Thirty years ago, a study of a clear-cut section of Maine's North Woods showed that birds and logging can coexist with different ages and types of trees. Now, with the population of U.S. birds plummeting, the team is back to document how Maine's North Woods may offer hope for their survival.
At the Howland Research Forest, carbon and other greenhouse gas measurements are continuously recorded from the top of several meteorological towers.
A growing number of Maine groups are trying to waste less food. Perhaps the biggest mixes the food with cow manure and microbes to make electricity.
While Maine has set concrete goals for introducing smaller electric vehicles into the marketplace, the road ahead is more uncertain for trucks.
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The decline comes as customers have faced higher interest rates and increased materials costs
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The Municipal Review Committee, which represents the waste interests of 115 towns and cities across central, eastern and northern Maine, paid $1.5 million for the facility this week, and is working with an investment firm to restart the plant.
The new findings come from a study led by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
Crews have begun cutting trees and clearing a path on Sears Island for geotechnical drilling and testing. The island is one of two possible sites near the midcoast town of Searsport that could become a major offshore wind development hub for Maine.
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A virtual reality project helps survivors of India's Partition glimpse long-lost birthplaces they fled as children. Fraught relations between India and Pakistan mean they can't visit in person.
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