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Old logging practices linked to high erosion rates

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Oregon researchers say the landscape of the Rogue-Siskiyou National Forest is threatened by old logging and road-building practices; recent fires and rains have produced erosion rates four times ...

dateOct 19, 2010 in Environment
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Nature valued from space

Satellites show how we can promote economic development in an environmentally sustainable manner by putting a price on nature's resources.

dateJul 12, 2013 in Environment
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Cover crops reduce erosion, runoff

Cover crops may be more effective at reducing soil erosion and runoff after maize harvest than rough tillage, according to scientists from the Université Catholique de Louvain, in collaboration with the Independent ...

dateMay 18, 2010 in Environment
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Reclaiming the land after a forest fire

Wildfires cause tragic losses to life, property, and the environment. But even after the fire rages, the damage is far from done. Without vegetation, bare, burnt soil lies vulnerable to erosion, which can impede efforts towards ...

dateDec 22, 2011 in Environment
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