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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 12th, 2014
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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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‘Do you really need to print this email?’ messages may not be enough to save planet, warn scientists

yes, actuallyOn hearing the news many office workers emailed it to their colleagues, then printed it out just so they didn’t lose it.

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Posted: Mar 10th, 2009
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