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Year of Forests

2011 is the International Year of Forests. What does this mean? Are we going to cut fewer trees this year? That would be nice. Are we going to fine companies this year that cut more trees than they replace? Are … Continue reading

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Energy hungry World

It is interesting how people unable to connect the dots and see the bigger picture. Everyone thinks that if we have clean energy from solar or wind then we are saved and global warming will be reversed. They think that … Continue reading

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Life without forests

Try to imagine your life without forests and trees. How does your imagined picture look like? My guess is it is probably pretty grey and boring. Forests are our life lines. We must protect them!  Without forests I doubt you … Continue reading

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We must learn our lesson

Historians, sociologists and the curious has researched and still search the reasons today as to why the Mayan civilization has collapsed or disappeared? What happened? Jared Diamond says in his book Collapse that past societies steep decline may begin only … Continue reading

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Forests are our lifelines

From the book “Collapse” by Jared Diamond “More then half of the world’s original forests have been cut down or heavily damaged in the last 8,000 years. Yet our consumption of forests products is accelerating, with the result that more … Continue reading

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