- Warming Could Boost Carbon Storage in Alaska Forests — Climate Central
New research released by the U.S. Geological Survey reveals the potential for Alaska’s temperate forests to increase carbon storage in the wake of climate change.
- China’s eco-civilization plan calls for 23% forest cover by 2020 — Inhabitat.com
Based on a recently released report by the United Nations, China has set in motion plans to build an “ecological civilization,” which involves an initiative to increase forest cover to nearly one quarter of the country by 2020.
- Survey describes values, challenges of largest shareholder in US forests: Families — ScienceDaily
With families owning nearly 286 million acres of forest, or 36 percent of the nation’s forests, new research is helping to understand the motivations, management, plans and challenges faced by these owners.
- Some say the fate of British Columbia’s old-growth forests rests in the balance — Metronews.ca
A look at the potential fate faced by some of the old-growth forests found in Canada, which contain trees older than 1,000 years that are being cut down daily.
June 3, 2016
Forest Digest – Week of May 30, 2016