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Tropical forest restoration is a global, high-value opportunity 19.7.2019 Small Business |
Forests have valuable ecological services and economic benefits, and this is where we should focus.
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Why Sustainable Forestry Is a Good Investment 11.7.2019 WRI Stories
Why Sustainable Forestry Is a Good Investment Comments|Add Comment|PrintSenegalese villagers plant mangrove trees. A decade ago, 100,000 volunteers from the Senegalese villages of Casamance and Siné Saloum joined together to replant 80 million mangrove trees, the world’s largest mangrove restoration program. Ten years later, the mangroves have sequestered more than 160,000 tons of carbon, the equivalent of taking more than 100,000 cars off the road every year. The restored coastal ecosystem... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Hot Property: Rocker Pete Wentz readies to cut a tie in Encino 6.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Half a decade is plenty for Pete Wentz, who has put his Encino home of five years on the market for $2.395 million.

The house has been a hot spot for musicians over the years; Wentz bought it from R&B singer-songwriter Eric Benet for $1.965 million in 2014, records show. That was around the same...

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Stop Building a Spaceship to Mars and Just Plant Some Damn Trees 4.7.2019 Mother Jones
When it comes to climate change research, most studies bear bad news regarding the looming, very real threat of a warming planet and the resulting devastation that it will bring upon the Earth. But a new study, out Thursday in the journal Science, offers a sliver of hope for the world: A group of researchers […]
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Trees could reduce carbon in the atmosphere to levels not seen in nearly 100 years 4.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green
The Earth could support enough additional trees to eliminate about two-thirds of the carbon that's in the atmosphere today as a result of human activities.
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Decades ago, he stole a tree branch. Now he is the Durian King 4.7.2019 L.A. Times - World News
How a clever Malaysian farmer has made a fortune off the durian, the pungent tropical fruit that attracts equal parts adoration and revulsion.
Around Town: Free summer concert series begins Sunday in Huntington Beach 20.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The Huntington Beach Concert Band Summer Series begins Sunday at the Thomas Ridley Central Park bandstand, 18381 Goldenwest St.

Various bands will perform throughout the summer for free.

Here’s the schedule:

June 23: Huntington Beach Concert BandJune 30: Night Blooming JazzmenJuly 7: Navy Band...
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Tiger Woods is two under par after first round at Memorial Tournament 31.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Tiger Woods birdied three of his last five holes Thursday to finish with a two-under-par 70 in the first round of the Memorial Tournament.

That’s a lot better than the two over Woods posted on the first day of the PGA Championship earlier this month. He ended up missing the cut at that tournament...

Tornadoes leave trail of destruction across Ohio, Indiana 28.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
At least half a dozen communities from eastern Indiana through central Ohio suffered damage, according to the National Weather Service, though authorities working through the night had reported no fatalities as of early Tuesday.
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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...

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