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Giant Sequoias

Giant Sequoias are the largest organisms ever
to exist on Earth

 

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2012- New Scientific Paper

Proliferation of Hydroelectric Dams in the Andean Amazon and Implications for Andes-Amazon Connectivity

Proliferación de las represas hidroeléctricas en la Amazonía andina y sus implicaciones para la conectividad Andes-Amazonía

San Rafael Falls

Our new paper reveals that hundreds of proposed hydroelectric dams in the western Amazon will cut off the ecological connections between the Amazon forest and rivers ane the Andes Mountains, causing widespread ecological degradation of the entire Amazon ecosystem


SAN RAFAEL FALLS San Rafael Falls
Ecuador's highest, world-famous waterfall will be ruined by new hydro-electric project - more...

Campaign to Protect the
Giant Sequoias

The World's Largest Trees are Threatened by US Forest Service Logging

Giant Sequoias, photo copyright Carl Ross

Read about giant Sequoias and our campaign to save 50% of the world's Sequoias, which are found in Giant Sequoias National Monument. These Sequoia groves and other forests in Giant Sequoia National Monument are being illegally and destructively logged by the U.S. Forest Service.

See pictures and read information showing the destruction in the Giant Sequoia National Monument

Logged 300 year old trees in Sequoia Grove, 2005

300 year-old trees logged in the Sequoia groves by the U.S. Forest Service in Giant Sequoia National Monument 2005

Nationwide Coalition tells PRESIDENT OBAMA and the US CONGRESS:

DON'T INCINERATE OUR FORESTS
FOR ELECTRIC POWER


The ANTI-BIOMASS INCINERATION and
FOREST PROTECTION CAMPAIGN

STOP TREE INCINERATORS
Biomass Tree Incinerator, Vermont
Acres of Logs & Wood Chips at Gigantic McNeil Tree Incinerator Facility, Vermont

Tree Incinerators:

Clearcut in Massachusetts
GIANT CLEARCUT in Quabbin Reservoir Massachusetts State Forest
Drinking Water Supply for Boston

TREE INCINERATORS ARE
NOT "GREEN" ENERGY

          
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SUPPORT OUR MANY CAMPAIGNS:

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DONATION

TO OUR
EDUCATIONAL
CAMPAIGN
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Ancient Forest Clearcut

Mouseover the beautiful forest image above to see what was happening a few summers ago to our nation's last remaining virgin forests! Read the story behind the picture!


      Information on Forests and Fire


Forest Fire Information Page
TWO FORMER OREGON REPRESENTATIVES Attack New Timber Industry "Healthy Forests" Law in
Oregonian
Newspaper
Information-Fact Sheets-Articles
Grave Threat to Species, Forests, Environmental Laws Read Scientific Documents on Forest Fires



Nation's Leading Forest Scientist
Dr. Arthur Partridge
Submits Testimony to Senate

Debunks Timber Industry Fire Misinformation

Read His Testimony
Dr. Arthur Partridge   

    
  Edward O. Wilson

• E.O. Wilson Biography
E.O. Wilson gives Biodiversity Slide Show in U.S. Senate
E.O. Wilson radio interview, streaming audio, transcript
Read Letters to Protect U.S., International Forests signed by E.O. Wilson, Jane Goodall, others

 


Carl RossGiraffe Award Stick Your Neck Out

Carl Ross, Save America's Forests founder and director receives a national "Giraffe Award" for leadership. Read more about it.



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