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Category: Land Management :: Forestry
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In a Small Amazonian Community, Agroforestry Takes Off 17.10.2019 WRI Stories
In a Small Amazonian Community, Agroforestry Takes Off Comments|Add Comment|Print The home of Marliane das Chagas Soares, in the interior Amazonian community of Juruti, in Para, Brazil, seldom lacks tasty treats. Several types of cakes, cookies and desserts frequently grace the family table. They are all delicious, but they are all made from the same main ingredient: cassava, also known as manioc or yucca. It has, for some time, been the only crop grown in this area. That makes for a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Opinion: California's clear-cutting project in the Rim fire area is setting up the region for another tragedy 14.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Gov. Newsom's clear-cutting project in the Rim fire region increases the risk of fire and threatens California's climate and communities.

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Can we use nature to mitigate wildfire risk? 11.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
As wildfire season heightens, The Nature Conservancy is developing and implementing a new strategy to fight back.
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California's huge, humiliating power outages expose the vulnerabilities of PG&E's power grid 10.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

California utilities are woefully behind on maintenance and new power systems to prevent long-term blackouts.

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Former Dodger Randy Wolf lists Hollywood Hills home he bought from Slash 8.10.2019 LA Times: Business

In Hollywood Hills, former Dodgers pitcher Randy Wolf is asking $9.995 million for the Spanish-style home he bought from Slash.

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Policy News: October 7, 2019 8.10.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: Senate Spending Bills Include Modest Increase for NSF, Interior Agencies NSF receives 3% increase. States Challenge New Endangered Species Act Regulations in Courts House Natural Resources Committee pushes a bill to reverse regulations; Congressional Western Caucus releases draft legislation to codify the new rules. Newest IPCC Report Highlights ‘Unprecedented and Enduring Changes ...
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Yosemite's Sequoias have a vital message. Listen to them, urges Terry Tempest Williams 7.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

Excerpt: 'The Liturgy of Home' from 'Erosion' by Terry Tempest Williams

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Intense Forest Fires Threaten to Derail Indonesia’s Progress in Reducing Deforestation 7.10.2019 WRI Stories
Intense Forest Fires Threaten to Derail Indonesia’s Progress in Reducing Deforestation Comments|Add Comment|PrintMany farmers in Indonesia use slash-and-burn methods to clear land for agriculture. Photo by Wakx/Flickr Indonesia’s forest fires have made headlines globally over the past few weeks. This year’s forest fires have affected millions of people. Schools have closed in some areas due to unsafe levels of air pollution, while many people are suffering from respiratory illnesses. The haze... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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MRGO Closure Has a Greater Impact on Coastal Restoration and Recovery Than Ever Imagined 5.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
MRGO Closure Has a Greater Impact on Coastal Restoration and Recovery Than Ever Imagined
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Lumber Salvaged from Baltimore’s Row Houses and City Trees Creates Jobs and Cuts Wood Waste 5.10.2019 THE CITY FIX
Baltimore, like many post-industrial cities, confronts novel challenges. Once the sixth largest city in the U.S., Baltimore’s population has contracted by more than a third, resulting from a complex suite of factors including job loss, economic decline, and discriminatory policies or housing and lending ...
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Lumber Salvaged from Baltimore’s Row Houses and City Trees Creates Jobs and Cuts Wood Waste 4.10.2019 WRI Stories
Lumber Salvaged from Baltimore’s Row Houses and City Trees Creates Jobs and Cuts Wood Waste Comments|Add Comment|PrintUrban trees in Baltimore’s Mount Vernon neighborhood. Photo by Paul Gardner/Flickr Like many post-industrial cities, Baltimore faces a variety of challenges. Once the sixth largest city in the U.S., Baltimore’s population has contracted by over a third as a result of a complex suite of factors including job loss, economic decline, discriminatory housing and lending practices and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Deforestation Threatens the Mekong, but New Trees Are Growing in Surprising Places 2.10.2019 WRI Stories
Deforestation Threatens the Mekong, but New Trees Are Growing in Surprising Places Comments|Add Comment|PrintCommunities like this one in Vietnam are beginning to restore their trees, especially on farms and in villages. Terry Sunderland/CIFOR. More than 70 million people live in Southeast Asia's Mekong region, where trees and forests have multiple benefits for people and biodiversity. Trees lock soils in place, preventing landslides and protecting crops, while forests help regulate rainfall... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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5 Maps Show How Moving Indonesia’s Capital Could Impact the Environment 1.10.2019 THE CITY FIX
In late August, Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced that he will move the country’s capital to another island. The current capital of Jakarta is located on Java, the most populated island in the world. President Widodo’s motivation for moving is ...
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Could planting 1 trillion trees counteract climate change? 20.9.2019 GreenBiz.com
The U.N. suggests that adding 2.5 billion acres of forest to the world could limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2050. But some researchers aren't so sure.
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Conservation group to buy Alder Creek giant sequoia grove and world's fifth-largest tree 17.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

After more than seven decades of ownership, the Rouch family will sell their piece of the Sierra Nevada to Save the Redwoods League, a century-old conservation group that has long hankered after the property.

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Endangered orangutans could be the biggest losers as Indonesia builds a new capital 13.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Indonesia could be trading one environmental disaster for another when it relocates its capital from Jakarta to East Kalimantan, a hotbed of coal mining, gas extraction and palm oil production on the giant island of Borneo.

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Opinion: The Amazon forest isn't the only one in peril. Trump has his eye on Alaska 8.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

President Trump wants to undo protections that cover more than half of the Tongass National Forest to development, encouraging large-scale commercial logging of old growth trees.

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Buyer Beware: One Study Finds 62% of Wood Products Mislabeled 4.9.2019 WRI Stories
Buyer Beware: One Study Finds 62% of Wood Products Mislabeled Comments|Add Comment|PrintLumber waiting to be sold. (Flickr/CIFOR) td { padding:10px; border-right:1px solid white; vertical-align: middle; } td { padding-left:10px; padding-top:8px; padding-bottom:8px; border: none; } tr:nth-child(odd) {background: #fff;} tr:nth-child(even) {background: rgb(255,228,175);} /*-->*/ You’re shopping for a new kitchen table. After poking around online and visiting a few stores, you find a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Restoration group finds a model in Mankato 2.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A nonprofit works statewide as an advocate for the use of old buildings and sites. Its services are offered to those who need advice on historic designations or saving important structures. Education is also part of its mission.
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In Duluth, restoring St. Louis River means dredging up the past 28.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Crews are preparing to remove tons of wood waste, left over from Duluth’s 1890s-era logging boom, that’s now clogging part of the St. Louis River estuary. It’s part of a decades-long effort to clean up industrial pollution in the headwaters of Lake Superior.
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