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Carbon Sequestration News ItemsHow to fight climate change with what you eat - Gears Of Biz9/20/2017 5:40:30 PM
Gears Of Biz How to fight climate change with what you eat Gears Of Biz Yale 360 also highlights the potential for kelp and other sea plant cultivation to sequester carbon, increase coral productivity and reduce ocean acidification. Be warned though — any booming industry can have negative impacts. Maine's Ocean Approved ... and more »
Tribal forest project helps slow climate change, generates revenue by Edward French - Quoddy Tides5/15/2017 6:14:40 PM
Tribal forest project helps slow climate change, generates revenue by Edward French Quoddy Tides The Passamaquoddy Tribe is now using most of its land in Maine that it acquired through funding from the 1980 Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act both to slow the rate of climate change and to generate millions in revenue by offsetting emissions from ...
How Climate Change Affects the Flow of Carbon from Land to Sea - Eos2/14/2017 7:55:40 AM
Eos How Climate Change Affects the Flow of Carbon from Land to Sea Eos Light green colors along the coast of the Gulf of Maine indicate regions where water conditions and significant nutrients near the surface, including dissolved organic carbon (DOC), produce phytoplankton blooms. Credit: Norman Kuring, NASA Ocean ... In ...
Maine Voices: Is biomass energy carbon neutral? Not when you look at the facts - Press Herald1/13/2017 4:04:27 AM
Press Herald Maine Voices: Is biomass energy carbon neutral? Not when you look at the facts Press Herald If climate change is truly a concern, then the dual goals should be to increase carbon sequestration and reduce carbon emissions. To increase carbon sequestration , it would be better to manage for higher-volume forests with bigger trees. To reduce ... and more »
Buyers of North Woods lands hopeful about future of Maine forest products - Bangor Daily News11/13/2016 7:29:45 AM
Bangor Daily News Buyers of North Woods lands hopeful about future of Maine forest products Bangor Daily News “They're being built, mostly in Europe and particularly in the U.K. This is not experimental, and it has a potential to make a big difference in carbon sequestration ,” Bahlkow said. Building standards could help that along, he said, if government ... and more »
Could “Carbon Neutral” Biomass Amendment Cripple Climate Progress? - Freepress Online10/13/2016 10:47:07 AM
Freepress Online Could “Carbon Neutral” Biomass Amendment Cripple Climate Progress? Freepress Online Those concerned about the negative impacts of increased biomass energy production need only to look at Maine's culture of responsible and sustainable forest management where for generations we have heated our homes and fueled our mills with wood ... and more »
Fire Management News ItemsAuthor Elizabeth Hand goes to dark places - Press Herald6/4/2017 4:13:45 AM
Press Herald Author Elizabeth Hand goes to dark places Press Herald A few months ago, a line in a Press Herald review of Maine author Elizabeth Hand's latest book, a collection of stories and essays called “Fire. ... The study concluded that “conventional fire management approaches are unlikely to be effective in the ...
Forestry Resources News ItemsSt. Lawrence County colleges plan commencement ceremonies - WatertownDailyTimes.com4/23/2017 12:32:16 AM
St. Lawrence County colleges plan commencement ceremonies WatertownDailyTimes.com Students, faculty, staff and guests will hear remarks from honorary degree recipients Susan M. Collins '75, U.S. senator from Maine , Jane (Breckenridge) Eisner '64, president of The Eisner Foundation; Richard Guarasci, former St. Lawrence professor and ...
Former Fort Drum family sees Appalachian Trail hike as chance to heal - WatertownDailyTimes.com3/13/2017 12:32:07 AM
Former Fort Drum family sees Appalachian Trail hike as chance to heal WatertownDailyTimes.com The hike, which they began Sunday morning, runs about 2,200 miles from Springer Mountain, Ga., to Mount Katahdin, Maine . Mr. Owen and his wife Jeri Lynn are traveling with their five children between the ages of 8 and 16, two of whom were adopted from ... and more »
Massena Memorial Hospital officials share concern about Medicare repayment - WatertownDailyTimes.com11/23/2016 12:33:08 AM
Massena Memorial Hospital officials share concern about Medicare repayment WatertownDailyTimes.com Charles E. Schumer and the Hospital Association of New York are both involved in the fight, which Mr. Wolleben said impacts 14 hospitals in New York and “a handful” in Maine . Mr. Wolleben said they and other hospitals that received the money had ...
History of a hospital: an Ogdensburg landmark - WatertownDailyTimes.com9/18/2016 12:39:39 AM
History of a hospital: an Ogdensburg landmark WatertownDailyTimes.com She is the gilded 25-foot figure atop the Municipal Building and the woman on top of the USS Maine National Monument at Columbus Circle. She sits naked astride a horse in front of the city's main library. And she is the regal “Miss Manhattan” and “Miss ...
Croghan dam redevelopment efforts continue, but feasibility remains uncertain - WatertownDailyTimes.com8/18/2016 12:34:23 AM
Croghan dam redevelopment efforts continue, but feasibility remains uncertain WatertownDailyTimes.com Larsen Engineers, Rochester, last year conducted a feasibility study that yielded very positive results, he said. However, DANC had Kleinschmidt Engineering, Pittsfield, Maine , conduct a peer review of study, and that firm questioned some of the ...
Bangor Daily News - Bangor Daily News9/2/2015 9:00:35 AM
Bangor Daily News Bangor Daily News Bangor Daily News ... recreational uses, agricultural and forestry resources and economic impact. Funding for the study came from Congress, through bills introduced by U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D- Maine , and Sen. Angus King, I- Maine . The study will determine if the ...
Tribe's forests, a crucial resource, fall prey from within - Press Herald7/25/2014 12:11:32 AM
Press Herald Tribe's forests, a crucial resource, fall prey from within Press Herald In 2006, the year Billy Nicholas became governor, that figure jumped to 15,270, then to 27,860 in 2008 and 29,102 in 2009, the highest harvest since 1985, when huge stands of forest were cut across Maine in response to a severe outbreak of spruce ...
UMaine professor helps business take wood from bottom of lake to the showroom - Bangor Daily News3/15/2014 6:34:05 AM
Bangor Daily News UMaine professor helps business take wood from bottom of lake to the showroom Bangor Daily News “It's part of our service mission to the state,” Rice said of the university. “If we can help with Maine industry, we do so. Everybody in the department [School of Forestry Resources ] does some of it. It's our way of giving back.” Rice's work doesn't ... and more »