Abbey Grabarkiewicz

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Can deforestation be stopped?

Why has Brazil slashed deforestation over the last decade while Indonesian deforestation has accelerated? The two countries lead the world in deforestation, which, after energy use, is the top source of greenhouse-gas emissions. In the last week, each country has released an emissions-cutting plan …

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Photo Of The Day: An Animal Rescue Activist Saves An Orangutan From Deforestation In Indonesia

Image Source: www.rainforest-rescue.orgOrangutan populations are quickly diminishing in Indonesia and Malaysia.This endangered species’ habitats on …

Animal Rescue

This Heartbreaking Photo Shows The Devastating Effect Deforestation Has On Wildlife

Take only trees, leave only ravished landscapes full of stranded animals.

Here's How Much of the World's Forests Could Vanish by 2050 | VICE News

<b>VICE News is closely tracking global environmental change. Check out the Tipping Point blog here</b><i>.</i><p>A new report about deforestation and climate change contains a dire warning: If the world continues along its business-as-usual path, an amount of tropical forest nearly equal to the size of India could …


After the flood, a rush to preserve drinking water

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's capital city had too much water. Now, officials are racing to make sure it has enough.<p>A canal that serves as the main source of drinking water for about half of the Columbia water system's 375,000 customers collapsed in two places following historic rainfall …


IMF Warns Underpricing Water Is Fostering Shortages

The International Monetary Fund has already declared the world isn’t paying enough to emit greenhouse gases and energy consumption. Now it is worried that water isn’t priced right either.

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