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  • U.S. Forests Are Pivotal in Efforts to Slow Climate Change

    June 18, 2014 | Contacts: Dr. Dominick DellaSala, Geos Institute; Dr. Olga Krankina, Oregon State University

    Ashland, OR – Scientists today called on the Obama Administration to do more to protect the nation’s mature “high-biomass” forests because of their unique climate change benefits.
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  • West Braces for Active Fire Season as Scientists View Most Fires as Ecologically Beneficial

    Fire scientists released a new synthesis on the ecological benefits of large wildfires, including those that kill most vegetation in fire-adapted forests, grasslands, and shrublands of the western U.S.

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  • The Role of Forests in Mitigating Climate Change

    On February 26, 2014, a webinar on "The Role of Forests in Mitigating Climate Change" was sponsored by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Wildlife Federation.

    Presenters included Prof. Thomas Lovejoy, George Mason University; Prof. Mark Harmon, Oregon State University; Prof. Beverly Law, Oregon State University; and Dr. Dominick DellaSala, Chief Scientist of the Geos InstituteRead More


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