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August 18, 2013
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80% of Malaysian Borneo Degraded by Logging

Washington, DC — A study published in the July 17, issue of the journal PLOS ONE found that more than 80% of tropical forests in Malaysian Borneo have been heavily impacted by logging.

October 19, 2012
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In Blown-Down Forests, a Story of Survival

To preserve forest health, the best management decision may be to do nothing In newscasts after intense wind and ice storms, damaged trees stand out: snapped limbs, uprooted trunks, entire forests blown nearly flat. In a storm’s wake, landowners, municipalities … Continue reading

February 4, 2011
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Ice Cores Yield Rich History of Climate Change

*Research project completes drilling for the year, reaching two miles below West Antarctic Ice Sheet*  On Friday, Jan. 28 in Antarctica, a research team investigating the last 100,000 years of Earth’s climate history reached an important milestone completing the main … Continue reading

October 31, 2010
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Nature’s Backbone at Risk

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— One-fifth of the world’s vertebrate species are threatened with extinction, but the situation would be worse if not for current global conservation efforts, a new study finds. University of Michigan biologist Ronald Nussbaum is one of 174 … Continue reading