A new mapping tool will help forest managers figure out where forests will regenerate on their own—and where they need assistance.
Dec. 28, 2020 • ~5 min
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Contrary to current perceptions and forest management strategies, wildfires may actually benefit populations of spotted owls.
Dec. 28, 2020 • ~6 min
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Deforestation in Brazil recently reached a 12-year high, prompting France to cut soybean imports from the country.
Dec. 17, 2020 • ~7 min
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Historians and scientists discovered how colonisation in eastern Europe changed ecosystems – and the societies embedded in them.
Nov. 20, 2020 • ~7 min
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We’ll see more fire seasons like 2020 - here’s a strategy for managing our nation’s flammable landscapes
A fire scientists offers a six-point strategy for preventing wildfires and living safely in flammable landscapes.
Nov. 12, 2020 • ~8 min
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Affordable health care could be a key tool in the fight against climate change, research from Indonesia finds.
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~9 min
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When multiple droughts build on each other, they affect forests differently than one drought alone. Researchers are beginning to understand how and why.
Oct. 14, 2020 • ~6 min
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Restoring California's forests to reduce wildfire risks will take time, billions of dollars and a broad commitment
Restoring western forests – thinning out small trees and dead wood – is an important strategy for reducing the risk of massive wildfires. But these projects aren't fast, easy or cheap.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~10 min
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New research estimates the yearly costs in health care due to wildfire smoke in California. The costs are staggering and rising.
Oct. 8, 2020 • ~8 min
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Conservation or copper? A proposed mine in northern Minnesota pits industrial jobs against a thriving outdoor economy.
Oct. 5, 2020 • ~10 min
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