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LOS ANGELES, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Science Center Foundation has invested more than $2 million to fulfill its commitment of replacing trees and making green
Students Will Learn about Tree Health, Preserving and Protecting America's Natural and Urban Forests WOBURN, Mass., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year,
Researchers at Winrock International have developed a first-of-its-kind method for estimating carbon emissions from forest degradation caused by selective logging in tropical regions.
A Yale University-led study has found that using more wood and less steel and concrete in building and bridge construction would substantially reduce global carbon dioxide emissions and fossil fuel consumption.
--SFI Forest Partners® Program Gaining Significant Traction Towards its 2014 Certification Goal-- WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, over 600,000 acres of
Planning for new countries and increased planting goals, tentree looks towards a more eco-conscious future. REGINA, SK (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Having
Spring tree care advice from certified arborists at The Davey Tree Expert Company. (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Trees offer shade on the hottest of days, structures
American Forests and Laser Technology, Inc.
Eco Red Shield(TM) Buildings in Breezy Point, New York and the New Jersey Shore will be Popping Early April VISTA, Calif., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc.,
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.
Cultigen is a plant that is the result of human selection by primarily turning a wild plant into a cultivated plant (anthropogenic plant) with minor changes. Cultigens can either be grown as a cultivated plant or planted in the wild and left to multiply on their own. Specifically selected plants are grafted with other plant material to produce mixed tissue used to create hybrids. The naming of cultigens is derived from the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature. The Cultivated Plant...
Clearcutting, otherwise known as clearfelling, is a controversial forestry/logging practice in which the majority or all of the trees in an area are uniformly cut down. Clearcutting, in addition to shelterwood and seed tree harvests, is utilized by foresters to construct certain types of forest ecosystems and to encourage select species that require plentiful sunlight or grow in large, even-age stands. Logging companies and forest-worker unions in certain countries support the practice for...
Desertification is a form of land degradation in which a comparatively dry land area becomes more and more arid, normally losing its bodies of water along with its wildlife and vegetation. This is a result of a variety of factors, such as climate change and human activities. Desertification is an important global, ecological, and environmental issue. There is substantial controversy over the proper definition of the term “desertification”. The most broadly accepted of these is that of...
Deforestation is the act or process of removing trees from forested lands by cutting or burning. There are many reasons for deforestation. Logs are sold as a commodity and cleared lands can be used for pastures and human settlements. The damage caused by deforestation, however, can be great. If land is not somewhat reforested it can cause damage to habitats for wildlife and other plant life, affect the aridity of the region, and possibly encourage degradation into wasteland. Due to negligent...