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Sid Cullipher To Adress Forests And Climate Change


Sid Cullipher

Sid Cullipher, executive director of the Dogwood Alliance, will describe the interaction of forests and climate at the June 26 meeting of the Sierra Club Pisgah Group.

Forests provide many ecosystem services, including biodiversity, regulating the hydrological cycle, providing sustenance and livelihood for billions of people, and climate regulation. Forests "inhale" carbon dioxide, fix the carbon in their woody material, and "exhale" oxygen. This chemical process is crucial to the regulation of gases in the atmosphere. Current human industrial activities are impacting forests' ability to pr...

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