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State of the World’s Forests 2014

Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations
http://www.fao.org/publications/card/en/c/56267cb7-ff7b-4596-a6f8-388abffd5257/

Across the world, forests, trees on farms, and agroforestry systems play a crucial role in the livelihoods of rural people by providing employment, energy, nutritious foods and a wide range of other goods and ecosystem services. 129 more words

Regulating Risks

Urban Ecosystem Services and Happier Places

Okay, I am biased, because Cambridge is “my fair city,” but I gotta say, parks and green infrastructure are done right here. I recently jumped on my bicycle for a ride along the… 339 more words

Livable Cities

New RMRS Proceedings

Forest Conservation in the Anthropocene proceedings is now available online at the USFS website, Treesearch, and the Pinchot Institute website. The paper I wrote with Kas Dumroese will be available soon to download separately – … 93 more words

Climate Change

DESSIN: new technologies for innovative water management

Sustainable water management is one of the most pressing global environmental challenges, as growing human populations abstract, pollute and divert water flows across the world, whilst patterns of precipitation shift in response to a changing climate.   644 more words

Freshwater

EPA Coastal Data Contest Winners

This week it was announced that Iain and I won the coastal data contest held by the US EPA’s National Aquatic Resource Survey (NARS, link… 129 more words

Coastal Resource Management

My Favourite Environmental Reads

Environmental books are definitely on the up as more and more people are conscious of the planet’s wellbeing. Reading is a fantastic way to inspire people to become more ‘environmentally friendly’ but also increase awareness of the pressing issues that don’t always make it onto the news. 520 more words

Developing Food Resilience

Moments occur in time that with hindsight can appear as an alternative path or as a spark of inspiration that if pursued can lead to opportunities and connections. 481 more words

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