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What if the answer to California’s wildfire woes is more fire?

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Planting Trees Is Good. Elimin...

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The UN report says we just have to stop cutting them down.

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Indonesian flooding disaster b...

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TAPUWATU, Indonesia — Muhammad Arfa says he thinks a miracle saved his home.

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How to ensure sustainable palm...

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Palm oil is the most widely consumed vegetable oil on the planet.

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The Simple, Yet Elusive, Key T...

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Preserving and restoring forests is an effective step toward mitigating climate change, and comes with a host of other benefits.

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Climate change to blame as bar...

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Hot, dry summers are fanning an unprecedented outbreak of bark beetles that are destroying vast swathes of central Europe’s spruce forests which define the region’s landscape.

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Climate Change Could Drastical...

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For a preview of what’s to come for the Earth’s ecosystems…

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Extractive industries threaten...

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[Translate] by Mike Gaworecki news.mongabay.com. According to a recent report, mining companies currently have claims on 11 percent...

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Regreening the planet could cu...

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[Translate] Natural solutions such as tree planting, protecting peatlands and better land management could account for 37% of all...

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A decade of monitoring shows t...

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[Translate]   Pensoft Publishers Summary: Characterized with high levels of biodiversity and endemism, the Atlantic Tropical Forest...

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WANT TO STOP WILDFIRES? TRY LO...

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[Translate] Liar, liar, forest fire GRIST Republican State Rep. Mike Noel said this week that “tree huggers” were to blame for a...

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[Translate]  By Bruce Melton, Climate Discovery | Op-Ed A recent article in The Atlantic implies climate change to be wrongly viewed...

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CITIES AND BIODIVERSITY HOTSPO...

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[Translate] THEDIRTASLA,ORG   Aaron King The western hemisphere’s conflict zones / © 2017 Richard J. Weller, Claire Hoch, and Chieh...

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HARNESSING THE POWER OF NATURE...

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[Translate] Jared Green   THE DIRT Handbook of Biophilic City Planning & Design / Island Press People feel happier, healthier,...

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AFRICA’S DUST IS A PRICE...

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[Translate]   By Tim Radford / Climate News Network  VIA TRUTHDIG     Women and children struggle through a dust storm in North...

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Widespread Mercury Contaminati...

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[Translate]   Environment It’s in the air, soil, sediment, plants, fish and wildlife. By Susan Kemp / U.S. Geological Survey  ...

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BRAZILIANS USE OLYMPICS TO DEL...

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[Translate] THE DIRT  Jared Green 2016 Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony / NBC The estimated 3.3 billion people who watched the opening...

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EUROPE’S PRECIOUS BEECH ...

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[Translate]   By Kieran Cooke / Climate News Network   VIA TRUTHDIG     A beech woods near Morganstown in South Wales, where tree...

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THOMAS RAINER: THERE ARE NO MU...

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[Translate] THE DIRT by Jared Green Planting in a Post-Wild World / Timber Press Instead of laying down a layer of mulch to separate...

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DROUGHTS ARE GIVING TREES R...

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[Translate]   By Tim Radford / Climate News Network  VIA TRUTHDIG     Around 12 million trees have perished in California in the last...

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INDONESIAN PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES...

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[Translate] Many have criticized Indonesia‘s largely unsustainable palm oil industry for several reasons, including deforestation....

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THE SENATE JUST PASSED AN ENER...

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[Translate] by Alejandro Davila Fragoso CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Charles Krupa   The first major update to the nation’s...

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2016 ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE...

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[Translate] THE DIRT   by Jared Green Deforestation in Brazil / Wired Yale University and Columbia University, together with the...

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A WILD LIBERTY: THE SIXTH MASS...

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[Translate]   By Grant A. Mincy, Center for a Stateless Society | Op-Ed   (Photo: Deforestation via Shutterstock) The Sixth Mass...

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VERTICAL FOREST FOR LAUSANNE, ...

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[Translate]   stefano boeri plans second ‘vertical forest’ for Lausanne, Switzerland stefano boeri plans second ‘vertical...

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BLAZING OUR WAY TO APOCALYSE: ...

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[Translate] Much has been made of fossil fuels, but few understand the dangers of wood burning. Part 2 of a 3-part series John Upton,...

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LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE IN THE ...

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[Translate] THE DIRT by J.R. Taylor The Spiritual and Spectacular Meet at an Ultramodern Community Center in Connecticut – The New...

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‘Unlawful and Fatally Fl...

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[Translate] “The Navy has an astonishing sense of entitlement to public lands and waters,” said retired U.S. Fish &...

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South Korea chops down ancient...

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[Translate] lroderick7 By Katie Herzog grist Add this to the list of problems with the Olympics. South Korea, host of the 2018 Winter...

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The Amazon tribe protecting th...

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[Translate]   Ka’apor Indians set fire to illegally cut logs found near the indigenous territory. Photograph: Lunae...

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