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Study of energy and health in Africa focuses spotlight on charcoal and forest management

...cleaner, more efficient technologies for producing charcoal in Africa can save millions of lives and have sign...a and Latin America, is dependent on both wood and charcoal for cooking and heating homes. In 2000, nearly 470 million tons of wood were consumed in homes in su...

Scientists describe new African monkey genus ?first in 83 years

... new monkey is fragmented and vulnerable. Logging, charcoal making, poaching and unmanaged resource extraction are common. Without intervention, both forests will be further fragmented, the authors note in their paper. The main predators of Kipunji are crowned eagles and possibly leopards. But humans also hun...

The desert is dying

... mortality seems not to be climate, but commercial charcoal production. This indicates that the traditional and sustainable indigenous resource management, which desert people have developed through millennia, is changing. Desertification has been recurrently discussed and questioned since the 1970s. The fo...

Paper challenges 1491 Amazonian population theories

...kes. He then analyzes those samples for pollen and charcoal and thus is able to conclude with a high degree of...ing the case, through core sampling and pollen and charcoal analysis of sediment from seven lake bottoms, three in one district, four in the other, that much of...

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