Basic Climate Change
Section 3 

Responses and Adaptation to Climate Change

1. Climate Change and Forest Management

3.1.1 Forest Management

3.1.2 Video: Green' Earth Tour from Space

25% of the Earths surface is green with vegetation. The NASA/NOAA Suomi NPP satellite detects the fine differences in vegetation across the planet and has delivered some of the highest detailed data to date.

3.1.3 Video: Vietnam: deforestation and climate change | Global 3000

Vietnam is one of the world's leading exporters of shrimps. But the industry is exacting a high price. Mangrove forests have been systematically chopped down to make way for more shrimp farms, particularly in the Mekong Delta.