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Forest Digest – Week of October 19, 2015

by American Forests
Water in Forests

Find out the latest in forestry news in this week’s Forest Digest!

US forests under threat as demand for wood-based biofuels grows – report — The Guardian
A report recently released by the Natural Resources Defense Council revealed that increased wood pellet exports for biofuels, particularly to Europe, are threatening “ecologically important” forests in the United States. X-ray technology reve... (Read More)

After Equinox: The Delicacy of Nature as Works of Art

by Ashlan Bonnell
Sugar Maple (Red) by Jeri Eisenberg

This fall in the heart of the Greater Yellowstone Area, explore the delicacy of nature beautifully represented in Jeri Eisenberg’s “After Equinox” art exhibition. The exhibition, presented by Diehl Gallery in Jackson, Wyo., runs through October 11, 2015, and features more than a dozen works by Eisenberg.

“After Equinox” combines layers of photographs and resin to create works that detail the delicate elements of nature in a wa... (Read More)

Forest Digest – Week of August 10, 2015

by American Forests

This week’s forest digest has the trends for wildfires and China’s environmental future.

How Megafires are Remaking American Forests – National Geographic
As climate change worsens, fires of a scale never seen before are running rampant across the west, and forests are responding differently than before. APP takes big move to restore forests ahead of profits – Eco-Business
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Forest Digest – Week of July 20, 2015

by American Forests
Portland street trees

Keeping a pulse on forest news around the world, it’s your weekly Forest Digest.

Fire surprise: Insect-killed forests no more likely to burn – KTVZ
Another in a string of studies provides evidence that prior insect activity doesn’t affect wildfires, as was widely believed. The analysis covers 30 years of wildfire in Oregon and Washington State. Regional haze and questionable efforts to save the f... (Read More)

Forest Digest – Week of July 13, 2015

by American Forests

Stay in the know on our changing world with this week’s Forest Digest:

Losing green cover: India lost original forests 70 times Delhi’s area in 14 years – First Post
According to a recent report, between 1999 and 2013, India lost 15 percent of its total green cover, a total of 10.6 million hectares. Forests play a complex but crucial role in the climate change equation – Justmeans(Read More)