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Forests and Climate Change


INBAR -6 hours ago

Two-day Timelapse video of Simple Bamboo Greenhouse Construction

Three-day Eco-Construction Workshop at the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid run by architect Jaime Baladrón and co-organised by Bambusa Estudio (www.bambusa.es) and INBAR (www.inbar.int). Students were given a package Colombian bamboo donated by Bambusa of various lengths along with detailed plans to build a simple greenhouse designed by architect Jaime Espinosa (bambusaespinosa.com). They atta...

INBAR -6 hours ago

The First Ibero-Bamboo Symposium and Eco-Construction Workshop, Madrid

To find out more about the Ibero-Bamboo Symposium co-organised by Bambus Estudio (bambusaestudio.es) and INBAR (www.inbar.int): - https://www.inbar.int/pressrelease-iberobamboo/ https://www.inbar.int/ibero-bamboo-dg-statement/ https://www.inbar.int/bio-construction-workshop-madrid/ The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation, or INBAR, is an intergovernmental organisation dedicated to prom...

INBAR -8 hours ago

Under the Bamboo Tree 2019 at Labirinto della Masone, Italy

Participants at Under the Bamboo Tree, a yearly event at the site of the world's biggest bamboo maze, were treated to a weekend of talks, workshops, meals and activities showcasing the best that Europe's bamboo sector has to offer. Watch some highlights in this short video and go to www.labirintodifrancomariaricci.it/ to find out more about the site. The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisat...

CATIE -yesterday

América Latina, el monitoreo forestal y la mitigación del cambio climático

Por  Javier Puig, especialista en el BID y Mario Chacón, investigador del CATIE   A lo largo de los años los bosques han sido destacados por el papel fundamental que… Leer másAmérica Latina, el monitoreo forestal y la mitigación del cambio climático The post América Latina, el monitoreo forestal y la mitigación del cambio climático appeared first on Blog CATIE....

Springer -yesterday

Growth responses of seedlings produced by parent seeds from specific altitudes

Abstract Restoration activities in semi-arid Mediterranean areas like Greece face many obstacles, such as summer droughts that are becoming more intense with climate change, that pose limitations to transplanting success. Seedlings for restoration must be of high quality; a vigorous root system is critical to enable seedlings to tolerate adverse conditions. Here we investigated t...

The Guardian -yesterday

Australia spends billions planting trees – then wipes out carbon gains by bulldozing them

Little more than two years of land clearing will cancel out the $1.5bn in taxpayer funds that goes towards protecting native habitatSince 2015 the Australian government has committed more than $1.5bn of taxpayer funds to climate change projects that plant or protect native habitat. Over a slightly longer period it has also spent nearly $62m on a policy to plant 20 million trees promised under Tony...

The Guardian -yesterday

Stripped bare: Australia's hidden climate crisis

An epidemic of land clearing is sabotaging efforts to address climate change. Farming communities are bitterly divided over the issue – but it also has global consequences. Continue reading......

IISD -yesterday

Guest Article: Equator Prize Ceremony Opens Doors to Scaling Up Local, Nature-based Solutions to Climate Change

The Equator Prize 2019 Award Ceremony brought together an audience of 1,500, including dignitaries, government leaders, UN representatives, indigenous leaders, and civil society and business representatives. The event highlighted the contributions of indigenous peoples and local communities in implementing nature-based solutions in three different areas: mitigating climate change; adapting to clim...

IISD -2 days ago

Financing, Climate, Biodiversity Take Stage in Second Committee Debate

Numerous governments emphasized that the adverse effects of climate change are “severely hampering” developing countries’ efforts to achieve the SDGs. Many also called for “urgent and significant actions” to reduce the degradation of natural habitats, halt the loss of biodiversity and prevent the extinction of threatened species. On financing for development, the US said it “does not w...

Mongabay -2 days ago

Venezuelan crisis: government censors environmental and scientific data

The Chávez and Maduro administrations have concealed vast amounts of vital scientific data on climate change, deforestation, pollution, mining, water quality and much more, as far back as 2011....

Mongabay -2 days ago

Venezuelan crisis: Government censors environmental and scientific data

The Chávez and Maduro administrations have concealed vast amounts of vital scientific data on climate change, deforestation, pollution, mining, water quality and much more, as far back as 2011....

Mongabay -2 days ago

Extreme snowfall led to reproductive collapse in some Arctic wildlife in 2018

Plants and animals in the Arctic are adapted to harsh climatic conditions. But extreme weather events triggered by human-caused climate change are wreaking havoc on Arctic wildlife, a new study has found. Last year was a case in point. In general, the Arctic continued to see warmer summers and retreating snow cover because of rising […]...

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