Urban Fold


The BBC has provided an infographic timeline indicating when scientists and researchers predict valuable resources and ecosystems will disappear, urging planners and officials to address the dangers of current population and consumption levels.
Jul 25, 2012   BBC
In an effort to halt the destruction of rainforests, increasing amounts of money are being offered to countries for preservation efforts. But some wonder whether throwing money at the problem will yield a solution.
Dec 11, 2010   Der Spiegel
As rural villagers abandon farms for the city, tropical lands are reverting to rainforests.
Jan 31, 2009   The New York Times
<p>A groundbreaking deal recognizing the economic value of intact forests will not only preserve a million acres of rainforest in Guyana but establish a precedent for future such arrangements.</p>
Mar 28, 2008   The Independent (UK)