A new global map of deforestation reveals that 888,000 square miles (2.3 million square kilometers) of forest has vanished since 2000.
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.
Expanding cities can swallow biodiversity hotspots and other important protected natural areas.
A National Guard Predator drone is being called into action for the Rim Fire in California. Continue reading →
Scuba divers have discovered a primeval underwater forest off the coast of Alabama.
The estimate also comes with a price tag for describing all these Earth species, most of which are still unknown: $364 billion.
The deeper the burn the higher the carbon emissions.
The destruction of the Amazon rainforest is at its lowest since monitoring began 24 years ago.
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