Timber Companies Have The Opportunity To Protect Forests Long Term – But They Don’t!

The majority of logging companies,  fail to protect their lands from unsustainable clear-felling practices and even fewer have systems to monitor and ensure such policies. This study looks at global Companies and rainforests, but the same can be applied to Timber practices in The United States. Forestry companies warned over environmental policies 5 August 2019 … Continue reading Timber Companies Have The Opportunity To Protect Forests Long Term – But They Don’t!

Rivers in the Sky: How Deforestation Is Affecting Global Water Cycles

A growing body of evidence indicates that the continuing destruction of tropical forests is disrupting the movement of water in the atmosphere, causing major shifts in precipitation that could lead to drought in key agricultural areas in China, India, and the U.S. Midwest. JULY 24, 2018 | Fred Pearce | Yale Environment 360 Every tree … Continue reading Rivers in the Sky: How Deforestation Is Affecting Global Water Cycles

Proper citing is needed for energy projects

Proper citing is needed for energy projects MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2019 | Bob Quinn, Sackets Harbor | Watertown Daily Times Last month, the Roaring Brook industrial wind project received virtually its last needed approval with construction to begin later this year. The project will result in 20 wind towers, each several times the height of Watertown’s … Continue reading Proper citing is needed for energy projects

Logging Is the Lead Driver of Carbon Emissions from US Forests

If we want to effectively mitigate climate change, it’s time for bold action to protect forestlands April 4, 2019 | Danna Smith, Chad Hanson, And Matthew Koehler | earthisland.org Climate change is having a growing impact on Americans and, as the crisis escalates, communities face growing challenges. The latest report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change … Continue reading Logging Is the Lead Driver of Carbon Emissions from US Forests

Visual Tour of Turbine 18 proposed Location.

Sometimes it is difficult to understand the loss and potential damages that will occur with Industrialization of the Michigamme Highlands and ridgelines of the Huron Mountains. This is a Tour of just one location shows what is at risk of being forever destroyed.  This is only one location, there are a proposed 54 to 68 … Continue reading Visual Tour of Turbine 18 proposed Location.

The Rapid Decline Of The Natural World Is A Crisis Even Bigger Than Climate Change | HuffPost

The Rapid Decline Of The Natural World Is A Crisis Even Bigger Than Climate Change A three-year UN-backed study from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform On Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services has grim implications for the future of humanity. Mar 16, 2019 | John Vidal | huffpost.com Exerpt - Read full article: on huffpost Nature is in … Continue reading The Rapid Decline Of The Natural World Is A Crisis Even Bigger Than Climate Change | HuffPost

End of the road. Supreme court denies to hear case on U.P. County Rd 595.

March 13, 2019 | Tyler J Markle | WLUC - uppermichiganssource.com MARQUETTE COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - The legal fight for County Road 595 is at this time, over. The Supreme Court on March 4, 2019 denied the Marquette County Road Commission's request for a review on the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to veto the road proposal. The … Continue reading End of the road. Supreme court denies to hear case on U.P. County Rd 595.

Losing Quiet Spaces

Industrialization by wind turbines, transmission Lines and other industrialization is having an effect on the quiet places. As human-made noises reach deep into wild places, people and wildlife alike are feeling the impact November 5, 2018 | LAUREN HALL RUDDELL | Earth Island Journal Weeds are unwanted plants. However, one person’s weed might be another’s … Continue reading Losing Quiet Spaces

Don’t blow it: Unregulated wind farms encroach on pristine Texas wilderness

Jan. 15, 2019 | Devils River Conservancy | tribtalk.org The  Devils River Conservancy, is spearheading the “Don’t Blow It” campaign to advocate for thoughtful regulation of wind energy development — an industry quickly expanding in rural Texas, largely without rules and with serious negative implications for Texans. While the campaign is in full support of renewable … Continue reading Don’t blow it: Unregulated wind farms encroach on pristine Texas wilderness

David vs. Goliath or Don Quixote? A GRASS-ROOTS CAMPAIGN TO PROTECT THE U.P. WILDERNESS FROM INDUSTRIAL WIND DEVELOPMENT

Newsletter: The Upper Peninsula Environment The Upper Peninsula Environment is published four times per year. The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition welcomes thoughtful discussion on a variety of environmental topics relevant to the U.P. The article on pages 2-3, published in the January 2019 Winter (725 KB pdf)  Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition (UPEC), Newsletter, discusses how and why local residents led by our … Continue reading David vs. Goliath or Don Quixote? A GRASS-ROOTS CAMPAIGN TO PROTECT THE U.P. WILDERNESS FROM INDUSTRIAL WIND DEVELOPMENT