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It's All Yours

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2 mentions3 days ago
These lands are a gift. Congress began conserving these lands back in 1891 for all of us. More than 100 years later, this gift continues to inspire, restore, and provide.

Farm Bill Conservation Programs

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7 mentions3 days ago
Most of America’s forests are owned privately, and nearly one-third of them are owned by over 20 million family forest owners. In fact, 1 out of every 4 rural Americans ...

Fragmenting forests threaten animals with extinction

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2 mentions4 days ago
As forests are cut into smaller pieces by roads, agriculture and other human activities, 85 per cent of animals that live in the woods are disturbed. But that disturbance is ...

The Outside Story: How a forest creates and re-creates itself

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2 mentions6 days ago
A few years ago, I started an observational experiment in forest succession on a couple of acres where we once pastured sheep and goats. Rocky and wet, without livestock, the ...

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Small Pests, Big Problems: The Global Spread of Bark Beetles

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5 mentions3 days ago
First, mountain pine beetles devastated lodgepole and ponderosa pine trees across western North America. Then came spruce beetles, which have targeted high-elevation Engelmann spruce, spreading from New Mexico into Colorado ...

The Vancouver Declaration

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3 mentions3 days ago
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Fossil fuel burning set to hit record high in 2017, scientists warn

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2 mentions5 days ago
The burning of fossil fuels around the world is set to hit a record high in 2017, climate scientists have warned, following three years of flat growth that raised hopes ...

Line streets with trees to prevent serious asthma attacks, say scientists

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2 mentions1 day ago
Asthma hospital admissions could be cut dramatically by lining streets with trees, the largest ever study has found. Researchers from the University of Exeter's medical school studied the impact of ...

Your Next Trip to the Great Outdoors Helps the Economy

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2 mentions2 days ago
Blog When a family packs up their car for a trip out to their national forests and grasslands, they create more than just memories. They create jobs. Nearly three-quarters of ...

Fish-friendly roads? Yes, that’s a thing.

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4 mentions1 day ago
Have you ever noticed those big metal pipes funneling water under roads? They’re culverts. And they are pretty unremarkable to the untrained eye — invisible from the road, their presence only betrayed ...

Vikings Razed the Forests. Can Iceland Regrow Them?

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4 mentions2 days ago
GUNNARSHOLT, Iceland — With his flats of saplings and a red planting tool, Jon Asgeir Jonsson is a foot soldier in the fight to reforest Iceland, working to bring new ...

WWF Forest and Climate Programme

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2 mentions5 days ago
Fight the destructive harvesting and unregulated trade of one of the most attractive inhabitants of our tropical oceans. This is a place where gorillas, hippos and elephants can be found ...

Nasa map of Earth's seasons over 20 years highlights climate change

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2 mentions4 days ago
Nasa has captured 20 years of changing seasons in a striking new global map of planet Earth​. The data visualization, released this week, shows Earth’s fluctuations as seen from space.

Climate change will determine humanity's destiny, says Angela Merkel

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2 mentions6 days ago
“Climate change is an issue determining our destiny as mankind – it will determine the wellbeing of all of us,” the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has told the world’s nations ...

Benefits of urban trees

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19 mentions5 days ago
Large urban trees are excellent filters for urban pollutants and fine particulates. One tree can remove 12 kg of CO2 from the atmosphere annually, the equivalent of 18 000 km ...

Find Your Public Lands Adventure

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3 mentions1 week ago
Are you craving some fun in the sun, a thrilling outdoor experience or a chance to witness an incredible natural phenomenon? America’s public lands offer endless opportunities for fun and ...

Protect Trees From Bugs

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3 mentions5 days ago
Protect the Trees You Love From Tree-killing Bugs They give you shade. They provide oxygen. Let’s make sure trees everywhere can do the same for future generations. If you’re a ...

Take The Pledge

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2 mentions1 week ago
Be the 66,982nd! JOIN US IN RECYCLING MORE. I will find out what materials are collected for recycling in my community. Within the next month, I will reduce the amount ...

Indigenous forests could be a key to averting climate catastrophe

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4 mentions6 days ago
A new study finds the world’s tropical forests may no longer be carbon sinks, with a net loss of 425 million tons of carbon from 2003 to 2014. Also, 1.1 ...

Suite of free, open-source tools to help even non-experts monitor large-scale land use change

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2 mentions5 days ago
Collect Earth is a free, open-source tool built on Google Earth that enables non-experts to assess deforestation and other land cover change through point sampling. The program combines spatial data ...

In Conversation with #WomeninAg: Shawna A. Legarza

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Every month, USDA shares the story of a woman in agriculture who is leading the industry and helping other women succeed along the way. This month, we hear from Shawna ...

After the Storm, Who Takes Care of the Trees?

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3 mentions1 week ago
Thousands of federal, state, and private agencies have been deployed to areas that were impacted by hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, and Nate. These first responders are there to help the ...

The COP23 climate change summit in Bonn and why it matters

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
The world’s nations are meeting for the 23rd annual “conference of the parties” (COP) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) which aims to “prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference ...

Syria signs Paris Climate Agreement leaving the US as the only country in the world not in it

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Syria has signed the Paris climate agreement, leaving the US as the only country in the world not signed up to the framework to deal with greenhouse gas emissions. When ...

Bonn climate talks must go further than Paris pledges to succeed

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Talanoa is a Fijian term for discussions aimed at building consensus, airing differences constructively, and finding ways to overcome difficulties or embark on new projects. It is one of the ...

Why does legal timber matter?

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8 mentions2 weeks ago
The FAO FLEGT Programme has supported over 200 projects in 40 tropical timber-producing countries to improve forest governance and support legal timber trade. FAO works with the European Union (EU),

Solar employs more U.S. workers than Apple, Google, and Facebook combined

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
The rapid rise of solar power is one of the most astonishing transformations in the history of global energy use. A decade ago, solar photovoltaics (PV) was just a tiny ...

New Species of Orangutan Is Rarest Ape on Earth

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
On November 20, 2013, the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme got a call about an injured orangutan found in the mountainous region of Tapanuli. "He had cuts on his face, on ...

COP23 Special: Green Climate Fund payments: An explainer

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Analysis How countries will be paid for REDD+ results In early October, at its 18th Board meeting in Cairo, the Green Climate Fund (GCF) adopted its latest policy related to ...

A biologist believes that trees speak a language we can learn

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
I’m in a redwood forest in Santa Cruz, California, taking dictation for the trees outside my cabin. They speak constantly, even if quietly, communicating above- and underground using sound, scents,

800 years of the Tree Charter: Why our forests need us more than ever

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
In slides the shovel, out comes a clod of earth; a delicate sapling is dropped into the neat hole and soil repacked around it. The whole process has taken Robert ...

With California Drought Over, Fewer Sierra Pines Dying

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
After five years of drought in which more than 100 million trees died in California — mostly ponderosa pines attacked by tiny bark beetles in the Sierra Nevada — aerial ...

Rare victory for rainforests as nations vow to stop 'death by chocolate'

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
The governments of Ghana and the Ivory Coast are formulating plans to immediately put a stop to all new deforestation after a Guardian investigation found that the cocoa industry was ...

Topography and Drought

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
The planet is changing, and the hydrologic cycle will change along with it. Extreme droughts – as well as extremely wet weather – are expected to become more frequent and ...

We need new fairy stories and folk tales to guide us out of today’s dark woods

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
With natural forces running amok and wolves prowling in the shady woods of our workplaces, reality seems stranger than a folk tale or fairy story. Our daily lives seem to ...

‘For us, the land is sacred’: on the road with the defenders of the world’s forests

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
Of the many thousands of participants at the Bonn climate conference which begins on 6 November, there will arguably be none who come with as much hope, courage and anger ...

Forest Animals Are Living on the Edge

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
At the very beginning of his book The Song of the Dodo, author David Quammen invites us to imagine a fine Persian carpet, which we then slice into 36 equal ...

Mining activity causing nearly 10 percent of Amazon deforestation

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3 mentions3 weeks ago
Scientists have learned that nearly 10 percent of the deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon between 2005 and 2015 was due to mining activities. Previously, it was thought to cause just ...

The Federal Government’s Official Jobs Site

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6 mentions2 weeks ago
This is a United States Office of Personnel Management website. USAJOBS is the Federal Government’s official one-stop source for federal jobs and employment information.

Stop the Deportation of Cambodian Refugees

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has been aggressively conducting raids among the Cambodian community. In the past few weeks, it has been reported over 100 Cambodians have been detained by ...

The trees that make Southern California shady and green are dying. Fast.

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
The trees that shade, cool and feed people from Ventura County to the Mexican border are dying so fast that within a few years it’s possible the region will look,

An Illustrated Celebration of Trailblazing Women in Science

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
When pioneering scientist Vera Rubin was a little girl in the 1930s, she longed to be an astronomer but had never met a sole person of that vocation in real ...

Gibbons saved from pet trade have baby

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Conservationists are celebrating the arrival of a baby Javan gibbon - the first of this species to be born in the wild to parents that were rescued from the pet ...

Trump Team to Promote Fossil Fuels and Nuclear Power at Bonn Climate Talks

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
According to new figures put out by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, coal production has risen since President Trump took office — a fact Mr. Trump highlighted late Tuesday in ...

Wooden skyscrapers are set to transform our cities

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
In Brief Wooden skyscrapers are cropping up in cities all around the world. Thanks to cross-laminated timber, these structures are just as resilient as buildings made from steel, and put ...

Street Trees Are Public Health Assets

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
A new report argues that the urban canopy should be considered—and funded—as a part of a city’s public health infrastructure. Trees have proved to aid mental health, decrease obesity and ...

Smuggled, Beaten and Drugged: The Illicit Global Ape Trade

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
For years, Mr. Stiles has performed undercover research on wildlife trafficking across Africa, but recently his work has taken him off the continent. A big, freckled, gregarious man, he favors ...

4 Scientific Reasons Why Kids Should Be Outdoors

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5 mentions2 weeks ago
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Restoring forest landscapes: A question of community rights

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3 mentions3 weeks ago
A workshop on this topic will be held in Bonn, Germany, on 3 November, arranged in collaboration by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the German development agency,
 

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