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Climate Change Adaptation


WRI -6 days ago

Uganda’s Coffee Farmers Show There’s No One-Size-Fits-All Solution for Climate Change Adaptation

Uganda’s Coffee Farmers Show There’s No One-Size-Fits-All Solution for Climate Change Adaptation Comments|Add Comment|PrintA coffee and banana farmer in Kapchorwa, in eastern Uganda. Photo by James Anderson/WRI Rainy season arrives at the same time in the lowlands of central Uganda and the country’s eastern highlands. Both regions grow coffee. And coffee farmers in both locations worry about...

USFS -6 days ago

Estimating biomass availability and cost when implementing forest restoration with tethered harvest systems

Using an adaptation of Forest Inventory and Analysis’s BioSum framework, which models prospective management of forested landscapes using forest inventory data, we tested several fire-resistance-promoting restoration treatments, implemented with tethered cut-to-length harvest systems, for effectiveness and economic feasibility in the dry national forests of southern Oregon and northern Californi...

USFS -7 days ago

Wildfire recovery as a "hot moment" for creating fire-adapted communities

Recent decades have witnessed an escalation in the social, economic, and ecological impacts of wildfires worldwide. Wildfire losses stem from the complex interplay of social and ecological forces at multiple scales, including global climate change, regional wildfire regimes altered by human activities, and locally managed wildland-urban interface (WUI) zones where homes increasingly encroach upon ...

IISD -1 week ago

Event: Symposium on Adapting Forests to Climate Change: Methods, Tools and Projects

A symposium on ‘Adapting Forests to Climate Change: Methods, Tools and Projects’ will bring together project holders, scientists and stakeholders from around Europe to showcase their work on forest adaptation to climate change through oral and poster presentations. The event is organized by the LIFE FORECCAsT project in Languedoc-Roussillon (France), with support from local and EU partners....

USFS -3 weeks ago

Climate change vulnerability and adaptation in southwest Washington

The Southwest Washington Adaptation Partnership (SWAP) was developed to identify climate change issues relevant for resource management in southwest Washington, specifically on Gifford Pinchot National Forest. This science-management partnership assessed the vulnerability of natural resources to climate change and developed adaptation options that minimize negative impacts of climate change on res...

ScienceDaily -3 weeks ago

Plant physiology will be major contributor to future river flooding

Researchers describe the emerging role of ecophysiology in riparian flooding. As an adaptation to an overabundance of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, trees, plants and grasses constrict their stomatal pores to regulate the amount of the gas they consume, a mechanism that limits the release of water from leaves through evaporation. This saturates soils and causes more efficient run off and river ...

Elsevier -3 weeks ago

Adaptability and stability of eucalypt clones at different ages across environmental gradients in Brazil

Publication date: 15 December 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 454Author(s): Marcio José de Araujo, Rinaldo Cesar de Paula, Otávio Camargo Campoe, Rafaela Lorenzato CarneiroAbstractThe genetic gains from eucalypt breeding programs have decreased compared to previous decades while productivity reduced in recent years. This decrease is mainly attributed to climate change that, acc...

INBAR -4 weeks 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 -4 weeks 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 -4 weeks 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...

WRI -4 weeks ago

So Far, Green Bonds Fail to Raise Much Money for Resilience. The Climate Resilience Principles Aim to Change That

So Far, Green Bonds Fail to Raise Much Money for Resilience. The Climate Resilience Principles Aim to Change That Comments|Add Comment|PrintResilience bonds can fund things like climate-smart agriculture. Flickr/Georgina Smith, CIAT The UN Climate Action Summit last week made one thing clear: accelerated investment in climate change resilience is urgently needed to ensure the well-being of economi...

CBD -1 month ago

Q&A: Countries need nuanced climate science to plan for the future

National adaptation plans are slow to materialise without country-specific models, says WMO's Elena Manaenkova....

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