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NYT -yesterday

Scorched Portugal Turns to the...

Portugal is using goats to clear the underbrush that fuels wildfires in hard to reach places and abandoned lands. If only it can find shepherds to tend them....

What Wood -yesterday

Belarusian Svetlogorsk pulp an...

The General meeting of shareholders of Svetlogorsk pulp and board mill JSC agreed on the procedure and order of completion of the contract construction contract dated 11 October 2010 made between Svetlogorsk pulp and mill JSC and Chinese Engineering Corporation CAMC JSC. As part of the agreement, th...

NYT -yesterday

The Long Road to Injury Recove...

As I ate my breakfast on a tree stump by the trailhead after my run, I finally saw that I was on my way, and that there’s no shame in taking the time I need to get there....

Mongabay -2 days ago

Newly described giant extinct ...

Millions of years ago, giant birds roamed ancient New Zealand. There was the moa, an extinct flightless bird, thought to weigh up to 230 kilogram (510 pounds). Then there was the now-extinct Haast’s eagle, the largest eagle known to have ever lived, as well as several species of extinct giant peng...

Mongabay -2 days ago

Norway freezes support for Ama...

Unilateral changes made to the Amazon Fund by Jair Bolsonaro have caused Norway to freeze US$33.2 million slated to reduce Amazon deforestation....

What Wood -2 days ago

For 7 months of 2019 logging e...

In July 2019 the companies of Titan Group, the general supplier of pulpwood to JSC “APPM”, harvested 326,7 thousand m³ of timber. Wood removals amounted to 243,3 thousand m³. In January – July of this year the Holding logging companies harvested 2 062,8 thousand m³, which is by 662,6 thousa...

Mongabay -2 days ago

In other news: Environmental s...

Tropical forests A free-trade deal between the United States and Brazil could be disastrous for the Amazon and forest communities, one commentator argues (The Hill). The continent of Africa emitted more carbon dioxide than the United States in 2016 (Carbon Brief). Ancient earthworks in the Amazon cl...

The Guardian -2 days ago

Country diary: a windy walk in...

Barnwell Country Park, Oundle, Northamptonshire: The sound is orchestral, each tree tuned to its own pitchA warm and fast wind is blowing – time for a walk in the woods. Woods in wind are joyous: so sensory. Here, wind takes form: sound, feel, vision. You hear it moving around you, feel energy bre...

Mongabay -2 days ago

Asian elephant footprints serv...

While wandering through northwestern Myanmar in 2016, a group of scientists stumbled on hundreds of huge tracks in the ground. According to a new paper in the journal Mammalia, these footprints, made by Asian elephants (Elephas maximus), have a lasting impact. Even when the giants that made them are...

Mongabay -2 days ago

CITES 2019: What’s Conservat...

From August 17-28, the global community convenes in Geneva for the meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). The meeting was originally planned to take place last May in Sri Lanka, but due to the hor...

CBD -2 days ago

Bees threatened by indiscrimin...

Even pesticides considered harmless to some bee species might be toxic for others...

CBD -2 days ago

Tiny magnets could help rid th...

An army of tiny magnetic coils could dissolve microplastics from water, and possibly help us clean up waterways and oceans....