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Log and burn, or leave alone? Indiana residents fight US Forest Service over the future of Hoosier National Forest

The mighty, valuable oak is at the center of conflict between federal officials and logging opponents over how to manage mature forests in an era of climate change.

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Protecting mature forests slows climate change, so why is Biden still allowing them to be logged?

Federal agencies are implementing numerous logging projects in mature and old forests despite calling for forest protections.
Beverly Law, William Moomaw: Keeping trees in the ground is an effective way to slow climate change
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Beverly Law, William Moomaw: Keeping trees in the ground is an effective way to slow climate change

Permanently protecting large, mature forests is a faster and cheaper way to stabilize Earth's climate than complex carbon capture and storage schemes, and more effective than planting new trees.
The world's forests are getting younger and shorter, research finds

The world's forests are getting younger and shorter, research finds

Climate change is altering the age and structure of the world's forests, driving an increase in younger and shorter trees over the last century, according to a new study.

1 trillion trees: What would it take and is it even worth it?

1 trillion trees: What would it take and is it even worth it?

All your questions answered about the trillion trees everyone is talking about.
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Why keeping mature forests intact is key to the climate fight
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Why keeping mature forests intact is key to the climate fight

Preserving mature forests can play a vital role in removing CO2 from the atmosphere, says policy scientist William Moomaw.

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