New ways to save rainforests

Researchers say they have hit on a way to stop damage done to tropical rainforests as a result of man-made crops. Over the last ten years, industrial scale agriculture has expanded into tropical rainforest areas, according to the World Resources Institute. Clearing these tropical rainforests causes about 10-15% of human-caused carbon emissions and fewer species can survive where trees have […]

Congo Basin important for future climate conventions

The Congo Basin is important for global climate regulation and natural resources, according to a new report. The EU funded study looks at sustainable forest management and highlights biodiversity threats across the six countries that form the Congo Basin. It explains the importance of Central African countries and their effects in future climate conventions. They […]