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Coverage of land management since August 30, 2023.

Ecotrust Canada's project lineup for 2024

"...Last year, we worked with Indigenous communities to develop land-based natural climate solutions projects that will conserve biodiversity and provide sustainable livelihoods. In our efforts to secure funding for these initiatives, we assisted our partners in submitting applications to the Nature Smart Climate Solutions Fund, a federal program with a 10-year $1. 4 billion investment in reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Canada..."

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Ohio commission awards bids to frack oil and gas under state parks, wildlife areas

"...The Ohio Oil and Gas Land Management Commission granted the mineral rights to several oil and gas companies, allowing them to frack for oil and gas under land owned by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and the Ohio Department of Transportation, including state parks and designated wildlife areas..."

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UN kudos for Canadian project to climate-proof coastal estuaries

"...A West Coast conservation group is getting global kudos for its work protecting the heart of coastal ecosystems. The Nature Trust of British Columbia’s project to study and climate-proof 15 key estuaries on Vancouver Island, the central coast and Haida Gwaii has been recognized by the United Nation’s Ocean Decade program, the federal government announced Wednesday. The UN’s global ocean campaign, ending in 2030, aims to revolutionize science and wield it to safeguard the ocean from global warming and pollution while devising strategies to feed the world and drive economic development fairly and sustainably..."

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Forestry is key to growing a resilient bioeconomy in B.C.

"...More deeply integrating the bioeconomy with forestry is a key strategy for conservation, fire resilience and sustainable land management. By carefully managing forests, extracting value from every part of a tree, using wood residues and waste for value-added manufacturing and energy, while replanting trees, it's possible for B. C..."

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Redboine Watershed District has funds to help give away, and want landowners to know about it

"...The workshops cover many different activities related to anything from nitrogen management practices, rotational grazing practices, water retention projects, erosion mitigation, and shelterbelts, noted Hunnie.  ..."

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First Nations Forest Carbon Toolkit

"...This toolkit is meant to provide unbiased information to First Nations interested in learning more about what forest carbon offset projects are, what they mean for sovereignty, and what they mean for protecting intact forests and restoring forests degraded by logging..."

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World News in Brief: Sandstorm alert, albinism and climate change, rights in Peru

"...The UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said in a new report on Thursday that every year, around 2,000 million tonnes of dust enter the atmosphere, darkening skies and harming air quality in regions that can be thousands of kilometres away. WMO chief Petteri Taalas said this was partly due to poor water and land management. The phenomenon was also exacerbated by higher temperatures and drought brought on by a warming climate, leading to higher evaporation and drier soils..."

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Activists condemn government silence on animal care at Marineland Globalnews.ca

"...Interim Liberal Leader John Fraser said the deaths were “incredible and concerning” and wondered why that information was not made public earlier. “There's no action taken, no transparency,” he said. “The government should tell people what's happening to correct the situation there..."

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Major Delta, B.C. port expansion gets provincial green light Globalnews.ca

"...The government has set out 16 conditions to offset adverse effects the expansion will have on the area, including a wetland management plan, a wildlife management plan and a greenhouse-gas reduction plan for emissions. The province says it is aware that two parties are asking for a judicial review of the federal decision to approve the expansion, but B. C..."

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Q&A: How scientists tackle the challenges of estimating wildfire CO2 emissions

"...In the Arctic region and boreal forests the northernmost forest ecosystem in the world changes in fire are primarily due to climate change, she said. In tropical regions, changes are almost exclusively due to land and fire management. For temperate forests, a combination of climate change and land management are driving changes in fire..."

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The outcome of the next provincial election is in your hands B.C. Wildlife Federation

"...While the next provincial election is more than a year away, we are already crafting a strategy to ensure that our concerns and priorities are front and centre. The B. C..."

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Jobs in land management

Recent employment opportunities from across Canada.

Natural Area Practitioner - Urban Forestry - City of Surrey (Surrey, BC)

"...City of Surrey employees are talented innovators, inspired by meaningful work and the opportunity to drive our city—and their careers—forward..."

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Natural Area Practitioner - Urban Forestry (Natural Areas) - City of Surrey (Surrey, BC)

"...City of Surrey employees are talented innovators, inspired by meaningful work and the opportunity to drive our city—and their careers—forward..."

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Assistant Deputy Minister Rural Opportunities, Tenures and Engineering - Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (Victoria, BC)

"...The ADM establishes and maintains close liaison and effective working relationships with senior representatives of other provincial agencies, other provincial governments, the federal government, industry and resource development businesses, trade unions and business..."

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Natural Area Practitioner - Urban Forestry (Natural Areas) - City of Surrey (Surrey, BC)

"...City of Surrey employees are talented innovators, inspired by meaningful work and the opportunity to drive our city—and their careers—forward..."

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Podcasts

Recent episodes that mention land management.

MN 173. Crafting Land Management Solutions for Every Client

Duration: 50:39

"...Join PX4 Software industry leaders and a special guest from NewRange Copper Nickel as they discuss the latest advancements in compliance management, with a focus on PX4's specialized services. ..."

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#148 Merlin Becker: Otterburn research, fire ecology, mountain hare populations & sustainable land management

Duration: 01:25:45

"...I sit down with Merlin Becker, who previously worked for the GWCT at their model research farm in Scotland..."

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Farming and fire in Australia today

Duration: 52:38

"...Darren Doherty is a farm planner in Australia who works worldwide, and he's founder of Regrarians, which promotes and teaches the principles of regenerative agriculture..."

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Episode 28: Christopher Ketcham “This Land”

Duration: 40:01

"...Christopher Ketcham has written for dozens of publications, including Harper’s, National Geographic, and The New Republic..."

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Informative Video

Discussions, Documentaries, and Investigative Reports about land management.

The Truth About Japan's Friendly Deer

"...Searching for wildlife in Japan has been one of the most amazing experiences of my career as a conservation biologist, allowing me to experience a completely different landscape, new species, and different land management practices than I'm used to..."

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Beef Industrys Commitment to Carbon Reduction (w/ Ruaraidh Petre)

"...Essential elements in ensuring the industry meets its targets are grassland management and herd size..."

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Wyoming Public Lands

"...Diverse interests share their points of view with the Bureau of Land Management as it reviews its blueprint for the use of 245 million acres of federal land in southwest Wyoming..."

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Academic Research

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

Is it because of climate change? Social-ecological system analysis of wetland protected area in Vietnamese Mekong Delta

"...With the complexity of the research tasks, a social-ecological system (SES) approach was applied with three main elements: the resource system (vegetation covers), external related ecosystems (climate change), and governance system (wetland management) and their interactions through ecological performance (outcome)..."

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Promoting net-zero economy through climate-smart agriculture: transition towards sustainability

"...Land management practices, such as zero tillage, minimal tillage, crop residue decomposition, cover crops, and planting legumes, provide increased economic benefits..."

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Tracing the roots of wetland degradation in India: a systematic review of anthropogenic drivers, ecological consequences and co

"...Urbanization, population growth, land transformation, encroachment, and pollution have all contributed to the shrinking of wetlands, which were earlier estimated to be 58..."

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Global ambient air quality monitoring: Can mosses help? A systematic meta-analysis of literature about passive moss biomonitori

"...Surging incidents of air quality-related public health hazards, and environmental degradation, have prompted the global authorities to seek newer avenues of air quality monitoring, especially in developing economies, where the situation appears most alarming besides difficulties around ?adequate? deployment of air quality sensors..."

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Evaluating the impacts of sustainable land management practices on water quality in an agricultural catchment in Lower Austria

"...Managing agricultural watersheds in an environmentally friendly manner necessitate the strategic implementation of well-targeted sustainable land management (SLM) practices that limit soil and nonpoint source pollution losses and translocation..."

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Effects of land-use change and disturbance on the fine root biomass, dynamics, morphology, and related C and N fluxes to the so

"...We studied the impact of different types of land-use change (intensive and traditional agroforestry, logging) and disturbance by fire on fine root biomass, dynamics, morphology, and related C and N fluxes to the soil via fine root litter across different ecosystems at different elevational zones at Mt..."

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Land cover change and socioecological influences on terrestrial carbon production in an agroecosystem

"...Context This study evaluated the contributions of land cover and land use change (LCLUC) and land management to landscape carbon production through a complex cause-effect path analysis of socioecological latent variables..."

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Beyond Protected Areas: Conservation of South Brazilian Grasslands

"...Grasslands in the Campos Sulinos region are suffering rapid losses due to expansion of agricultural fields and exotic tree plantations, resulting in risks of losses of biodiversity and ecosystem services..."

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Cellular automata-based simulators for the design of prescribed fire plans: the case study of Liguria, Italy

"...Background Socio-economic changes in recent decades have resulted in an accumulation of fuel within Mediterranean forests, creating conditions conducive to potential catastrophic wildfires intensified by climate change..."

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Mapping of population growth influence on land use transformation from 1994 to 2015 in Madaba Governorate, Jordan

"...Its evolving landscape, marked by changes in land use, presents environmental and socio-economic challenges that necessitate sustainable urban planning and land management practices..."

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