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Replanting logged forests with diverse mixtures of seedlings accelerates restoration, says study

Envirotec Magazine

Satellite observations of one of the world’s biggest ecological experiments on the island of Borneo appear to reveal that replanting logged forests with diverse mixtures of seedlings can significantly accelerate their recovery. Restoring logged tropical forests is a crucial component of efforts to tackle both the nature and climate crises.

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Auditor Calls for Canada’s Transparency on Logging Emissions

NRDC onEarth

Canada's Environment Commissioner found that the Government of Canada has failed to transparently report on the climate impact of industrial logging, with potentially sweeping ramifications for its forest policymaking.

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Auditor Calls for Canada’s Transparency on Logging Emissions

NRDC onEarth

Canada's Environment Commissioner found that the Government of Canada has failed to transparently report on the climate impact of industrial logging, with potentially sweeping ramifications for its forest policymaking.

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Studies Expose Reality of Logging-Driven Forest Degradation in Canada

NRDC onEarth

New publications on the impact of industrial logging in Canada reveal pervasive forest degradation and significant climate consequences,

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Anti-logging protests make history in Canada

Inhabitat - Innovation

More than 866 protesters against old-growth logging have been arrested in western Canada since April. These protests are now the biggest act of civil disobedience in the country's history. The main issue of contention is Vancouver Island's disappearing ancient forests.

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Cannon-Brookes backs power engineers aiming to solve renewables grid connection log-jam

Renew Economy

Cannon-Brookes provides bulk of funds for start-up hoping to help solve the wind and solar connection log jams on Australia's main grid. The post Cannon-Brookes backs power engineers aiming to solve renewables grid connection log-jam appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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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.

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