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    Forest bioenergy: How “clean” is it?

    I was dismayed to see myself described in a recent Washington Post article as “a prominent critic of forest bioenergy”—burning wood to generate electricity or heat. Not that I mind being regarded as prominent, of course, but the issue of forest bioenergy deserves a more nuanced stance

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    Monthly Newsletter – September 2016

    in this issue: download a print-friendly copy – Forest bioenergy: How “clean” is it? – Saving Species While Mitigating Climate Change – Graduate students present Amazon policy recommendations to Brazilian officials – and more

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    WHRC’s work featured in NASA “story map”

    Carbon emissions from deforestation have been estimated at almost a billion tons every year. Forest loss in the tropics exceeds 90,000 square km per year – and much of that area is critical for species conservation.

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