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DNA Analysis Used To Trap Tree Thieves
Science & Tech  (tags: Canada, British Columbia, DNA, trees, unauthorized loggers, old growth, thieves )

Dandelion
- 24 days ago - science.gc.ca
Timber is taken illegally from Crown land, private land and ecological reserves. Catching these unauthorized loggers red-handed as they harvest old-growth timber would be ideal and DNA can lead to convictions which will help to stop this from happening.
Greenhouse Gas Levels Rising at Fastest Rate Since 1984
Science & Tech  (tags: CO2emissions, WMO, atmosphere, climate-change, environment, pollution, weather, wildlife, water, trees, healthconditions, destruction, nature, science )

Ray
- 44 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A surge in atmospheric CO2 saw levels of greenhouse gases reach record levels in 2013, according to new figures.
Say No to Genetically Engineered Trees in US - Via Force Change
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Genetic Engineering, Trees, Contamination, Habitat destruction, Wildlife, Health risks, Safety issues, Sustainability, World, Ethical concerns, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 70 days ago - forcechange.com
Unnatural GE trees will easily contaminate native ecosystems spreading their genetically engineered genes into wild environments, leading to negative and irreparable consequences for the environment, other species and Earth as a whole. Global Petition.
Lost Microbes Are Eroding Amazon's Ability to Capture Carbon
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, discovery, Earth Science, environment, investigation, Rain Forest, research, scientists, Trees )

Kit
- 283 days ago - livescience.com
Beneath the lush forests of the Amazon is a whole different level of diversity that new research says may be one of the keys to understanding how to stem the global impacts of deforestation.
Video:Take a Virtual Flight Through Yosemite's Fire Zone& 9 Scary Facts About the Yosemite Fire
Science & Tech  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, environment, endangered, water, wildlife, trees, science, protection, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, science, research, endangered, wildanimals, climate )

JL
- 417 days ago - motherjones.com
This Google Earth tour shows you where the blaze is burning--and what's at stake. Just another wildfire? Nope. This one's different. Here's why.
Report: Conserving the World's Last Great Forest Is Possible
Science & Tech  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, GoodNews, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world, science, scientists, study, investigation, design )

JL
- 452 days ago - pewenvironment.org
It explores recent research on the health of the boreal and concludes with a set of clear, science-based guidelines for balancing conservation with development in the boreal.
One-Third of World's Conifers at Risk of Extinction, Study Says
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, environment, habitat, history, humans, news, research, science, scientists, trees, world )

Caree
- 479 days ago - news.msn.com
Conifers are the largest and longest-lived species on the planet but a new study reveals 34 percent of them are endangered of being extinct - with logging and disease the main threats, scientists said on Tuesday.
Fellowship of the Tree Rings
Science & Tech  (tags: research, climate science, trees, wood )

Giana
- 549 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
New Zealand researchers probe history and climate science by looking at wood.
Arizona Tribes and Environmental Groups Oppose HR 287 for Mining in the Tonto National Forest Read More at Http://Indiancountryt
Science & Tech  (tags: Mining, Arizona, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, trees, wildlife, animals, government, politics, business, corporate, ethics, government, southwest, native american, archaeol )

S
- 602 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Environmentalists and tribal activists are crying foul on a mining proposal on sacred land in Arizona that's been resurrected for the eighth year in Congress.
Meet the Archangel Trying to Save the World's Ancient Trees
Science & Tech  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, trees, research, science, protection, nature, forests, GoodNews, scientists, study, research, safety, science, interesting, ancient )

JL
- 623 days ago - takepart.com
David Milarch's Archangel Ancient Tree Archive organization has successfully cloned 130 different species of trees.
Why Chopping Down Trees Could Give You a Heart Attack
Science & Tech  (tags: illness, health, research, risks, safety, protection, prevention, warning, study, science, disease, death, trees, forests, discovery, environment, scientists, world, interesting )

JL
- 626 days ago - takepart.com
New research finds a possible rise in human deaths where trees are scarce.
Brazil Plans Amazon Tree Census to Assess Deforestation
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, ecosystems, forests, destruction, environment, Sustainabililty, research, nature, world, trees, science, scientists, society, world, research )

JL
- 633 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Most detailed study for forty years will also analyse climate change impact and allow ministers to examine forest 'from within'
Forest Service: 36 Million Acres Could Be Lost to Sprawl
Science & Tech  (tags: trees, forests, humans, nature, Sustainabililty, research, habitat, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, science, scientists, study, research, safety, society, discovery )

JL
- 641 days ago - fs.fed.us
the U.S. Forest Service issued a new report with another grim prediction: that 36 million acres of the nation's forests will be lost to houses, strip malls and roads by 2050. That's an area 16 times larger than Yellowstone National Park.
 

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