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Forest Digest: July 15, 2018

July 15th, 2018|Tags: , , , |


Check out what’s happened this past week in forestry news!

In the Heat of the Moment, Let’s Commit to Urban Trees – Medium

With recent spikes in heat, people are left searching for answers to urban heat islands. One answer to this crisis is simple: more trees.

Climate Change is the Fastest Growing Threat to World Heritage – Union of Concerned Scientists

World Heritage sites have always been at risk. With climate change on the rise, these sites are in ever-increasing danger of collapse.

Carbon farming in WA – Particle

Levels of carbon dioxide have been on the rise for the past few years. With the help of new methods of carbon farming, countries face a better chance of offsetting their carbon footprint.

Study sheds new light on forests’ response to atmospheric pollution – Phys.Org

According to a new study, each forest responds differently to elevated nitrogen levels. This has serious implications about future climate predictions.

Pollution controls help red spruce rebound from acid rain – Herald and News

Thanks to new regulation on pollution in Vermont, the red spruce has been able to make a comeback. This is due to less acid rain, which is caused by pollution.

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