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Ecological and Habitat Restoration


USFS -15 hours ago

Improved forest management as a natural climate solution: A review

Natural climate solutions (NCS), a set of land management, conservation and restoration practices aimed at mitigating climate change, have been introduced as cost-effective strategies to increase carbon (C) sequestration in terrestrial ecosystems. Improved forest management (IFM) has been identified as one NCS for working forests with substantial climate change mitigation potential. However, there...

USFS -15 hours ago

Forest landscape restoration in the USA: Present and future challenges and opportunities

The Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Partnership (CFLRP), focused on land managed at the national level (the National Forest System) by the US Forest Service, is a prominent public approach to FLR; whereas notable private sector programmes have been organized around specific forest types, for example the Longleaf Pine Initiative (ALRI, 2020), or bottomland hardwoods in the Lower Mississi...

Mongabay -3 days ago

Global restoration now has an online meeting point

With all of the environmental problems in the world, it can be easy to forget that there are also many solutions. Across the globe, people are working to restore nature, and good ideas abound. Organizing and visualizing this work, however, is a mammoth task, but it is one that the online platform Restor is attempting […]...

CBD -4 days ago

G20 on Environment supports creation of an International network of environmental experts in UNESCO sites

The Environment Ministers of G20 member states, meeting in Naples, supported the Italian initiative establishing a UNESCO Network of international environmental experts across all UNESCO designated sites around the world - biosphere reserves, Global Geoparks and natural heritage sites. This network aims to strengthen training in the restoration and conservation of ecosystems....

CIFOR -5 days ago

Restoration, replanting and recovered hope in peatlands

Community-Based Fire Prevention and Peatland Restoration project in village of Dompas in Indonesia’s Riau Province, on the central eastern coast of Sumatra is raising awareness of the value – for the communities and the global environment – of fire-free peatlands restoration work. The community restores the landscapes to produce a variety of crops, liberica coffee, rubber, coconuts, fish, as...

CBD -5 days ago

Restoring African Drylands From Within - Without Myths

Read the wrap-up of day 2 of the event here, focused on community-driven restoration, equity for women and youth, and drylands restoration finance.Dryland ecosystems cover some 43 percent of Africa. They're home to more than half a billion people dependent on the land for their food and livelihoods, largely through farming and pastoralism, harbor some of the continent's most celebrated wildlife an...

IUFRO -7 days ago

International Symposium on Ecosystem Restoration for Green and Peace Asia

From 2021-08-18 to 2021-08-18, online and Alpensia, Pyeongchang, South Korea, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 1.10.00 The objectives of this symposium are as follows: i.To share successful cases and lessons learned, and current projects or programs on ecosystem restoration; ii.To discusseffective and efficient strategies for ecosystem restoration for Green and Peace Asia; and iii.To strengthen a cooperati...

ITTO -1 week ago

Sustainable wood offers pathway out of crisis towards green economy – Collaborative Partnership on Forests

Yokohama, 19 July 2021: The COVID-19 pandemic offers an opportunity to turn the tide on deforestation and increase the sustainable production and consumption of timber and wood products, according to panelists at a virtual event convened by the Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) as part of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. The CPF event, “The role of forests...

Mongabay -2 weeks ago

Nine principles of ecosystem restoration for the Russian tundra (commentary)

Naryan-Mar is a sea and river port town on the Arctic coast of Russia with a population of 22,000. It is a tundra ecosystem, with shallow peat soils. The local Nenets and Komi Indigenous people are reindeer herders, hunters and fishers that use the land for reindeer pasture. But oil drilling has severely degraded the […]...

Mongabay -2 weeks ago

Nine principles for the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (commentary)

Naryan-Mar is a sea and river port town on the Arctic coast of Russia with a population of 22,000. It is a tundra ecosystem, with shallow peat soils. The local Nenets and Komi Indigenous people are reindeer herders, hunters and fishers that use the land for reindeer pasture. But oil drilling has severely degraded the […]...

USFS -2 weeks ago

Episodic occurrence of favourable weather constrains recovery of a cold desert shrubland after fire

Key to the long-term resilience of dryland ecosystems is the recovery of foundation plant species following disturbance. In ecosystems with high interannual weather variability, understanding the influence of short-term environmental conditions on establishment of foundation species is essential for identifying vulnerable landscapes and developing restoration strategies. We asked how annual enviro...

iForest -2 weeks ago

Research Articles: Study on the chemical composition of teak wood extracts in different organic solvents

Colbu DE, Sandu I, Vasilache V, Earar K, Paraschiv ED, Sandu IG, Iliescu Bulgaru D, Sandu AVSTUDY ON THE CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF TEAK WOOD EXTRACTS IN DIFFERENT ORGANIC SOLVENTSAbstract: Teak wood (Tectona grandis Linn F.) is known for its high natural resistance to attack by microorganisms. For this reason, teak wood is used for restoration works. This paper provides an assessment of the extracti...

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