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UC Davis Study Finds Natural Habitat Can Help Farmers Control Pests, But Not Always a Win-Win - Sierra Sun Times

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 12:25

Sierra Sun Times

UC Davis Study Finds Natural Habitat Can Help Farmers Control Pests, But Not Always a Win-Win
Sierra Sun Times
“There may be a lot of other benefits from natural habitat, such as pollination or carbon sequestration. But we need to be forthright about knowing when habitat conservation will be advantageous in terms of pests and when other means of pest control ...

Global Carbon Sequestration Market 2018 Exclusive Manufacturers- Hitachi, Fluor, Alstom - firstpharmacist.com

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:01

firstpharmacist.com

Global Carbon Sequestration Market 2018 Exclusive Manufacturers- Hitachi, Fluor, Alstom
firstpharmacist.com
A latest detailed analysis on Global Carbon Sequestration Market report studies the new opportunity appraisal of Carbon Sequestration market (2018 – 2023). According to the Carbon Sequestration business intelligence analysis, the global Carbon ...

Global Carbon Capture and Sequestration Market 2018 Exclusive Manufacturers- Linde Group, Halliburton, Climeworks - firstpharmacist.com

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 09:46

firstpharmacist.com

Global Carbon Capture and Sequestration Market 2018 Exclusive Manufacturers- Linde Group, Halliburton, Climeworks
firstpharmacist.com
A latest detailed analysis on Global Carbon Capture and Sequestration Market report studies the new opportunity appraisal of Carbon Capture and Sequestration market (2018 – 2023). According to the Carbon Capture and Sequestration business ...

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Soil health: Stashing carbon in the ground is the new black gold - The Weekly Times

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 01:50

The Weekly Times

Soil health: Stashing carbon in the ground is the new black gold
The Weekly Times
A recent carbon audit on the Quirk farm shows that the operation currently has sufficient offset to cover the operation for 150 years (offsetting farm vehicle use, electricity, fertiliser etc). Given the results that are being shown in terms of carbon ...

Driftwood outdoors: Rudi Roeslein plans to save the planet with native grasses - Columbia Daily Tribune

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 21:43

Columbia Daily Tribune

Driftwood outdoors: Rudi Roeslein plans to save the planet with native grasses
Columbia Daily Tribune
“If we would plant 100-million acres of cover crops, and 30-million acres of native grasses and forbes on marginal land, we could sequester over 150-million tons of carbon. More importantly, we could produce over 300-million gallons of compressed ...

Can the saguaro cactus really fight global warming? You bet. Here's how - AZCentral.com

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 23:23

AZCentral.com

Can the saguaro cactus really fight global warming? You bet. Here's how
AZCentral.com
The significance is atmospheric. All plants sequester – or trap – atmospheric carbon (CO2) as they grow. After they die, most of that carbon goes back into the atmosphere as the plant decays. But when a saguaro dies, much of that carbon is transformed ...

​Construction to commence on Alberta Carbon Trunk Line as Wolf gets in on the deal - JWN

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 19:15

JWN

​Construction to commence on Alberta Carbon Trunk Line as Wolf gets in on the deal
JWN
Under the deal, Wolf will construct, own, and operate the CO2 capture and pipeline transportation assets. Enhance will continue to be the owner and operator of the EOR project and carbon sequestration. The Alberta Carbon Trunk Line will be Wolf's ...

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Climate Action Plan update kicks off with meeting at Escondido City Hall - Coast News

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 17:25

Coast News

Climate Action Plan update kicks off with meeting at Escondido City Hall
Coast News
Broken up into different categories such as Transportation, Carbon Sequestration, Energy and Solid Waste, some of those solutions included building more roundabouts in the city's streets, installing more electric vehicle charging stations and ...

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Nitrogen pollution is choking forests' carbon-protecting fungi - Mongabay.com

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 11:50

Mongabay.com

Nitrogen pollution is choking forests' carbon-protecting fungi
Mongabay.com
To find out if forests are indeed sensitive to nitrogen pollution, and if this pollution affects carbon sequestration, Averill's team overlaid maps of nitrogen pollution in the United States onto those of temperate forest distribution. “People have ...

Bhutan has more than 709 million MT in carbon stock - Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 09:43

Bhutan has more than 709 million MT in carbon stock
Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper
The estimated sequestration capacity of our forest is 6.3 million metric tonnes of CO2 while the emissions for year 2000 was only 1.6 million tons of CO2 equivalent. This was largely due to huge areas of forest cover, low levels of industrial activity ...

Waste not, want not - UN Environment (press release)

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 03:21

UN Environment (press release)

Waste not, want not
UN Environment (press release)
“From improving the productivity of soil to achieve higher yields, to helping manage waste and increasing carbon sequestration capacity – the advantages are clear. It's now time to think about how to upscale the findings of the project to reach even ...

Natural habitat can help farmers control pests, but not always a win-win - Science Daily

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 23:32

Natural habitat can help farmers control pests, but not always a win-win
Science Daily
"There may be a lot of other benefits from natural habitat, such as pollination or carbon sequestration. But we need to be forthright about knowing when habitat conservation will be advantageous in terms of pests and when other means of pest control ...

A call for seagrass protection - Science Magazine

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 17:50

Science Magazine

A call for seagrass protection
Science Magazine
Seagrass meadows supply a vast suite of ecosystem services such as carbon sequestration, fisheries support, and coastal protection. They are part of an interconnected seascape; degradation of any habitat in this seascape has negative consequences for ...

New Minerals Council boss vows technology-neutral energy policy - The Australian Financial Review

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 14:17

The Australian Financial Review

New Minerals Council boss vows technology-neutral energy policy
The Australian Financial Review
That Canberra experience has been complemented by time running the Co2CRC member organisation, which is developing carbon sequestration projects in Victoria and has recently counted oil giants Shell and Chevron as members. That background ...

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Global Carbon Sequestration Market Research Report: Subdivision And Analysis By Current Trends, Development And ... - theaerospacenews.com

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 08:41

Global Carbon Sequestration Market Research Report: Subdivision And Analysis By Current Trends, Development And ...
theaerospacenews.com
Global Carbon Sequestration market report is a unique business planning tool that helps to prioritize regional sales activities, define realistic sales targets, keep track of competitor's activities by understanding market shares, identify potential to ...

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Earth Overshoot Day came early this year. That's a bad thing. - Popular Science

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 20:08

Popular Science

Earth Overshoot Day came early this year. That's a bad thing.
Popular Science
The final number is influenced by things like the rate of carbon emissions compared to the carbon sequestration offered by land, deforestation and overfishing, our ability to process waste, electricity and other energy usage, and the size of the human ...

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Eugene to plant sequoias for 2021 World Track & Field Championships - The Register-Guard

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 14:15

The Register-Guard

Eugene to plant sequoias for 2021 World Track & Field Championships
The Register-Guard
City officials said giant sequoias were their tree-of-choice for this project because of their low maintenance, resistance to harsh weather, long lifespan and efficiency of carbon sequestration — the ability to take in large amounts of carbon from the ...

Bushland and farmland not always good neighbours - Cosmos

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 14:05

Cosmos

Bushland and farmland not always good neighbours
Cosmos
“There may be a lot of other benefits from natural habitat, such as pollination or carbon sequestration. But we need to be forthright about knowing when habitat conservation will be advantageous in terms of pests and when other means of pest control ...

Transforming Digital Currency: How Trading In Carbon Can Save The Planet - CleanTechnica

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 10:00

CleanTechnica

Transforming Digital Currency: How Trading In Carbon Can Save The Planet
CleanTechnica
It has a long track record of carbon sequestration through reforestation as part of its approach.” In other words, the company is well versed in the technical aspects of not only digital currencies, but also in incorporating carbon sequestration into ...

To Stop Greenhouse Gases, Quit Converting Forest to Farmland - Modern Farmer

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 23:45

Modern Farmer

To Stop Greenhouse Gases, Quit Converting Forest to Farmland
Modern Farmer
It's estimated that the earth's soil holds up to 2.4 trillion tons of carbon, acting like a storage unit for greenhouse gases. It's called sequestration. There are ways for farmers to encourage sequestration, but a new study suggests that those ...

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