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 →
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.
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 →
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.
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