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Visions of a quick switch

...they want? If so, the magic words may be "young-growth forest."Dominick DellaSala, Ph.D., president and chief scientist of the Geos Institute in Ashland, Oregon, and Catherine Mater, president of Mater Engineering in Corvallis, Oregon...
Empire Editorial: It's time for sustainable logging

...don't have to be a finite resource.An example of one such plan was brought to our attention by Dominick DellaSala, chief scientist for the GEOS Institute, and Catharine Mater, vice president of Mater Engineering, both out of Oregon. Their team...
Polar bears disappearing from region

...Bromaghin, a USGS statistician.Wildlife biologist Steve Amstrup, who started the study for the USGS and left to become chief scientist at the conservation group Polar Bear International, said his early research in the 1980s found about 1,800 polar...
Native Plant Conservation MOU Renewed in Coordination with Western Governors' Association an extraordinary union of such a diverse group of federal and non-federal partners," said Healy Hamilton, chief scientist of NatureServe, a conservation non-profit that delivers the science behind effective conservation. "This partnership...
My Turn: Time for bold actions on the Tongass now, not in 10 years

...but it requires demonstrable actions now to succeed and not more foot-dragging. ? Dominick A. DellaSala is chief scientist and president at Geos Institute and author of the award winning book "Temperate and Boreal Rainforests of the World...
For military ship, civilian science is the mission

...the highest concentration of algae blooms anywhere on the Earth. So it was this amazing productivity."The same chief scientist in charge of that mission, Dr. Kevin Arrigo of Stanford University, boarded the ship again this summer to find...
No more trans fat: FDA banning the infamous artery-clogger

...them, including Switzerland and Denmark. Other countries have enacted strict labeling laws.Dr. Leon Bruner, chief scientist at the Grocery Manufacturers Association, said in a statement that his group estimates that food manufacturers have...
Warm Arctic sets record for summer sea ice melt

...substantial step" to the day when there will be no significant sea ice in the Arctic in the summer, said NASA chief scientist Waleed Abdalati."Why do we care?," Abdalati, an ice scientist, asked. "This ice has been an important factor...
Flooding's effect on salmon will be seen later

...of recent flooding and high waters on Alaska's salmon won't be clear for years.Bob Clark, the department's chief scientist for sport fish, told the Anchorage Daily News there's a potential for fewer fish in the future, but it's too...
Global warming means more Antarctic ice

...climate change."Scientifically the change is nowhere near as substantial as what we see in the Arctic," says NASA chief scientist Waleed Abdalati, an ice expert. "But that doesn't mean we shouldn't be paying attention to it and shouldn't...


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