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Drought Adds Fuel to Fire as Zambia Loses Battle to Save Forests

By Garry Rogers @Garry_Rogers

Drought Adds Fuel to Fire as Zambia Loses Battle to Save Forests

Despite concerted efforts to reduce deforestation, this season’s poor rainfall is causing food, power shortages that could force more Zambian villagers to turn to forests for fuel and income.  From: www.voanews.com

GR:  Population is a bit like impulse spending.  Out of control, it leaves no savings, no cushion to carry us through hard times.  And as Earth’s human populations grow, more of nature must be sacrificed for food, fuel, and fiber.


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