What can be done to reduce the spiral of wildfire damage?
20 November, 2012
A comparison attempt between the United States of America and South Africa. I
appreciate that the two countries are miles apart in terms of structure, size,
population, natural biomes, land-use and many more aspects, making it extremely
difficult to make any comparison possible and meaningful. However, reading the latest
publication of the magazine "CQ Researcher" (2012), I have identified a few
(historical and recent) statements published in this magazine that appear to be
surprisingly similar than what we experienced in South Africa, although in the
case of the latter, this has not been published officially.
Threat to Scots pine amid tree disease spread.
13 November, 2012
and forestry experts are warning the Scots pine could be the next
victim of an imported disease such as that currently threatening the
UK's 90 million ash trees....