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Forests and Climate Change


Springer -just now

Environment rather than provenance explains levels of foliar phenolics in European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) seedlings

Abstract With progressive climate change, the chemical defense in European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) is likely to change, which might impact its fitness and ability to establish beyond its current northern distribution limit. We studied the phenolic defense in six beech provenances grown in three common gardens in Norway the two first years after planting. ...

Springer -just now

Plant–soil feedbacks in mangrove ecosystems: establishing links between empirical and modelling studies

Abstract Key message Plant–soil feedbacks in mangrove ecosystems are important for ecosystem resilience and can be investigated by establishing links between empirical and modelling studies. Abstract Plant–soil feedbacks are important as they pr...

timberbiz -2 days ago

SpruceSEA pilot project for climate change adapted seedlings

A new pilot project “SpruceSEA” aims to transfer forest seedlings adapted to climate change more quickly to forest companies than traditional breeding approaches. SpruceSEA stands for Spruce Somatic Embryogenesis Application Austria. The Austrian Research Centre for Forests (BFW) has teamed up with Austrian forest plant producer LIECO and Swedish biotech company SweTree Technologies for this p...

Mongabay -2 days ago

Causes for celebration, and concern, on World Gorilla Day

September 24 marks World Gorilla Day, set aside to celebrate these threatened giants of the forest as well as to renew calls for action to protect them. All gorilla species and subspecies are either endangered or critically endangered, and face dire pressures including habitat loss, climate change, disease, and poaching. But recent years have seen […]...

Mongabay -2 days ago

Causes for celebration, and concern, on World Gorilla Day

September 24 marks World Gorilla Day, set aside to celebrate these threatened giants of the forest as well as to renew calls for action to protect them. All gorilla species and subspecies are either endangered or critically endangered, and face dire pressures including habitat loss, climate change, disease, and poaching. But recent years have seen […]...

Mongabay -2 days ago

Philippine-UK comic anthology looks to incite action on climate change

2020 will forever be remembered as the year a global pandemic brought the world to its knees. But at the rate the planet’s temperature is rising, forever might not be such a long time. According to the most recent global climate report from the United Nations weather agency, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), 2020 was […]...

Mongabay -2 days ago

Philippine-UK comic anthology looks to incite action on climate change

2020 will forever be remembered as the year a global pandemic brought the world to its knees. But at the rate the planet’s temperature is rising, forever might not be such a long time. According to the most recent global climate report from the United Nations weather agency, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), 2020 was […]...

FAO -2 days ago

Lasting peace in drylands means addressing climate, conflict and land degradation

Addressing climate change, land degradation and conflict in humanitarian interventions can lead to ‘game-changing’ solutions for dryland ecosystems and their communities, according to a new discussion paper launched today at the United Nations Food Systems Summit in New York....

FAO -2 days ago

Deploying a humanitarian-development-peace nexus approach: Exploring, strengthening and reviving dryland ecosystems

The FAO-CARE- CGIAR joint technical working paper will contribute to developing an FAO position and improved understanding of the links between, and risks of, climate change and various kinds of conflict as related to FAO’s mandate, with particular attention to crisis contexts in dryland forests and agrosilvopastoral areas. More broadly, this will feed into UN system-level discussion and process...

WRI -2 days ago

What Vulnerable Countries Need from the COP26 Climate Summit

What Vulnerable Countries Need from the COP26 Climate Summit wil.thomas@wri.org Wed, 09/22/2021 - 17:52 The world is at a critical juncture in the fight to solve the climate crisis.  As the coronavirus pandemic continues, unprecedented climate impacts are affecting every region of the globe. The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report finds that the world ha...

Waldwissen.net -2 days ago

L'ecologia del fuoco del faggio comune (Fagus sylvatica L.)

Le faggete sono molto diffuse, eppure sono relativamente poco colpite dal fuoco. Nel contesto del cambiamento climatico, tuttavia, è stato osservato che gli incendi boschivi nelle faggete stanno diventando più frequenti e gravi. È quindi nata l'idea di avviare uno studio specifico sull'ecologia del fuoco del faggio. A questo studio hanno partecipato l'Università di Torino (Davide Ascoli) e l'I...

Mongabay -2 days ago

Jane Goodall launches effort in support of planting 1 trillion trees by 2030

Primatologist and conservation icon Jane Goodall has formally joined a global effort to counter climate change and the extinction crisis by planting a trillion trees within a decade. On Tuesday, Goodall announced Trees for Jane, an initiative that will raise money for vetted reforestation and forest conservation projects. “Forests are part of the solution to […]...

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