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Jul 6, 2015 04:48 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Warmer winters and drought may lead to more frequent forest fires, even in the normally wet Pacific Northwest. Continue reading →
Feb 4, 2015 11:36 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A 2011 tornado outbreak in the southeastern US is linked to distant fires, new research suggests. Continue reading →
Sep 26, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Leaders from 27 nations and representatives of big companies signed a historic pact to stop deforestation by 2030, but one crucial player -- Brazil -- is notably absent. Continue reading →
Sep 23, 2014 11:37 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A dramatic photo taken from International Space Station shows multiple fires raging in South America's Amazon rainforest. Continue reading →
Sep 17, 2014 06:44 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Climate change seems to be altering forests, by making trees grow faster. Continue reading →
Sep 16, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
The meteorite that killed off the dinosaurs 66 million years took a toll on evergreen trees.
Jun 23, 2014 04:15 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Forest conservation needs to focus on people rather than trees, argues a new UN report.
Nov 15, 2013 10:30 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
A new global map of deforestation reveals that 888,000 square miles (2.3 million square kilometers) of forest has vanished since 2000.
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