Tag: "salvage" at biology news
Salvage logging, replanting increased biscuit fire severity
...f 2002 burned more severely in areas that had been salvage
logged and replanted, compared to similar areas th...s, one of the first to ever quantify the effect of salvage
logging and replanting on future fire severity, is being published this week in Proceedings of the N...
How to manage forests in hurricane impact zones
...he storm hits to meet both the short-term goals of salvage
and fire prevention and the long-term goal of refo...tanturf. "Beyond the initial flurry of cleanup and salvage
logging, the recovery process will take many years, and require the investment of time and resources...
Slow but sure -- Burned forest lands regenerate naturally
...ere killed in the fire, and there was no post-fire salvage
logging or tree planting. The sites were on the Klamath, Rogue/Siskiyou or Umpqua National Forests. Conifer trees that naturally regenerated were dominated by Douglas-fir and ponderosa pine at lower elevations, and true firs at higher elevations. T...
Debate continues on post-wildfire logging, forest regeneration
...xchange perspectives on the issue of post-wildfire salvage
logging, forest regeneration and fire risk that we... paper included: Regeneration damage when prompt salvage
is delayed was reported by others over 50 years ago. It is inappropriate to compare 1-2 year old...
Major initiative proposed to address amphibian crisis
...it." Programs of research, training, monitoring, salvage
operations, disease management, captive breeding, and other efforts are envisioned under the new initiative, which may include a global network of centers for amphibian recovery and protection. Support from individuals, government agencies, foundatio...
Scientists to employ Arctic ice and polar bears to protect diversity of world's crops
...ff serious threats to food security. Wheat: The salvage
effort comes at a critical time. A new kind of airborne wheat fungus or "rust" that can reduce yields by 55 percent emerged in Uganda in 1999, spread to Kenya and Ethiopia by 2003, and is now moving out of Africa and into South Asia. Dubbed Ug99, the...
More than drought affecting wheat yields
...at only grazing or making silage from the crop can salvage
any income.In many cases, the crop is "zeroed out" by insurance companies and plowedup. This year's virus started early because of last year's crop, he said. A hail storm across much of the region shortly before harvest knockedthe grain from the head...
Acetaminophen safe to use after heart attack but doesn't protect the heart
...be used in conjunction with reperfusion therapy to salvage
heart muscle cells damaged by the heart attack or to improve the heart's ventricular function. The research was done within the context of a recent study on humans that reported an increased risk of death among those who had suffered a heart attack ...
Logging may hinder forest regeneration, increase fire risk
...d fire risks. It did not consider the economics of salvage
logging. It also did not address the long-term fate of conifer seedlings in competition with shrubs and hardwoods although early initial regeneration is one key to winning that battle. Continued research to monitor seedling survival and forest recov...
New treatment options for patients with prostate cancer
...l, clinical disease free survival and freedom from salvage
therapy. The 6 month MAD treatment prior to radiotherapy improved on these effects and also reduced distant failure and produced significant improvement in cause specific survival. The investigators added that patients with 'high risk' cancer also ex...
Progress toward a more targeted treatment of Alzheimer's disease
...er. "So, the main purpose of a medicine will be to salvage
as many brain cells as you can by halting the progress of the disease in the areas of the brain where it has already developed, and by preventing plaque from forming in the parts of the brain they have not yet affected."...