A synthesis study looks at how climate change will affect the risk of wildfires in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and western Montana. The authors also suggest how managers and individual landowners in different ecosystems can best prepare.
March 2020 will be the month the western world changed. As March began, there was relative normalcy except in China and isolated places in east Asia. By month’s end, much of the West – indeed, the entire world – was in quarantine….
A precise statistical analysis reveals that on the Åland Islands a powdery mildew fungus that is a common parasite of the ribwort plantain primarily spreads via roadsides because traffic raises the spores found on roadsides efficiently into the air.
Mountain pine beetle damage to a forest in British Columbia. (Photo credit: UBC Micrometeorology / Flickr) It’s a good time to be a bug and a bad time to be a tree. That’s according to Jeff Hicke of the University…
Warm sunshine streams through the canopies of two blue oaks in central California. (Anna Trugman) As the climate is changing, so too are the world’s forests. From the misty redwoods in the west to the Blue Ridge forest of Appalachia,…
(University of Arizona) Research led by the University of Arizona Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research has anchored a long sequence of tree rings, providing context for the civilizations that existed throughout the Bronze and Iron Ages, including the eruption of Thera.
(Oregon State University) Increasing numbers of bison in Yellowstone National Park in recent years have become a barrier to ecosystem recovery in the iconic Lamar Valley in the northern part of the park.
On the year of its 60th anniversary, Madagascar begins to plant 60 million trees in homage, as part of a campaign to make the nation green again
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The former Environmental Minister of Senegal has now spent over a decade reforesting a mangrove forest in the Casamance Delta.
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