Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Are eco-catastrophists ever right?

Study: "No convincing evidence for decline in tropical forests":

Claims that tropical forests are declining cannot be backed up by hard evidence, according to new research from the University of Leeds.

This major challenge to conventional thinking is the surprising finding of a study published today in the Proceedings of the US National Academy of Sciences by Dr Alan Grainger, Senior Lecturer in Geography and one of the world's leading experts on tropical deforestation.

(via Tim Blair, who as usual also has the latest polar bear news)

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