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Category: Land Management :: Forestry
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Forest Service orders Colorado train to stop fire mitigation 3.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The U.S. Forest Service shut down an extensive fire mitigation project after raising concerns about the number of trees being cut down and sold to a logging company in southwestern Colorado.
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Connecting the People Growing a Trillion Trees the Right Way 18.6.2020 WRI Stories
Connecting the People Growing a Trillion Trees the Right Way Comments|Add Comment|PrintIn Peru, coffee farmers are growing trees to protect the Amazon rainforest. Photo by One Tree Planted and AIDER. Everyone is talking about trees. In January, the World Economic Forum founded the Trillion Trees initiative (1t.org), an effort to protect and grow enough trees to fight climate change and build healthy rural landscapes and economies. Around the same time, major private companies made their own... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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RELEASE: Growing Trees the Right Way Through TerraMatch 18.6.2020 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Growing Trees the Right Way Through TerraMatch New platform connects millions of dollars to projects that grow trees the right way Tree planting was at the top of the international agenda in early 2020 when the World Economic Forum announced the Trillion Trees initiative, an effort to protect and plant enough trees to fight climate change and transform rural economies. Many other companies and funders are also working to plant tens of millions of trees worldwide. But planting trees... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Africa’s Restoration Entrepreneurs Aid in COVID-19 Response 12.6.2020 WRI Stories
Africa’s Restoration Entrepreneurs Aid in COVID-19 Response Comments|Add Comment|PrintThe COVID-19 pandemic is affecting farmers and consumers alike, but restoration entrepreneurs are stepping up to meet demand and prevent food waste. David Foli Ayivor, an entrepreneur from Ghana, has seen the devastating impact of the COVID-19 crisis on farmers and people in cities. As the pandemic shuts down supply chains, unharvested or unsold produce is rotting at farms while people in villages face food... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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We Lost a Football Pitch of Primary Rainforest Every 6 Seconds in 2019 2.6.2020 WRI Stories
We Lost a Football Pitch of Primary Rainforest Every 6 Seconds in 2019 Comments|Add Comment|PrintLarge logs sit on a truck bed in a forest concession in Ghana. Photo by Maite Knorr-Evans/WRI What is tree cover loss? Tree cover loss is not the same as deforestation. “Tree cover” can refer to trees in plantations as well as natural forests, and “tree cover loss” is the removal of tree canopy due to human or natural causes, including fire. The data presented here do not take tree restoration or... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Vandana Shiva: Everything I Need to Know I Learned in the Forest 30.5.2020 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

We need to value nature’s biodiversity, clean water, and seeds. For this, nature is the best teacher.

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Rethinking the Trillion Trees Act could help the US economy 28.4.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Coronavirus has caused unemployment to skyrocket. Tree restoration could be a cost-effective way to put Americans back to work.
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Editorial: Coronavirus is wiping out L.A.'s budget. We need federal help — and so do other cities 21.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

At a time when L.A. residents are demanding more from their local government's safety net, their city has significantly less money to help.

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In the redwoods, logging and tree sitting continue, even as the pandemic shuts mills 17.4.2020 LA Times: Environment

In Humboldt County, a tradition endures even amid the coronavirus crisis. Logging companies continue to fell trees, as protesters try to stop them.

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Resilience after recession: 4 ways to reboot the U.S. economy 14.4.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
It's important to choose wisely.
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In semi-arid Africa, farmers are transforming the 'underground forest' into life-giving trees 9.4.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Revitalization of a traditional agricultural practice known as farmer managed natural regeneration is bringing new life to millions of acres of degraded land while boosting food, fuel, habitat and carbon storage.
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Want to Help the US Economy? Rethink the Trillion Trees Act 7.4.2020 WRI Stories
Want to Help the US Economy? Rethink the Trillion Trees Act Comments|Add Comment|PrintWith proper investment, a tree restoration program could create hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs. Photo by Simon Williams/The Nature Conservancy. As the spread of COVID-19 sickens thousands of Americans and pushes the U.S. economy into recession, Congress is working around the clock to provide resources to healthcare workers and relief to workers and industries facing economic hardship. That remains our... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Why protecting soil carbon is a win-win for farmers and the planet 2.4.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The benefits of protecting and restoring soil carbon go well beyond any one farm or any one year. But not enough people are taking these steps.
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Resilience After Recession: 4 Ways to Reboot the U.S. Economy 1.4.2020 THE CITY FIX
The COVID-19 pandemic is already affecting the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans, and it’s poised to get worse before it gets better. Our primary concern is for the health and welfare of all those affected. The COVID-19 outbreak’s ...
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Resilience After Recession: 4 Ways to Reboot the U.S. Economy 31.3.2020 WRI Stories
Resilience After Recession: 4 Ways to Reboot the U.S. Economy Comments|Add Comment|PrintInvesting in transmission infrastructure can be an engine of U.S. job creation and economic growth. Photo credit: R. Nial Bradshaw/U.S. Air Force The COVID-19 pandemic is already affecting the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans, and it’s poised to get worse before it gets better. Our primary concern is for the health and welfare of all those affected. The COVID-19 outbreak’s economic impacts will... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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PG&E tells judge it can't commit to more tree trimmers to prevent wildfires 4.3.2020 LA Times: Business

A federal judge wants PG&E to hire 1,100 more tree trimmers to prevent fires from igniting, but the utility's lawyers said they couldn't commit to that.

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Hot Property: 'Full House' for a lesser price 29.2.2020 LA Times: Business

A San Francisco Victorian made famous on the TV sitcom 'Full House' has received a price cut. Also: Joseph Gordon-Levitt has made a covert sale in Franklin Hills, and a Hearst publishing heiress has bought John Lautner's Wolff House in Hollywood Hills.

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Some U.S. farmers boxed in by coronavirus outbreak 26.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Fewer ships from China are docking in the U.S., which hurts U.S. farmers who send exports on the ships' return trips. And perishables that do make it sometimes rot on the docks in China.
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Editorial: No, a trillion more trees and baby-step oil company reforms won't fix global warming 24.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The trillion trees initiative to reduce global warming is like someone trying to lose a lot of weight by taking daily walks without changing the daily diet.

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Why Silicon Valley is taking a big interest in trees 24.2.2020 GreenBiz.com
Forest data startups such as Pachama and Silviaterra can help the biggest players in tech tackle their emissions.
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