[AUDIO] Dead Trees, Living Forest
CONFERENCE CALL AUDIO: Dead Trees, Living Forest (July 2016)
Do dead trees mean a sick forest prone to “catastrophic” wildfire? Or are they a sign of a healthy, functioning ecosystem?
Chad Hanson, Director and Principal Ecologist of the John Muir Project of Earth Island Institute, explains the ecological importance of dead trees and the carbon emission implications of logging for bioenergy.
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