Forest Digest: July 8, 2018
Check out what’s happened this past week in forestry news!
Climate Change Is Making It Harder to Revive Damaged Land – Mother Jones
Due to changing climate, reviving damaged land has become difficult. Conservationists are now planting for the future instead of restoring the past.
According to new climate change prediction models, the rate of temperature increase may be double previous predictions. The new data shows the dramatic impact of rising temperatures.
This year, wildfires across the country have increased in size and severity. The chief cause of these wildfires are human carelessness and a warming climate.
Research in Madagascar shows that conservation restrictions are imposing a severe cost to poorer populations.
It’s Official – Spending Time Outside is Good For You – Environmental News Network
According to new research from the University of East Anglia, living close to nature and spending time outside have profound health benefits.
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