Science should be a tool of knowledge, not of power

Licence All rights reserved. Further distribution is only possible with the consent of the author. Source Forests of the Czech Republic When I see press releases related to forests, I feel that forests are now a game that must be reduced and their numbers replaced by environmentalists and scientists. When …

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US Forest Service Fire and Aviation Management Selects Alpha Omega and Dynamo Technologies Integration to Upgrade Critical Fire IT Applications

This solution will help agencies collect and share data to support nationwide firefighting operations. Tweet this “We are delighted to be working with the Forest Service on this solution,” said Gautam Ljoor, President and CEO of Alpha Omega Integration. “Alpha Omega has structured our technical capacity and service teams to …

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EM rate – No deviation from the status quo

BYes Natalia Gurushina, Chief Economist, Emerging Markets Bond Strategy Brazil maintained the same pace of rate hikes (75bp) and guidance. Turkey remained on hold with a seemingly hawkish statement – but is it only lip service? “More of the same” – The Brazilian central bank continued to anticipate rate hikes, …

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Review “Find the mother tree”: see the forest

For over a decade I have been running Google Alerts for ‘fungi’ and ‘fungi’ and until recently most of the articles were about athlete’s foot remedies or recipes like stuffed mushrooms. There were annual notices of incursions and festivals, and sometimes poisoning, usually a curious puppy, sometimes an unhappy family. …

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Record lumber prices push up lumber ETFs

LLumber prices continue to climb, supporting sawmill owners and exchange traded funds linked to the lumber industry. Since the beginning of the year, the IShares Global Timber & Forestry ETF (WOOD) increased by 15.3%, while the Invesco MSCI Global Timber ETF (CUT) gained 13.8%. As lumber prices hit record territory …

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