Forests protect biodiversity, provide natural resources and store carbon. But we're destroying them for economic gain. Exactly how much are forests worth?
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Eight European nations have warned Brasilia of the economic damage the country might incur if the current trend in Amazon deforestation is not halted.
Illegal construction, timber smuggling and a decades-long conflict have degraded Kashmir valley's forests. But locals are stepping in to protect the unique nature of their home in the Himalayas.
Activists are protesting the construction of a Canadian gold mine in Turkey's Ida mountains. They say the project will harm one of the country's last major swaths of forest and will be devastating for the environment.
Rainforests in Brazil are burning. Their loss can never be restored. That's because these soils are not just infertile, they're the most nutrient-poor soils in the world — and they're unsuitable for agriculture.
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