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Concern over carbon offsetting as forest envelops Brixton

‘It is thought that an area the size of Wales is turning into forest every three days – only in Birmingham.’

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Posted: Sep 1st, 2011
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Over-trimming reduces Brazilian rainforest to narrow North-South strip

environmentalists hoping that South America will turn itself aroundA study by conservationists has found that changing attitudes to deforestation by fashion-conscious logging firms has led to the curious spectacle of the almost total denuding of the Brazilian treeline, apart from a thin north-south strip which is trimmed back enthusiastically at the first sign of it spreading.

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Posted: Jun 6th, 2011
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Wales retaliates by paving over a forest the size of the Amazon

The Welsh have finally reacted to constant comparisons about their geographical size and the rate of deforestation and have paved over a forest the size of the Amazonian jungle.

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Posted: Mar 15th, 2010
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Amazonian Indians delighted with hardwood garden furniture

‘I don’t know how they do it at that price.’

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Posted: Jul 7th, 2008
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