User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-National
Category: Conservation :: Restoration
Last updated: Sep 20 2019 15:32 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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A Tale of Two Cities in Brazil (and the Forest that Connects Them) 26.8.2019 THE CITY FIX
What if you could send a WhatsApp message and a colorful green van would deliver free native tree seedlings directly to you? In Salvador, Brazil, the local government does just that. Painted with a picture of a biodiverse Brazilian forest, ...
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An Eco-Gorilla Opens in Rwanda 15.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Rwanda is doubling down in the preservation of its mountain gorillas with the opening of the new Singita Volcanoes National Park property.
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New Poll Shows Vast Majority of Louisiana Voters Concerned About Coastal Land Loss, Climate Change 14.8.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
New Poll Shows Vast Majority of Louisiana Voters Concerned About Coastal Land Loss, Climate Change
New Poll Shows Vast Majority of Louisiana Voters Concerned About Coastal Land Loss, Climate Change 14.8.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
New Poll Shows Vast Majority of Louisiana Voters Concerned About Coastal Land Loss, Climate Change
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The Other Brazilian Rainforest: Why Restoring the Atlantic Forest Can Help Tackle Climate Change 14.8.2019 WRI Stories
The Other Brazilian Rainforest: Why Restoring the Atlantic Forest Can Help Tackle Climate Change Comments|Add Comment|PrintChrist the Redeemer statue in Tijuca National park, part of Brazil's Atlantic rainforest. Photo by Chico Mendes Conservation Institute. Everyone knows how important the Amazon rainforest is. The region is often in the international news, sometimes because of its diverse species, but most of the time because of deforestation and fires. However, the Amazon is not the only... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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How Effective Is Land At Removing Carbon Pollution? The IPCC Weighs In 8.8.2019 WRI Stories
How Effective Is Land At Removing Carbon Pollution? The IPCC Weighs In Comments|Add Comment|Print If solving the climate change problem seems hard now, just think about how hard it would be without the tremendous carbon sink that lands provide. Trees and other vegetation suck up carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, sequestering nearly a third of global emissions. Given how quickly the world has been blowing through its carbon budget—the amount of greenhouse gases we can emit while still keeping... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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A global guide to 'restoration hotspots' for tropical rainforests 2.8.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The five countries with the largest potential are Brazil, Indonesia, India, Madagascar and Colombia.
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Forestry sector cultivates SDG action plan 29.7.2019 GreenBiz.com
Roadmap is the latest in a series coordinated by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.
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On the North Shore, many hands work to help a dying forest 25.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A host of factors are laying waste to Minnesota’s northeastern forests. Today, many people are working to rebuild a forest that’s resilient to climate change, and resembling the famous features Minnesotans know and love.
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Carbon capture: a life-affirming force of action 25.7.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Soil restoration. Wetland protection. Systems change.
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Tropical forest restoration is a global, high-value opportunity 19.7.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
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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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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RELEASE: Latin America and the Caribbean Working Toward Carbon Neutrality Through Landscape Restoration 19.6.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Latin America and the Caribbean Working Toward Carbon Neutrality Through Landscape Restoration17 countries commit to restoring degraded lands to help the region achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (June 18, 2019)— Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean reinforced today their commitment to restore degraded landscapes that are key for sustained economic growth, with less carbon emissions and better agriculture productivity.  This is why — through Initiative... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Behind the story of the Bob Hope house restoration 6.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

F. Scott Fitzgerald famously remarked that “there are no second acts in American lives,” but the remaking of the Bob Hope house in Palm Springs might be considered an exception to that rule.

Thanks to the drive and deep pockets of billionaire investor Ron Burkle, the restoration of the 24,000-square-foot...

9 things you should know about the Bob Hope house in Palm Springs — and its restoration 6.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Here are nine quick takes on Los Angeles architect John Lautner; the house he designed and built in the 1970s for comedian Bob Hope and wife Dolores in Palm Springs; the home’s new owner, Ron Burkle; and architect Helena Arahuete, who worked with a talented team of artisans to restore the house...

A 5-Step Plan to Protect and Restore Indonesia's Forests 4.6.2019 WRI Stories
A 5-Step Plan to Protect and Restore Indonesia's Forests Comments|Add Comment|PrintForest on the Mamberamo River in Papua. Flickr/CIFOR A version of this post originally appeared at Jakarta Post. The most recent global survey of tree cover released by Global Forest Watch revealed a worrying panorama: The world lost 3.6 million hectares (8.9 million acres) of old-growth rainforest in 2018, an area the size of Belgium. But one country stood out as a success story: Indonesia reported a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Coastal recovery and resilience: bringing a damaged wetland back to life 31.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
An ambitious wetlands restoration project is underway on Delaware Bay, where scientists are using innovative methods to revive a badly damaged salt marsh.
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