Deforestation Articles

Earth Facing Sixth Mass Extinction

The Earth may be on the brink of a sixth mass extinction, due to human activity, according to the academic journal Science. The Earth’s most recent mass extinction event occurred roughly 65 million years ago, when an asteroid wiped out …

Google Helps To Map Deforestation Over The Past Decade Google Helps To Map Deforestation Over The Past Decade
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Google has released what it is calling the world’s first detailed maps of global forest change, illustrating deforestation throughout the world over time. The project is a collaboration with Dr. Matthew Hansen and his team at the University of Maryland. …

Google, Indians Join Forces To Limit Logging

Most businesses have a formal and structured environment; at Google, jeans are the norm, and dogs are allowed at work.  But in a move that goes far beyond normal business practices – think pygmy marmosets instead of Great Danes – the search engine company has announced a development involving a tribe of Brazilian Indians.