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Living on Earth: Early Signs (Special Series)
Tanzania to look at the combined effect of tree-cutting and climate change in this installment of the series Early Signs: Reports from a Warming ...
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March 5, 2002: Our Closest Relatives Are Disappearing
Africa's remaining tropical moist forests. If political stability returns, tree cutting could increase several fold in the next few years, accelerating what could be the first ... Switzerland, and Cambridge, UK: World Conservation Union-IUCN, 2000). John Tuxill, "Death in the Family Tree," World Watch, September/October 1997, pp. 13-21. Carel P. van Schaik, "Securing a ...
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Environmental Effects of Whole-Tree Timber Harvesting
Contact Mike Farrell (farrellmp@ornl.gov) for more information. Environmental Effects of Whole-Tree Timber Harvesting Net hydrologic losses for nitrogen, potassium, and calcium are shown for five ... Swank, L. M. Tritton, and D. H. Van Lear. 1988. Effects of whole-tree and stem-only clear-cutting on postharvest hydrologic losses, nutrient capital, and site productivity. Forest Science 34( ...
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Tree Preservation Makes "Cents"
Cutting roots, hitting trees with equipment, piling dirt on top of the natural grade, cutting off too much foliage, changing drainage patterns, driving over (and thus compacting soil around) the root zone of a tree can all be injurious to trees ...
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Richard St. Barbe Baker in 1920's Africa
He left Kenya for three months to take part in tree planting in Tanganyika. He returned to discover that a Colonial official ... " and that he was a troublemaker for speaking out against certain tree cutting plans and practices. He never hesitated in his work – he ... in the ecosystem. The Men of the Trees grew to advance tree conservation in one hundred and eight countries. While in England in ...
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Books from the Earth Policy Institute
In response, Chinese officials banned tree cutting in the upper reaches of the basin. Trees standing, they argued, were worth three times ...
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Mike's Gulch logging
Mike’s Gulch roadless logging put on hold Timber company agrees to delay tree cutting in disputed forest Silver Creek Logging Co., the Oregon timber company awarded the contract to ...
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Heritage Tree Act returns
The Heritage Tree Act protects trees on all nonfederal forestlands in the state. This includes land owned by ... global warming). This bill would only affect trees harvested commercially for timber, and allows for cutting heritage trees for carefully defined reasons, such as for firebreaks or for safety. It does ...
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Database entry for Hevea brasiliensis - Rubber Tree
REFERENCED QUOTES ON RUBBER TREE "Hevea brasiliensis is the source of virtually all the world's rubber production. Cutting the bark of this tree releases the latex which is then collected, preserved, and stabilized. The latex is located in the inner bark of the tree and flows in ...
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Tree felled
Its unfortunate because now a tree that was an integral ... any action against the environmental group or whoever cut down the tree, he said. We just hope it doesnt happen again. ... Dave Kraby. He doesnt believe the tree cutting could be considered an unauthorized harvest of a tree. FHA Executive Director Roy Howard defended the ...
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