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Opportunity Wasted Methyl Bromide: Our best chance to Reduce Ozone Depletion Now

The impact of methyl bromide on the ozone layer is unusually severe and rapid. Bromine, the ozone-depleting element found in methyl bromide, is nearly 60 times more effective at destroying ozone than the chlorine found in CFCs.9 This means that even though its atmospheric lifetime is quite short (a little over a year)31, the immediate […]

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America’s Free Trade for Illegal Lumber

As this report is published, the US is cementing economic partnerships which could further speed the destruction of Southeast Asian and Latin American forests. The list of looming US Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) reads like a who’s who of states involved in the global illegal logging epidemic: Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Peru and Central America.

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La Crisis De La Tala Ilegal En Honduras

La caoba, una de las maderas duras de más alto valor, es cada vez más escasa y podría desaparecer en tan solo diez ó quince años. La singular Reserva de la Biosfera del Río Plátano, declarada Sitio de Patrimonio Mundial por la UNESCO, se encuentra bajo amenaza inminente y su zona de amortiguamiento circundante sufre […]