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Spread by trade and climate, bugs butcher America's forests

By MICHAEL CASEY and PATRICK WHITTLE
Associated Press

PETERSHAM, Mass. (AP) — In a towering forest of centuries-old eastern hemlocks, it’s easy to miss one of the tree’s nemeses.

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Abrupt Climate Change

2 Children Charged with Starting Deadly TN Forest Fires

TBI Director Mark Gwyn announced Wednesday two juveniles have been charged with starting the deadly wildfires in Sevier County. The two were arrested Wednesday morning and charged with aggravated arson.

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Deforestation

Companies Must Halt Deforestation to Safeguard Revenues

Press release: Revenues in jeopardy as companies reliant on commodities linked to deforestation underestimate risk

Up to US$906 billion in company turnover depends on commodities that drive the majority of tropical deforestation globally, says environmental non-profit CDP. 831 more words

CDP

Cartoon guide to biodiversity loss XL

That’s ’40’, of course. Six more biodiversity cartoons, and the last for 2016. See full stock of previous ‘Cartoon guide to biodiversity loss’ compendia here.

Conservation

Environmental Karma: Art on Environmental Crimes

By Ashley Lee, VI Form

Environmental Karma: Art on Environmental Crimes

Artist’s Note: In Advanced Studio, I began working on theme of “environmental crimes.” All of the pieces below, however, were produced outside of class. 577 more words

Art