Stories tagged "trees"

July 12, 2019

Interview of the Week: Jim Richards, CEO Milkadamia

Jim Richards is the CEO of Milkadamia, the maker of plant-based, vegan macadamia milk and products produced through regenerative farming techniques. ODP: What are the barriers that prevent regenerative farming from being used more widely? JR: The interest in...

April 17, 2019

One Prize Winning Thing: The Overstory by Richard Powers

The Overstory by Richard Powers won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction on Monday.  As its name suggests, it is an “epic” tale of the rich life and tragic death of trees.  According to The Washington Post, the novel’s win “marks a new high point in...

February 19, 2019

Fighting climate change with trees

Many nations around the world (and multilateral organizations as well) have committed to planting millions of trees to help combat climate change. It makes sense, trees naturally sequester carbon and are still the best “technology” available to suck carbon...

January 17, 2019

Trump Quietly Orders More Logging On Federal Lands

President Trump issued an Executive Order late last year directing the Secretaries of Agriculture and Interior to increase logging on lands under their agencies’ control by 31% above levels of timber harvest in 2017.  The Washington Post reported that the...

January 14, 2019

Bioengineering may save America’s forests

Scientific American recently reported that U.S. forests are among the most vulnerable in the world to predators and disease, according to a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. The report also explained that biotechnology has...

January 6, 2019

Brazil’s Amazon Protected Areas Now At Risk

Brazil’s new President, Jair Bolsonaro, who is ultra-conservative and ran on a promise of deregulation similar to President Trump’s, has moved the administration of Brazil’s extensive protected areas in the Amazon from the Ministry of Indigenous...

June 5, 2018

Our Daily Planet: Initial Arctic Refuge Drilling Exploration Plan Rejected, Pilot Whale in Thailand Perishes From Plastic, Indy Hugs Its Trees, Climate Change Won’t Heat Earth Equally, Black Lung Fund In Jeopardy, The Dunes of Pluto  

Our Daily Planet: ANWR Permits, Pilot whale ingests 17 lbs of plastic and how climate change isn't heating the planet equally Campaign URL Copy Facebook 0 likes Twitter 0 tweets Google +1 Subscribe Past Issues RSS Translate English العربية Afrikaans беларуская...

May 17, 2018

Our Daily Planet: Kilauea’s Toxic “Vog”, Can Atlanta Keep its “City in a Forest” Title?, Bowhead Whales Booming in the Arctic, As Scandals Mount, Even Some Conservatives Tire of Pruitt, The Phillippines Declares New MPA To Preserve Deep-Sea Corals, One Funny Thing: A Bear With a Sweet Tooth

Our Daily Planet: Kilauea's Toxic Vog, Bowhead Whale Boom and a New Jersey Bear with a Serious Sweet Tooth Campaign URL Copy Facebook 0 likes Twitter 0 tweets Google +1 Subscribe Past Issues RSS Translate English العربية Afrikaans беларуская мова български català...