China’s Threat to Russia’s Amazon

Putin and Xi’s “new levels of cooperation” spell disaster for the Siberian taiga

Paul Greenberg

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Photo by Roman Purtov on Unsplash

When exactly will the forest end? I had this thought 30-odd years ago while crossing the Russian taiga on the Trans-Siberian Railroad from St. Petersburg to Irkutsk. For hours and then days, the massive boreal aggregation of pines and firs, hemlocks and spruces strobed past…

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Paul Greenberg

New York Times bestselling author of Four Fish as well as The Climate Diet and Goodbye Phone, Hello World paulgreenberg.org