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Mongabay -9 hours ago

A monitoring network in the Amazon captures a flood of data

Monitoring technology deployed in a remote rainforest over time subjects it to high heat, humidity, and rainfall, as well as potential damage by insects and other wildlife. When you add an annual 10-meter (33-foot) flood to the mix, you’re taking on nature in a big way. Despite these challenges, a...

What Wood -9 hours ago

The center for technical support of public procurement conducted almost 15 thousand procurement procedures

According to the press service of the government of the Kirov region, the total volume of contracts for 11 months of 2018 exceeded 15 billion rubles. The Ministry of Finance of the Kirov region reported on the results of the procurement of goods, works and services to meet the state needs of the reg...

What Wood -9 hours ago

In anticipation of the commissioning of the export duties on timber

According to ”the Pacific star”, for several months, loggers of the Khabarovsk territory and the entire Far East live and work in conditions of uncertainty. Since January 01, 2019, according to the decree of the government of the Russian Federation, a 40% duty on the export of roundwood ...

INBAR -10 hours ago

South-South Knowledge Transfer on Bamboo for Construction and Furniture

Capacity building for Ugandan trainers on construction and furniture upgrades the bamboo value chain as part of INBAR’s regional offices on-the ground work under the Dutch-Sino East Africa Bamboo Development Programme, contributing to South-South cooperation and poverty reduction. INBAR’s effort...

Mongabay -11 hours ago

COP24: Europe looks to fill the leadership void left by the U.S.

KATOWICE, Poland — Three years ago, then-U.S. President Barack Obama was instrumental in rallying the international community behind a landmark climate deal in Paris. He managed to push through grueling negotiation process by brokering a bilateral deal between the United States, the world’s sec...

Mongabay -11 hours ago

COP24: Trumpers tout clean coal; protesters call it ‘climate suicide’

Demonstrators, subnationals, NGOs and COP24 delegates have moved beyond the Trump administration delegation’s public farce advocating coal as a viable climate solution....

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Forests and Climate Change

IISD -14 hours ago

FAO Publications Support Integration of Climate into Forest Policies, Facilitate Vulnerability Assessments

COFO requested FAO to update the 2011 publication, ‘Climate Change for Forest Policy-Makers,’ to help senior government officials prepare the forest sector for challenges and opportunities posed by climate change in light of the Paris Agreement on climate change, the Cancun Adaptation Framework and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The paper on vulnerability assessments aims to faci...

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Climate Change Adaptation

IISD -14 hours ago

FAO Publications Support Integration of Climate into Forest Policies, Facilitate Vulnerability Assessments

COFO requested FAO to update the 2011 publication, ‘Climate Change for Forest Policy-Makers,’ to help senior government officials prepare the forest sector for challenges and opportunities posed by climate change in light of the Paris Agreement on climate change, the Cancun Adaptation Framework and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The paper on vulnerability assessments aims to faci...

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Ecological and Habitat Restoration

USFS -4 days ago

Influence of grazing management on resource selection by a small mammal in a temperate desert of South America

Drylands occupy almost 50% of the Earth’s surface and are increasingly affected by extensive land uses such as grazing. These practices affect multiple biotic and abiotic interactions mainly through loss of habitat and resources available for native wildlife. We examined the effects of local vegetation conditions on resource selection by a small mammal species in drylands with different resource...

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Forests & SDGs

CBD -19 hours ago

Transboundary Water Cooperation And The Sustainable Development Goals

Think about what you drank today. Odds are, you drank water at some point....

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reThinkWood

What Wood -3 days ago

The Governor of the Vologda region and the President of Segezha Group discussed the prospects of construction of CLT-plant in Sokol

By 2020, Segezha Group will create a new enterprise for the production of CLT panels in the Sokolsky district of the Vologda region. The prospects of launching a new production of exclusive construction material for wooden housing construction on the basis of the Sokolsky woodworking plant on December 05 were discussed at a working meeting […]...

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Wildfires

Forest Sweden -18 hours ago

After summer forest fires: record interest in notified area of final felling

The notified area of final felling increased by 18 percent and amounted to 34,369 hectares in November in the whole country, compared to the same month last year, according to the latest monthly statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency. It is the highest monthly recorded data for November since 2007 in the whole country. / Swedish Forest Agency...

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Wetlands

FAO -6 days ago

Action, local involvement urged to protect Sahel birds and wetlands

FAO and its partners called for urgent action to find alternatives to unsustainable hunting of migratory birds in Africa’s Sahel region, saying it was essential to conserve the area’s waterbirds and wetlands and improve long-term food security....

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Forest & Food Security

CBD -2 days ago

FAO highlights soil pollution as a threat to global food safety and security

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has highlighted soil pollution as a big threat to global food security and safety. According to a statement from the agency, urgent action is needed to contain the multiple soil pollution poses to global food safety and food security....

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Forests & Invasive Pests, Plants, & Diseases

CBD -2 days ago

Invasive species and habitat loss our biggest biodiversity threats

Invasive species and habitat loss are the biggest threats to Australian biodiversity, according to new research by the Threatened Species Recovery Hub in partnership with The University of Queensland....

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