User: demo Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Forest
Last updated: Jul 26 2016 15:51 IST RSS 2.0
 
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To Protect History, A National Park Preps For Climate Change 26.7.2016 NPR News
Climate change is affecting what's in Mesa Verde National Park that visitors see. Over the last decade, scorching wildfires have destroyed archaeological artifacts — and have also revealed new ones.
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Sri Lanka to conserve climate-friendly mangroves ecosystem 26.7.2016 Washington Post: World
Sri Lanka’s government and environmentalists are working to protect tens of thousands of acres of mangrove forests — the seawater-tolerant trees that help protect and build landmasses, absorb carbon from the environment and reduce the impact of natural disasters like tsunamis.
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Solar projects can't save the forest for the trees? 23.7.2016 AP Business
WADING RIVER, N.Y. (AP) -- A green energy project has some environmentalists seeing red....
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Solar projects can’t save the forest for the trees? 23.7.2016 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

WADING RIVER, N.Y. (AP) — A green energy project has some environmentalists seeing red. Solar energy ordinarily wins praise from groups that want to cut greenhouse gases, but a proposed solar project at a defunct Long Island nuclear power plant has stirred outrage because it requires demolishing 350 acres of woodlands. “Choosing solar over forests […]
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Trees contribute to reducing carbon footprints even after being cut down – UN report 21.7.2016 New Kerala: World News
New York, July 21 : Forests can contribute greatly to the fight against climate change even after trees have been logged, according to a new United Nations report which looks at the impact of wood products on carbon storage.
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Group clones California’s giant trees to combat climate change 21.7.2016 Hindu: International
Sequoias and coastal redwoods are blessed with some of the heartiest genetics of any trees on Earth, says Archangel Ancient Tree Archive
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Group clones California's huge trees to fight climate change 20.7.2016 AP National
CAMP NELSON, Calif. (AP) -- At the foot of a giant sequoia in California's Sierra Nevada, two arborists stepped into harnesses then inched up ropes more than 20 stories into the dizzying canopy of a tree that survived thousands of years, enduring drought, wildfire and disease....
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Group clones California giant trees to combat climate change 20.7.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
CAMP NELSON, Calif. • At the foot of a giant sequoia in California’s Sierra Nevada, two arborists stepped into harnesses then inched up ropes more than 20 stories into the dizzying canopy of a tree that survived thousands of years, enduring drought, wildfire and disease. There, the arborists clipped off tips of young branches to be hand-delivered across the country, cloned in a lab and eventually planted in a forest in some other part of the world. The two are part of a cadre of modern day Johnn...
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Group clones California giant trees to combat climate change 20.7.2016 AP National
CAMP NELSON, Calif. (AP) -- At the foot of a giant sequoia in California's Sierra Nevada, two arborists stepped into harnesses then inched up ropes more than 20 stories into the dizzying canopy of a tree that survived thousands of years, enduring drought, wildfire and disease....
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Group clones California giant trees to combat climate change 20.7.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

CAMP NELSON, Calif. (AP) — At the foot of a giant sequoia in California’s Sierra Nevada, two arborists stepped into harnesses then inched up ropes more than 20 stories into the dizzying canopy of a tree that survived thousands of years, enduring drought, wildfire and disease. There, the arborists clipped off tips of young branches […]
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January-June was hottest on record 20.7.2016 CNN: Top Stories
The first six months of 2016 were the hottest ever recorded, NASA announced on Tuesday, while Arctic sea ice now covers 40% less of the Earth than it did just 30 years ago.
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Drylands susceptible to more drought and land degradation, shows first of its type UN study 19.7.2016 New Kerala: World News
New York, July 19 :More than two billion people live in deserts and other drylands, and as water availability declines due to climate change and land use - combined with violence and social upheavals - could lead to forced migration in African and western Asia, a new United Nations study on Tuesday showed.
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How your U.S. lawmaker voted 16.7.2016 Seattle Times: Politics

WASHINGTON — Here’s how Washington state’s members of the U.S. House and Senate voted on major issues in the week ending July 15. Congress is now in recess until Sept. 6. House 2017 appropriations By a vote of 231 for and 196 against, the House on July 12 passed a fiscal 2017 appropriations bill (HR […]
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The diversity of life across much of Earth plunges below ‘safe’ levels 15.7.2016 Washington Post
More than 10 percent of species abundance has been lost across the globe, according to an ambitious study described as the “most comprehensive quantification of global biodiversity change to date.”
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Warren Ellis’ Normal Brings Readers a Serialized Digital Dystopia 13.7.2016 Wired Top Stories
Warren Ellis’ Normal Brings Readers a Serialized Digital Dystopia
The visionary writer is experimenting with serialized digital release for his latest work—and taking readers to a dystopian retreat in the process. The post Warren Ellis' Normal Brings Readers a Serialized Digital Dystopia appeared first on WIRED.
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India state aims to plant a record 50 million trees in a day 11.7.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people in India’s most populous state jostled for space Monday as they attempted to plant 50 million trees over 24 hours in hopes of shattering the world record. Officials in Uttar Pradesh distributed millions of saplings to be planted across the state to help India’s efforts to […]
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India state aims to plant a record 50 million trees in a day 11.7.2016 Washington Post: World
Hundreds of thousands of people in India’s most populous state jostled for space Monday as they attempted to plant 50 million trees over 24 hours in hopes of shattering the world record.
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California should take the lead on protecting tropical forests 2.7.2016 LA Times: Environment

In Sacramento, an opportunity is pending that could make a huge difference to achieving climate stability and sustainable development goals on a global scale.

California could take the lead in demonstrating an innovative approach to reducing tropical deforestation. And the benefits would accrue...

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Deadly California wildfires spark debate about development 29.6.2016 AP National
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- A speeding wildfire in California that turned hundreds of homes near Lake Isabella to piles of twisted rubble has forced a conversation about how to minimize destruction in the most populous state experiencing the effects of climate change....
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A Cash-Strapped Forest Service Faces Its Most Epic Fire Season Ever 28.6.2016 Wired Top Stories
A Cash-Strapped Forest Service Faces Its Most Epic Fire Season Ever
The Forest Service has to fork over most of its budget to battle increasingly intense blazes, leaving little left for prevention and restoration. The post A Cash-Strapped Forest Service Faces Its Most Epic Fire Season Ever appeared first on WIRED.
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