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Forest Digest: July 29, 2018

July 29th, 2018|Tags: , , , |


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

The fires ravaging parts of Europe show our forest policies are failing – Climate Home News

With recent forest fires in Greece and the Arctic Circle, scientists are pointing holes in current forestry policy. This has a large impact on how the European Union moves forward with climate commitments.

Time is Running Out in the Tropics – Researchers Warn of Global Biodiversity Collapse – Environmental News Network

With species loss in the tropics at an all-time high, scientists are now pressing for urgent action in the tropics.

The air quality in some national parks isn’t any better than in major cities – Mother Nature Network

According to news from Science Advances, the air quality in some national parks is near or even below that of the country’s 20 largest cities.

Rivers in the Sky: How Deforestation Is Affecting Global Water CyclesYale Environment 360

Trees are vital to the water cycle, but continuing destruction of tropical forests is drying up the process.

New Forestry for a Changing Climate – Medium

With wildfires, drought and high winds ravaging forests, it’s time the way we care for them adapts to keep up with the changing climate.

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