As hundreds of thousands of Myanmar muslims seek safety in the country, they have little choice but to overburden the jungles on which their livelihoods depend.
Fires can be rejuvenating for some ecosystems. But as wildfires increase in frequency and severity, those ecosystems could see could their soil fertility and carbon capture depleted.
Living near the urban-forest interface agrees with our amygdala.
New research shows how rapidly fire dangers are rising in the American West. The results could help governments plan ahead for the flames.
Lions, gorillas, and wolves, oh my! Two on-the-ground proponents of saving the tropics think a great way to both engage and enlighten the West is to deploy a dollop of satire.
While visiting Oaxaca's forestry cooperatives, Kristian Beadle considers the link between remembering the dead and managing living resources — including new climate policies to reduce deforestation.
Hands-off care of the forests around Mount Rushmore may have created a sweet spot for an ancient enemy of the Ponderosa pine — the mountain pine beetle.
Reforesting efforts in Haiti may not provide immediate relief, but could create a renewable and sustainable supply of food and fuel for desperate villages.
While it's widely acknowledged that forests can be useful for holding carbon, they release phenomenal amounts of greenhouse gases when they burn.