||[Sep. 22nd, 2007|01:17 pm]
The People Who Hug Trees
Action Alert: Climate Protection Payments Must Avoid Deforestation of Ancient Rainforests AND Their Industrial Diminishment|
Ancient rainforests will only fully hold their carbon when strictly protected.
Selective logging diminishes primary and old-growth forests' carbon stores, ecosystems, and biodiversity; and has no place in proposed carbon market payments for rainforest and climate protection.