User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Independent
Category: Land Management :: Fire
Last updated: Sep 26 2017 01:42 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Forest Fire Pollution Wreaks Havoc on Wildlife 20.9.2017 Environmental News Network
Forest fires in Southeast Asia during the El Niño droughts of 2015 caused considerable disruption to the biodiversity of the region due to the smoke-induced ‘haze’ they created, according to new research led by Benjamin Lee at the University of Kent and the National Parks Board in Singapore.
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New forest resilience bond blazes a trail 20.9.2017 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
A public-private partnership can address this burning problem.
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Zinke’s fire memo calls for aggressive forest thinning 18.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The policy ignores major drivers of Western fire: weather and climate change.
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Forest Service leadership lands in Southern hands 14.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
A new chief steps in as Western forests blaze.
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The West’s dramatic wildfire season, explained 13.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
A fire ecologist on how it happened, and why communities will have to adapt.
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Forest Regeneration Project of 30 Years Yields Results 12.9.2017 Environmental News Network
A spruce forest regeneration experiment in Interior Alaska that spanned nearly 30 years demonstrates which forest management practices produce the best results.
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No Place For Climate Change Deniers To Hide 10.9.2017 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
Now is precisely the time for a national commitment, when the winds are blowing and fires are burning.
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A human-caused wildfire burns Oregon’s Columbia Gorge 8.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
In the Pacific Northwest, data shows people burn the places they love.
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Close encounters with a scary fire season 8.9.2017 Writers on the Range
As wildfires have ripped through the West, take stock of what climate change has wrought.
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Wildfire and Invasive Species Drives Increasing Size and Cost of Public Land Restoration Efforts 7.9.2017 Environmental News Network
An examination of long-term data for lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management finds that land treatments in the southwestern United States are increasingly large, expensive and related to fire and invasive species control.The study, recently published in Restoration Ecology, reveals an extensive legacy of land management decisions and provides new insight on strategies to increase future treatment efficacy in an extremely water-limited region.
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Restrictions on wreckreation; wildfire season, by the numbers; flash drought 4.9.2017 Current Issue
HCN.org news in brief.
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Blame for wildfires gets pinned on ‘environmental extremists’ 26.8.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Montana’s lawmakers slight climate change as a main driver for the state’s blazes.
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The fire season by the numbers 18.8.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Fire agencies are preparing for the eclipse hordes, in the midst of a large fire season.
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Under new Interior Department plan, sage grouse will suffer 15.8.2017 High Country News Most Recent
New policies will prioritize oil and gas leasing over habitat.
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On saving forests, the world's largest carbon sinks 12.8.2017 GreenBiz.com
Satellite data shows forests in retreat. If the carbon encased in just fir trees is released, our warming blanket of carbon dioxide would turn to an overheating quilt.
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London's "Land Banking" Ventures Expose Startling Wealth Inequality 10.8.2017 Truthout.com
No place is feeling the bite of the UK housing crisis quite as savagely as London. While homelessness, social housing heartbreak and painfully high housing costs reveal the harsh reality of living in Britain's capital, empty property numbers in London stand at their highest level in 20 years. Who are the culprits? Many would argue it's the billionaires, whose "land banking" ventures are becoming ever more profitable. At a time when wealthy people purchase property and leave it empty, only to make a huge profit when they sell their investment, ordinary citizens are living in the throes of a 21st century housing crisis that is crippling the capital. The Rise of Land Banking  Recent government figures show around 1.4 million homes have been lying vacant in the UK for at least six months -- the highest level of "spare" homes in two decades. At the same time, London has witnessed a staggering 456 percent increase in "land banking" over the last 20 years. Kensington and Chelsea -- London's richest borough, ...
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What would the rural West do without volunteer firefighters? 8.8.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Small-town firefighters are often first responders to some of the biggest blazes.
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Amid California’s toxic dumps, local activists go it alone 7.8.2017 Current Issue
The call themselves promotoras, and they’re starting to see results.
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Wildfires Continue to Beleaguer Western Canada 2.8.2017 Environmental News Network
Like tourist season, wildfire season is also in full swing in British Columbia.  Whereas tourists are welcomed to the Canadian province, wildfires are not.  In British Columbia alone there are close to 500 wildfires active to date.  Most of these wildfires are located in three general areas--in the Caribou Fire Centre located in the Frasier Plateau directly north of Vancouver, in the Kamloops Fire Centre in the Thomas Plateau, which is east of Whistler, and the Southeast Fire Centre which is east of Kamloops.  All current fires of note can be viewed on this interactive map:  http://governmentofbc.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=a1e7b1ecb1514974a9ca00bdbfffa3b1 Wildfires in British Columbia are common at this time of year due to rising temperatures, however, this year is the third worst year in the region for forest fires.  To date 840 fires have broken out since April 1 of this year.  Although it started slow, 2017 is shaping up to be a record breaking fire season if not for numbers of ...
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Regenerative Appalachia: Storytelling And Songs Re-Envision Boone, North Carolina 30.7.2017 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
So, it’s hard to explain what led to the “great crisis.” You see, everyone said it would never happen. A megadrought has
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