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Glacial Yukon Canada

Glacial melt will wreck ecosystems

15 September, 2017 – The alarming rate of glacial shrinkage worldwide threatens our current way of life, from biodiversity to tourism, hydropower to clean water supply.

City trees boost health and wealth

29 August, 2017 – Capital city trees could deliver even more capital. Green fingers could convert urban grime into folding money and combat global warming at the same time.

Swiss trees swelter as climate warms

16 August, 2017 – Foresters are being urged to plant tree species resilient to climate change to save the timber industry as Swiss trees swelter.

Computer census aids declining palm trees

28 July, 2017 – Concerned that palm trees vital to his home country are vanishing in large numbers, a scientist has devised how to count them for conservation.

Small cost can keep African forests safe

26 July, 2017 – Forests are more valuable standing than cleared. US economists have found how to subsidise protecting African forests at the village level.

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