- Can we feed the world without cutting forests? It can be done, says U.N. — EcoBusiness.com
Several countries have increased food security and forest cover simultaneously, discrediting claims that deforestation is essential to feeding the world’s growing population.
- Why the U.S. and others are spending billions to protect forests — Greenbiz.com
A study of several first-world countries, including the United States, reveals that they are spending billions to protect forests in order to mitigate climate change effects.
- Too Many Deer on the Road? Let Cougars Return, Study Says — New York Times
Nineteen states that used to be a part of the cougar’s historic range no longer have enough forests to support them. But if habitat restoration brought back cougar populations, they could prevent up to 155 human deaths a year in avoided white-tail deer car accidents.
- Grow a 100 Year-old Forest in your Backyard – in just 10 years — TreeHugger.com
Mimic nature’s ideal forest-growing processes in order to jump-start your replanted forests’ health and growth process, and to optimize its future benefits.
July 22, 2016
Forest Digest — Week of July 18, 2016