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VIDEO | Landscape Restoration in Ethiopia Brings Watershed to Life

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The village Abraha Atsbeha is surrounded by lush trees. Cattle find pastures to graze on and there is enough water to irrigate the crops. This would be an ordinary story for rural life in the northern hemisphere or other fertile regions, but for a drought stricken country like Ethiopia it sounds astonishing.

ASEAN Is Rising to the Climate Change Challenge Facing Agriculture and Forestry

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At a meeting in Lombok, Indonesia, representatives of ASEAN working groups agreed to strengthen their collaboration to reduce risks and maximize security in the food, agriculture and forestry sectors.

Mekong Group Grows Support for Agroforestry in ASEAN

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The Mekong Expert Group on Agroforestry has members from government and civil society committed to support the development of agroforestry in ASEAN member states.

The Mekong Expert Group on Agroforestry for Food and Nutrition Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Land Restoration held its first workshop in Bangkok, Thailand, on 25–27 January 2018.

An Unlikely Alliance: Why Paper Users and Paper Purchasers Can Be Among the Most Influential Forest Preservationists

"There is a fine balance between the need to conserve forests and the very real role they play as a resource to our economy."
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*This content originally appeared as a special guest blog post for the Rainforest Alliance.

Which Tree? Where? Why? Farmers in India Can Now Choose From 25 Species of Trees Based on Their Usefulness for Timber, Fruit, Fuel, Fodder, Building and Medicine

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NEW DELHI, January 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - While India has a world-first national policy for agroforestry, aka trees on farms, farmers in different agro-climatic zones need help with which trees to grow. A new book is now here to help.

Changing the Future at Labelexpo Europe: Sustainable Options That Don't Cost the Earth

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OEGSTGEEST, Netherlands, October 2, 2017 /3BL Media/-- From new recycled paper facestock to marble-based “paper” and compostable adhesive, Avery Dennison is offering brand owners and converters an increasingly wide choice of sustainable options for their needs.

“Avery Dennison is making excellent progress toward our ambitious 2025 sustainability goals we announced at Labelexpo Europe in 2015,” said Renae Kezar, sr. director, global leader of sustainability.

The Arbor Day Foundation in Partnership With Neat Streets Miami, the Miami-dade County Parks, Recreation, and Open Spaces Department, Fedex and Verizon Gift Free Trees to Residents Affected by Hurricane Irma

Event Kicks-off Arbor Foundation’s Initiative to Restore Forests and Communities Ravaged by 2017 Hurricanes
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LINCOLN, Neb., January 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation in partnership with Neat Streets Miami, the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation, and Open Spaces Department, FedEx and Verizon will be gifting trees to area residents affected by Hurricane Irma. The distribution event will take place during Florida’s Arbor Day weekend on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at the North Park Trail, 780 NW 127 Avenue, Miami, FL, 33182, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Miami-Dade County residents will be able to select from a three-gallon fruit or other native trees, while supplies last.

It's Not Your Imagination, Dallas Is Getting Hotter — And Here's Why

by Janette Monear and Ed Heffernan
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Dallas is hot. But the favorable economy brings with it a hotter issue: urban heat. In fact, among cities with a population greater than 1 million, excluding Phoenix, Dallas is heating up faster than every other city in the country.

VIDEO | See How Texas Trees Foundation and Alliance Data Are Working to Reverse Dallas’ Rising Temps

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Dallas is the second-fastest warming city in the United States, according to Texas Trees Foundation's Urban Heat Island Management Study of Dallas and its surrounding areas. The study, which was sponsored by Alliance Data, determined, "Cities do not cause heat waves - they amplify them." The ramifications of urban heat adversely affect public health, longevity of infrastructure, public opinion, and our economy. And the data from this study reveals that trees help mitigate rising temperatures, improve health of community, offset carbon emissions.

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