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  • Media Advisory on Northern Spotted Owl endangerment decision of FWS

    April 8, 2015

    Ashland, OR - The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has determined there is sufficient cause to trigger a 1-year review for up-listing the embattled northern spotted owl from threatened to endangered.

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  • Public lands best hope for climate defense

    March 12, 2015 | Source: Climate Central

    Public lands protect forests that help store atmospheric carbon dioxide emissions while providing space for renewable energy development and protecting wildlife habitat and biodiversity, helping plants and animals adapt to climate change.

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  • Scientists Warn Climate Change is Threatening World’s Most Expansive Temperate Rainforests

    ASHLAND, Ore., Feb. 26, 2015 – International climate change and rainforest experts warned that without drastic and immediate cuts to greenhouse gas emissions and new forest protections, the world’s most expansive stretch of temperate rainforests from Alaska to the coast redwoods will experience irreparable losses.
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  • Society of Conservation Biology Endorses Protections for Primary Forests

    Nov. 18, 2014

    Click here for the SCB Endorsement of a moratorium on industrial activities in the world's remaining primary forests.

  • Increased Logging on BLM Lands in Western Oregon Would Rival Carbon Dioxide from Cars and Power Plants

    September 10, 2014 | Contacts: Dominick A. DellaSala, Ph.D.; Olga Krankina, Ph.D

    Ashland, Oregon - A new analysis from Dr. Olga Krankina, a member of the Nobel-prize winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)...

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