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2012-01-30 08:27:03

New wall-to-wall carbon storage map can help developing nations track deforestation and report on emissions A study published in Nature Climate Change today finds that tropical vegetation contains 21 percent more carbon than previous studies had suggested. Using a combination of remote sensing and field data, scientists from Woods Hole Research Center (WHRC), Boston University, and the University of Maryland were able to produce the first "wall-to-wall" map (with a spatial resolution...

2012-01-06 23:25:00

IMC Client, SelecTrim Corp. has been granted a membership certification into the Forest Products Certification Group, LLC. This certification allows SelecTrim to sell and promote themselves as manufacturers and distributors of Forest Stewardship Council (R) certified products. Williamsport, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) January 06, 2012 IMC Client, SelecTrim Corp. has been granted a membership certification into the Forest Products Certification Group, LLC.. This certification allows SelecTrim to...

Future Forests May Soak Up More Carbon Dioxide Than Previously Believed
2011-10-15 04:00:33

North American forests appear to have a greater capacity to soak up heat-trapping carbon dioxide gas than researchers had previously anticipated. As a result, they could help slow the pace of human-caused climate warming more than most scientists had thought, a U-M ecologist and his colleagues have concluded. The results of a 12-year study at an experimental forest in northeastern Wisconsin challenge several long-held assumptions about how future forests will respond to the rising...

2011-09-29 07:00:00

Sadhguru, founder of Isha Foundation, ignites waves of consciousness through Project GreenHands and Inner Engineering. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 29, 2011 Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, a realized yogi, who was named one of Indiaâs 50 most influential people in 2010, has made it his mandate to raise human consciousness. According to Sadhguru, âœModern technology has a tremendous capacity for creating well-being, but it can also bring great destruction....

2011-09-15 12:08:26

Horn of Africa: Fighting food insecurity with forests and trees Restoring and preserving dryland forests and planting more trees to provide food, fodder and fertilizer on small farms are critical steps toward preventing the recurrence of the famine now threatening millions of people in the Horn of Africa, according to forestry experts from the CGIAR Consortium. Across the Horn, drought-induced famine has claimed tens of thousands of lives and swelled refugee camps in Kenya, Ethiopia and...


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Deforestation
2009-05-27 18:12:50

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...

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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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