The world’s forests, which now occupy 30% of the earth’s land surface, are an extremely significant resource, storing vast amounts of carbon, aiding in the purification of water and air, preserving natural biodiversity, and providing livelihoods for millions of people. Despite their critical importance, forests are under attack on a global scale, with the equivalent of 30 soccer fields disappearing every minute.Continue reading “The Value of Forestry [Infographic]”
This infographic highlights the importance, at the forest and landscape scales, of employing pollination-friendly management practices with recommendation on measures for maintaining pollinator in forests and landscapes.
It aims at raising awareness among stakeholders about the benefits of pollinators and beneficial practices that help to enhance pollination services across agricultural sectors.Continue reading “The Pollination Services of Forests [Infographic]”
With the recent outbreak of forest fires in Canada, and the series of bushfires that took place in Australia earlier this year, is important detailing some of the worst forest fires in recent times.
This interactive StoryMap that Jarrimber has put together, highlights 8 of the Most Devastating Forest Fires in the World:
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Air pollution has a variety of contributors from stationary sources, like factories and power plants, to natural sources, like forest fires and dust storms. Air pollution has been shown to have a direct link with health. Those living in areas with high levels of air pollutants have a 20% higher risk of death from lung cancer. It can also cause respiratory inflammation, asthma, and ear infections.
The good news is, air quality in the U.S. is improving, however there’s still a good amount of progress to be made. You and your family can help decrease air pollution by making simple changes in your home. From replacing a wood stove with an EPA-certified model to turning off the lights when you leave a room—you can have an impact on the quality of the air.
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