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2009-12-10 12:31:37

Call for a Focus on Reducing Emissions from All Land Uses.

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2009-12-09 12:24:14

Deforestation in tropical rain forests could have an even greater impact on climate change than has previously been thought.

2009-12-02 18:21:47

A Smoky Mountain forest's woodland herb population has shown that climate may play a role in how forest understories recover from logging.

2009-10-22 09:28:00

Ad asks for rainforest's protection under national roadless rule WASHINGTON, Oct.

2009-10-20 15:43:29

Logged rainforests can support as much plant, animal and insect life as virgin forest within 15 years if properly managed, research at the University of Leeds has found.

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2009-01-23 07:15:00

Researchers from a variety of agencies and universities in the United States and Canada reported Thursday that trees throughout western North America are dying at twice the rate of 30 years ago.

2008-09-15 21:00:14

By Fred O. Williams Gov. David A. Paterson has enacted a law named for Buffalo-area environmentalist Bruce Kershner that protects old-growth forests, a cause that Kershner championed before his death last year. The Bruce S.

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2008-09-12 10:55:01

Contrary to 40 years of conventional wisdom, a new analysis to be published Friday in the journal Nature suggests that old growth forests are usually "carbon sinks" - they continue to absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and mitigate climate change for centuries.

2008-09-09 18:00:15

By Linda A Moore After only a few steps into the old-growth forest at Overton Park, Tom Heineke stops at a tulip poplar. It's old, possibly 100 to 175 years. But he can't be sure without further study.

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2008-09-09 08:20:00

Researchers from the US and the UK have found a fossil forest in the coal mines of Illinois.


Latest Old-growth forest Reference Libraries

Allegheny National Forest
2013-10-30 09:24:27

The Allegheny National Forest is a National Forest that can be found in northwestern Pennsylvania. The forest covers 513,175 acres of land. In the forest is the Kinzua Dam, which impounds the Allegheny River to create Allegheny Reservoir. The administrative headquarters for the Allegheny National Forest can be found in Warren. It has two ranger stations, one in Bradford, McKean County and one in Marienville, Forest County. The forest lies in the heart of Pennsylvania’s oil and gas...

Clearcutting
2013-04-02 11:17:47

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...

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