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Papua New Guinea Forests Being Cut and Burned Away

Papua New Guinea Forests Being Cut and Burned Away

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, June 3, 2008 (ENS) – At the same time that the government of Papua New Guinea is seeking compensation for conserving the carbon-trapping capacity of its the world’s third largest expanse of tropical forests, destruction of these forests is occurring so fast that by 2021 most of the areas accessible…

Well-Traveled Food: Is Local Always Best?

Well-Traveled Food: Is Local Always Best?

It’s easy to think, “Local food is always the best answer,” and leave it at that; most of the time, it might be right, but new information is emerging that disputes local’s lofty position at the throne of TreeHugging food. The notion of “food miles,” the distance your food has traveled to get to your…