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The reason why Kashmir's stunning Wular Lake is shrinking: Willow trees - Scroll.in

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 10:04

Scroll.in

The reason why Kashmir's stunning Wular Lake is shrinking: Willow trees
Scroll.in
Romshoo said cutting down older willow trees would not make much difference to the area's ability to absorb carbon. “Several recent research studies indicate that the net carbon sequestration rates in trees decline with maturity,” he said. Most of ...

Mining project in Leuser Ecosystem no longer has a valid permit - Mongabay.com

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 16:54

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Mining project in Leuser Ecosystem no longer has a valid permit
Mongabay.com
The economic value of an intact Leuser ecosystem — in terms of flood and fire prevention, water supply, agro-ecology, tourism, carbon sequestration, and a host of other ecological services — has been estimated at US $22.3 billion dollars. That's ...

UConn Study: Connecticut's $4 Billion Ag Industry Carried by 'Green Industries' Not Crops - Patch.com

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 12:05

Patch.com

UConn Study: Connecticut's $4 Billion Ag Industry Carried by 'Green Industries' Not Crops
Patch.com
... ecosystem services, scenic views, and other non-market social benefits attributable directly to the state's agriculture, but does provide some preliminary estimates of the impact of agro-tourism and carbon sequestration attributable to Connecticut ...

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'Green Industries' Now Drive Connecticut Agriculture - UConn Today

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 08:44

UConn Today

'Green Industries' Now Drive Connecticut Agriculture
UConn Today
... ecosystem services, scenic views, and other non-market social benefits attributable directly to the state's agriculture, but does provide some preliminary estimates of the impact of agro-tourism and carbon sequestration attributable to Connecticut ...

Perry's Vision Of Nuclear Generator Movable By Cargo Plane Successfully Tested During Kennedy Admin - Forbes

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 06:22

Forbes

Perry's Vision Of Nuclear Generator Movable By Cargo Plane Successfully Tested During Kennedy Admin
Forbes
On Tuesday, there was a wide ranging symposium with talks about nuclear energy, wind, solar, biomass, hydroelectricity, carbon capture and sequestration and natural gas. Early in the day, Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and Secretary of the Interior ...

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Brexit and the challenges faced by farmers and rural communities - Financial Times

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 05:27

Financial Times

Brexit and the challenges faced by farmers and rural communities
Financial Times
The National Trust, among others, has proposed a review of agricultural policy that would remove direct support and incentivise farmers to create or maintain public benefits, such as access, healthy soils and carbon sequestration. But the future ...

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9th Sustainable Cleveland summit shows city's progress to a model green city: Mark Tercek (Opinion) - cleveland.com

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 13:20

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9th Sustainable Cleveland summit shows city's progress to a model green city: Mark Tercek (Opinion)
cleveland.com
... more, compared with manmade solutions, natural infrastructure often works better, costs less and appreciates in value over time -- all while providing a host of co-benefits like wildlife habitats, tourism and recreation opportunities, and carbon ...

Forest Service head sends pro-grazing message; not all Flagstaff ranchers agree - Arizona Daily Sun

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 11:09

Arizona Daily Sun

Forest Service head sends pro-grazing message; not all Flagstaff ranchers agree
Arizona Daily Sun
In studies conducted at the ranches by researchers at Northern Arizona University, moderate grazing was shown to result in more and healthier plant diversity and more carbon sequestration than no grazing or overgrazing, Krones said. But historically ...

Soil and Land Initiatives Seek to Spur Action Across SDGs - IISD Reporting Services

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 08:48

Soil and Land Initiatives Seek to Spur Action Across SDGs
IISD Reporting Services
The report discusses the planned publication of the first of several GLOSIS-associated products, including the Global Soil Organic Carbon Map (GSOCmap), by the end of 2017, noting this is expected to enhance estimations of soil carbon sequestration ...

USFS head sends pro-grazing message in Flagstaff - Arizona Daily Sun

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 06:03

Arizona Daily Sun

USFS head sends pro-grazing message in Flagstaff
Arizona Daily Sun
In studies conducted at the ranches by researchers at Northern Arizona University, moderate grazing was shown to result in more and healthier plant diversity and more carbon sequestration than no grazing or overgrazing, Krones said. But historically ...

Willow trees caught out as culprit for Kashmir lake Wular's woes - The Hindu

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 00:58

The Hindu

Willow trees caught out as culprit for Kashmir lake Wular's woes
The Hindu
Mr. Romshoo said cutting down older willow trees would not make much difference to the areas ability to absorb carbon. Several recent research studies indicate that the net carbon sequestration rates in trees decline with maturity, he said. Most of ...

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FEATURE-Willow trees caught out as culprit for Kashmir lake's woes - Reuters

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 00:12

FEATURE-Willow trees caught out as culprit for Kashmir lake's woes
Reuters
Romshoo said cutting down older willow trees would not make much difference to the area's ability to absorb carbon. “Several recent research studies indicate that the net carbon sequestration rates in trees decline with maturity,” he said. Most of ...

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Willow trees caught out as culprit for Kashmir lake's woes - Reuters

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 00:07

Willow trees caught out as culprit for Kashmir lake's woes
Reuters
Romshoo said cutting down older willow trees would not make much difference to the area's ability to absorb carbon. “Several recent research studies indicate that the net carbon sequestration rates in trees decline with maturity,” he said. Most of ...

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Importance of Working Landscapes to California's Economy and Climate Change - California Economy Reporting

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 08:16

Importance of Working Landscapes to California's Economy and Climate Change
California Economy Reporting
Land management for carbon sequestration is one of many opportunities available to the U.S., more locally in California, to reduce their net emissions of GHGs, particularly CO2. Carbon-oriented management of working landscapes may offer landowners the ...

Groups seek changes in conservation, crop insurance incentives - Agri-Pulse (subscription)

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 07:17

Agri-Pulse (subscription)

Groups seek changes in conservation, crop insurance incentives
Agri-Pulse (subscription)
... state or locally determined priority resource concerns, and increase the minimum percentage of funds required to be used for wildlife conservation practices and related benefits, including water quality, soil health, pollinator habitat and carbon ...

Celebrate Vegetarian Day for yourself and for the earth - timessentinel.com

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 06:10

Celebrate Vegetarian Day for yourself and for the earth
timessentinel.com
So best not to totally condone meat eating based strictly on feeding style according to a report by NPR which states, “Weighing carbon sequestration against methane production is a dicey business.” Grist goes one step further, suggesting eliminating ...

Two-thirds of India's terrestrial ecosystems vulnerable to drought, says study - Livemint

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 05:39

Livemint

Two-thirds of India's terrestrial ecosystems vulnerable to drought, says study
Livemint
New Delhi: Nearly two-third of the India's terrestrial ecosystems is not resilient to drought, a new study has revealed. It also says that inability of ecosystems to tolerate water-limited conditions may pose a serious challenge in terms of carbon ...

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Carbon Capture Could Benefit Environment and Boost Industry's Output, Energy Secretary Says - Environmental Leader

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 04:00

Environmental Leader

Carbon Capture Could Benefit Environment and Boost Industry's Output, Energy Secretary Says
Environmental Leader
Consider ExxonMobil Corp., which said last year that it would explore carbon capture and sequestration with a fuel cell company. FuelCell Energy and Exxon said the development of this new technology would “substantially reduce costs” associated with ...

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Barrasso presses DOE nominee on committment to coal research - Casper Star-Tribune Online

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 19:06

Casper Star-Tribune Online

Barrasso presses DOE nominee on committment to coal research
Casper Star-Tribune Online
Trump's pick for Assistant Secretary of Energy for Fossil Energy, Steven Winberg, said Tuesday he was committed to the kind of public-private partnerships that led to Wyoming's Integrated Test Center, a carbon capture research center nearing completion ...

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Haliburton Forest to generate carbon credits - Haliburton County Echo

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 08:41

Haliburton Forest to generate carbon credits
Haliburton County Echo
... the trees are growing at a particular rate and therefore sucking carbon out of the atmosphere. In exchange for that commitment, one is able to calculate the number of carbon credits. A carbon credit is the equivalent of one ton of CO2 that's been ...