News tagged with forest conservation

Ground zero in timber wars shows signs of peace

(AP) -- On a steep slope of the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, a crew of young men with chain saws and hardhats worked their way through an old neglected clearcut, cutting brush and young trees and piling the remains ...

dateJun 21, 2009 in Environment
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Satellite images help species conservation

Organisms living on small islands are particularly threatened by extinction. However, data are often lacking to objectively assess these threats. A team of German and British researchers used satellite imagery to assess the ...

dateNov 17, 2011 in Ecology
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New edition of plant identification software released

A pair of researchers from the College of Natural Resources and Environment recently released the third edition of Woody Plants in North America, an interactive multimedia tutorial for woody plant identification. The DVD-based ...

dateAug 31, 2012 in Ecology
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Human-tiger conflict: Are the risks overestimated?

Wildlife conservationists are well aware of the potential conflicts that exist between the endangered species they seek to protect and the human populations which inhabit areas where the animals live. Carnivores, such as ...

dateJan 21, 2013 in Ecology
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