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Aug 19, 2014 11:50 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Firefighters are still putting out a huge forest fire that erupted in Washington state last month, but the fire's devastating effects may be felt for years to come. Continue reading →
Aug 13, 2014 11:20 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
After serving nearly 30 years as a doorstop for a nuclear physicist, a hunk of petrified wood has finally been recognized as a one-of-a-kind find.
Aug 6, 2014 01:01 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Forests are increasingly endangered by problems such as massive wildfires and outbreaks of destructive pests, which are intensifying as the result of climate change. Continue reading →
Jun 6, 2014 12:40 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A satellite observes widespread forest fires in North Korea, but it's just one problem related to deforestation in the totalitarian nation. Continue reading →
May 16, 2014 09:10 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
The fires have prompted road closures and evacuation orders for thousands of residents in the region.
Apr 18, 2014 09:17 AM ET // Paul Gabrielsen
Climate change and past forest management methods may be to blame for bigger and more frequent flames.
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.
Nov 13, 2013 07:30 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
European settlers transformed America's Northeastern forests. From historic records and the landscape and plants are radically different today than they were 400 years ago.
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