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Waterbom Bali
Rides. Dare to ride the top attraction in Asia! Come & experience the excitement of the Waterbom Bali Ride Waterslides!
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yesterday by asaltydog
Tree Transplanting: What You Need to Know
Successful tree transplanting requires proper technique. Here’s an overview of all you need to know.
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yesterday by Adventure_Web
California Today: 100 Million Dead Trees Prompt Fears of Giant Wildfires
Mark A. Finney, an expert in fire behavior for the U.S. Forest Service and an author of the study, says California forests are much more vulnerable now because, paradoxically, they have been better protected. In their natural state, forests were regularly thinned by fire but the billions of dollars that the state spends aggressively fighting wildfires and restrictions on logging have allowed forests to accumulate an overload of vegetation.

“We had forests that were very resilient to weather variations and insect disturbances in the past — maintained by frequent fire on the order of every year, or every few years at the most,” Mr. Finney said. By putting out fires, “we’ve changed completely the fire component of these ecosystems,” he said.

How might the dead-tree forests affect California? One of the most striking concerns is the damage the fires might do to watersheds. Intense, hot-burning fires could disrupt forests’ ability to channel water into the Sierra reservoirs that provide cities like San Francisco with drinking water. That’s a scenario that could nudge the state into rethinking its forest management.
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yesterday by dbourn

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