production of wood pellets for fuel is likely to put more CO2 in the atmosphere and maintain less biodiversity on the land during the next several decades.
Each road creates new “edge” habitat in nature, and fragments the landscape into small units that are often less conducive to the persistence of wildlife.
The future distribution of trees is of more than passing interest to a few weekend naturalists.
Conserving diversity ensures a more productive and stable set of ecosystems on which humans depend.
Enhancement of natural carbon sinks would allow a more orderly withdrawal of fossil fuels from our economy during the next several decades.
When forests cover the landscape, they increase the absorption of incoming sunlight
No doubt…trees provide a net positive benefit to the environment.
Buy a live Christmas tree and plant it in the early spring when it can resume its role to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
With the ongoing changes in global climate, will species move fast enough to keep up with favorable habitats