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North Manitou Island, Michigan

I’ve backpacked this lovely island in northern lower peninsula Michigan 3 years in a row now. Here’s a few shots from last weekend, with Casey Shoaff and Davis Guebert.

Nature Photography

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

Trouble in Paradise

By Nathan Smith

If Eden has a modern parallel, then arguably it is the Galapagos Islands. Famed worldwide for its diverse habitat (over 40% of its wildlife is unique to the islands), it’s the place that inspired Darwin to put forward his theory of evolution. 726 more words

Nathan Smith

Our Forests Are Dying Around The World, Are We Next?

Trees are the terrestrial lungs of the planet, and they are dying all over the globe. Government agencies and mainstream media are not reporting on the unfolding cataclysm of this die off. 104 more words

Media

B.C. Scientists Seek Forest Management Strategies to Slow Climate Change

A five-year project by B.C.’s four leading research universities will draw a roadmap for forest management to help the industry cope with climate change, and even slow its advance. 473 more words
Environment

The Rocky Mountain Climate Ranger project

Crowdfunding project includes matching funds

By Bob Berwyn

FRISCO — The generous response to last month’s call for grassroots donations has encouraged us to tap into… 363 more words

Environment

Duffernutter reblogged this on The Environment TV.

Mammoth Tree

This may be the biggest tree I’ve ever seen, but its absenc

e of bark, leaves etc make it look more like an archaeological exhibit. Huge, ghostly, beautiful.

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Real Life