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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.
Oct 1, 2013 09:40 AM ET // Tim Wall
Expanding cities can swallow biodiversity hotspots and other important protected natural areas.
Aug 29, 2013 02:57 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
A National Guard Predator drone is being called into action for the Rim Fire in California. Continue reading →
Jul 8, 2013 01:40 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Scuba divers have discovered a primeval underwater forest off the coast of Alabama.
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