The Mongol invasion may have caused a small reduction in global CO2, though it was overshadowed by agriculture.
Deforestation happens when forests are permanently destroyed. The main culprits? Cutting down trees to make room for housing and urbanization, harvesting timber for commercial uses and creating room for cattle ranching or farming. In addition to destroying animal habitat, deforestation contributes to climate change and it also leads to soil erosion. Here is the latest science news about deforestation and how it is affecting our world.
Doctoral student in ecology survives earthquake in Haiti to continue her work promoting sustainable tree farming
The ancient South American Nasca civilization may have caused its own demise by clear-cutting huge swaths of forest, a new study found.
The demand for beef means large swaths of the Brazilian Amazon are being bulldozed,but the government is making changes.
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