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WRI -8 hours ago

Here Comes the Sun: Residential Consumers’ Experience with Rooftop Solar PV in Five Indian Cities

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Mongabay -8 hours ago

COP24: summit a step forward, but fails to address climate urgency

Poland climate meeting addressed some issues, including Paris rulebook, but fell far short. UN’s António Guterres to convene special September climate action meeting in New York....

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Skogforsk -7 hours ago

Trailer för podcasten Skogssanningar

Skogssanningar är Skogforsks nya podcast. I den tar vi upp debatterade ämnen inom skog och skogsbruk i ett försök att balansera de ofta polariserade bilder som förmedlas på debattsidor och sociala medier. Det första avsnittet handlar om naturhänsyn vid avverkning och här intervjuas två av Skogforsks experter på området, Line Djupström och Jan-Olov Weslien. Skogssanningar finns på ...

UN-REDD Programme -10 hours ago

Homegardens: Looking back at tradition for a greener future in Sri Lanka

Homegardens in Sri Lanka are among the oldest land use activity, next to shifting cultivation. The construction of a house and its surroundings, including the homegarden, termed as “vasthu”, date back to a period of 6,000 years, and became more common after the introduction of Buddhism to the country in 247 B.C. Homegardens are defined as a sustainable land use system that combines agrofores...

INBAR -3 days ago

INBAR at COP24 in Katowice

INBAR Director General Dr. Hans Friederich explains why INBAR is at COP24 in Kotowice, Poland, what bamboo and rattan have to do with climate change, and what INBAR's role has been at the conference. The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation, or INBAR, is an intergovernmental organisation dedicated to promoting the use of bamboo and rattan for inclusive, green development. We research and ...

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Springer -8 hours ago

Individual tree and stand-level carbon and nutrient contents across one rotation of loblolly pine plantations on a reclaimed surface mine

Abstract While reclaimed loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) plantations in east Texas, USA have demonstrated similar aboveground productivity levels relative to unmined forests, there is interest in assessing carbon (C) and nutrients in aboveground components of reclaimed trees. Numerous studies have previously documented aboveground biomass, C, and nutrient contents in loblolly pine...

Elsevier -2 days ago

Response of black-water floodplain (igapó) forests to flood pulse regulation in a dammed Amazonian river

Publication date: 28 February 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 434Author(s): Guilherme de Sousa Lobo, Florian Wittmann, Maria Teresa Fernandez PiedadeAbstractThe monomodal flood pulse of major Amazonian rivers is a seasonal phenomenon that determines ecological and biogeochemical processes in adjacent floodplain forests. River damming transforms the pattern of downstream flood pul...

USFS -2 days ago

Multispecies mesocarnivore monitoring: USDA Forest Service multiregional monitoring approach

Small- to mid-sized forest carnivores, also known as mesocarnivores, are an important part of the animal community within national forests. Many forest mesocarnivores are of conservation concern and are listed as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), have been petitioned for listing under the ESA multiple times, or have designations within the Forest Service that warrant...

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ISTF sessions at IUFRO2019

Curatiba, Brazil

06 Feb 2019 - 06 Feb 2019

Special Session of the International Poplar Commission (IPC)

Rome, Green Room, FAO Headquarters, Italy

03 Mar 2019 - 07 Mar 2019

18th Symposium on Systems Analysis in Forest Resources (SSAFR)

Puerto Varas, Chile

19 Mar 2019 - 24 Mar 2019

World Wood Day VII "Change"

Graz and Stübing, Austria