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Forestry

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Coverage of forestry since November 21, 2021.

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Forestry, energy drive export growth

"...Year-to-date exports are up 37. 1% over the previous year and up 19. 6% over 2019..."

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Old growth deferrals to help ensure forestry industry's viability — MLA

"...Earlier this month, the B. C. Government announced its plans to defer logging in old growth forests in the province, however, what that looks like will depend on consultation with local First Nations..."

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B.C.'s sweeping forest changes pushed through over MLA objections

"...Amendments in October are to create 10-year forest landscape plans to replace the current “results-based” harvest system, giving the province control over where roads are built. That bill also give the Chief Forester authority to set tree planting standards for harvest areas and after large wildfires..."

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Agroforestry project attempts to slow threat of wildfire in Kootenay region

"...Called Bannock in Bloom, the test model for agroforestry is being put forward at Bannock Point, a Crown-owned recreational area south of Silverton. Work began earlier this month to work with the local landscape and “plant valuable food crops that strengthen local food security and are both drought and wildfire resistant,” a press release on the project noted..."

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ZHA extends Hollywood-inspired resort with striking hotel towers

"...Zaha Hadid Architects has been remarkably busy lately, unveiling its Budapest proposal and the completed Infinitus Plaza within days of each other. The high-profile British firm has now taken the wraps off yet another project, which is currently under construction in China and consists of two eye-catching towers in a casino resort that are designed to mitigate their carbon footprint with sustainability features. The Studio City Phase 2 development is located in the "Hollywood-inspired" Studio City resort in Macau and will expand its facilities..."

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RCMP investigating after $500,000 logging machine burns outside Lake Cowichan

"...Lake Cowichan RCMP is investigating after a piece of logging equipment was heavily damaged in a fire in the Carmanah forested area on Nov. 11..."

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Letter: Supports fall short for forestry workers impacted by old-growth deferrals

"...Truck Loggers Association of BC calls for collective vision for forestry and old growth Nov. 23, 2021 11:50 a. m..."

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Letter: Hold our governments accountable

"...Despite BC's new forestry commitments, old growth is still being logged. And our tax dollars are still being used to subsidize fossil fuels. It's talk and log and frack as usual..."

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Contract to manage Fort St. James Community Forest tenure inked

"...A familiar forestry company will continue to work with the District of Fort St. James on their Community Forest that has provided social and economic benefits to the community since 2001..."

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LETTER: Pitt Meadows resident lays out implications of B.C.'s forestry changes

"...Old growth forest near Port Renfrew. British Columbia’s forest minister introduced a bill in October 2021 to amend the Forest and Range Practices Act and “reshape” forest management in the province. (Jonathan Hayward/Canadian Press)..."

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Forest Industry poll

"...Poll: Do you appreciate the role the forestry industry plays in our local economy? Deb MeissnerNov. 21, 2021 3:30 p. m..."

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FOREST INK: More innovative harvesting approaches needed to manage forests

"...While reading the community forest news letter, I came across a recent article regarding the ongoing discussions about our old growth forests. Status of B. C..."

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Associate Professor - Forestry

"...This appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2022..."

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Podcasts

Recent episodes that mention forestry.

RealAg Radio, Nov 5: COP26, plant-based profitability, breaking Alberta news, and being punny

Duration: 55:29

"...Welcome to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio..."

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How the New NDP Policy Intentions for Forestry Impact Old-Growth

Duration: 32:12

"...We speak to Grand Chief Stewart Phillip from the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs and Torrance Coste, the National Campaign Director of Wilderness Committee to get reaction on the B. C..."

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Trouble with some Californian forestry offsets, and reflections on the Texas electrical grid

Duration: 36:32

"...and others reported on major issues with some California forestry credits allegedly being overestimated by a substantial amount..."

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Reference margin limit removal a win, Alberta minister says

Duration: 8:28

"...The most recent meeting of the Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) ag leaders came to a conclusion Thursday without a consensus on Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) Marie-Claude Bibeau’s proposed AgriStability changes..."

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Informative Video

Discussions, Documentaries, and Investigative Reports about forestry.

Mr. Bruce Knight: Catalyzing a National Ecosystem Services Market

"...Knight explains the history of the Ecosystem Services Market Consortium (ESMC) and details how ecosystem service markets can add incentives to motivate farmers and ranchers to improve soil health..."

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Science should put a business hat being clearer about Consequences & Solutions

"...Andy has published and edited several books: “Conservation and Biodiversity”, “Population Dynamics of Diseases in Natural Populations”, and “Unsolved Problems in Ecology. ” He has been an external Faculty member at the Santa Fe Institute since 2011..."

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Regenerative Farming in Kenya | Circular food systems in East Africa 1/5

"...In this film, hear from two innovative farms in Kenya as they demonstrate how their regenerative farming practices have had a beneficial impact on nature and rural communities, while at the same time helping combat biodiversity loss and climate change..."

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Academic Research

Recent peer-reviewed papers about forestry relevant to the latest news.

Remote Sensing Technologies for Assessing Climate-Smart Criteria in Mountain Forests

"...Monitoring forest responses to climate-smart forestry (CSF) is necessary to determine whether forest management is on track to contribute to the reduction and/or removal of greenhouse gas emissions and the development of resilient mountain forests..."

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Economic and Social Perspective of Climate-Smart Forestry: Incentives for Behavioral Change to Climate-Smart Practices in the L

"...In this volume, the concept of climate-smart forestry (CSF) has been introduced as adaptive forest management and governance to address climate change, fostering resilience and sustainable ecosystem service provision..."

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Climate-Positive, Sustainable Agriculture Is Possible! Cornerstones for Public-Interest-Agrarian Policies

"...This article suggests that digitalization will be a prime mover towards a sustainable, climate-positive food security and biodiversity conservation that uses the potential of agriculture and forestry as well as horticulture and fisheries to effectively remove CO2 from the atmosphere..."

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Quantifying ecosystem service interactions to support environmental restoration in a tropical semi-arid basin

"...Understanding the role of ecosystem services (ESs) within environmental management has become a critical issue of the twenty-first century..."

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Importance of Carbon Sequestration in the Context of Climate Change

"...In addition to biochar and conservation tillage, increased biomass production, agroforestry, deep-rooted crops, improved pastures, residue management, optimal fertilizer application, and crop rotation could help maintain a high C balance in soils and induce negative efflux of CO2..."

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Climate-Smart Forestry in Brazil

"...Nevertheless, the deforestation rate, with a consequent loss of biodiversity and ecosystem services, represents critical challenges, attracting worldwide attention..."

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Integrated multi-enterprise agricultural system for sustaining livelihood, energy use and resource recycling: a case study from

"...Therefore, a study was planned during 2014?2018 involving multiple enterprises like food crops, agroforestry (fruits?+?vegetables), forage, livestock and water harvesting-cum-fish production to enhance productivity, profitability, energy efficiency, resource recycling and soil health..."

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Landscape Dynamics in the Northwestern Mountains of the Iberian Peninsula: Case Study Ancares-Courel Mountain Range

"...Agriculture, cattle grazing, unsuitable forestry management, forest fires, and afforestation with fast-growing species, have led to a reduction of the forests..."

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Problems of Effective Forestry Fund Land Management in the Amur Region

"...However, sustainable forest management implies such maintenance and use of the forestry fund, which can preserve its productivity, recreational potential, biodiversity and thepotential to perform environmental, economic and social functions in the present and future..."

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The Role of Forests in Climate Change Mitigation: The EU Context

"...Within the land use, land-use change, and forestry (LULUCF) sector, forestry will contribute to this target with CO2 sink, harvested wood products (HWP), and use of wood for material or energy substitution..."

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National Forest Inventory Data to Evaluate Climate-Smart Forestry

"...This chapter explores the strengths and limitations of NFI-derived indicators to assess forest development with respect to adaptation to and mitigation of climate change, that is, the criteria of Climate-Smart Forestry (CSF)..."

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