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Don’t blame national forests for America’s massive wildfires
"If our goal is to protect communities, we have to do this work right around home," says land policy expert Courtney Schultz.
Fires can help forests hold onto carbon—if they’re set the right way
Wildfires can turn forests into greenhouse gas emitters, but a return to regular burn cycles could change that.
Tropical forests rebound on farm land blessedly fast
Trees are springing back up all on their own.
To help stop voracious tree-killing beetles, send in the Russian wasps
A parasitic wasp from Russia could help American ash trees survive the spread of the emerald ash borer.
Prescribed burns can keep wildfires in check. So why are politicians standing in the way?
Wildfires are raging harder than ever in the West, but the practice of using prescribed burns for prevention is becoming more restricted.
African rainforests are stronger carbon sinks than the Amazon
Per hectare, African rainforests suck up more carbon than the Amazon.
The government is raising an army of parasitic wasps to fight invasive beetles
The invasive green beetle destroys trees across 35 US states—and quarantine efforts are futile.
Where does your paper come from? The good and the bad news.
A huge chunk of paper products get recycled—but the industry isn't perfect.
‘Forest gardens’ planted by Canada’s Indigenous people before the 1800s still benefit ecosystems today
And they could help those communities reclaim their lands.
‘Ghost forests’ are spreading across US coastal regions
Encroaching saltwater is turning forests near the coast into haunting landscapes.