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ScienceDaily -5 days ago

In a warming world, New England's trees are storing more carbon

The study reveals that the rate at which carbon is captured from the atmosphere at Harvard Forest nearly doubled between 1992 and 2015....

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ForestForum.ru -1 hour ago

Forest fires in Russia - August 9, 2020

The main sources of current information on forest fires in Russia are satellite monitoring data from the ISDM-Rosleskhoz system and official reports of the Aerial Forest Protection Service (Avialesookhrana) based on information from regional authorities. Below are the main numbers from these two sou...

ForestForum.ru -yesterday

Forest fires in Russia - August 8, 2020

The main sources of current information on forest fires in Russia are satellite monitoring data from the ISDM-Rosleskhoz system and official reports of the Aerial Forest Protection Service (Avialesookhrana) based on information from regional authorities. Below are the main numbers from these two sou...

Mongabay -yesterday

Why I fight for my tribe’s forest: it gives us food, culture, and life (commentary)

My name is Arkilaus Kladit. I’m from the Knasaimos-Tehit tribe in South Sorong Regency, West Papua Province, Indonesia. For decades my tribe has been fighting to protect our forests from outsiders who want to log it or clear it for palm oil. For my people, the forest is our mother and our best fri...

Mongabay -yesterday

Why I stand for my tribe’s forest: it gives us food, culture, and life (commentary)

My name is Arkilaus Kladit. I’m from the Knasaimos-Tehit tribe in South Sorong Regency, West Papua Province, Indonesia. For decades my tribe has been fighting to protect our forests from outsiders who want to log it or clear it for palm oil. For my people, the forest is our mother and our best fri...

CIFOR -yesterday

Rwandan farmers plant millions of seedlings in landscape restoration initiative

Partnership aims to integrate trees into croplands and expand evergreen agriculture...

Mongabay -2 days ago

Probe begins into alleged deforestation by Olam, ‘world’s largest farmer’

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is carrying out an investigation into whether Singapore-based agribusiness giant Olam deforested more than 25,000 hectares (62,000 acres), in contravention of sustainability criteria it had signed up to, in order to develop oil palm plantations in Gabon. A compla...

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Forests and Climate Change

Springer -2 days ago

Indirect somatic embryogenesis and regeneration of Fraxinus mandshurica plants via callus tissue

Abstract Somatic embryogenesis of Fraxinus mandshurica has the problems of low somatic embryo (SE) yield, unsynchronized SE development, and a high percentage of deformed SEs. We aimed to improve F. mandshurica SE production by synchronizing SE development, improving SE quality, and inducing root formation to obtain complete regenerated plants. Cotyledons of immature zygotic embr...

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Climate Change Adaptation

iForest -2 days ago

Research Articles: The cork oak in the Mountains of Palermo (Italy): ecological insights from the south-eastern edge of its distribution range

Badalamenti E, Scalenghe R, La Mantia T, Bueno RDS, Sala G, Pizzurro GM, Giaimo A, Pasta STHE CORK OAK IN THE MOUNTAINS OF PALERMO (ITALY): ECOLOGICAL INSIGHTS FROM THE SOUTH-EASTERN EDGE OF ITS DISTRIBUTION RANGEAbstract: The uneven presence of the cork oak (Quercus suber L.) within its distribution range is not only determined by its climatic requirements but also by specific edaphic needs. Alth...

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Ecological and Habitat Restoration

Elsevier -yesterday

Exploring seedling-based aspen (Populus tremuloides) restoration near range limits in the Intermountain West, USA

Publication date: 15 November 2020Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 476Author(s): Alexander A. Howe, Simon M. Landhäusser, Owen T. Burney, James N. Long, Randall D. Violett, Karen E. Mock...

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IPCC

timberbiz -1 month ago

Tassie Greens out on a limb locking native forestry

The Tasmanian Greens have again got it wrong, calling for the locking up of native forest that is sustainably managed for multiple benefits, according to the Australian Forest Products Association. Source: Timberbiz The Mercury in Hobart reported that the Federal Government’s State and Territory Greenhouse Gas Inventories 2018 says Tasmania remained Australia’s only carbon-neutral state or ter...

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Forests & SDGs

Global Forest Coalition -4 weeks ago

Women2030 global shadow report: Gender equality on the ground

Feminist findings and recommendations for achieving Agenda 2030 This global shadow report aims to capture the inspiring and diverse range of work that has taken place through the Women2030 programme over the past five years, which GFC and our member groups have contributed to extensively. It provides bottom-up and evidence-based civil society perspectives on SDG and gender equality progress with a...

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reThinkWood

timberbiz -2 days ago

Hyne glulam plant commissioned in Maryborough

Hyne Timber’s new $23 million Glue Laminated Timber Plant in Maryborough has been officially commissioned. Marking the completion of commissioning, Hyne Timber welcomed Queensland Minister for State Development, the Hon Kate Jones and Member for Maryborough, Bruce Saunders to the unveiling of the new Glue Laminated Timber Plant in Maryborough. Source: Timberbiz The investment generating 80 jobs ...

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Wildfires

ForestForum.ru -1 hour ago

Forest fires in Russia - August 9, 2020

The main sources of current information on forest fires in Russia are satellite monitoring data from the ISDM-Rosleskhoz system and official reports of the Aerial Forest Protection Service (Avialesookhrana) based on information from regional authorities. Below are the main numbers from these two sources, as well as graphs showing the situation since the beginning of the year, and some explanations...

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Wetlands

Mongabay -3 days ago

Fires in the Pantanal: ‘We are facing a scenario now that is catastrophic’

A canopy of thick smoke blanketed a vast patch of Brazil’s Pantanal wetlands, stretching as far as the eye could see. Underneath, flames were engulfing the yellowed grasslands of the Pantanal Matogrossense National Park, parched by weeks of drought. Fed by gusty winds, the fire had already been burning for days and showed no signs […]...

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Forest & Food Security

INBAR -6 days ago

Webinar | Bamboo for Smallholder Income & Food Security | Poverty Reduction & Livelihood Development

The way we learn and share experiences is changing. INBAR’s themed online webinar series brings bamboo and rattan experts from all over the world together to educate, inspire and discuss, without the need for travel. Bamboo is a food source for humans, and feed and fodder for livestock. Bamboo shoots are an important traded commodity, a nutrition rich food and are associated with cuisine and c...

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