Trees and Dirt Part of the Climate Solution.

Part of the Answer to Climate Change May Be America’s Trees and Dirt, Scientists Say Nov. 14, 2018 | Josh Haner | The New York Times [excerpt} WASHINGTON — When people think of potential solutions to global warming, they tend to visualize technologies like solar panels or electric cars. A new study published on Wednesday, however, … Continue reading Trees and Dirt Part of the Climate Solution.

“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.

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

Video: Peak Keepers Discuss Industrial Wind Power

PEAK KEEPERS DISCUSS INDUSTRIAL WIND POWER Center for Media and Democracy | cctv.org Much of the discussions are applicable to the same issues that will be faced in the boreal forests of the Hurons.  In addition, they make the point that for climate change, survival of many species we need to protect these limited Climate Stronghold … Continue reading Video: Peak Keepers Discuss Industrial Wind Power

Michigan officials back federal wildlife conservation plan

The photo is in Baraga County.  Not specifically related to wind but ironic that this addresses restoring wildlife conservation areas while at the same time Michigan is allowing industrial wind development to destroy existing wildlife habitats. None of the DNR or USFW guidelines are mandatory for wind development and even if they recommend against an … Continue reading Michigan officials back federal wildlife conservation plan

Why would we destroy one of the better Climate strongholds?

Scientists Locate Natural “Strongholds” in Upper Michigan That Could Protect Nature in the Face of Climate Change ​Identifying climate-resilient lands and waters to sustain biodiversity The Nature Conservancy has identified a series of landscapes across Michigan that are predicted to withstand the growing impacts of climate change and help ensure nature’s survival. As droughts, more … Continue reading Why would we destroy one of the better Climate strongholds?