Deforestation, global warming and blaming humans first

BBC reported that Brazil is experiencing the worst drought in decades and has attributed the drought to the deforestation the Amazon rainforest is experiencing. However, what is curious is that the Brazilian government announced that the rainforest has experienced the lowest level of deforestation in 25 years. Naturally, environmentalists with the World Wide Fund shot…

Deforestation of rainforests isn’t always a bad thing

A curious article was posted on the green blogosphere today. An environmentalist online publication named Triplepundit had a news story attempting to pull at people’s heart strings, decrying the potential demise of Indonesia’s Leuser Ecosystem rain forest at the hands of (pun intended) greedy palm oil companies. Since palm oil is a substance used to…