forests

Conservation

Mammals Are Dying at an Alarming Rate Even in Unpolluted Forests

Scientists made maps to show how mammals in an intact habitat still face major pressures from human hunters.
Becky Ferreira
5.14.19
Tech

Americans Are Literally Flushing Canada’s Forests Down the Toilet

The United States rolls through more toilet paper per year than any other nation, according a report co-written by the NRDC.
Becky Ferreira
2.27.19
Tech

The Amazon Is Worth $8.2 Billion if It’s Left Standing, Study Shows

Keeping the rainforest in tact would preserve $8.2 billion of annual revenue in the economy, but Brazil’s new president Jair Bolsonaro may be dazzled by short-term gains.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.29.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Yung Lean, Why Are You Always In The Forest?

The Swedish rapper and frequent collaborator Bladee have released a video for “Lordship” and they're out in the wilderness again.
Daisy Jones
3.28.18
HOTY2017

The ‘Camera Trap Queen’ Who Shares Remote Wildlife With the World

Asia Murphy explores, studies, and photographs some of the wildest regions on Earth.
Becky Ferreira
12.11.17
Invasive species

This National Park in Patagonia Is Being Overrun With Invasive Canadian Trees

In North America, the lodgepole pine is facing historic die-offs. Southern Argentina has a different problem.
Scott Leitch
11.7.17
genetic sequencing

One of Earth's Largest Living Organisms Is About to Have Its Genome Sequenced

Scientists will sequence the genomes of the coast redwood and giant sequoia.
Kate Lunau
9.26.17
climate change

Forest-Killing Beetles Are Swarming North Because of Climate Change

The southern pine beetle has decimated forests in its native range. Now, warmer temperatures are ushering it into vast new territories.
Becky Ferreira
8.28.17
land rights

The Indian Government Is Displacing Indigenous People to Plant Trees

A misguided environmental law is threatening the lives of the people who have protected India's forests for centuries.
Gaurav Madan
6.9.17
Impact Climate

Make Antarctica Green Again?

Climate change could lead to camping out in the woods of the Antarctic.
Starre Julia Vartan
6.6.17
nature art

Your Corpse Could Become a Tree With Egg-Shaped Coffins Made of Seeds

What tree would you like to be buried beneath?
Becky Chung
5.29.17
Praying for Rain

Trump’s Pick for Ag Secretary Is Already Facing Criticism from Conservationists

As agriculture secretary, Sonny Perdue would also oversee 193 million acres of national forests.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.14.17
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