Find out the latest in forestry news in this week’s Forest Digest!
- How tech workers are turning to the Japanese practice of ‘forest bathing’ to unplug — Washington Post
Learn about the growing popularity of a movement called “forest bathing” and how it helps people disconnect from technology and connect with the earth.
- Forest-mapping instrument for space station passes major milestone — Phys.org
The Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation’s (GEDI) laser-based instrument for mapping Earth’s forest will now be entering a new phase of development, leading to the first high-resolution measurements of Earth’s forests’ vertical canopy.
- How Long Until There Are No More Trees? — PollutionSolutions-Online.com
A new study by Yale University predicts that, by 2319, we could lose all of our trees if the current level of deforestation remains.
- Damaging the land we live on is costing humans trillions every year — Washington Post
A recent report from the Economics of Land Degradation Initiative reveals that between $6.3 and $10.6 trillion in ecosystem services is lost every year due to forest and land degradation.