Saturday, April 20, 2024

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Tree keepers: Where sustaining the forest is a tribal tradition

The Menominee tribe of Wisconsin has sustainably harvested its woods for nearly 170 years, providing a model for foresters worldwide. Amid climate change and other threats to the forest, the tribe continues to follow a traditional code: Let the healthy trees keep growing.

US Forest Service plan to plant more than a billion trees...

Not only that, but U.S. tree nurseries don’t have enough variety of species necessary to meet the goal.

City trees save lives, first-of-its-kind study finds

Planting trees has additional benefits for communities beyond keeping cities cool, such as reducing air pollution and boosting mental health.

Forests are crucial to combating climate change—will Biden rise to the...

Unsustainable logging by the forest products industry is driving massive carbon emissions.

Amazon Rainforest deforestation at its worst – equivalent to the size...

While the new data still represents a 72 percent drop from 2004 when implementation of combative deforestation measures were put in place, the increased rate in the past 10 years has many worried.

Pakistan’s next prime minister wants to plant 10 billion trees

What's more, Pakistan is among the six countries that will be most affected by climate change, meaning that reforestation is critical to mitigate the impacts of global warming.

One million trees pledged to ‘Trump Forest’ to offset president’s anti-climate...

Trump Forest was launched just under a year ago after POTUS announced he was pulling the U.S. from the Paris agreement.

New Zealand government to plant 100 million trees yearly

New Zealand’s youngest leader in more than 150 years plans to take the country on a more liberal path after nine years of conservative rule.

75,000 trees donated so far to ‘Trump forest’ to offset president’s...

"We're not going to get ahead of this problem if people don't understand what it is."

1.5 million volunteers plant 66 million trees in 12 hours, breaking...

The aim of the mass-planting event was to raise awareness for the nation’s “make India green again” plan.

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

GOP attorneys general petition against EPA’s use of civil rights law for environmental justice

The petition, if successful, could have dire consequences for communities living near industrial sites.