Tree extinctions risk ecosystem, economic damage: paper

Leonardo Rasaki

Scientists are urging world leaders to act in order to protect the planet’s threatened trees — and prevent further ecological and economic damage from their extinction. Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI), along with the Global Tree Specialist Group of the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Species Survival Commission (IUCN […]

Good Sign for Low Inflation, Bad Omen for Economy

Leonardo Rasaki

Copper prices are likely to continue their decline and fall another 11%, according to Fairlead Strategies’ Katie Stockton. That would be a good sign for lower inflation, but a bad omen for the economy as copper is seen as a barometer of economic activity. “During severe economic recessions, copper and […]