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Elsevier -yesterday

Multiyear weather anomalies associated with range shifts by the mountain pine beetle preceding large epidemics

Publication date: 15 April 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 438Author(s): Kishan R. Sambaraju, Allan L. Carroll, Brian H. AukemaAbstractThe recent range expansion of the mountain pine beetle, Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopk. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), into evolutionarily naïve lodgepole and jack pine forests of northwestern Canada has triggered concern that continued eastward expa...

CBD -yesterday

Climate strike: Why are students striking and will it have an impact?

Are the UK's school strikes for climate change the moment that British youth finally wakes up to the "climate emergency"? It may not represent a paradigm shift just yet, but the speed and scale of this young person's movement does make it feel more than a momentary splutter of impotent anger....

CBD -yesterday

We need to urgently mitigate climate change effects

The tragic reality is that the earth is reaching a tipping point faster than ever before and this will affect all of us. The atmospheric temperatures are expected to increase across the globe and rainfall may increase or decrease, depending on location....

CI -2 days ago

DGM Global Monitoring, Reporting and Communications Manager

DESCRIPTION Conservation International (CI) has been protecting nature for the benefit of all for over 30 years. Through science, policy, and partnerships, CI is helping build a healthier, more prosperous and more productive planet.  POSITION SUMMARY Do you want to be part of efforts to protect forests through an innovative model for Indigenous Peoples and Local Comm...

WRI -2 days ago

This Month in Climate Science: Threatened Coffee, Asylum Applications and Antarctic Ice Loss

This Month in Climate Science: Threatened Coffee, Asylum Applications and Antarctic Ice Loss Comments|Add Comment|PrintNew research finds 60 percent of all coffee species are threatened with extinction. Every month, climate scientists make new discoveries that advance our understanding of climate change's causes and impacts. The research gives a clearer picture of the threats we already face and e...

timberbiz -2 days ago

Sodra allocates 100M to research

The Board of Södra in Sweden has decided to allocate SEK 100 million (roughly A$15,211,67) to research, of which half will be earmarked for the development of forest management methods and technologies. Södra is Sweden’s largest forest-owner association, with 52,000 forest owners as its members. Södra is also an international forest industry Group, with operations based on processing its m...

CBD -2 days ago

Climate pioneers: how small farmers could be leading the way towards sustainable agriculture

Agriculture is a leading cause of climate change, but it is also undeniably affected by it. Farming must therefore change in order to keep up with global demands, while reducing its environmental impact. Without these necessary changes, it's estimated that by 2030, the impacts of climate change will be even worse, causing yields to decline so much that we will cancel out any progress we have made ...

CBD -2 days ago

Food finally features in the climate debate. Now what?

After years of neglect, agriculture finally found a place in the climate talks in 2017. Its absence during the lifespan of the United Nations negotiations on climate change was always conspicuous....

CBD -2 days ago

UBC studying past volcanic activity in B.C. for glimpse into climate change future

Scientists are trying to reconstruct what the environment and climate of southwest British Columbia looked like over the past two million years by studying volcanoes that erupted under the glaciers....