The findings call into question a widely used estimate of the carbon dioxide emitted when residents of the tropics chop down
trees, burn vegetation, and convert forests into pastures and crop fields.
Some chop down
their trees." It is already against the law in Tucson to plant new mulberry trees, and this law is being seriously considered in Albuquerque as well.
The suggestion of the practical businessman Lopakhin that the family chop down
the orchard and build houses on the land is met with horror.
The council had been widely criticised over the plan to chop down
the trees, with concerns raised over the potential impact on the environment.
Council bosses are planning to chop down
seven mature trees at a beauty spot so they can double the size of the car park.
DEVELOPERS who chop down
mature or protected trees could be made to pay compensation into a new Tree Bank to pay for making the city green.
A local activist told WAFA that settlers from the illegal settlements of Bani Kadim and Asfar broke into an olive-planted area near the town, before proceeding to chop down
and seize some 800 olive trees owned by local residents.
KIRKLEES Council has broken a promise not to chop down
some 100-year-old trees, residents say.
Hazel Love, who has a 13-year-old son, said: "I don't think it's right to cover up a lovely green area and chop down
trees for a car park."