Thinning forests, prescribed fire before drought reduced tree loss

Who’d a thunk it, forest management might be a good idea?~ctm Treatments may reduce loss in future droughts and bark beetle epidemics University of California – Davis Thinning forests and conducting prescribed burns may help preserve trees in future droughts and bark beetle epidemics expected under climate change, suggests a study from the University of…

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Socialism Is Bad for the Environment

From The National Review By Shawn Regan May 16, 2019 9:47 AM And markets are much better As the Soviet Union began to collapse, the socialist economist Robert Heilbroner admitted that central planning had failed economically but said we needed “to rethink the meaning of socialism.” Now it was the thing that had to emerge…

Jezero Crater, Mars 2020’s Landing Site

From NASA May 28, 2019 NASA’s Mars 2020 will land in Jezero Crater, pictured here. The image was taken by instruments on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, which regularly takes images of potential landing sites for future missions. On ancient Mars, water carved channels and transported sediments to form fans and deltas within lake basins. Examination…