Floating forest to be installed in Rotterdam’s Rijnhaven
There is great difficulty in maintaining green areas in densely populated cities, which are important for the environment and our health, both physical and
Mini Carbon-Capturing Motors May Help Lower Carbon Dioxide Levels In The Oceans
To help address the growing problem of water pollution, a group of scientists have created tiny motors that can rapidly remove carbon dioxide from the water. Researchers have developed carbon-capturin...
This Giant Wind Wall Sucks Carbon Dioxide Out of the Air
Carbon Engineering has an ambitious plan to take carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and turn it into fuel. The company is aiming the facility at areas where reforestation isn't an option, such as de...
How Fjords Are Helping Curb Global Warming
Fjords from Alaska to Norway soak up potentially damaging carbon from the atmosphere, making the steep-sided inlets an overlooked natural ally in offsetting man-made climate change, a study showed on ...
Nepal's women of the Terai Arc become forest conservationists – in pictures | Global development
Communities in the Terai Arc in southern Nepal and northern India depend on the forests for food, water, shelter, firewood and income. Women in Nepal are increasingly becoming guardians of their envir...
Forest ecology
Forest ecology is the scientific study of the interrelated patterns, processes, flora, fauna and ecosystems in forests. The management of forests is known as forestry, silviculture, and forest manage...
Forest ecology - Wikipedia
Certified wood
Certified wood and paper products come from responsibly managed forests – as defined by a particular standard. With third-party forest certification, an independent organization develops standards of ...
Certified wood - Wikipedia
Reforestation
Reforestation is the natural or intentional restocking of existing forests and woodlands that have been depleted, usually through deforestation. Reforestation can be used to improve the quality of hu...
Reforestation - Wikipedia
Urban forestry
Urban forestry is the careful care and management of urban forests, i.e., tree populations in urban settings for the purpose of improving the urban environment. Urban forestry advocates the role of tr...
Urban forestry - Wikipedia
Floating forest to be installed in Rotterdam’s Rijnhaven
There is great difficulty in maintaining green areas in densely populated cities, which are important for the environment and our health, both physical and
Mini Carbon-Capturing Motors May Help Lower Carbon Dioxide Levels In The Oceans
To help address the growing problem of water pollution, a group of scientists have created tiny motors that can rapidly remove carbon dioxide from the water. Researchers have developed carbon-capturin...
Agroforestry
Agroforestry or agro-sylviculture is a land use management system in which trees or shrubs are grown around or among crops or pastureland.It combines agricultural and forestry technologies to create m...
Agroforestry - Wikipedia
Urban wilderness
Where appreciation for the importance of biodiversity meets the New Urbanism movement, one can find the pursuit of the creation of urban wilderness. Key traits of urban wilderness that differentiate i...
Nepal's women of the Terai Arc become forest conservationists – in pictures | Global development
Communities in the Terai Arc in southern Nepal and northern India depend on the forests for food, water, shelter, firewood and income. Women in Nepal are increasingly becoming guardians of their envir...
Woodland Carbon Code
The Woodland Carbon Code is the UK standard for afforestation projects for climate change mitigation. It provides independent verification and validation and assurance about the levels of carbon seque...
Pin-point method (ecology)
The pin-point method (or point-intercept method) is used for non-destructive measurements of plant cover and plant biomass. In a pin-point analysis, a frame (or a transect) with a fixed grid pattern i...
Carbon capture and storage
Carbon capture and storage (CCS) (or carbon capture and sequestration) is the process of capturing waste carbon dioxide (CO2) from large point sources, such as fossil fuel power plants, transporting i...
Carbon capture and storage - Wikipedia
Secondary forest
A secondary forest (or second-growth forest) is a forest or woodland area which has re-grown after a major disturbance such as fire, insect infestation, timber harvest or windthrow, until a long enoug...
Secondary forest - Wikipedia
Ecosystem services
Humankind benefits in a multitude of ways from ecosystems. Collectively, these benefits are known as ecosystem services. Ecosystem services are regularly involved in the provisioning of clean drinking...
Ecosystem services - Wikipedia
High conservation value forest
High conservation value forest (HCVF) is a Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) forest management designation used to describe those forests who meet criteria defined by the FSC Principles and Criteria of...
Naval stores industry
The naval stores industry collects, processes, and markets forest products refined from the oleoresin of the slash pine and longleaf pine trees (genus Pinus). The industry was associated with the main...
Naval stores industry - Wikipedia
Soil bioengineering
Soil bioengineering is a discipline of civil engineering. It pursues technological, ecological, economic as well as design goals and seeks to achieve these primarily by making use of living materials,...