Tuesday, November 14, 2006

"Liberals discover trees grow back"

NY Times, not the Onion:

Many Nations’ Forests Regrow, Study Finds

A large and growing number of countries are reversing the longstanding trend toward destruction of their forests, a surprising new analysis has found.

“From the new data it seems possible that we could reverse a global trend that many people thought was irreversible,” said Pekka Kauppi of the University of Helsinki in Finland, a lead author of the study, which appears today in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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