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“Forests”

Dec 10, 2014 12:23 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The buried body of a missing Ecuadoran indigenous leader has been found, shortly before he planned to protest at the UN climate conference in Lima.
Sep 17, 2014 06:44 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Climate change seems to be altering forests, by making trees grow faster. Continue reading →
Sep 16, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
The meteorite that killed off the dinosaurs 66 million years took a toll on evergreen trees.
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.
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