News tagged with forest resources

Managing water resources in forest restoration

Hundreds of thousands of acres on the Coconino National Forest are slated for thinning during the next 20 years. Two NAU researchers want the forest restoration efforts to result in better water quality and ...

dateSep 08, 2014 in Environment
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Sustaining Northern hardwood forests

Northern hardwood forests give many gifts to many people. Natural beauty, recreation, a source of lumber, wood pulp for paper products, raw material for biofuels. They also generate jobs and sustain rural ...

dateMay 13, 2014 in Environment
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Large ivory haul seized in Togo

Togo police have seized about 1.7 tonnes of ivory loaded in a container in the port of Lome, the country's minister of environment and forest resources said on Tuesday.

dateJan 28, 2014 in Ecology
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Amazonia at a crossroads

The Amazon rainforest faces an uncertain future – one that an international research network hopes to help steer towards sustainability.

dateOct 17, 2013 in Environment
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Getting to the root of the matter

(Phys.org) —Working to identify key genes in the root development of poplar trees, three Michigan Technological University scientists have come up with a new model for how genes interact and affect each ...

dateJul 03, 2013 in Biotechnology
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Reducing negative impacts of palm oil plantations

Harmful environmental and social impacts of palm oil plantations in the developing world could be minimised by buffer zones around towns and villages; protection of areas with high ecosystem value and effective consultation ...

dateJun 24, 2013 in Environment
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