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Low-level thinning can help restore redwood forests without affecting stream temperatures

(Oregon State University) CORVALLIS, Ore. – Selectively cutting trees in riparian zones to aid forest restoration can be done without adversely affecting streams’ water temperature as long as the thinning isn’t too intensive, new research by Oregon State University shows.

Global warming can be stopped – The Manila Times – The Manila Times

One of the most famous and committed protectors of the natural world and defender of the planet is David Attenborough. He gave a speech online to the members of the United Nations Security Council on climate change and security this…

The Farcical Climate ‘Fact-Checkers’ Who Don’t Actually Check Facts

Last week, an organization called Climate Feedback attempted what it claimed was a fact check of an article James Delingpole had written about a report we at the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) had published a few days earlier. The report was about the impacts of…

How Climate Change May Influence Deadly Avalanches – Scientific American

Big dumps of powder snow are a precious gift in the best of times around the West, where 40 or 50 feet can fall during a winter, forming frozen mountain water towers that slowly melt and sustain the region through…

Getting ahead of climate change

(SPIE–International Society for Optics and Photonics) In “Perspectives on flood forecast-based early action and opportunities for Earth observations,” Claire Nauman et al. focus on flood forecasts and identify opportunities to incorporate Earth observation data into flood forecast-based early action.

Population of critically endangered Bahama Oriole is much larger than previously thought

(University of Maryland Baltimore County) New studies suggest there are at least 10 times as many Bahama Orioles as previously believed. The new data may influence the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to down-list the Bahama Oriole from critically endangered to endangered, freeing up resources to support other threatened species. The new work also showed that Bahama Orioles live and nest in a wider range of habitats than previously understood, which could inform future conservation efforts.