The administration will end large-scale logging of old-growth trees in “America’s Amazon' to fight climate change.
The administration will end large-scale logging of old-growth trees in “America’s Amazon' as part of its effort to fight global climate change.
for Tongass by lifting Clinton-era logging restrictions across 9.3 million forested acres and reclassifying 188,000 acres, including 168,000 acres of old-growth timber, as immediately suitable for harvesting.While the agency’s announcement was limited on details, it said it will end large-scale commercial logging of old-growth timber within the forest and instead “focus management resources to support forest restoration, recreation and resilience, including for climate, wildlife habit and watershed improvement.” Limited harvesting of old-growth trees would be permitted for community and cultural use, including for constructing totem poles and canoes.
“This approach will help us chart the path to long-term economic opportunities that are sustainable and reflect Southeast Alaska’s rich cultural heritage and magnificent natural resources,” Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said in a statement.The agency also plans to invest $25 million in community and economic development, it said.Read more: HuffPost »
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And meanwhile, the administration's sanctions on Nicaragua will result in deforestation of a much larger forest. Now, maybe they could end the policy of installing and supporting neoliberal government's in South America that let US companies cut down the real Amazon. Great Job, Joe. There is plenty Steel.
Yes please please please Wonderful. He will probably spend all his four years undoing what the last pres. Undid. SRichards0228 Good! POTUS SecDebHaaland r maybe saving one forest to deflect from the reality that they enable, every single day, the broad decimation of public lands and wild animals across the continental US to make space for high methane emitting livestock who destroy ecosystems. They sold out.
So Biden is going to limit management of forests now. I thought he was going on advice of SCIENCE. Seems that is only true when it suits his agenda. All OldGrowth trees must be protected! Here in CA even agencies like CaltransHQ are decimating old growth Redwoods to satisfy their lust for vanity projects. JoeBiden GavinNewsom SaveRichardsonGrove SaveJacksonDemonstrationForest
Go ahead, let them turn into fire traps like California has done. Apparently numb nuts doesn't have any competent environmental advisers? Everyone needs to go paperless. There's NO reason we all still get massive amounts of junk mail which is tossed directly into the garbage. It's reprehensible to kill trees for bs advertising, and companies must stop printing out needless reports & use the cloud. Save our trees!
U.S. reviewing whether it can help restore internet access in Cuba -BidenPresident Joe Biden said on Thursday the White House is reviewing whether the United States can help Cubans regain internet access in the wake of Cuban government actions following the biggest anti-government protests in decades. I wish everyone can be like you Sir I haven't lost since you have been managing my trading account, I love you so much Geoffreypreud Don't they still have internet? I was under the impression it went down for 30 minutes and then came back up
Despite the fall and rise of bitcoin am still earning from it via mining ⚒ and trading 💹 of Bitcoin, this not the time to sell this is the time to invest Contact abrantesrene and invest your coins, i earned $50000 investing $20000 Thank god Dud aren't they the ones that cause fire fighter the most problems when a forest burns?
As an 80's child you would hear a lot about 'protecting the ozone', and 'saving the Amazon rainforest' happy to hear this declaration...🤔 good
Bank of America bullish on lending after profit beats estimatesBank of America Corp (BAC.N) offered a sunny forecast for its mainstay lending business on Wednesday as the second-largest U.S. bank blew past analysts' estimates for second-quarter profit. Won't be bullish once decentralized finance takes off... haha 😄 defi takes lending to a whole new level. Only bc they and all banks profit off of exorbitant fees!
Biden, allies fight to keep the door open to voting rights protectionsMaddowBlog: As President Biden forces voting rights back into the national spotlight, this is no time for voting-rights advocates to give up. The door to progress remains ajar. Real progress will happen when Democrats take over state legislatures. Republicans have focused on these while Democrats have not. Legislative candidates need money, volunteers and assistance from the national party. Win the states and control the voting laws.
Biden urged to focus on long-neglected Latin America as chaos eruptsLawmakers, former officials and experts are calling on President Biden to devote more resources to Latin America, a region they say has been long neglected by the United States Can the U.S. do anything that doesn't involve the military? Worried about the Russians and Chinese but you don't see them leading with a military.
POLITICO Playbook: What we’re watching for as Biden starts twisting armsWith no votes to spare in the Senate and only four in the House, President Biden heads to the Senate to begin the hard work of whipping the party in line behind the Democrat-only deal Figures DNC
Everything You Need To Know About The Child Tax CreditPresident Joe Biden’s signature program will start delivering monthly checks to parents on July 15. Thank the single people who pay taxes through the nose. How about speeding up the IRS tax refunds first?! Biden’s Bankruptcy of American Plan