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Liberians weigh jobs against preserving rare forests

Perspectives (blog)

Liberians weigh jobs against preserving rare forests

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes that for many Liberians looking to earn a living, environmental preservation is not always a top priority. But does logging revenue actually outweigh the benefits of preserving the country's rare virgin forests?

Posted: September 30, 2009 08:42   Comments: 4
Efforts to safeguard world’s forests fall short

Interview (video)

Efforts to safeguard world’s forests fall short

A new study says that a goal set by more than 190 countries to protect 10 percent of the forests by next year is not being met. Michael Novacek of the American Museum of Natural History discusses the study and international efforts to protect the forests most at risk.

Posted: May 29, 2009 11:18   Comments: 1

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