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Landscape Restoration


Elsevier -2 days ago

Physiological responses of eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) to light, adelgid infestation, and biological control: Implications for hemlock restoration

Publication date: 15 March 2020Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 460Author(s): Chelcy Ford Miniat, David R. Zietlow, Steven T. Brantley, Cindi L. Brown, Albert E. Mayfield III, Robert M. Jetton, James R. Rhea, Paul ArnoldAbstractThe rapid loss of eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) in the southern Appalachian Mountains due to hemlock woolly adelgid (Adelges tsugae, HWA) infestation has ...

Elsevier -4 days ago

Predicting carbon sequestration of woody biomass following land restoration

Publication date: 15 March 2020Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 460Author(s): Keryn I. Paul, Stephen H. RoxburghAbstractLand restoration through planting native species or facilitating natural regeneration may provide opportunities for sequestration of biomass carbon in many regions where woody vegetation has been cleared or largely supressed. Australia provides a good case study of h...

CBD -6 days ago

1t.org Announced to Accelerate Nature Restoration to Tackle Climate and Biodiversity Crises

1t.org is a World Economic Forum initiative, designed to support the trillion tree community. It is being set up with the initial financial support of Marc and Lynne Benioff. 1t.org is a platform for leading governments, businesses, civil society and ecopreneurs committed to restoring and reforesting the planet....

iForest -7 days ago

Research Articles: Outplanting performance of three provenances of Quillaja saponaria Mol. established in a Mediterranean drought-prone site and grown in different container size

Espinoza SE, Yañez MA, Magni CR, Santelices RE, Cabrera AMOUTPLANTING PERFORMANCE OF THREE PROVENANCES OF QUILLAJA SAPONARIA MOL. ESTABLISHED IN A MEDITERRANEAN DROUGHT-PRONE SITE AND GROWN IN DIFFERENT CONTAINER SIZEAbstract: In degraded environments with restricted seed availability, like those burned by wildfires in central Chile during 2017, the use of plant material from outside its area of ...

Elsevier -7 days ago

Tree cavity abundance and beyond: Nesting and food storing sites of the pygmy owl in managed boreal forests

Publication date: 15 March 2020Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 460Author(s): Daniele Baroni, Erkki Korpimäki, Vesa Selonen, Toni LaaksonenAbstractNatural cavities are a critical resource for non-excavating hole-nesting birds, many of which are declining in northern Europe. In the heavily managed boreal forests in Finland, cavities may be a scarce resource, but their availability to ...

Elsevier -7 days ago

Morphological and physiological plasticity in seedlings of Araucaria angustifolia and Cabralea canjerana is related to plant establishment performance in the rainforest

Publication date: 15 March 2020Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 460Author(s): Flavia Y. Olguin, Ana Paula Moretti, Martín Pinazo, Fermín Gortari, José Vera Bahima, Corina GracianoAbstractHigh phenotypic plasticity is an important characteristic that should have a tree species that is going to be used to restore degraded rainforests, as those are stressful and changing environments....

timberbiz -7 days ago

Drylandcarbon shows its commitment to carbon farming

Drylandcarbon has entered into a contract to purchase a block of marginal land near Wairoa in New Zealand which it says demonstrates a constructive approach to carbon farming, the retention of pastoral grazing land and the preservation of rural communities. Source: Timberbiz Drylandcarbon is a partnership set up in 2019 to invest in forestry across New Zealand to offset emissions for its four inve...

CIFOR -2 weeks ago

Book Launch: Lessons from Community-Based Fire Prevention and Peatland Restoration

MEDIA ADVISORY Book Launch: Lessons from Community-Based Fire Prevention and Peatland Restoration   In 2015, widespread fires in Indonesia created... The post Book Launch: Lessons from Community-Based Fire Prevention and Peatland Restoration appeared first on Center for International Forestry Research....

ScienceDaily -2 weeks ago

Transformational innovation needed to reach global forest restoration goals

New research finds that global South countries have pledged the largest areas of land to forest restoration, and are also farthest behind in meeting their targets due to challenging factors such as population growth, corruption, and deforestation....

USFS -2 weeks ago

Restoring a forest icon: could returning the Amerincan chestnut remodel our wildlife landscape?

Unitl recent decades, discussions involving the chestnut concentrated on resistance breeding results. Little discussion took place on the effects that chestnut restoration would have on ecosystem processes and functions, including wildlife population dynamics.  The initial motivation for breeding program was largely to recover an important economic resource.  It was not until the...

Mongabay -2 weeks ago

Indigenous lands hold 36% or more of remaining intact forest landscapes

More than one-third of the world’s remaining pristine forests, known as intact forest landscapes, exist within land that’s either managed or owned by indigenous peoples, a new study has found. The study, published Jan. 6 in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, builds on previous work by lead author John Fa and his […]...

CBD -2 weeks ago

Reversing Climate Change with a Feminine Response

The UK-based charity, TreeSisters' feminine response to climate change hopes to shift humanity's identity from a consumer to a restorer species, calling for collective responsibility and planetary restoration through a reforestation revolution. It nurtures ordinary women to do extraordinary things....

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