|USDA's Forest Service Research and Development. US Forest Service Climate Change Research Portal. Research on climate change impacts; the adaptation actions needed to increase resilience of forests and ranges to the impacts; the potential of forests to mitigate atmospheric greenhouse gas, etc...|
|U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service research and development (R&D) works at the forefront of science to improve the health and use of our Nation's forests and grasslands.|
|National Commission on Science for Sustainable Forestry, part of National Council for Science and the Environment. Lists four major Research Program Areas.|
|Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry's mission is to integrate, strengthen and direct the School's forestry research, education and outreach to address the challenges of sustaining forests in the 21st century and a globalized world. At the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.|
|U.S Forest Service Research & Development- 'arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The Forest Service works at the forefront of science to improve the health and use of our Nation's forests and grasslands.'|
|CIFOR- Center for International Forestry Research-advances human well-being, environmental conservation, and equity by conducting research to inform policies and practices that affect forests in developing countries..|
|Harvard Forest, one of the oldest and most intensively studied forests in North America. Research and Education in Ecology, Conservation and Forest Biology- scientists, students, and collaborators at the Forest explore topics ranging from conservation and environmental change to land-use history and the ways in which physical, biological and human systems interact to change our earth.|
|Center for Tropical Forest Science is a global network of forest research plots committed to the study of tropical and temperate forest function and diversity. Smithsonian Institution. See Rainforest page for more...|
|"Half the world's tropical and temperate forests are now gone."
Gus Speth www.guardian.co.uk
Recent Issues Blog Posts
Methane hydrate, will it be a godsend and replace dirty coal and oil within the next five years, or will it delay our investment in renewable energy and set us on an ever longer road of hydrocarbon addiction?
A destruction of the world's resources, leaving long term greenhouse gas emissions, water pollution and habitat loss.
A new infographic from Healthy Child, Healthy World.
The World Health Organization and the United Nations Environment Programme have just listed endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) a "global threat" after the release of a collaborative study.
Recent Building Blog Posts
Ancient as gardening. Wattling is fun and attractive.
Since Neolithic times we have fenced our sheep and vegetables in this easy to make (albeit time consuming) wooden fence.
The earth-house uses the ground as an insulating blanket that efficiently protects it from temperature extremes, wind, rain and extreme weather events.
Underground homes with a modern bent. A large thermal mass stabilizes inside temperatures, giving you free heat in the winter, free cooling in the summer.
Recent Art Blog Posts
Decommissioned and ready for reuse as art.
A small sampling of painters who have been inspired by seeds...
The intricacy and diversity of the seed.
Yao Lu an emerging Chinese artist digitally reworks photos of garbage into traditional Chinese landscape paintings.
Recent Movies Blog Posts
reveals the undemocratic process of forcing dams onto an unconsenting public by governments
The many voices of the film share a unified vision: we must start acting as a planetary civilization.
a journey into the soul of humanity and a testimony of the damage inflicted by humans on the natural world...
Hazaribagh is ranked among the 30 most polluted places in the world.