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Story Of Survival For Blown-Down Forests
2012-10-18 11:40:52

To preserve forest health, the best management decision may be to do nothing

Forests Weaken Under Carbon Strain
2012-04-09 12:27:54

Based on trends in Massachusetts forests, scientists are predicting a carbon loss of up to 18% over the next 50 years. In fact, based on these findings, it would be less harmful to harvest these forests instead.

2010-05-19 14:53:05

New report seeks to retain 70 percent of the region in forest.

2010-05-19 09:00:00

New report seeks to retain 70% of the region in forest CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New England forests are at a turning point.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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