User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-National
Category: Conservation :: Restoration
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Letters to the Editor: Bulldozing parts of Ballona is no way to restore the wetlands 19.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

If much of the focus of the state's restoration project is creating recreational opportunities, are we really "restoring" the Ballona Wetlands?

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Could abandoned agricultural lands help save the planet? 14.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Some researchers contend there is an opportunity for ecological restoration that could help fight climate change and stem the loss of biodiversity.
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10 Big Changes for Forests Over the Last Decade 10.1.2020 WRI Stories
10 Big Changes for Forests Over the Last Decade Comments|Add Comment|PrintA lot changed for the world's forests over the 2010s, but much remains to be done. Photo by flickrfavorites/Flickr. The last decade was pivotal for the world's forests. The 2010s saw the rise of unprecedented new commitments — from governments and the private sector alike — to bring deforestation to heel. The UN REDD+ framework, the New York Declaration on Forests and the Sustainable Development Goals set out ambitious... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Louisiana Children Highlight Importance of Coastal Restoration at State Capitol 20.12.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Louisiana Children Highlight Importance of Coastal Restoration at State Capitol
RELEASE: Wanjira Mathai Named WRI’s Regional Director for Africa 17.12.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Wanjira Mathai Named WRI’s Regional Director for Africa WASHINGTON (December 16, 2019) — World Resources Institute (WRI) is pleased to name Wanjira Mathai as the Regional Director for Africa, and Vice President. In this role, Mathai will be responsible for the design and implementation of WRI’s Africa overall strategy. She will lead WRI’s growing portfolio across the continent, building on projects and initiatives in over 20 countries. She will lead WRI’s work in its regional hub in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Opinion: Birds are vanishing from North America. There's a way to bring them back 12.12.2019 LA Times: Commentary

As humans destroy and fracture habitat, birds leave or perish. But habitat can be restored, and with it, the population of birds.

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Amid the wasteland of the Salton Sea, a miraculous but challenging oasis is born 9.12.2019 LA Times: Environment

It came as a bittersweet surprise to biologists and government agencies monitoring the steadily shrinking Salton Sea's slide toward death by choking dust storms and salt.

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Using the Mississippi River to Build Land at Fort St. Phillip 6.12.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Using the Mississippi River to Build Land at Fort St. Phillip
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Capturing the opportunities of natural climate solutions 4.12.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: Companies are working with nature to reach their corporate carbon targets.
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NDC Enhancement: Opportunities in the Forest and Land-use Sector 3.12.2019 WRI Stories
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IKEA to invest $220 million into becoming 'climate positive' 2.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
The investment will be focused on two areas — green energy and reforestation.
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6 Barriers to Protecting and Restoring Forests – and Strategies to Overcome Them 7.11.2019 WRI Stories
6 Barriers to Protecting and Restoring Forests – and Strategies to Overcome Them Comments|Add Comment|PrintCongo Basin, home to rare species including gorillas and forest elephants. Photo by Molly Bergen/WCS, WWF, WRI Forests help stabilize the climate and provide many contributions to Sustainable Development Goals. And we have quite a bit of evidence about what policies and strategies are effective in conserving and restoring forests. So why haven’t such measures been adopted at scale? Our new... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Policy News: November 4, 2019 4.11.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: Senate Advances Spending Bills, Status of Appropriations Uncertain Bills fund the Departments of Interior and Agriculture, National Science Foundation and more. Congress House passes bills banning mining and drilling the Grand Canyon and Chaco National Historical Park. Executive Branch White House revives President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. Courts Conservation ...
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Fire-ravaged forests get help from pine cone collectors 28.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
With snow ready to fall, the scramble was on to collect as many ponderosa pine cones as possible.
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Attention Investors: African Entrepreneurs Are Restoring Land and Making Profit 25.10.2019 WRI Stories
Attention Investors: African Entrepreneurs Are Restoring Land and Making Profit Comments|Add Comment|PrintCaroline Kariuki co-founded GreenPot Enterprises to help farmer-investors plant bamboo and restore degraded land in Kenya. Photo by Will Anderson/WRI. For decades, coffee was Kenya's largest export, and it still supports the lives of 600,000 farmers there. But disease and low prices have wiped out more than 40% of production. Coffee-growing families in the Mount Kenya region that could pay... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Policy News: October 21, 2019 21.10.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: House Natural Resources Committee Considers Bills to Boost Funding for Conservation, Create Wildlife Corridors Bill would provide $1.4 billion in dedicated funding. Congress House Science Committee advances scientific integrity legislation. Executive Branch Draft Environmental Impact Statement exempts the Tongass National Forest from 2001 Roadless Rule. Courts Federal judge blocks the implementation of ...
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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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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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Maurepas Swamp Diversion Selected as Priority in Gulf Restoration Plan 9.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Maurepas Swamp Diversion Selected as Priority in Gulf Restoration Plan
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Maurepas Swamp Diversion Selected as Priority in Gulf Restoration Plan 9.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Maurepas Swamp Diversion Selected as Priority in Gulf Restoration Plan
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