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MASSIVE EFFORT TO DOCUMENT THE GENETICS OF EUROPEAN FORESTS BEARS FRUIT

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(AGENPARL) – Washington ( D.C), lun 27 gennaio 2020 A power drill helps a researcher extract a core from a tree included in the GenTree project. Mehdi Pringarbe/INRA Avignon By Elizabeth PennisiJan. 27, 2020 , 3:15 PM Faced with deforestation, climate change, invasive pests, and new diseases, many trees are......
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FUNGAL DIVERSITY AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO THE FUTURE OF FORESTS

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(AGENPARL) – Worcester (Massachusetts), mer 22 gennaio 2020 If you indulge in truffles, or porcini and chanterelle mushrooms, you have enjoyed a product of ectomycorrhizal fungi. Forming symbiotic relationships with plants – including pine, birch, oak and willow tree species – these fungi have existed for millions of years, their......
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CLIMATE (NOT HUMANS) SHAPED EARLY FORESTS OF NEW ENGLAND

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(AGENPARL) – Worcester (Massachusetts), lun 20 gennaio 2020 IMAGE: Archaeologists Dianna Doucette, Deena Duranleau, and Randy Jardin conducting investigations at the Lucy Vincent Beach Site, Martha’s Vineyard. The long-held belief that native people used fire to create a diverse… view more  Credit: Elizabeth Chilton, Binghamton University A new study in the......
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UGA RESEARCHERS EXAMINE WARMING OCEANS’ IMPACT ON KELP FORESTS, LARGER ECOSYSTEM

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(agenparl) – athens (ga) gio 16 gennaio 2020 Kelp forests stretch from the Alaskan to the Baja Californian coast, where they thrive in the cool waters of the North Pacific and house entire food webs within their broad blades. In an effort that spans oceans, scientists from the University of Georgia......
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APHID-MUNCHING BEETLE COULD HELP SAVE HEMLOCK FORESTS

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(AGENPARL) – Washington ( D.C), mer 15 gennaio 2020 An introduced beetle that eats the eggs of the hemlock woolly adelgid is showing promise. ROBBIE FLOWERS/VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIVERSITY By Gabriel PopkinJan. 15, 2020 , 4:20 PM A potential ally for one of North America’s most embattled trees......
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BIODIVERSE FORESTS BETTER AT STORING CARBON FOR LONG PERIODS, SAYS STUDY

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(AGENPARL) – Worcester (Massachusetts), lun 06 gennaio 2020 (Earth Institute at Columbia University) A new study has found that diverse natural forests with a mix of tree species are more reliable and stable at absorbing and storing carbon than plantations dominated by just a few tree species, both over time......
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TO SAVE THE REDWOODS, SCIENTISTS DEBATE BURNING AND LOGGING

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(AGENPARL) – New York City (Usa), ven 20 dicembre 2019 Millions of people travel to California’s redwood forests every year to marvel at the few remaining stands of old-growth trees. Sequoia sempervirens, or the coast redwood, thrives in the damp climate along the Pacific Ocean. Some are more than 2,000......
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AMAZON FOREST REGROWTH MUCH SLOWER THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT

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(AGENPARL) – Worcester (Massachusetts), gio 19 dicembre 2019 IMAGE: Secondary forests are increasingly fragmented, and isolated from remaining primary forests. view more  Credit: Marizilda Cruppe/Rede Amazônia Sustentável The regrowth of Amazonian forests following deforestation can happen much slower than previously thought, a new study shows. The findings could have significant impacts......
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TROPICAL FORESTS LOSE VITAL NUTRIENTS FROM CONTINUED LOGGING AND RE-GROWTH

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(AGENPARL) – Swindon, Wiltshire (United Kingdom), mar 17 dicembre 2019 Home News, Events & Publications News NERC news Tropical forests lose vital nutrients from continued logging and re-growth NERC-funded research shows that continual logging and re-growing of tropical forests is reducing the levels of vital nutrients in the soil –......
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MINISTER DOYLE OPENS BRUSSELS EVENT ON THE FUTURE OF PLANTATION FORESTS IN EUROPE

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(agenparl) – dublino mar 17 dicembre 2019 Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine, Andrew Doyle T.D today opened a high level conference in Brussels organised by the European Forest Institute (EFI) to discuss the future of plantation forests in Europe. The event is part of......

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