User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Impacts :: Forest
Last updated: May 24 2018 19:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How Minnesota's land use contributes to climate change 24.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Agriculture is the dominant use of Minnesota's land. But people don't directly eat most of what that land produces, which is symptomatic of a major worldwide climate threat.
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Cuckoo for kangaroos? They'll be hopping at San Diego Zoo Safari Park's new Walkabout Australia 24.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Wild about wallabies? Cuckoo for kangaroos? Get ready to head Down Under, no flight required.

On Friday, Walkabout Australia, a new 3.6-acre habitat, opens at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Visitors can stroll among Western gray kangaroos, red-neck wallabies, cassowaries and other Australian wildlife...

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A rare great ape, a 130-foot-tall tree and an extinct marsupial lion make the Top 10 New Species list for 2018 23.5.2018 LA Times: Science
The highest branches of a Brazilian forest. The permanent darkness of a cave in China. The deepest place on Earth. Meet the Top 10 new species that were described by science in the previous year.
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Some endangered frogs may be leaping back from extinction 17.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Some endangered frogs may be leaping back from extinction
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Gov. Brown pitches nearly $100 million in spending to prevent wildfires 11.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary
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The Energy 202: Interior agency blocks group of archaeologists from attending scientific conference 3.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Some groups say it's an example of the Trump Interior Department’s effort to restrict researchers’ scientific communications.
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We calculated how much money trees save for your city 28.4.2018 The Moderate Voice

For a megacity, Tokyo is rich in trees. gillyberlin/flickr, CC BY-SA Theodore Endreny, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry Megacities are on the rise. There are currently 47 such areas around the globe, each housing more than 10 million residents. More than half the global population now lives in urban […]

The post We calculated how much money trees save for your city appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

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The Energy 202: Why Scott Pruitt's decision on burning wood is so high stakes 24.4.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The notion that biomass is carbon neutral is contentious among scientists.
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The Energy 202: Why the Trump administration wants to open ANWR to drilling so quickly 20.4.2018 Washington Post: Politics
There could be a Democratic president in four years.
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Photographer's lens is focused on climate change 19.4.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Cristina Mittermeier considers it her mission to document the effects of climate change around the world.
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Lyft invests millions of dollars to offset its effect on climate change 19.4.2018 TechCrunch
Lyft, recognizing the impact of its ride-hailing platform on the environment, is making a “multi-million” dollar investment in carbon offsets. Within the first year of this effort, Lyft says it expects to be able to offset about one million metric tons of carbon. “The stark reality is that transportation is one of the largest sources of […]
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Lakewood teen critically injured when struck by vehicle on Wadsworth Boulevard 18.4.2018 Denver Post: Local
A Lakewood High School student was critically injured Tuesday morning after he was struck by a vehicle while walking to school with his brother, police said.
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How the warming climate will turn the Boundary Waters into a barren grassland 16.4.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
If our climate continues on its current trajectory (read: if our carbon emissions stay the same), researchers predict the Boundary Waters will transition into a savannah.
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How warmer winters are making us sick 30.3.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
As the climate gets warmer and wetter, it's bringing ticks -- and the diseases they carry -- farther north.
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Forest rights and wrongs 28.3.2018 Opinion – The Indian Express
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Meet a 63-Year-Old, 7,800-Acre, Living Laboratory 26.3.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Atlas Obscura and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Nestled in the White Mountains of New Hampshire is a forest. It sits in its own little valley, full of wispy birch trees, beeches, and grand sugar maples. The skies are a cobalt blue and cold, clear streams run down into […]
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The Energy 202: Congress finally found a new way to fund wildfire suppression 23.3.2018 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Congress finally found a new way to fund wildfire suppression
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Government issues dust deadline: March 31 or face suspension 19.3.2018 India – The Indian Express
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Fading wolf population to be restored at Isle Royale 17.3.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Federal officials announced a tentative plan Friday to relocate 20-30 gray wolves to Isle Royale National Park in Michigan over three years to replenish a population that has nearly died out because of inbreeding and disease.
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The Energy 202: This is how pipeline companies will seek a pass on Trump tariffs 12.3.2018 Washington Post: Politics
There is some wiggle room in the Commerce report.
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