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Dead wood is ‘having a moment’: 3 stories you may have missed

By Bruno Vander Velde

May 3, 2021
In case you missed it: Lumber prices are soaring, an increasingly popular source of energy is coming under fire and a scientist is working to breed plants that could store more carbon.
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Coronavirus containment, indigenous forestry, bird patrol: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

February 3, 2020
In case you missed it: China announced a temporary ban on its wildlife trade as the deadly coronavirus spreads, indigenous peoples in Africa's Congo Basin fight to protect their land against logging companies and radar-equipped seabirds are helping to track illegal fishing on the high seas.
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