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Stetson Gallery to open season with 'Ocean Reflecting Sky' - Wicked Local Marblehead

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 11:32

Wicked Local Marblehead

Stetson Gallery to open season with 'Ocean Reflecting Sky'
Wicked Local Marblehead
In her painting “Blue Carbon,” Andre depicts a large wave like movement in her composition. Her abstracted seagrass meadow is in the process of carbon sequestration, shifting carbon from its leaves to the sediment below its roots. Andre wants the ...

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Stetson Gallery to open season with 'Ocean Reflecting Sky' - Wicked Local Swampscott

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 11:31

Wicked Local Swampscott

Stetson Gallery to open season with 'Ocean Reflecting Sky'
Wicked Local Swampscott
In her painting “Blue Carbon,” Andre depicts a large wave like movement in her composition. Her abstracted seagrass meadow is in the process of carbon sequestration, shifting carbon from its leaves to the sediment below its roots. Andre wants the ...

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Climate Change Series Part 1 – Rainforests Absorb, Store Large Quantities of Carbon Dioxide - Rainforest Trust (press release) (blog)

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 08:39

Rainforest Trust (press release) (blog)

Climate Change Series Part 1 – Rainforests Absorb, Store Large Quantities of Carbon Dioxide
Rainforest Trust (press release) (blog)
As important as forest regrowth can be to carbon sequestration, mature trees still play a vital role in the process. American Forests estimates that one mature tree absorbs approximately 48 pounds (0.022 metric tons) of carbon dioxide each year ...

Sudden oak death study expands, sets new goals, on Bolinas Ridge - Point Reyes Light

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 10:44

Sudden oak death study expands, sets new goals, on Bolinas Ridge
Point Reyes Light
“Our hope is to identify techniques that are optimal in terms of suppressing the pathogen and also increasing carbon sequestration. We are still collecting data about the short-term trade-offs between, for example, reducing fuel levels and increasing ...

EOR: Funding The Future - E&P (blog)

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 08:00

EOR: Funding The Future
E&P (blog)
The project is part of the ongoing research at the Midwest Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership. “Innovations that are going on are pretty phenomenal,” said Steve Melzer, founder of Melzer Consulting, a CO2EOR consulting firm. “Every month we wake ...

We are still in - The LumberJack

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 13:35

We are still in
The LumberJack
So the City of Arcata is investing in marsh lands now, working with the university, with students doing studies and things of carbon sequestration in marsh lands. That's another thing that we're interested in that we work towards. We see the value of them.

The biodiversity cost of carbon sequestration in tropical savanna - Science Advances

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 12:03

The biodiversity cost of carbon sequestration in tropical savanna
Science Advances
Tropical savannas have been increasingly viewed as an opportunity for carbon sequestration through fire suppression and afforestation, but insufficient attention has been given to the consequences for biodiversity. To evaluate the biodiversity costs of ...

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The Outsized Role of Soil Microbes - Lab Manager Magazine

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 07:41

The Outsized Role of Soil Microbes
Lab Manager Magazine
Many complexities of the carbon sequestration process remain poorly understood, despite years of research and the significant impact of this process on global climate. Now, three scientists have proposed a new approach to better understand the role of ...

Biofuel breakthroughs bring 'negative emissions' a step closer - Phys.Org

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 06:40

Phys.Org

Biofuel breakthroughs bring 'negative emissions' a step closer
Phys.Org
In contrast, forests are rather less permanent, because trees eventually die and rot, returning methane and carbon dioxide to the atmosphere; or burn, returning CO₂ to the atmosphere. Pyrolysis, then, offers the possibility long-term carbon ...

The Delta Is Sinking: Scientists Think Planting Rice Will Help - News Deeply

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 01:01

News Deeply

The Delta Is Sinking: Scientists Think Planting Rice Will Help
News Deeply
Rice fields can capture a significant amount of carbon dioxide emitted by the microbes in peat soil, acting as a carbon sequestration sink, Brock said. One of the rice fields on Twitchell Island used to grow corn, and during that time the underground ...

Biofuel breakthroughs bring 'negative emissions' a step closer - The Conversation AU

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 00:25

The Conversation AU

Biofuel breakthroughs bring 'negative emissions' a step closer
The Conversation AU
In contrast, forests are rather less permanent, because trees eventually die and rot, returning methane and carbon dioxide to the atmosphere; or burn, returning CO₂ to the atmosphere. Pyrolysis, then, offers the possibility long-term carbon ...

How 12000 Tonnes of Dumped Orange Peel Grew Into a Landscape Nobody Expected to Find - ScienceAlert

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 21:49

How 12000 Tonnes of Dumped Orange Peel Grew Into a Landscape Nobody Expected to Find
ScienceAlert
"This is one of the only instances I've ever heard of where you can have cost-negative carbon sequestration," says ecologist Timothy Treuer from Princeton University. "It's not just a win-win between the company and the local park – it's a win for ...

A Love Affair with a Tree: What One Red Oak Can Teach Us About Climate Change - lareviewofbooks

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 13:07

lareviewofbooks

A Love Affair with a Tree: What One Red Oak Can Teach Us About Climate Change
lareviewofbooks
She traces the elegance of how her tree silently draws water through its roots and up to the canopy, passing vapor into the atmosphere. The canopy, it turns out, is the engine of carbon sequestration: as trees draw carbon dioxide into their leaves ...

Ask the Naturalist: Where Can I Find Old Growth Redwoods in the Bay Area? - Bay Nature

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 12:51

Bay Nature

Ask the Naturalist: Where Can I Find Old Growth Redwoods in the Bay Area?
Bay Nature
Today, we are learning about another critical value old-growth offers thanks to having more biomass than any other forest: carbon sequestration. Redwoods are also robustly growing more than at any other time thanks to just a bit more C02 in the ...

The outsized role of soil microbes - Phys.Org

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 06:10

The outsized role of soil microbes
Phys.Org
In the carbon cycle, carbon moves among plants, animals, soils, the Earth's crust, fresh water, the oceans and the atmosphere. Sequestered carbon is carbon that stays in long-term storage. Soil carbon waxes and wanes, depending on the balance between ...

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The Outsized Role of Soil Microbes - Newswise (press release)

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 01:35

The Outsized Role of Soil Microbes
Newswise (press release)
Newswise — Many complexities of the carbon sequestration process remain poorly understood, despite years of research and the significant impact of this process on global climate. Now, three scientists have proposed a new approach to better understand ...

Erik Johnson: Boulder County research farm - Boulder Daily Camera

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 18:58

Erik Johnson: Boulder County research farm
Boulder Daily Camera
The research farm can evaluate numerous options for our ag lands, including specialty grains and beans which bring a higher market price, industrial hemp, organic crops, carbon sequestration techniques, and yes, possibly certain GMO crops. There are ...

Manage Grazing Behavior - Agriculture.com

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 16:36

Agriculture.com

Manage Grazing Behavior
Agriculture.com
Left to their own devices, cattle frequently graze those areas of a pasture where grass is most succulent and most easily within reach. In pastures with both uplands and lowlands, this often results in a patchwork of overgrazed areas interspersed with ...

How Much Are Trees Worth to Megacities? - CityLab

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 06:01

How Much Are Trees Worth to Megacities?
CityLab
... to assume a more global perspective, the researchers spent several months crunching the numbers for London to arrive at estimates of trees' contributions to air pollution removed, stormwater runoff avoided, energy left unguzzled, and carbon ...

No-till plot approaches half-century mark - Missouri Farmer Today

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 19:08

Missouri Farmer Today

No-till plot approaches half-century mark
Missouri Farmer Today
Ron Krausz discusses results of research at a plot that has been in continuous no-till for 48 years. By keeping the no-till plot all these years, scientists are able to glean vital information about topics as varied as fertilization, carbon ...