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Reading the Landscape

  Reading The Landscape by Steve Glass   The advancing urban glacier is shaping our terrain. Pausing in the prairie of Shoveler’s Sink, at this spot on the Green Bay Lobe, I hear the clamor of its westward surges, driven … Continue reading

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Fourth National Climate Assessment Is Packed With Info for Restorationists

The U.S. federal government’s Fourth National Climate Assessment speaks to the value of ecological restoration as an important adaptive strategy to help deal with current and anticipated future effects of global climate change. The federal government’s Fourth National Climate Assessment  … Continue reading

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How Should Ecological Restoration Practitioners Incorporate Climate Change Predictions Into Work Plans?

  What are the future opportunities and challenges for restoration in the age of climate change? Indicators of a changing global climate include increases in the frequency and severity of extreme events such as precipitation, flooding, and drought, and a … Continue reading

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Before It’s Too Late, Are We Going to Do Anything About Climate Change?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC) issued on Monday October 8, 2018 its most recent, and alarming report on the predicted effects of climate change.   The panel’s conclusions are stark; its recommendations for corrective action are urgent.  In summary, … Continue reading

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Short Global Warming Video

If you have 30 seconds or less,  you can watch 131 years of global warming in this nifty, and sobering NASA video.   As reported in the Spring 2012 issue of Conservation Magazine, NASA took its global surface temperature data and condensed … Continue reading

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