User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-National
Category: Land Management :: Forestry
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Tracking Deforestation in DRC's Forest Concessions Is Complicated 8.8.2018 WRI Stories
Tracking Deforestation in DRC's Forest Concessions Is Complicated Comments|Add Comment|PrintRoad near the village of Ilanga in the DRC. Photo by Molly Bergen/WCS, WWF, WRI The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) contains more than half of the remaining Congo Basin rainforest, the second-largest tropical forest on Earth. These forests are increasingly threatened by slash-and-burn agriculture and logging for timber, charcoal and fuelwood. While most logging is carried out by small or... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Radio Helps Niger Farmers Bring Life Back to Their Land 7.8.2018 WRI Stories
Radio Helps Niger Farmers Bring Life Back to Their Land Comments|Add Comment|PrintRestored landscapes now thrive across Niger. Credit: Gray Tappan/USGS Ali Malam remembers what his farm used to look like. Fifteen years ago, his land was dry and barren, and barely produced enough food to feed his family. Now, his farm thrives. Healthy, mature trees dot the landscape, shading his land from the sun. Sakina Mati, another local farmer, has a similar story. Together they have begun sharing their... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana receives environmental offsets from the Ecological Society of America 7.8.2018 EcoTone
NEW ORLEANS, LA. — The Ecological Society of America (ESA) will donate over $17,500  to the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) to offset the environmental costs of the Society’s 103rd Annual Meeting, held this year in New Orleans, LA. More than 3,500 attendees convene from across the globe this week to impart, discuss, and share ...
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6 reasons why the practice of silvopasture will help save modern farming 4.8.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The ecological connectivity practice offers benefits to us all.
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Grad student helps Blue Shield of California cross the finish line on solar project 1.8.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Grad student helps Blue Shield of California cross the finish line on solar project
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Once Degraded, West Virginia's Monongahela National Forest Is Restored to Glory 24.7.2018 WRI Stories
Once Degraded, West Virginia's Monongahela National Forest Is Restored to Glory Comments|Add Comment|PrintViews over the Monongahela National Forest in the fall. Photo: Sabin Ray, WRI Every year, 3 million hikers, climbers, fishermen, hunters and nature enthusiasts flock to West Virginia's Monongahela National Forest. Yet not much is known about the extensive restoration efforts that have brought this once-degraded forest back to health. Within a day's drive for half of the U.S.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Storm damage to forests costs billions — here's how artificial intelligence can help 25.6.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
What happens when computer science and forest management meet.
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In Brazil’s Drought-ravaged Caatinga Ecosystem, Small Farmers Know Best 21.6.2018 WRI Stories
In Brazil’s Drought-ravaged Caatinga Ecosystem, Small Farmers Know Best Comments|Add Comment|PrintThe landscape of Caatinga, the semi-arid but extraordinarily biodiverse region of Brazil. Photo by Luiz Fernando Ricci/WRI Brasi Northeastern Brazil’s Caatinga semi-arid region is a living laboratory for the impacts of climate change on a vulnerable, distinctive ecosystem. The Caatinga – “white woods” in the local Tupi language – is a very dry region that is nevertheless extraordinarily biodiverse,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Rainy weather halts growth of 416 wildfire near Durango 19.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
For the first time since it started June 1, the 416 fire did not increase in size Monday, authorities said.
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Tighter harvest limits possible on Lake of the Woods 19.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The DNR is considering new, tighter harvest limits on Lake of the Woods walleye and sauger.
Weekend rains slow but don’t extinguish 416 fire north of Durango 18.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Steady weekend rains in southwest Colorado kept the 416 fire from growing much, but the storm wasn't enough to knock it out.
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5 years after Black Forest fire, danger looms 16.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
When Frances Burke's children were young, one of them carved "I love Mom" into the hearth of her wood-burning fireplace.
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416 fire grows to 32,959 acres, containment rises to 18 percent 15.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
An ever-growing number of firefighters are battling the 416 fire north of Durango as it continues to scorch its way through the San Juan National Forest, authorities say.
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These 8 nature-based startups from around the world are going to save it 13.6.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
And this environmental impact accelerator is going to help.
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DNA Testing Can Save Trees from Illegal Logging – and You Can Help 11.6.2018 WRI Stories
DNA Testing Can Save Trees from Illegal Logging – and You Can Help Comments|Add Comment|PrintMoss-covered bigleaf maple trees in the Hoh Rainforest, part of Olympic National Park in Washington state. Photo by Doug Dolde/Wikimedia Commons By his own admission in a 2015 criminal plea agreement, Washington state sawmill owner Harold Clause Kupers suspected he had been buying logs illegally harvested from Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Besides his confession, DNA from the illegal timber—not from... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Have Chinese companies finally joined the sustainability bandwagon? 7.6.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
China's corporate aforestation efforts are encouraging, but consumer demand for environmental products is lagging.
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At Delhi Zoo, oldest chimpanzee in way of monument restoration hopes 7.6.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Nonprofit purchases 32k-plus acres of forest in Western Pa. 31.5.2018 Philly.com News
The Virginia-based Conservation Fund's purchase of 32,598 acres of "sustainable timberland" in Elk and McKean Counties may be the single largest conservation acquisition by a nonprofit in Pennsylvania history.
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17 organizations feeding the world through regenerative agriculture 21.5.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Re-building resilience, one community at a time.
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Storm downs trees, causes flooding and cuts power 15.5.2018 Washington Post
Storm downs trees, causes flooding and cuts power
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