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Ecological and Habitat 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 Announced to Accelerate Nature Restoration to Tackle Climate and Biodiversity Crises 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. 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

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...

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....

IUFRO -2 weeks ago

Ethiopia: matching project plans to budget, and human resource capacity is crucial in FLR

We are now in the Sub-Saharan African country Ethiopia, “land of origins”, meaning origin of humankind, Arabica coffee, blue Nile, and many more. In the seventh blog post, the name of the restoration project is Ethiopia’s Landscape Restoration at Lower Meqii (Dugda area), Soddo district. A participatory approach The government was the responsible for initiating […]...

USFS -2 weeks ago

Ecological restoration of Abies religiosa forests using Nurse plants and assisted migration in the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, Mexico

Increasing disturbance events (forest fires, windstorms, pest outbreaks) associated with climate change are creating new ecological restoration challenges. Here, we examine the utility of assisted migration in combination with naturally established nurse plants in order to improve the success of afforestation with Abies religiosa (sacred fir), the overwintering host of the Monarch butterfly (Danau...

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