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    1. Basic Facts About Old Growth
    USA
    Facts and frequently asked questions about old growth forests. ...
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    2. Biodiversity and Your Water Supply
    USA
    We depend on the Earth's biodiversity for clean, available freshwater. Throughout time, the planet's healthy ecosystems and diversity of life have ensured the flow of ...
    Category: Articles

    3. Certified Forestry Runs Into a Snag: The Gabon Situation
    Certified forestry may not be uniformly environmentally-friendly. ...
    Category: Articles

    4. Facts About the Rainforest
    USA
    14 facts from the Rainforest Action Network about rainforests. ...
    Category: Articles

    5. Green-Based Urban Growth: Next Wave of Environmentalism
    After it was introduced 30 years ago, the phrase "think globally, act locally" became an environmental rallying cry for an entire generation. Yet the grand ...
    Category: Articles

    6. Hamburger Connection
    USA
    For every hamburger made of Central American beef, the American consumer saves an average of only five cents.(1) Whether the beef was raised on land ...
    Category: Articles

    7. Mandate the Future
    A Youth Forum driven by youth where topics based on world issues are discussed. We focus on Sustainable Development and users can Vote on these ...
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    8. Medicinal Treasures of the Rainforests
    USA
    Covering only 6 percent of the Earth's surface, tropical moist forests contain at least half of all species. The abundant botanical resources of tropical forests ...
    Category: Articles

    9. Old MacDonald Had a Fish
    Most Americans would be surprised to discover their last seafood meal may have been raised on a farm, not caught at sea. Declines in wild ...
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    10. Rates of Rainforest Loss
    USA
    Rainforests cover less than two percent of the Earth's surface, yet they are home to some 40 to 50 percent of all life forms on ...
    Category: Articles

    11. Razing Appalachia
    WV, USA
    First they dug out the land. Then they strip mined it. Now Big Coal is leveling the mountains themselves--and tearing communities apart. ...
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    12. Why We So Desperately Need Sustainable Forestry A Preview of What's to Come Indonesian Fires are a Global Environmental Disaster
    "The forests which once humbled humankind are now broken and burning. As the world awakens to an ecological disaster in south-east Asia, the naivete of ...
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    13. Biodiversity and What You Buy
    USA
    Our everyday choices about what to buy and where to shop have a major effect on the environment. When combined with billions of consumer choices ...
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    14. Bringing Ecoforestry to the BC Forest Service
    British Columbia (BC) has been severely criticized over the years for its forest management practices. Although this criticism has spurred some recent changes in the ...
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    15. Can Ecotourism Save the Rainforests?
    USA
    Until recently, few vacationers would even dream of visiting a rainforest. But travelers are now abandoning the traditional beach vacation to visit remote, unspoiled areas ...
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    16. Companies in The Rainforest
    USA
    Rainforests are very important to life on Earth. Over half of all the world's animals are found in the rainforest, and one quarter of all ...
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    17. Deforestation and Urban Growth in Rondonia, Brazil
    Bridgewater, MA, USA
    Information about deforestation and urban growth in Rondonia, western Amazon of Brazil, by a geographer who studies there. ...
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    18. Drilling To The Ends Of The Earth: The Case Against New Fossil Fuel Exploration
    USA
    The quest for oil has defined the twentieth century. Many still view oil as black gold, a resource to be exploited as economically and expediently ...
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    19. Ecological Design In Industry: Four companies lead the way
    During the last few years, a number of industries have begun to address the issue of sustaining the world's wood resources.The motivating factors are linked ...
    Category: Articles

    20. Excrement Happens -- Part 1
    Recently we came upon a history of the management of human excreta -- urine and feces -- starting back in the mists of time and ...
    Category: Articles

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