Illegal Weed Can Be Worse for Forests than Logging
Though logging has a greater overall impact, growing pot can be even more destructive on a per-unit-area basis, according to a recent study.
Bugs Are the Worst Part of Going Outside and Climate Change Is Making It Worse
Bug spray will soon be as ubiquitous as sunscreen. Long sleeves in hot weather will lose their dorky reputation.
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.
Hundreds of Colorful Painted Trees Protest Illegal Logging in Romania
Mihai Topescu and a team of volunteers are covering the Dumbrava Forest in all the colors of the rainbow.
I Dodged the Gene That Took My Mother's Life
And now I spend my career advocating, pole vaulting and log rolling.
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.
How Romania Is Using Satellites to Stop Loggers Leveling Its Fairytale Forests
The new system allows the public, journalists, and businesses to track the entire system and easily identify illegal activity.
How Mushrooms Could Help Replenish Forests After Clearcut Logging
Mycologists on Cortes Island are making the case to end the practice of slash burning in B.C. forestry.
Daniel J. Pierce
Yosemite National Park Used to Be 30 Percent Bigger
Since the early 1900s, one-third of Yosemite National Park has disappeared.
'War of the Woods’ Over a Massive Canadian Rainforest Ends With a Peace Agreement
In the 1990s, only five per cent of the Great Bear Rainforest was protected from logging. Now, after a boycott campaign, it's 85 per cent.
There's a Fight Brewing Over a Really Important Forest in Canada
A longstanding dispute over the largest undisturbed boreal forest on earth began to heat up this week when 13 American environmental groups wrote the governments of Ontario and Quebec urging them to support new conservation efforts.
Suicides and 'Shorter, Bleaker' Lives Plague Indigenous Groups Around the World
The Guaraní-Kaiowa indigenous people of southern Brazil report a suicide rate 34 times higher than the national average.