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Amazon mangrove forest stores twice as much carbon per acre as region’s famous rainforest

Sep 24, 2018
Scientists have determined for the first time that Amazon’s waterlogged coastal mangrove forests, which are being clear cut for cattle pastures and shrimp ponds, store significantly more carbon per acre than the region’s famous rainforest.

By Chris Branam
Sep 24, 2018

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Ecological Effects of Tide Gate Upgrade or Removal: A Literature Review and Knowledge Synthesis

This document reports on findings, conclusions and recommendations derived from scientific literature and knowledge regarding the effectiveness of tide gate removal or upgrade in improving conditions for Oregon’s native migratory fish species.

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Amazon mangrove forest stores twice as much carbon per acre as region’s famous rainforest

Sep 24, 2018
Scientists have determined for the first time that Amazon’s waterlogged coastal mangrove forests, which are being clear cut for cattle pastures and shrimp ponds, store significantly more carbon per acre than the region’s famous rainforest.

By Chris Branam
Sep 24, 2018

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New ‘droughty’ soils model for Pacific Northwest could aid forest health in changing climate

Aug 16, 2018
Scientists have developed a new approach to modeling potentially drought-prone soils in Pacific Northwest forests, which could aid natural resource managers to prepare forested landscapes for a changing climate.

By Chris Branam
Aug 16, 2018

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New evidence of two subspecies of American pikas in Rocky Mountain National Park

Jul 11, 2018
Rocky Mountain National Park provides habitat for not one, but two subspecies of the American pika, a species thought to be closely connected with climate change, according to a new study.

By Chris Branam
Jul 11, 2018

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