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India Plants 50 Million Trees In One Day

India Plants 50 Million Trees In One Day Climate change is a serious concern to all of us, but people in India are doing what they can to fight it. In 2016, the country set the world record for most trees planted in one day by planting 49.3 million saplings on July 11, breaking the re
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Recycling Wood Pallets Reduces Carbon Emissions

Recycling Wood Pallets Reduces Carbon Emissions As large companies like Citi, Shell, and Walmart commit to sustainability, it’s clear that big businesses will continue to invest in sustainability and renewable resources. Walmart recently announced its intention to reduce their company
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Forest Management Technology

Forest Management Technology Up to now, forest management has had to take a very hands-on, personal inspection kind of approach, so that specific trees could be marked for cutting and removal, and the forest in general could be culled of unhealthy specimens. However, the onslaught of
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Wood-Based Concrete

Wood-Based Concrete Many people think of concrete as the complete opposite of wood when it comes to building material, but researchers have found a way to combine the two materials into a new building material that could change the way homes are built. According to the program “
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Benefits of Renewable Energy

Benefits of Renewable Energy Earth and our solar system provide us with renewable energy sources like solar and wind. When harvested in the right locations, the sun’s rays and wind can be converted to electricity. In California, solar and wind farms have been erected in places like Sa
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How Co-Generation Works

How Co-Generation Works Cogeneration is an efficient way to generate electricity. The conventional method calls for burning a fossil fuel in an enormous furnace to release heat energy, which is then used to boil water, which makes steam. That steam powers a turbine which drives a gene
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Using Forest Biomass for Energy

Using Forest Biomass for Energy How Biomass Co-generation is Good for the Environment All agencies and organizations involved with forest management are aware of the need to remove dead and fallen trees from forests as a means of reducing the likelihood of forest fires and of creating
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Wood-Based Nanotechnology

Wood-Based Nanotechnology The need for the replenishment of our nation’s forests is critical to the overall conservation effort, and since forests provide so much oxygen for the atmosphere, they are also critical to the health and welfare of all living, breathing creatures. Wood
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The Importance of Woody Biomass Products in Sustainability

The Importance of Woody Biomass Products in Sustainability There is a growing understanding and acceptance in this country about the huge role that woody biomass plays, both now and in the future, toward conserving resources and overall sustainability of the environment. The term R
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