in logging terms.
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gives a global insight on just how fast trees are disappearing.

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Stanford researchers show oil palm plantations are clearing carbon-rich tropical forests in Borneo

Stanford researchers show oil palm plantations are clearing carbon-rich tropical forests in Borneo | deforestation | Scoop.it
Stanford CA (SPX) Oct 10, 2012 -
Expanding production of palm oil, a common ingredient in processed foods, soaps and personal care products, is driving rainforest destruction and massive carbon dioxide emissions, according to a new
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Statistics that show how need for certain products lead to deforestation. Also hints around of what could happen in the near future.

 

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Palm before the storm: EBSCOhost

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Talks about how the demand for products is causing deforestation to move from one area to the next.

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DISAPPEARING FORESTS?: EBSCOhost

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Great for facts and comparing data that show the effects and cost of destroying rain forests. Also explains how businesses deal with cost. Come back if you need facts.

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Tiger Spider, New Species Of Tarantula The Size Of A Face Found In Sri Lanka | PlanetSave

Tiger Spider, New Species Of Tarantula The Size Of A Face Found In Sri Lanka | PlanetSave | deforestation | Scoop.it
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Shows how deforestation is ruining biodiversity and using specific species to highlight one of the many animals endangered because of deforestation.

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DEFORESTATION PROCESS CONSEQUENCES UPON SURFACE RUNOFF COEFFICIENTS. CATCHM...: EBSCOhost

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Uses diagrams to show the long term effects of deforestation and how it effects the landscape and gives ideas how to find solutions to the problems caused by deforestation.

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The effects of deforestation and climate variability on the streamflow of t...: EBSCOhost

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Uses specific dates to compare how the effects of deforesting are changing the environment. Also has specific example.

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