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Mexico's Experimentation With Community-Based Forestry

Thanks to Discover magazine for this (subscription required):

Can Community-Based Logging Fight Climate Change?

In Mexico, conservationists hope sustainable logging can provide jobs, protect the habitat and keep carbon from the atmosphere.
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Conservation

Something's Wrong With This Picture

Thanks to the Guardian for this coverage of disturbing news from Europe:

Protected forests in Europe felled to meet EU renewable targets – report

Europe’s bioenergy plants are burning trees felled from protected conservation areas rather than using forest waste, new report shows…

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Forests

From Guests At Chan Chich Lodge

A family from Spain shared with me some photos they took during their first four days in Belize, spent at Chan Chich Lodge. I asked what was their favorite “thing” about Chan Chich and I appreciated the simplicity of their reply: they most enjoyed the simple fact of being in nature. 195 more words

Conservation Tourism

Tree Elders & Drought

Thanks to National Public Radio (USA):

How Is A 1,600-Year-Old Tree Weathering California’s Drought?

CHRISTOPHER JOYCE

It’s been a brutal forest fire season in California. But there’s actually a greater threat to California’s trees — the state’s record-setting drought.

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Forests

A River Runs Through Amboli Reserve

On my Saturday afternoon I followed up a morning of farm visits with a visit to the local agricultural research extension of the state university. More on that tomorrow. 200 more words

Biodiversity

If You Happen To Be In New York City

SPENCER FINCH LOST MAN CREEK

October 1, 2016 – March 11, 2018

SPENCER FINCH TO CREATE A MINIATURE REDWOOD FOREST IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN… 1,450 more words

Forests