The spatial relationship between damaged understory and felled trees in a shelterwood forest

The shelterwood forest system is a natural regeneration method of forest management that supplies the next generation of trees from overstory tree seeds without planting. This method lowers the cost of forest management by reducing the need for artif.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJul 30th, 2021

Sexual relationship norms affected by social media

Men and women often have differing views around the expected norms for romantic relationships, consent and sexual activity, and the messages and images they consume on social media may play a role in shaping those perceptions, according to a new stud.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

The Lost Tale of an 18th-Century Tsunami, as Told by Trees

Local evidence of the cataclysm has literally washed away over the years. But Oregon’s Douglas firs may have recorded clues deep in their tree rings......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Bat guts become less healthy through diet of "fast food" from banana plantations

Nectar-feeding bats foraging in intensively managed banana plantations in Costa Rica have a less diverse set of gut microbes in comparison to bats feeding in their natural forest habitat or organic plantations, reveals new research published today in.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Google Finally Shifting To "Upstream First" Linux Kernel Approach For Android Features

Phoronix reports: Google's Android had been notorious for all of its downstream patches carried by the mobile operating system as well as various vendor/device kernel trees while in recent years more of that code has been upstreamed. Google has also.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

The size of the parietal bones influences facial orientation in modern humans

The Paleoneurology Group at the CENIEH has published a paper in the Journal of Anatomy on the relationship between the parietal bone in the skull and the orientation of the head.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Savannas challenge preconceived notions of chimpanzee behavior

While humans are able to survive in arid climates, great apes need swaths of lush forest in Africa (bonobos, chimpanzees, gorillas) or Southeast Asia (orangutans) to thrive, except for some innovative savanna chimpanzees......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

Sequoia National Park"s Giant Forest unscathed by wildfire

The ancient massive trees of Sequoia National Park's famed Giant Forest were unscathed Tuesday even though a wildfire has been burning near them on the western side of California's Sierra Nevada for nearly two weeks......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

Appropriate pre­con­di­tion­ing and testing could reduce winter damage to seedlings

The growth of the trees in the boreal zone is based on the acclimation and adaptation of their annual cycle with the changes of the weather conditions during the four seasons. Winter damage would be one of the most difficult challenge for many differ.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

Firefighters race to protect giant sequoias in California fires

Hundreds of firefighters were battling to protect several groves of giant sequoias in the United States on Monday, warning the enormous ancient trees were at risk from out-of-control blazes......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

New Greece fire breaks out, prompting evacuations

A wildfire broke out in a Greek seaside town northeast of Athens on Monday, burning through brush and pine trees and causing precautionary evacuations, firefighters said......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

Positive teacher relationships may reduce crime

Young people who have a good relationship with their teacher in childhood are less likely to engage in anti-social behavior in adolescence, a study says......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 20th, 2021

4 famous giant trees unharmed by Sequoia National Park fire

Four famous giant sequoias were not harmed by a wildfire that reached the edge of Giant Forest in California's Sequoia National Park, authorities said......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 20th, 2021

California wildfires burn into groves of giant sequoia trees

California wildfires have burned into at least four groves of gigantic ancient sequoias in national parks and forests, though cooler weather on Friday helped crews trying to keep the flames away from a famous cluster containing the world's largest tr.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 18th, 2021

Call to build resilient food systems on existing farmland

Increasing agricultural productivity on existing farmland could ensure sustainable and resilient food systems in Africa and boost biodiversity through preservation of forest and grassland ecosystems, a new report says......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 17th, 2021

Burned trees and billions in cash: How a California climate program lets companies keep polluting

As fire ripped through the Mendocino County hills the summer of 2018, burning a vast expanse of forest and turning buildings to ash, a curious thing was happening at Eddie Ranch, a sprawling property scorched by the flames......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 17th, 2021

California wildfires threaten famous giant sequoia trees

Firefighters wrapped the base of the world's largest tree in a fire-resistant blanket as they tried to save a famous grove of gigantic old-growth sequoias from wildfires burning Thursday in California's rugged Sierra Nevada......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 17th, 2021

AI system identifies buildings damaged by wildfire

People around the globe have suffered the nerve-wracking anxiety of waiting weeks or months to find out if their homes have been damaged by wildfires that scorch with increased intensity. Now, once the smoke has cleared for aerial photography, resear.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 16th, 2021

Dual-labeling technique to quantify contribution of root nutrient re-allocation to plant regrowth after defoliation

Re-allocation of nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) from roots is an important nutrient-use strategy for plant growth when nutrient availability to plants is low or when aboveground parts are removed or damaged (e.g., by grazing and fire). However, quan.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 16th, 2021

Quantified at large scale: Underlying drivers of understory biomass and its allocation

Biomass or carbon storage in forest ecosystems is generally used to quantify ecosystem productivity and the ability to sequester carbon. Previous efforts have evaluated the relationships between environmental factors (especially stand structure) and.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 16th, 2021

Vertica and Apache Airflow Integration

Apache Airflow is an open-source workflow management platform that enables you to program, schedule, and manage complex workflows as Directed Acyclic Graphs (DAGs). A DAG is a collection of tasks and also shows the relationship between the different.....»»

Category: blogSource:  verticaRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021