How Many Trees in the Rainforest? Brazil to Count

Census to inform policy decisions

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 8, 2013 8:26 AM CST

(Newser) – Brazil doesn't know enough about its tropical forest, says its environmental minister—so it's going to take a census of its trillions of trees. Over the next four years, officials will travel the country, stopping at 20,000 locations, each about 12 miles...   Read full story »


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