Forest Digest: June 24, 2018
Check out what’s happened this past week in forestry news!
After recent lava flows, a large portion of Hawaii’s native Ohia forest has been buried under lava. The area was home to many native Hawaiian species.
Scientists are alarmed about the increasing deforestation of intact forests across the globe. Since 2000, the average amount of daily forest loss was 200 sq. km.
With homelessness across the United States on the rise, consequences of climate change could prove deadly to those without shelter.
Climate Change First Became News 30 Years Ago. Why Haven’t We Fixed It? – National Geographic Magazine
In 1956, the New York Times was already discussing the effect greenhouse gas emissions would have on our environment. In 1988, drought, heat and fire were all hot topics in the news. So now, in 2018, why are we still not all-in on the fight against climate change?
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