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Ecological and Habitat Restoration


INBAR -6 hours 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 -7 hours 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 -8 hours 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...

Springer -yesterday

Growth responses of seedlings produced by parent seeds from specific altitudes

Abstract Restoration activities in semi-arid Mediterranean areas like Greece face many obstacles, such as summer droughts that are becoming more intense with climate change, that pose limitations to transplanting success. Seedlings for restoration must be of high quality; a vigorous root system is critical to enable seedlings to tolerate adverse conditions. Here we investigated t...

CBD -3 days ago

Q&A with Christiane Paulus from the German Ministry for Environment

As Germany's director general for nature conservation and sustainable use of natural resources at the Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), Christiane Paulus is a champion for landscape restoration and conservation not only on her home front but also abroad....

NGP -3 days ago

AFRICA?S SOCIAL PROSPERITY AND LANDSCAPE RESILIENCE

NGP has demonstrated a concept of large-scale forest landscape restoration that works, showing that well-managed plantations in the right places can help conserve biodiversity and meet human needs, while contributing to sustainable economic growth and local livelihoods. So how can this concept be rolled out at scale across Africa? And how can landscape approaches and community development evolve h...

Elsevier -7 days ago

Edaphic factors but not plant characteristics mainly alter soil microbial properties along a restoration chronosequence of Pinus tabulaeformis stands on Mt. Ziwuling, China

Publication date: 1 December 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 453Author(s): Zekun Zhong, Xing Wang, Xinyi Zhang, Wei Zhang, Yadong Xu, Chengjie Ren, Xinhui Han, Gaihe YangAbstractSoil microorganisms play an important role in the functional connection between above- and below-ground ecosystems during vegetation restoration. However, the influencing patterns of plants and soils on t...

CIFOR -1 week ago

Webinar If forests and peatlands disappeared, would humanity survive?

The webinar will highlight the importance of forests and peatlands conservation and restoration for climate change mitigation and sustainable development. We will share how healthy forest and peatland ecosystem can play a role to combat climate change, including preventing forests fire and haze, and providing support for surrounding communities. The webinar will also highlight Indonesia’s exper...

CBD -1 week ago

The next frontier of ecosystem restoration: the deep sea

The deep seas are truly Earth's last frontier, faraway worlds of alien beauty of which only an infinitesimal fraction have been explored-and it's time to start thinking about how to restore them....

CBD -2 weeks ago

Scientists reveal mystery of species coexistence in subtropical forests

Chinese scientists have discovered the mechanism regulating the coexistence of species in subtropical forests, providing a reference for ecosystem restoration in these areas....

CIFOR -2 weeks ago

Fostering tenure security for forest landscape restoration in Ethiopia: Creating enabling conditions for the 2018 Forest Proclamation

Key messages Forest landscape restoration (FLR) initiatives underway in Ethiopia focus on rehabilitating degraded communal lands, planting tree seedlings and... The post Fostering tenure security for forest landscape restoration in Ethiopia: Creating enabling conditions for the 2018 Forest Proclamation appeared first on Center for International Forestry Research....

ForestForum.ru -2 weeks ago

Over two decades of campaigning results in new protected area for the pearl of Russia’s Northern European forests – Dvinsky forest

Russia has just established one of the largest regional protected area, which Greenpeace and WWF Russia have campaigned on for over two decades! On October 1, 2019, the Arkhangelsk regional government finally signed an official decree establishing “Dvinsko-Pinezhsky” regional nature reserve, protecting 300 thousand hectares of pristine plain spruce forests. The new protected area is larger th...

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