User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-National
Category: Land Management :: Forestry
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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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Cottonwood saved by Loveland treehuggers in 1991 will be cut down this week 15.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
A 120-year-old cottonwood saved by an activist campaign in 1991 has grown so unsafe that the City of Loveland has ordered it cut down.
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Webb Simpson ties course record, takes 5-shot lead at Players 12.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Webb Simpson didn't miss anything except the island green.

On the verge of shattering the course record Friday at the TPC Sawgrass — even a 59 was in play — Simpson hit sand wedge into the water on the notorious par-3 17th and made double bogey that ruined his round, but not his day at The Players...

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Polish court acquits protesters of logging in old forest 11.5.2018 Washington Post: World
A court in eastern Poland has acquitted environmentalists who had blocked government-ordered logging in one of Europe’s last pristine forests that has been condemned by the European Union.
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How leveraging social norms can promote ethical timber use 8.5.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
People love trees and know that deforestation is harmful. So how do we truly put an end to it?
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Humanity is waging an inexplicable war on trees. It's not going to work out for either side 2.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary
Patt Morrison speaks with Richard Powers, author of "The Overstory," a novel about trees and people.
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To Fight Food Insecurity in Malawi, Just Add Trees 26.4.2018 WRI Stories
To Fight Food Insecurity in Malawi, Just Add Trees Comments|Add Comment|PrintA farmer in central Malawi plants groundnuts. Photo by ILRI/Flickr In a country where 71 percent of the population lives in extreme poverty and nearly everyone depends on rain-fed agriculture, maize is Malawians’ lifeblood. Yet climate change threatens this critically important crop. The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) predicts that maize yields will decrease by 10 percent this year due to the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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To Regreen Rwanda, Empower Farmers. Here Are 5 Ways to Begin 19.4.2018 WRI Stories
To Regreen Rwanda, Empower Farmers. Here Are 5 Ways to Begin Comments|Add Comment|PrintMinister of Environment Hon. Vincent Biruta at a restoration project in Rwanda. Flickr/LAFREC Project Budding 19-foot stalks of vibrant bitterleaf catch the eye on Rwandan farmer Patricie Nyirabahinzi's half-hectare plot of thriving land. The tall shrub, Vernonia amygdalina, is native to Rwanda, but is now a rare sight in the country's drought-prone east. Ten years ago, Nyirabahinzicould find native shrubs... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Puerto Rico back in darkness after island-wide blackout 18.4.2018 Washington Post
The restoration campaign in the wake of Hurricane Maria has been plagued by political power struggles, rough terrain and logistical nightmares.
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Forests as a climate solution? Yes, naturally 17.4.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: Forests clean air and water, provide economic well-being, support biodiversity, provide forest products that people depend on — and serve as the world’s oldest carbon storage technology. That’s worth talking about.
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Bombay HC to civic bodies: Inform if chief consults experts before passing orders on tree felling 17.4.2018 Mumbai – The Indian Express
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Another power outage hits Puerto Rico, leaving about 840,000 in the dark, officials say 13.4.2018 Washington Post
Another power outage hits Puerto Rico, leaving about 840,000 in the dark, officials say
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Guitar makers hit hard by new regulations on prized rosewood 12.4.2018 AP Business
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- An international crackdown on illegal logging in tropical forests has ensnared the makers of some guitars and other musical instruments, whose top-end products require small amounts of rosewood, a material prized for its rich, multicolored grain and resonant sound....
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'Progressing' Tiger Woods to take his usual post-Masters break 9.4.2018 Washington Post
'Progressing' Tiger Woods to take his usual post-Masters break
Tiger Woods happy with progress despite falling off the pace 7.4.2018 Golf – The Indian Express
Jordan Spieth takes his lumps early, but stays in contention at the Masters 7.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Jordan Spieth was talking about punches.

He has delivered a fair amount of his own to Augusta National in only five years. He sent the revered layout to the canvas in 2015 with an 18-under-par winning total.

Spieth took shots to the gut a year later, when he collapsed on the back nine to squander...

In his Masters return, Tiger Woods earns a weekend stay at Augusta — but not by much 7.4.2018 Washington Post
His 75 in the second round left him 4 over par — just inside the cut line. Rival Phil Mickelson shot a 79 but will also play the weekend.
U.S. Superfund sites offer lessons for the future 30.3.2018 GreenBiz.com
Superfund sites are being repurposed as recreational areas, renewable energy facilities and more.
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Greenpeace leaves sustainable wood certification group 27.3.2018 Washington Post: World
Greenpeace is withdrawing from the main global group for certifying sustainable wood, saying the organization it helped found more than two decades ago is failing to protect natural forests from exploitation.
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