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Carbon Sequestration News ItemsAssistant Professor of Forest Ecosystem Physiology - SustainableBusiness.com1/30/2018 12:44:22 AM
Assistant Professor of Forest Ecosystem Physiology SustainableBusiness.com ... at the University of Maine seeks a collaborative colleague to join our faculty as an Assistant Professor of Forest Ecosystem Physiology. The successful applicant is expected to fully participate in undergraduate and graduate education and build a ...
Our View: LePage rightly opposes biomass subsidy bond - Press Herald1/14/2018 4:08:48 AM
Press Herald Our View: LePage rightly opposes biomass subsidy bond Press Herald Here in 2018, we see that the governor was right on the mark. Maine taxpayers are helping out-of-state companies buy wood chips that are burned to make electricity, which is then sold back to Maine people at higher-than-market rates. And now there is a ... and more »
Marine Science Students Research Ocean Changes, Microplastics, Invasive Species, and More - Bowdoin (press release) (blog)1/2/2018 8:55:43 AM
Bowdoin (press release) (blog) Marine Science Students Research Ocean Changes, Microplastics, Invasive Species, and More Bowdoin (press release) (blog) The Marine Science Semester is an immersive academic program focusing on the study of benthic ecology, biological oceanography, coastal Maine history, and marine molecular ecology and evolution. While much of their time is spent at the Schiller Coastal ...
Accusations fly as Boothbay ruling puts botanical gardens expansion in legal limbo - Press Herald12/21/2017 12:51:39 AM
Press Herald Accusations fly as Boothbay ruling puts botanical gardens expansion in legal limbo Press Herald Visitors sit and walk in the Lerner Garden of the Five Senses at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay. The 300-acre attraction, which opened a decade ago, first announced its plans to expand in late 2015. Staff photo by Gordon Chibroski. An ... and more »
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 Researchers tie dissolved organic carbon in the Gulf of Maine to changes in precipitation and runoff This composite image with enhanced colors, constructed from data acquired by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) sensor on the Suomi ...
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 To increase carbon sequestration , it would be better to manage for higher-volume forests with bigger trees. To reduce carbon emissions, it would be better to reduce burning both wood and fossil fuels; but if they are burned, that should be done in the ... and more »
Fire Management News ItemsExtreme Weather, Climate Change Costing Taxpayers Billions - NBCNews.com10/24/2017 6:12:59 AM
NBCNews.com Extreme Weather, Climate Change Costing Taxpayers Billions NBCNews.com A bipartisan pair of senators, Susan Collins, R- Maine , and Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., requested the report from the GAO, an arm of Congress that helps provide research and oversight of the executive branch. This year's unusually destructive hurricane ... GAO: Trump should craft strategy to deal with economic harm of climate change Washington Examiner Climate Change, Natural Disasters Costing US Billions, Federal Watchdog Report Says The Weather Channel Information on Potential Economic Effects Could Help Guide Federal Efforts to Reduce Fiscal Exposure Government Accountability Office GAO - New York Times - Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources all 127 news articles »
Learning from the Great Fire of 1947 - Mount Desert Islander10/20/2017 6:59:45 AM
Mount Desert Islander Learning from the Great Fire of 1947 Mount Desert Islander The acreage of forest burned in wildland fires in Maine every year is much smaller now than it was back then, he said. In fact, it's less than the area burned intentionally with prescribed burns. “It would be unimaginable to me that something like the ...
Prospect of timber harvesting creates uncertainties for Katahdin Woods and Waters - Press Herald9/19/2017 3:38:15 AM
Press Herald Prospect of timber harvesting creates uncertainties for Katahdin Woods and Waters Press Herald Several Maine and national conservation groups criticized the vague language and the continuing secrecy over Trump's review of 27 national monuments created by his predecessors. Groups also expressed concerns about Zinke's use of “active timber ... Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's Report to the President on National Monuments - DocumentCloud DocumentCloud Shrink at least 4 national monuments and modify a half-dozen others, Zinke tells Trump Washington Post Interior Report Recommends Cuts or Changes to Seven National Land Monuments Wall Street Journal all 300 news articles »
Amid Raging Wildfires, Fire Management Practices Criticized - U.S. News & World Report9/7/2017 6:51:28 PM
U.S. News & World Report Amid Raging Wildfires, Fire Management Practices Criticized U.S. News & World Report Alabama · Alaska · Arizona · Arkansas · California · Colorado · Connecticut · Delaware · Florida · Georgia · Hawaii · Idaho · Illinios · Louisiana · Maine · Maryland · Massachusetts · Michigan · Minnesota · Mississippi · Missouri · Montana · Indiana ... and more »
Forestry Resources News ItemsTribe'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 ...