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Category: Impacts :: Forest
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Climate change: Planting new forests 'can do more harm than good' 22.6.2020 BBC: Science
Large-scale tree planting to fight climate change may backfire, two new studies have found.
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As Amazonian Wildfire Season Approaches, We Must Protect the Vulnerable Forest 7.6.2020 Truthout.com
As Amazonian Wildfire Season Approaches, We Must Protect the Vulnerable Forest
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Climate change: older trees loss continue around the world 2.6.2020 BBC: Front Page
Every six seconds in 2019 the world lost an area of primary forest the size of a football pitch, a study says.
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Amazon under threat: fires, loggers and now virus 21.5.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
How the loss of the Amazon goes beyond deforestation - and what the nine countries that share this natural resource are doing to protect it.
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Wildfires Already Threaten the West. Then Came COVID-19. 15.5.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Wired and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Even during a normal wildfire season on the West Coast, the life of a wildland firefighter is brutal. They’re digging trenches by hand to create fire breaks, breathing smoke, and baking in unrelenting heat. And now the region […]
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Deforestation and Monoculture Farming Spread COVID-19 and Other Diseases 12.5.2020 Truthout.com
Scientists say the current pandemic is part of a larger pattern linking infectious diseases to habitat ...
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Tunnel Vision: Lessons in the Impermanence of Permafrost 3.5.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Undark and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. To enter the Fox permafrost tunnel—one of the only places in the world dedicated to the firsthand scientific study of the mix of dirt and ice that covers much of the planet’s far northern latitudes—you must don a […]
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Wildfires Can Reduce Biodiversity. Can Biodiversity Be Used to Reduce Wildfires? 26.4.2020 Truthout.com
A biodiversity experiment in Australia showed animal species can help reduce flammable leaf litter by 24 ...
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This Appalachian Collective Has Launched Its Own “Green Stimulus” 25.4.2020 Truthout.com
This Appalachian Collective Has Launched Its Own “Green Stimulus”
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Earth Day: Meet the original eco warriors protecting the planet 22.4.2020 BBC: World
How the ancient techniques of the world's indigenous people could help to combat climate change.
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Column: Bears thriving at Yosemite. Clear skies. Does coronavirus reveal a 'World Without Us'? 15.4.2020 L.A. Times - World News

In "The World Without Us," Alan Weisman imagined how the Earth would look if humans vanished. Is the COVID-19 lockdown making that a reality?

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Climate change: UK forests 'could do more harm than good' 7.4.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Mass tree planting could harm the environment if badly planned, a report warns.
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'Dinosaurs walked through Antarctic rainforests' 1.4.2020 BBC: Science
Sediments drilled off the coast of the ice continent reveal a time of great warmth and plant growth.
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It’s Time to Rethink US Militarism in the Midst of COVID-19 30.3.2020 Truthout.com
This should be a time for a genuinely new approach, one fit for a world of rising disruption and ...
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Coronavirus: Chris Packham on Covid-19's impact on nature 21.3.2020 BBC: Front Page
Chris Packham says nature can help during self-isolation and considers coronavirus's environmental impact.
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Column: 3 billion birds have vanished from our skies. Can we ever bring them back? 18.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Steve Holmer heads the American Bird Conservancy, whose motto is "Bringing back the birds." Can it be done, and how?

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Upgrade for popular UK nature sanctuary 17.3.2020 BBC: Science
Climate change: It's Back to Nature on Britain's holiday coast
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Australia's fire-ravaged forests are recovering. Ecologists hope it lasts 15.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
After devastating fires, there are signs of regrowth across much of eastern Australia. But there's also concern that a changing climate may alter some of the country's unique landscapes forever.
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Climate change: Will planting millions of trees really save the planet? 14.3.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
From Greta Thunberg to oil firms, people are pushing for more trees to be planted - but why?
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Tree planting: 'I want to plant one million’ 14.3.2020 BBC: Front Page
At top speed, Canadian Shelby Barber can plant more than 4,000 trees a day.
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