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Rivers in the Sky: How Deforestation is Affecting Global Water Cycles By Fred Pearce – Yale Environment 360 – July 24, 2018 Every tree in the forest is a fountain, sucking water out of the ground through its roots and … Continue reading

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2017 was the second-worst year on record for tropical tree cover loss By Mikaela Weisse and Elizabeth Dow Goldman – World Resources institute – June 26, 2018 Last year was the second-worst on record for tropical tree cover loss, according … Continue reading

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Watersheds Lost Up to 22% of Their Forests in 14 Years. Here’s How it Affects Your Water Supply By Yiyuan Qin and Todd Gartner – World Resources Institute – August 30, 2016 Drought in Sao Paulo. Flooding in the Himalayas. … Continue reading

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