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IUFRO -1 hour ago

Spotlight #61 – Digging into soil and what it means to earth’s survival

PDF for download   Most people think of soil simply as something that grass, trees and other plants grow in and on. But nothing could be further from the truth, says Dr. Augusto Zanella. Below in quotes, some key concepts gathered during an IUFRO Spotlight interview. “Soils – in the forest and elsewhere – involve […]...

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CIFOR -5 hours ago

Landscape Heroes: Tell their story to the world!

The post Landscape Heroes: Tell their story to the world! appeared first on Center for International Forestry Research....

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CIFOR -7 hours ago

Expansion of oil palm plantations into forests may be having negative effects on nutritious food supply in Indonesia

New video highlights comparative study of local nutrition and diet...

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USFS -yesterday

Buen Fuego: Las Quemas Prescritas

Las quemas prescritas son una de las herramientas más importantes que el Servicio Forestal tiene para mejorar la salud de los bosques y reducir el riesgo de incendios forestales. Este video describe como los administradores de incendios realizan las quemaduras prescritas de forma segura para minimizar los impactos, mejorar las condiciones de futuros incendios forestales....

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USFS -yesterday

Good Fire: Prescribed Burning

Prescribed burning is one of the most important tools the Forest Service uses to improve forest health and reduce wildfire risk. This video describes how fire managers conduct prescribed burns safely to minimize impacts, improve forest conditions, and reduce the threat of future wildfires....

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IUFRO -2 hours ago

IUFRO Spotlight #61 - Digging into soil and what it means to earth’s survival

Most people think of soil simply as something that grass, trees and other plants grow in and on. But nothing could be further from the truth, according to the Humusica concept!...

CFS -9 hours ago

Reconciling global-model estimates and country reporting of anthropogenic forest CO2 sinks

Achieving the long-term temperature goal of the Paris Agreement requires forest-based mitigation. Collective progress towards this goal will be assessed by the Paris Agreement’s Global stocktake. At present, there is a discrepancy of about 4 GtCO2 yr−1 in global anthropogenic net land-use emissions between global models (reflected in IPCC assessment reports) and aggregated national GHG inven...

CFS -9 hours ago

Climate change mitigation in Canada’s forest sector: a spatially-explicit case study for two regions

Background: We determine the potential of forests and the forest sector to mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by changes in management practices and wood use for two regions within Canada’s managed forest from 2018 to 2050. Our modeling frameworks include the Carbon Budget Model of the Canadian Forest Sector, a framework for harvested wood products that estimates emissions based on product ...

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