Find out the latest in forestry news in this week’s Forest Digest!
- Blazing our way to Apocalyse: The Unexamined Source of Our Climate Catastrophe— EnvironmentGuru.com
An examination of the U.S. pellet industry and its unacknowledged, but massive, impact on climate change.
- Poor Countries Do More When It Comes to Saving Forests — Scientific American
In developing countries, money does not equate to a commitment to saving the environment, says a report by the Union of Concerned Scientists.
- Look at This: Brazil — NPR
Destruction of Brazil’s rain forests fuels their economy at the expense of air quality, water quality and amount of accessible water. Detailed photographs depict why Brazil’s rain forests are being incrementally destroyed and the impact on the economy, the environment and history.
- This Artist Recreated a Magnificent 40-Foot-Tall Tree from the Cascade Mountains by Hand— Smithsonian Magazine
Artist John Grade recreated a 150-year-old hemlock tree for the Renwick Gallery’s reopening in Washington D.C. Reclaimed wood and plaster casting comprise the piece entitled “Middle Fork.”
Plus, check out just a handful of the news stories covering the planting of our 50 millionth tree this week!
- Ryan Reynolds Plants Tree for Charity, Names Her ‘Gordon’ — People Magazine
- Ryan Reynolds Explains How He Hopes to Leave the World a Better Place for His Daughter James — E! Online
- Ryan Reynolds Talks Conserving the Environment for Baby James — Celebuzz!
- Ryan Reynolds’ Favorite Workout? Hiking With Baby James — US Weekly
- Ryan Reynolds on His Passion for the Environment: “I Will Do Almost Anything PG-13 with a Tree” — InStyle
- Good Guy Ryan Reynolds Plants Trees with Forest Protection Group, Wants Daughter to ‘Have a Wilderness’ — Zimbio