"Tropical forests" encompass the idyllic rainforest, the remote cloud forest, and the lesser-known but equally endangered dry f
The Insider's Guide to Forest Park
Portland boasts the wildest city park in the nation. From hidden hikes to essential gear, here's everything you need to know.
Merck Forest & Farmland Center
by melissa on May 23, 2014 There is a young rooster on the farm, and he is in need of a name. We thought it would be fun to have a naming contest for the bird — would you like to help us out He is a Rhode Island Red rooster, and he likes to hang out in front of the Harwood Barn with the hens. He’s got a tall comb on top of his head, and beautiful (or, should we say, very…
Kenya is implementing smart IDs to protect its oceans and forests
The scheme aims to identify poachers, who raid the waters and cut down mangrove forests.
How tech workers are turning to the Japanese practice of ‘forest bathing’ to unplug
Maybe in another era, we just called it camping. But 'forest bathing,' which originated in Japan, is now being used to unplug from the digital world
Why Forests Matter
Forests are essential! They provide clean cool water, a safe climate, homes for wildlife, amazing outdoor spaces, as well as wood and myriad other products.
Europe's forests are booming. Here's why
As deforestation devastates large parts of the globe, Europe’s forests are expanding by an area the size of 1,500 soccer pitches every day.
Camp Out Cooking: Tips for Making a Feast in the Forest
When prepared correctly, few meals are as tasty as those prepared around a campfire. Check out these great tips for camp out cooking!
A 20-Year Update on Northwest Forest Plan
VANCOUVER, Wash. - A lot can happen in five years - but it usually takes longer than that to see real changes in forest health and water quality, according to a new report released this week by the U.S. Forest Service. ...
Grace Poe still PH's top senatorial bet
The survey, which interviewed 1,800 respondents nationwide, added only 3.6 percent of Filipinos did not determine their senatorial bets for May 2019.
Why saving our forests should be a global priority
The movement to eliminate deforestation from supply chains has achieved a lot - but it hasn't been enough to end deforestation completely. Real, collective action is needed.
This is how Germany is fighting to save its beleaguered forests
Last year, Germany lost 3,000 football pitches worth of forest to fires alone.
10 new forests in Armenia to commemorate lost lands
To mark the centennial of the Armenian Genocide, 10 new forests will be established in Armenia carrying the names of regions of historic Armenia.
Video captures what it’s like inside a forest fire
Weston firefighters shared a video that so far has received more than 1 million views It was taken last June in Fishlake National Forest in Utah. It was a fire that was deliberately set ... by the U.S. Forest Service. After months of planning and preparation, Fishlake National Forest fire crews ignited more than 2,000 acres of Utah forest in an effort to consume living upper canopy vegetation and initiate growth of new vegetation. The prescribed fire was designed to restore aspen ecosystems…
It's Time to Rethink How We Fight Forest Fires
Americans learned long ago how to keep cities from burning. And then, it seems, we forgot.
How community land rights can save our forests and climate
Almost exactly two years ago, the local communities of Mahan forest, in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, had plenty of reason to celebrate. On the eve of the International Day of Forests 2015, they received news that their ancestral lands would not be auctioned off for coal mining. This was the result of a long and inte
How Forests Could Bridge the Energy Transition (Op-Ed)
Forest plants and soils pull 3 billion metric tons of carbon out of the air every year. As climate negotiators plot a path to lower carbon emissions, reforestation may hold the key to easing the clean energy transition.
What America's Forests Looked Like Before Europeans Arrived
American beech, red oak and sweet birch trees shaded Conestoga Creek. The same spot is now home to mostly box elder and sugar maple trees
What’s the best way to protect forests? That’s a big question at the Paris climate talks
Countries and companies are making pledges to halt deforestation, while indigenous activists are arguing for different approaches.
Scientists report why forests with more tree types grow better, faster
It’s been known for years that forests with a lot of different tree species grow better and faster than forests with just one kind of tree.