Sign in with Facebook
  • Facebook Page: 128172154133
  • Twitter: EarthProtect1

Subscribe to this list via RSS Blog posts tagged in Forestry

Posted by on in Forestry
'This is an important victory in the fight to protect the rainforest' The Norwegian parliament pledged the government’s public procurement policy will become deforestation-free after a committee of MPs recommended imposing regulations to ensure the state did "not contribute to deforestati...
Continue reading
Hits: 866 0 Comments

Posted by on in Forestry
Seated in a circle around the conference room at Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton, about 30 people gathered Saturday afternoon to discuss the effects of climate change on local forests and what can be done to make the landscape more adaptable. Wildfire weighed particularly heavy on the ...
Continue reading
Hits: 870 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Forestry
Reducing deforestation in the tropics would significantly cut the amount of carbon dioxide emitted into the atmosphere – by as much as one-fifth – research shows. In the first study of its kind, scientists have calculated the amount of carbon absorbed by the world's tropical forests and t...
Continue reading
Hits: 1077 0 Comments

Posted by on in Forestry
Recovering from natural disasters usually means rebuilding infrastructure and reassembling human lives. Yet ecologically sensitive areas need to heal, too, and scientists are pioneering new methods to assess nature's recovery and guide human intervention. The epicenter of China's devastating We...
Continue reading
Hits: 1364 0 Comments

Posted by on in General Environment
Oil train spill, new Oregon wolf pack, offshore wind energy announcement The big news on the environment beat Wednesday was the Oregon Department of Forestry's settlement of a lawsuit over the threatened marbled murrelet. The state agreed to cancel 28 timber sales on 1,956 acres of state forest to ...
Continue reading
Hits: 1206 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Forestry
SAN FRANCISCO – A massive fire burning near Yosemite National Park continued its spread Sunday, threatening not only ancient giant sequoia groves but also the municipal water and power system for San Francisco and nearby cities. The most-visited areas of Yosemite National Park are not in danger, off...
Continue reading
Hits: 1665 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Forestry
Greenpeace reiterated its call for an end to deforestation in Brazil by 2015 and globally by 2020 during its launch of an awareness-raising expedition down the Amazon River aboard the Rainbow Warrior. Brazil is now the sixth largest economy in the world, the largest meat exporter and second largest...
b2ap3_thumbnail_Screen-Shot-2013-01-18-at-3.03.09-PM.png
Continue reading
Hits: 2836 0 Comments

Posted by on in Forestry
FORESTS play a larger role in Earth's climate system than previously suspected for both the risks from deforestation and the potential gains from regrowth, a benchmark study released Thursday has shown. The study, published in Science, provides the most accurate measure so far of the amount of gree...
Continue reading
Hits: 1529 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Forestry
  All but seven percent of the world's tropical forests are “managed poorly or not at all” despite efforts to boost sustainability, according to a major report released Tuesday.Forces driving forest destruction across four continents – including rising food and fuel prices, and growing demand ...
Continue reading
Tagged in: Deforestation Forestry
Hits: 1505 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Forestry
Oil giant's investment in Indonesian REDD conservation project is a crude attempt to increase profit and gloss over its expanding oil drilling operations, say campaigners Indigenous Peoples and environmental groups have accused oil giant Shell of funding a forest protection scheme for profit and to...
Continue reading
Tagged in: Forestry
Hits: 1119 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in General Environment
Reserva Biológica Tirimbina (RBT) is located in Sarapiqui a scant 15 km from one of the most studied reserves in the world, La Selva Biological Station. This station claims more than 45 years of study and produces two scientific articles each week. From the proximity, one would expect not to find gr...
Continue reading
Hits: 1644 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Agriculture
August 24th, 2009Forests and farms don’t mix, according to conventional wisdom. Farmers are often portrayed as the villains, slashing and burning trees to clear land for crops and wrecking forests from the Amazon to Indonesia (…not to mention Europe, where people cleared most forests thousands of y...
Continue reading
Tagged in: Agriculture Forestry
Hits: 1051 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Agriculture
Almost half of the world's farmland has at least 10 percent tree cover, according to a study on Monday indicating that farmers are far less destructive to carbon-storing forests than previously believed. From: Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent, ReutersPublished August 24, 2009Farmers Care Ab...
tree_on_farm
Continue reading
Tagged in: Agriculture Forestry
Hits: 969 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Sustainable Development
1. WHAT IS THE MILLION TREES L.A. INITIATIVE?Mayor Villaraigosa is committed to making Los Angeles the largest, cleanest, and greenest city in the United States. The Million Trees L.A. (MTLA) Initiative will accomplish this through public-private partnerships that will plant one million trees throug...
planting_tree
Continue reading
Hits: 1562 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Forestry
Today is Earth Day, so it'd be bad karma to derail a Muni bus, toss plastic bags in the ocean, or randomly scatter wads of used chewing gum on the sidewalks (in fact, these are always bad karma). But the U.S. government can cut down its share of trees in a national forest, thanks to a ruling fr...
Continue reading
Tagged in: Forestry government
Hits: 802 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Forestry
On March 2, 2009, Common Vision visited Environmental Charter High School to promote the planting of fruit trees and recycling in artistic and upbeat ways. Common Vision and Green Ambassadors allied to plant fruit trees around the community of Lawndale. Groups of students and Common Vision members...
Continue reading
Hits: 1248 0 Comments
0

81595f2dd9db45846609c618f993af1c

© Earth Protect