Osu research confirms that big timber is the leading source of greenhouse gas emissions in Oregon. Read more here.
- Forests and Climate Change: logging in Oregon emits as much carbon as the dirtiest coal plant on Earth.24 May 2019
Scientists say reforestation and better forest management can provide 18 percent of climate change mitigation through 2030. But studies appear to be divided about whether it’s better to prioritize the conservation of old forests or the replanting of young ones. A closer look, however, reconciles these two viewpoints. While young forests tend to absorb more […]
- 1 May 2019
- Unfortunately the world’s forests – and primary forests – continue to be lost and degraded at extremely high rates…1 May 2019
See the story and latest findings from Global Forest Watch: https://www.wri.org/blog/2019/04/world-lost-belgium-sized-area-primary-rainforests-last-year And the Guardian…https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/apr/25/death-by-a-thousand-cuts-vast-expanse-rainforest-lost-in-2018 And the BBC…https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-48037913
- 20 Apr 2019
Nations around the globe have pledged to increase their forest cover by planting millions of trees. But new research shows much of this growth would be in monoculture plantations that would be quickly cut down and do little to tackle climate change or preserve biodiversity.
- 18 Apr 2019
- 7 Apr 2019
- An important report from the Climate Land Ambition and Rights Alliance on climate change and forests7 Apr 2019
- 7 Apr 2019
“With a planet facing grave threats to its ecology and biodiversity, the role of a platform such as Sanctuary is critical – which is why we are hosting our first ever fundraiser tomorrow – to strengthen ourselves to help protect our planet better. We protect what we love.” Check out the tweet and video: https://twitter.com/SanctuaryAsia/status/1111121834609647616