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EarthTalk: Cattle producers thinking greener - Jacksonville Journal Courier

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 08:37

Jacksonville Journal Courier

EarthTalk: Cattle producers thinking greener
Jacksonville Journal Courier
But for years beef industry defenders have pointed to the “carbon sequestration” benefits of grazing cattle on grasslands as an environmental justification for continuing to raise and sell livestock. According to the theory, grasslands around the world ...

Watch: Greater animal diversity means more trapped carbon - Futurity: Research News

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 07:27

Futurity: Research News

Watch: Greater animal diversity means more trapped carbon
Futurity: Research News
“We also have to worry about maintaining the diversity and abundance of animals, especially mammals at this point, in order to ensure a well-functioning carbon cycle and the retention of carbon in soils.” If we want to increase carbon sequestration, we ...

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Diversity of large animals plays an important role in carbon cycle - Phys.Org

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 04:20

Phys.Org

Diversity of large animals plays an important role in carbon cycle
Phys.Org
The team found that places where animals are most diverse correlate with places that have the most carbon sequestered in the soil. "It's not enough to worry about the trees in the world holding carbon. That's really important but it's not the whole ...

Making woody biomass truly sustainable - EURACTIV

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 00:16

EURACTIV

Making woody biomass truly sustainable
EURACTIV
Therefore, a continual cycle of harvesting and re-planting with young stands, along with storage in solid wood products, offers the optimum carbon sequestration model. Biomass can contribute to this process by providing a market for the low grade wood ...

Engineered river diversions sequester carbon in deltas - University of Florida

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 13:39

University of Florida

Engineered river diversions sequester carbon in deltas
University of Florida
Researchers from the University of Florida have found that a delta of a distributary on the Mississippi River created by coastal engineering efforts may have the potential to build long-term sinks of greenhouse gases. The carbon sequestration potential ...

Stanford research finds that diversity of large animals plays an important role in carbon cycle - Stanford University News

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 13:00

Stanford University News

Stanford research finds that diversity of large animals plays an important role in carbon cycle
Stanford University News
The team found that places where animals are most diverse correlate with places that have the most carbon sequestered in the soil. “It's not enough to worry about the trees in the world holding carbon. That's really important but it's not the whole ...

Stanford research finds that diversity of large animals plays an important role in carbon cycle - Stanford University News

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 13:00

Stanford University News

Stanford research finds that diversity of large animals plays an important role in carbon cycle
Stanford University News
The team found that places where animals are most diverse correlate with places that have the most carbon sequestered in the soil. “It's not enough to worry about the trees in the world holding carbon. That's really important but it's not the whole ...

Soil holds potential to slow global warming - UHM News

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 11:33

UHM News

Soil holds potential to slow global warming
UHM News
A California rancher applies compost as part of a carbon-sequestration study. Credit Rebecca Ryals. Want to do something about global warming? Start by looking at the ground. Managed well, soil has an ability to trap carbon dioxide that is potentially ...

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Erika Murphy: Beef industry positives - Steamboat Pilot & Today

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 09:30

Erika Murphy: Beef industry positives
Steamboat Pilot & Today
We have always had animals producing carbon; it is our modern fossil fuel consumption that is the primary contributor to CO2 emissions. Cattle also help with carbon sequestration by putting organic matter back into the soil by their stomping of grass ...

Even though I know a vegetarian diet is better for the environment, I love cheeseburgers and a good steak every now ... - The Paper Magazine

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 06:51

The Paper Magazine

Even though I know a vegetarian diet is better for the environment, I love cheeseburgers and a good steak every now ...
The Paper Magazine
But for years beef industry defenders have pointed to the “carbon sequestration” benefits of grazing cattle on grasslands as an environmental justification for continuing to raise and sell livestock. According to the theory, grasslands around the world ...

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Talk to focus on health of world's oceans - Ventura County Star

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 06:31

Ventura County Star

Talk to focus on health of world's oceans
Ventura County Star
Topics of the “Oceans in Peril” talk will include soil carbon sequestration, marine permaculture and kelp restoration. His presentation will begin at 7 p.m. at the Ojai Retreat, 160 Besant Road, on the hill above the Ranch House Restaurant in the Ojai ...

Blow for 'grass fed' beef as new report suggests it's part of the climate problem not solution - Independent.ie

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 05:33

Independent.ie

Blow for 'grass fed' beef as new report suggests it's part of the climate problem not solution
Independent.ie
Key findings include the observation that while grazing of grass-fed animals can boost the sequestration of carbon in some locally specific circumstances, that effect is time-limited, reversible, and at the global level, substantially outweighed by the ...

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The Bad Bet That Undid Rotterdam's Fight Against Climate Change - Next City

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 04:08

Next City

The Bad Bet That Undid Rotterdam's Fight Against Climate Change
Next City
In approving the new coal plants, the Dutch cabinet had required certain measures to mitigate the plants' emissions. One of those measures was the inclusion of experimental new power plant technology called Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS).

UW scientists part of regional $6 million biofuel, carbon capture modeling project - Fence Post

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 16:18

UW scientists part of regional $6 million biofuel, carbon capture modeling project
Fence Post
... ecosystem services assessment. The goal is to decrease atmospheric carbon — perhaps even remove more than is going in — through alternative agricultural and energy approaches, such as biofuels, and above- and below-ground carbon sequestration.

If I stick to grass-fed beef, can I live with myself environmentally? - Augusta Free Press

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 08:39

Augusta Free Press

If I stick to grass-fed beef, can I live with myself environmentally?
Augusta Free Press
But for years beef industry defenders have pointed to the “carbon sequestration” benefits of grazing cattle on grasslands as an environmental justification for continuing to raise and sell livestock. According to the theory, grasslands around the world ...

Area universities participate in $6 million project - High Plains Journal

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 16:18

Area universities participate in $6 million project
High Plains Journal
The goal is to decrease atmospheric carbon—perhaps even remove more than is going in—through alternative agricultural and energy approaches, such as biofuels and above and belowground carbon sequestration. The Upper Missouri River Basin refers to ...

UW scientists part of regional $6 million biofuel, carbon capture modeling project - Tri-State Livestock News

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 23:58

UW scientists part of regional $6 million biofuel, carbon capture modeling project
Tri-State Livestock News
... and ecosystem services assessment. The goal is to decrease atmospheric carbon – perhaps even remove more than is going in – through alternative agricultural and energy approaches, such as biofuels, and above- and belowground carbon sequestration ...

Soil holds potential to slow global warming - UH System Current News

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 18:30

UH System Current News

Soil holds potential to slow global warming
UH System Current News
“But caring for the land by maintaining or rebuilding organic matter, rich in carbon and essential for the life of soil, is a win-win for building resilience in our landscapes and communities through protection of food security, reduced erosion and ...
Soil holds potential to slow global warming, two studies showUniversity of Michigan News

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Agricultural research examines environmentally-conscious practices - Kansas State Collegian

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 12:11

Kansas State Collegian

Agricultural research examines environmentally-conscious practices
Kansas State Collegian
The additional moisture promotes microbial growth within the soil. These microbes will help the soil be more capable of absorbing carbon, which is part of the idea of carbon sequestration. Much of this idea is present in Rice's research, and he said it ...

UW Scientists Part of $6 Million Biofuel, Carbon Capture Project - University of Wyoming News

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 10:42

UW Scientists Part of $6 Million Biofuel, Carbon Capture Project
University of Wyoming News
The goal is to decrease atmospheric carbon -- perhaps even remove more than is going in -- through alternative agricultural and energy approaches, such as biofuels, and above- and below-ground carbon sequestration. The Upper Missouri River Basin ...