“Nature is obviously serious business”, Study values natural assets and open spaces have an estimated value of $800 million.

Before areas are converted to industrialization in the name of the environment, they should be studied for their current value. Study values Carbon County’s natural assets and open spaces have an estimated value of $800 million. August 06. 2018 | Amy Miller | Times News Online The sun rises over Mauch Chunk Lake, just one of … Continue reading “Nature is obviously serious business”, Study values natural assets and open spaces have an estimated value of $800 million.

Natural Climate Solutions: Nature’s sleeping giant

Natural Climate Solutions, The Nature Conservancy Climate change is a global problem, and it requires solutions on a global scale. One of those is hiding in plain sight. Our lands provide an untapped opportunity – proven ways of both storing carbon and reducing carbon emissions in the world’s forests, grasslands and wetlands: natural climate solutions. … Continue reading Natural Climate Solutions: Nature’s sleeping giant

The Importance of Keeping Forests Intact

A recent study illustrates why humans need to step up their efforts to save the world's forests. FEB 28, 2018 | Morgan Erickson-Davis | Pacific Standard When it comes to habitat quality and ecosystem services, research has shown that natural landscapes do it best. A new study, published recently in Nature, adds fodder to this … Continue reading The Importance of Keeping Forests Intact

Addressing Climate Change: Why Forests Matter

Addressing Climate Change: Why Forests Matter November 12, 2017 | worldbank.org Over 100 countries included actions related to land-use change and forests in their nationally determined contributions to fight climate change The World Bank is supporting countries in their efforts to harness the potential of forests to reduce poverty, better integrate forests into their economies, … Continue reading Addressing Climate Change: Why Forests Matter