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Saving tropical forests

The current climate talks in Cancun, Mexico, will probably produce a great deal of discussion about how developing countries can be compensated for protecting their standing tropical forests.



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Nov. 30, 2010

A forest in Carmanah National Park, on Canada's Vancouver Island, is said to be where the tallest Sitka spruce in the world grows. The forest, in a rich river valley, is one of the most outstanding examples of old growth Sitka spruce forest.

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Cancun Agreements put 193 nations on track to deal with climate change
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