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John Hagan
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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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