Posted by: atowhee | September 24, 2021

SAVE THE FOREST FOR THE TREES…AND US

Large forests are among the best, natural, inexpensive carbon sumps possible on this planet. Yet our action and inaction is putting them at risk.

On the East Coast “ghost forests” are spreading in coastal areas. Salt intrusion increases as groudn water is depleted and the sea level rises. We cannot force Greenland to reclaim all its meltwater, nor the Antarctic, or Kilimanjaro or…

In California the largest tree trunks in the world are on sequoias and their redwood cousins…yet climate change and fires threaten them both.

Then there is the Amazon forest, perhaps the sinbgkle mist crucial carbon capture system possible on Earth. There greed competes with green, here’s recent report on what’s happening to Amazonia.


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