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2 Recent Storms Show Forests Help Blunt Hurricanes’ Force

NYT: 2 Recent Storms Show Forests Help Blunt Hurricanes’ Force

I found this article interesting and thought to share with our group. To summarize de-forestation as a contributing and/or compounding factor to recent hurricanes Felix and Henriette (?)decimation. Same was cited in Haiti – deforestation transformed the earth into flowing mud rivers washing away everything in it’s path. The earth had nothing left to hold onto – roots, trees, flowers, plants.

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/07/world/americas/07hurricane.html

by Ana Elisa Fuentes at 2007-09-07 09:39:59 UTC Bavaria , Germany | Bookmark | | Report spam→


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