climate change

  • Forest Facts from SLU: How will climate change affect underground ecosystems ?

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Read about how soil organisms respond to global warming under different combinations of vegetation conditions! / SLU
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  • Schoolchildren were asked to brainstorm futuristic solutions from the perspective of the circular economy

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Where will people get water, food and energy from in the future? It is believed that the circular economy will radically transform the entire business sector in the next few years. Climate change will make our living conditions more challenging, and mankind will need to develop new ways to both conserve and produce resources such as water, food, energy and consumables. VTT asked schoolchildren to draw sketches of a fictional futuristic spaceship aboard which all waste and by-products of life need to be minimised and reused as efficiently as possible. / VTT
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  • FLEG: Georgia celebrates Forest Week

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Forest Week was carried out in Georgia last week, with the aim to encourage greater public awareness towards forests and climate change, and to learn more about forest biodiversity and support greater recognition of this valuable resource. The event was organised by the EU-funded forestry programme FLEG II. / enpi-info.eu
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  • Reforestation guidelines will consider climate change

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Tree breeding is a long-term activity and has to be adaptive and flexible to future conditions. Future Forests supports a project that aims to develop guidelines for seedling transfer, taking future climate into account. Results have been implemented for Scots pine, in collaboration with Finland. Similar guidelines are underway for Norway spruce in a joint project involving Norway, Finland, Sweden and the Baltic states. / SLU
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  • Forests around the world affected by climate change

    Etiketter: Forest research and education
    An highly interesting article on forests and climate change was recently published by the Potsdam-Institut für Klimafolgenforschung (PIK): Around the globe, forests are found to be undergoing strong changes due to human influence already today. Degradation of woods due to man-made climate change cannot be ruled out for the future, a Special Feature in the Journal of Ecology, led by a team of scientists of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), now shows. / Nordic Forest Research
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  • Holmen world leader on action for climate change

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    For its actions to reduce carbon emissions and mitigate the business risks of climate change, Holmen has been awarded with a position on The A List: The CDP Climate Performance Leadership Index 2014. The index presents 187 listed companies identified as demonstrating a superior approach to climate change mitigation. It has been produced at the request of 767 investors who represent more than a third of the world’s invested capital by CDP, the international NGO that drives sustainable economies. / Holmen
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  • Climate Change Is Killing The World’s Oldest Trees

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Colorado’s old lodgepoles aren’t the only forest giants that are dying. Around the world, the biggest, oldest trees that harbor and sustain countless birds and other wildlife, are meeting the same fate. / Timberbiz
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