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Cause for hope: Secondary tropical forests put on weight fast

Cause for hope: Secondary tropical forests put on weight fast

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How fast tropical forests recover after deforestation has major consequences for climate change mitigation. A team including Smithsonian scientists discovered that some secondary tropical forests recover biomass quickly: … Sourced through Scoop.it from: phys.org Hope?  Perhaps we would have hope if we reversed population growth and greenhouse gas emissions today. See on Scoop.it – GarryRogers…

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New report assesses impacts of drought on US forests

New report assesses impacts of drought on US forests

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A new U.S. Forest Service report, edited in partnership with Duke University, projects that drought will have far-reaching impacts on U.S. forests and grasslands in coming decades. Sourced through Scoop.it from: phys.org What about logging, grazing, roads, transmission corridors, and recreation? See on Scoop.it – GarryRogers Biosphere News

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