ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Carbon storage recovers faster than plant biodiversity in re-growing tropical forests

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Carbon storage recovers faster than plant biodiversity in re-growing tropical forests Posted: 05 Nov 2013 04:46 PM PST A new study of re-growing tropical forests has concluded that plant biodiversity takes longer to recover than carbon storage following major disturbances such as clearance for farming. …

Modern Money Trees

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Community Development Solutions

By Ellie Winninghoff, member Ethical Markets Advisory Board Barrons, September 27, 2013 A new style of forestry fund is earning solid returns addressing one question: How do you profitably invest in a sustainably harvested forest–not just the wood in the trees but also in maintaining clean water, flood control, habitat …

SB Business: The Emerging, Not-for-Profit Economy

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News, Beyond GDP

                                SOCIAL ENTERPRISE The Emerging, Not-for-Profit Economy     Across numerous countries, the economic contribution of the not-for-profit sector has been on the rise since the late 1990s. In Canada, for example, not-for-profit institutions now …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Topography of Eastern Seaboard muddles ancient sea level changes

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Topography of Eastern Seaboard muddles ancient sea level changes How should geophysics contribute to disaster planning? Research into carbon storage in Arctic tundra reveals unexpected insight into ecosystem resiliency World’s biggest ice sheets likely more stable than previously believed World’s melting glaciers making large contribution to …

PRODUCTION SECTORS COST WORLD ENVIRONMENT MORE THAN GAINS THEY PRODUCE – UN-BACKED STUDY

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News, Resource Efficiency, Beyond GDP

PRODUCTION SECTORS COST WORLD ENVIRONMENT MORE THAN GAINS THEY PRODUCE – UN-BACKED STUDY New York, Apr 15 2013  1:00PM Primary production and processing in such sectors as agriculture, forestry, fisheries, mining, oil and gas exploration and utilities cost the world economy $7.3 trillion a year in damage to the environment, …

NewNet Daily Newsletter: NewWorld Capital invests in 11.6MW solar PV portfolio

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Essential industry insights: cleantech, renewables, sustainability   NewNet Daily Newsletter 22 March 2013 Find out how the UK budget will impact the country’s green sector with a New Energy World Network premium subscription. Deal News NewWorld Capital invests in 11.6MW solar PV portfolio Green Investment Bank makes first direct investment with …