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Hurricane Katrina / Disaster Zone / Forests #878405

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 16, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Tulane University satellite images shown of forest areas in the South wiped out by Hurricane Katrina.

(New York: Bill Blakemore) The largest forest disaster in US history featured; scenes shown of dead and dying trees in Katrina's wake; statistics on the extent of the damages cited; details given about the carbon dioxide generated into the atmosphere. [University of New Hampshire professor George HURTT†- cites the area damaged.] [Conservation International Glenn PRICKETT†- comments on this source of greenhouse gases.]

Gibson, Charles;
Blakemore, Bill

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