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Forest Digest: May 6, 2018

May 6th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |


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

Urban Tiny Forests Are Good for BiodiversityScience and Technology Research News

Seven small city forests were planted in the Netherlands in an attempt to achieve as much biodiversity as possible. Researchers are looking at the impacts these tiny forests have on factors like air quality and heat management, with hopes to increase the number of miniature forests in the future.

Can you picture a world without forests?EnvironmentGuru

This video from the United Nations relays some of the many benefits forests provide us. The UN Strategic Plan for Forests 2030 aims to increase forest area through sustainable management and halting and reversing deforestation.

Green Champions: Five Takeaways from Conversations with Sustainability LeadersTriplePundit

Hear from worldwide business leaders on what it means to be sustainable and how to operate a business in a way that’s conscious of the environment.

How deforestation creates heat waves in North America and EuropeAnthropocene

A new study shows that deforestation has led to increases in the yearly maximum temperature across the globe, with North America and Eurasia feeling the strongest effects.

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