A satellite observes widespread forest fires in North Korea, but it's just one problem related to deforestation in the totalitarian nation. Continue reading →
The fires have prompted road closures and evacuation orders for thousands of residents in the region.
Climate change and past forest management methods may be to blame for bigger and more frequent flames.
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.
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