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Landscape Restoration


Springer -2 days ago

Moisture and vegetation cover limit ponderosa pine regeneration in high-severity burn patches in the southwestern US

Abstract Background Fire regimes are shifting in ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Lawson & C. Lawson)-dominated forests, raising concern regarding future vegetation patterns and forest resilience, particularly within high-severity burn patches. The southwestern US has recently experienced a marked increase in large fires that prod...

Mongabay -2 days ago

New paper urges shift to ‘nature positivity’ to restore Earth

The world is brimming with bad news about people failing to take care of the Earth. But there is a way to change the narrative, says Canadian conservationist Harvey Locke. The key, according to him, is to strive for a “nature positive” world that is less about destruction and more about restoration. “We know we’re […]...

timberbiz -2 days ago

Opinion: Nicholas Kristof – lessons on cooperation between tree huggers and loggers

One of the most venomous battles in our polarized nation is the one that has unfolded between loggers and environmentalists in timber towns like this one in the snow-capped Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon. Yet, astonishingly, peace has broken out here. Loggers and tree-huggers who once loathed and feared each other have learned to hold their noses and cooperate — and this may have saved the tow...

Elsevier -3 days ago

Transition from N to P limited soil nutrients over time since restoration in degraded subtropical broadleaved mixed forests

Publication date: 15 August 2021Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 494Author(s): Shaobo Yang, Chun Feng, Yuhua Ma, Wenjing Wang, Cheng Huang, Changjian Qi, Songling Fu, Han Y.H. Chen...

timberbiz -4 days ago

Restoration of 7000ha of degraded Indonesian forest

A joint initiative based on community and organizational collaboration is set to restore more than 7,000 ha of degraded forest land within a contiguous forest complex of over 600,000 ha in the Mahakam Ulu landscape of East Kalimantan province in Indonesia. The area has about 70,000 residents, mostly Dayak Indigenous Peoples who have traditional land rights throughout the landscape. Substantial are...

CBD -4 days ago

SHEBA® unveils Hope Reef: World's Largest Coral Restoration Program Announced

Leading cat food brand SHEBA® has begun work on the world's largest coral restoration program, which aims to restore more than 185,000 square meters of coral reefs around the world by 2029...

CBD -4 days ago

Countdown to extinction, or destination restoration?

From transitioning energy systems to renewables to reimagining food systems to expanding the frontier of carbon capture technologies, the recipe to mitigate the effects of land degradation - which negatively impact the wellbeing of 40 percent of humanity - is constantly growing. But the crux of the issue remains restoring the degraded landscapes themselves....

CBD -4 days ago

The radical coral rescue plan that paid off

When Hurricane Iris hit southern Belize in 2001, the country's magnificent corals were wrecked. But within 10 years, a radical restoration project brought the reef back to life....

USFS -5 days ago

Invasive Species Science Update (No. 13)

This issue highlights RMRS research spanning topics including using environmental DNA in fish eradication efforts, how bark beetle outbreaks affect weeds, long-term weed dynamics after forest restoration, the Fire Effects Information System’s invasive plant species database, uncovering the importance of seed-eating small mammals on plant communities and invasions, and others. We are also excited...

Elsevier -7 days ago

Relevance of secondary tropical forest for landscape restoration

Publication date: 1 August 2021Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 493Author(s): Marie Ange Ngo Bieng, Maïri Souza Oliveira, Jean-Marc Roda, Manuel Boissière, Bruno Hérault, Philippe Guizol, Roger Villalobos, Plinio Sist...

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