Versatile data logging

Envirotec Magazine

Voltage data loggers measure from 0 to 25V DC, current loggers from 0 to 20 mA DC, and count loggers record up to 14,000 counts per logging interval.

Sarawak communities gather data to challenge claims made by logging company

Eco-Business

Indigenous communities in Sarawak have been monitoring their forests for the past year, gathering data to counter a logging company's assumptions about the value of their traditional lands

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Monarch butterfly population declines due to climate change and logging

Inhabitat - Innovation

Migrating monarch butterflies declined 26% in December 2020 compared to December 2019

Which Industry Offers The Safest Jobs In America: Nuclear Or Logging?

Jim Conca

The most dangerous job in America is logging, with over 132 fatal injury per 100,000 workers. The safest job in America is the commercial nuclear industry, with less than 1 fatal injury per 100,000 workers. This huge difference results from a hyper-awareness of safety in the nuclear industry

Cedar Haven is a forest retreat made with reclaimed logs

Inhabitat - Innovation

Several salvaged logs and other found objects Blending contemporary design with natural materials, Washington-based residential architecture firm Gelotte Hommas Drivdahl Architecture completed a stunning timber home that feels like an extension of its alpine forest environment.

Commentary: Which Industry Offers The Safest Jobs In America – Nuclear Or Logging?

CleanTech Alliance

Source: James Conca, Forbes, Dec 13, 2019 The most dangerous job in America is logging, with over 132 fatal injuries per 100,000 workers. The next nine most dangerous jobs, with fatality rates between 10 and 100, are: commercial fishing, aircraft pilots, roofers, trash collectors, steel workers, truck drivers, farming, construction worker supervisors (yes, just the supervisors), […]. Commentary

Tree planting can help tropical forests ‘recover 50% faster’ from logging

Eco-Business

A tropical forest will typically take around 60 years to fully recover from a single logging event. But logged forests in Malaysia that were actively restored showed that recovery can be shortened to 40 years

Burning issue: Australia debates risks of logging fire-damaged forests

Eco-Business

While scientists say 'salvage logging' can encourage wildfires, timber companies say removing burned trees makes forests safer

Monarch butterfly population declines due to climate change and logging

AGreenLiving

Unfortunately, logging in Mexico and some climate factors have dealt a blow to their population. While natural events, such as wind and drought, have contributed to tree loss, the decline in trees is also attributed to logging and pest-control activities.

Sunnova Logs Another Quarterly Loss, but Picks up Solar Dealers Amid Coronavirus

GreenTechMedia

Residential solar and storage company Sunnova logged an overall loss in the third quarter of 2020, as the industry emerges from a difficult period in which the coronavirus pandemic challenged overall sales.

As Australia’s logging ‘madness’ fuels more fires, will it hasten ecosystem collapse?

Eco-Business

In the aftermath of the 2019-2020 Australian bushfires, logging has recommenced in the Australian state of Victoria, despite intense criticism from scientists and conservationists

Solar-Log and Kitu Systems collaborate on Rule 21-compliant grid support communications

Solar Power World

Solar-Log and Kitu Systems announced a collaboration to offer expert solar plant monitoring, control and communication solutions that meet the new California Rule 21 mandate.

Vestas Logs Strong Q3 Despite Price Pressure and Trade Woes

GreenTechMedia

Shares in Vestas, the world’s largest manufacturer of wind turbines shot up 11 percent after the firm announced order, profits and revenues were all up in the third quarter compared to last year. This came despite warnings of ongoing trade issues, a slowdown in Asia and ongoing price pressures. The order backlog climbed to a record of 3,646 million euros (U.S. 4,039 million).

Indonesia scraps timber legality rule, stoking fears of illegal logging boom

Eco-Business

This could open the door to more illegal logging, experts warn Indonesia’s trade ministry has stopped a requirement for wood exporters to obtain licenses verifying their wood comes from legal and sustainably managed sources.

Where the logging ends, the forest clearing begins in Indonesian Borneo

Eco-Business

A recent study of timber concessions in the Indonesian Bornean provinces of East and North Kalimantan found that concessions that were not actively being logged showed higher rates of deforestation than active operations

Lost giants: Logging and climate shifts slash forest carbon storage

Eco-Business

Deforestation, drought and wildfires are changing forests forever, reducing the planet-warming carbon dioxide they suck up

Solar-Log® Helps Comet Solar Boost Solar ROI

altenergymag

By installing a Sonnen storage system and using Solar-Log's control technology, the plant owner is able to make use of the solar power produced while limiting the amount of power exported to the grid. Comet Solar installed an 8kW rooftop solar PV plant in Island Harbour, Anguilla. They purchase less power from the utility company and avoid feed-in charges

Tesla Model 3 logs 100,000 miles with little reported battery capacity loss

Charged

Imam logged 100,000 miles on his 2018 Model 3 Long Range in just over two years, and has been quite impressed with the total cost of ownership. “I There are plenty of high-mileage Teslas on the road , but so far we’ve heard from few Model 3 owners who’ve passed the 100,000-mile mark. Kazi Imam is one driver who’s passed that milestone, and he recently told his story to Electrek.

Cedar Haven is a forest retreat made with reclaimed logs

AGreenLiving

Several salvaged logs and other found objects from the surroundings were deliberately left in their natural state to emphasize the organic beauty of the design. Located on a site where a previous log home once stood, Cedar Haven was created in response to the client’s desire for a more contemporary house that still exuded the warm, rustic feel of a traditional log cabin. Cedar Haven is a forest retreat made with reclaimed logs.

As IKEA is hit by illegal logging link in Europe, furniture firm's sustainability function in Southeast Asia dissolves

Eco-Business

Soh Bee Lian, the Southeast Asia manager of sustainability for homeware multinational Ikea, has left the company after just over a year to join Dyson

NREL Just Logged a New Record for PV Cell Efficiency. Does the Solar Industry Benefit? [GTM Squared]

GreenTechMedia

Best Ways To Save Money This Summer

U.S. Green Technology

How to log your finances Get into good financial habits Learn how to save money, set up a monthly budget, or log your financial records each week so that you will be a financial adult by the end of the week!

Webinar: Monitor, troubleshoot, and manage plants in less time – October 8

Solar Power World

Attendees will be introduced to Solar-Log®, a neutral and inverter-independent expert solution to streamline the monitoring process… The post Webinar: Monitor, troubleshoot, and manage plants in less time – October 8 appeared first on Solar Power World.

Cedar Haven is a forest retreat made with reclaimed logs

AGreenLiving

Several salvaged logs and other found objects from the surroundings were deliberately left in their natural state to emphasize the organic beauty of the design. Located on a site where a previous log home once stood, Cedar Haven was created in response to the client’s desire for a more contemporary house that still exuded the warm, rustic feel of a traditional log cabin. Cedar Haven is a forest retreat made with reclaimed logs.

Norwegian Green Roof Log Cabins in the USA

Green Roof Technology

Norwegian Green Roof Log Cabins in the USA. Around 50 years ago there was trend in the USA of having Norwegian Log Cabins as a second home. All of these cabins came entirely from Norway and they all had a Green Roof. Most of these cabins with timber from Norway still exist and the owners are very proud of having these solid, cozy and unique structures. Unfortunately most of Green Roofs have been replaced by metal roofing during the last 20 years.

Stunning House on the Rocks uses geothermal power

AGreenLiving

On Finland’s windswept Turku archipelago, Helsinki-based design practice and log house kit purveyor Pluspuu has completed yet another ecological wood house — fittingly named the House on the Rocks.

Illegal logging possibly contributes to majority of mislabeled wood in US markets

AGreenLiving

Mislabeling often signals wrongful supply chain violations — illegal logging and deforestation — that consequently hamper endeavors to promote sustainable wood According to Amy Smith, the World Wildlife Fund’s forests deputy director, “Wood products are intentionally mislabeled, sometimes to pass off lower-value wood for more expensive varieties, and sometimes to cover up the fact it was illegally sourced.

Super-charged battery market logs 87 per cent price drop since 2010

Business Green

Analysts predict battery market will be worth $116bn a year by 2030

More than half of Europes native trees face extinction

Inhabitat - Innovation

The unfortunate decline is due to the combination of three paramount factors: problematic invasive species, unsustainable deforestation from logging and wood harvesting and urban development

Why should the Scottish woodlands be protected?

Inhabitat - Innovation

Although Scotland is more heavily forested than England or Wales, much of its woodlands have been lost to human factors, like logging and urban sprawl, or to environmental pressures, such as climate change

Antarctica reaches record high temperature

Inhabitat - Innovation

The frozen continent recently logged its warmest temperature to date, a whopping 65 degrees Fahrenheit. That’s quite a leap from its previous record of about 63 degrees Fahrenheit, set five years ago in 2015

Myanmar's ethnic communities opposing a coal plant see their fight get harder

Eco-Business

Myanmar’s Indigenous people have faced the loss of their lands, community forests, and deteriorating health conditions due to illegal logging and mining.

New Emails Show Trump Admin Exploited Wildfires to Help Logging Industry

DeSmogBlog

Read time: 4 mins This is a guest post by ClimateDenierRoundup. Earlier this month we discussed how during Australia’s devastating fires, conservatives tried to claim that it was green party forest management policies that were to blame. That is, of course, wrong.

Covid-19 lockdown gives rise to deforestation across Asia and South America

Eco-Business

Reduced monitoring by enforcement authorities and social upheaval have both been cited as reasons for the increase in logging activity in Indonesia, Nepal, Cambodia, Myanmar and Brazil

Illegal loggers in Sulawesi use pandemic as cover to ramp up activity

Eco-Business

Illegal logging on Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island has intensified by more than two-thirds during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to local NGO JURnal Celebes

Medicine not chainsaws: Indonesian clinic keeps villagers and forests healthy

Eco-Business

In Borneo, offering affordable healthcare to villagers living near forests is helping to reduce illegal logging and fight climate change

Indonesia approves coal road project through highly biodiverse forest

Eco-Business

Conservationists and indigenous communities have warned that the road could devastate the ecosystem, create more habitat fragmentation and facilitate further encroachment for logging, hunting and agriculture

Myanmar's ongoing land conflict contributed to rapid forest cover loss

Eco-Business

Habitats of globally threatened species, including the critically endangered Gurney’s pitta and recently discovered geckos, face destruction due to logging, agriculture and other human pressures

Under cover of Covid-19, loggers ravage Cambodian wildlife sanctuary

Eco-Business

Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary in Cambodia has lost almost a fifth of its forest cover since 2010, largely to agricultural expansion, illegal logging, and land grabbing

Jailing of farmer who cut 20 trees spotlights Indonesia land conflicts

Eco-Business

A law intended to target illegal logging by companies is instead being used against indigenous groups, say rights campaigners

Stunning House on the Rocks uses geothermal power

Inhabitat - Innovation

On Finland’s windswept Turku archipelago, Helsinki-based design practice and log house kit purveyor Pluspuu has completed yet another ecological wood house — fittingly named the House on the Rocks.

What are the obstacles in protecting Indonesia’s forests and cuttting emissions?

Eco-Business

An analysis by academics finds a huge swath of forest in Indonesia that can still potentially be cleared because it lies within logging and plantation concessions, with few requirements for concession holders to conserve them

Timber organisation backs ‘peace park’ in Borneo

Eco-Business

But even if the International Tropical Timber Organisation (ITTO) endorsed the Baram Peace Park—the last remaining primary forest in the Malaysian state of Sarawak—will industrial logging continue to threaten the region’s forests