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Category: Land Management :: Forestry
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Why carbon credits for forest preservation may be worse than nothing 23.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The hunger for these offsets is blinding us to the mounting pile of evidence that they haven't -- and won't -- deliver the climate benefit they promise.
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As mass timber takes off, how green is this new building material? 21.5.2019
Climate-positive mass timber construction is on the rise — but will producing the new material outweigh its benefits?
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Who's Winning the PGA Championship 2019 Today? 18.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
PGA Championship 2019 third round leaderboard, scoring, tv channels, times.
Tiger Woods on missing cut at PGA Championship: ‘Just didn't quite have it’ 18.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Late Friday afternoon, just as the ominous gray clouds lifted over the PGA Championship, the last vestiges of Masters magic burned away.

Tiger Woods missed the cut.

He didn’t miss by much — one stroke over 36 holes — but the reality landed with a thud, considering the uplifting effect of his stirring...

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Tiger Woods Misses Weekend Cut at PGA Championship 2019 18.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Woods has now missed the PGA Championship cut three out of his last four tries, and Brooks Koepka is cruising as the clubhouse leader by seven strokes.
PGA Championship live: Will Tiger Woods make the cut? 17.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Tiger Woods had a pretty rough day at the PGA Championship on Thursday.

Even with one impressive four-hole stretch that featured an eagle and two birdies, Woods finished the first round at two over par and was nine strokes behind leader Brooks Koepka, who happens to be in the same threesome as...

‘Fallout 76’ Scout Exam Answers 10.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“Fallout 76” introduced the “Order of the Tadpole” questline this week, and it has several Tadpole Scout Exams. Here’s every answer you need to get the job done.
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Restoration Opportunities Atlas of India 9.5.2019 WRI Stories
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After relocating oaks on protected land, a couple is on the hook for nearly $600,000 9.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

When Toni and Peter Thompson decided to build a new home on their 34-acre property, they wanted to make it and their surrounding buildings more beautiful by adding greenery.

The Santa Rosa couple didn’t look far. They hired contractors who excavated three heritage oak trees to move from one part...

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California's latest weapon against climate change is low-tech farm soil 2.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
To help meet its ambitious climate goals, California is paying farmers to grow cover crops. The aim is to promote healthier soil that can absorb more carbon from the atmosphere.
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Notre Dame may take decades to fix. The first concerns are water and soot 17.4.2019 LA Times: Science

Two holes gape where Notre Dame’s vaulted stone ceiling has collapsed. The cathedral’s 19th century timber spire is gone, as is most of its roof. Portions of the interior walls were blackened by the intense heat of Paris’ most consequential fire in centuries.

As the world absorbs the magnitude...

3 Ways Well-Intentioned Forest Laws and Their Enforcement Can Block Restoration 27.3.2019 WRI Stories
3 Ways Well-Intentioned Forest Laws and Their Enforcement Can Block Restoration Comments|Add Comment|PrintA woman sorting plants in Guatemala. Flickr/USAID Biodiversity & Forestry Picture a Guatemalan landholder who wants to put her land to good use. She plants her trees, waits for them to grow. She even receives a government subsidy for restoring her previously degraded land. Her trees remove carbon from the air, help clean the local river and provide habitat for many native birds. Yet when... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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A battle is raging over the largest solar farm east of the Rockies 26.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
As demand for solar energy continues to grow in the Eastern U.S., the fight over a massive solar farm in Virginia is a harbinger of conflicts to come.
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Lonzo Ball cuts ties to Big Baller Brand part owner over allegations of embezzlement 23.3.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Lonzo Ball severed ties with a part owner of Big Baller Brand and his father’s best friend, over a belief that the man embezzled money from Ball and his family.

Gregory Alan Foster was accused by Ball’s financial planner, Humble Lukanga, of taking money from Big Baller Brand and general mismanagement...

Planting trees only works if the restored forests stand for more than 10 or 20 years 20.3.2019 Resource Efficiency |
Ecological resoration is supposed to help damaged and deforested ecosystems recover — but early-stage forests aren't the same as mature ones.
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Nature: the one partner every company should work with 14.3.2019 Energy & Climate |
Natural capital stewardship like restoring forests could deliver almost one-third of the emissions cuts needed to stave off global temperature increases.
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Corporate action takes root on deforestation 11.3.2019 Small Business |
The planet is increasingly marked by bald spots, but
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Your spring gardening guide: 22 ways to enjoy what’s blooming now 1.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

In our home gardens, weeds are everywhere. Deal with them before they flower and go to seed. Here are tips to do just that, along with other ideas for March gardening — and beyond.

1. Skim the soil with a hoe or a Cobrahead weeder and cultivator — one of our favorite tools — to cut the foliage...

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12 indoor crafting spots in Denver, Boulder and beyond for when the temperatures drop 1.3.2019 Denver Post: Local
Let's face it: Even though this is Colorado and we are outdoorsy people to our cores, gosh darn it, we can't spend every waking minute outside.
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Why California should turn down Trump’s offer to raise Shasta Dam 21.2.2019 LA Times: Commentary

If the Trump administration wanted to increase California’s water supply by the most cost-effective means possible, it would immediately drop its attempt to raise Shasta Dam by 18.5 feet.

It would instead put $1.5 billion — the cost of the proposed Shasta enlargement, in 2019 dollars — toward a...

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