In the rush to feed the world's growing population, many forests may as well have a bull's-eye on them. If agricultural expansion is going to cause deforestation, does it matter where?
Wildfires are tearing through some hot, drought-stricken areas of the West, including a massive blaze in Northern California. A look at the latest hotspots and what crews are doing to control them:
New research from the University of Alberta's Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences shows that pine beetle attacks not only lead to the death of adult trees, but can also leave the next generation of pine ...
Some wildfires occur naturally, but people who are careless or unprepared cause many of these blazes, according to Recreation.gov.
A tiny fly from the Pacific Northwest may provide new hope for towering hemlock forests dying along the East Coast.
Natura 2000 is the core of the EU's biodiversity conservation policy, with the network of protected areas covering ca. 18% of the EU's land territory. Forests play an essential role for the network and Europe's biodiversity, ...
Higher supermarket prices for eco-friendly palm oil products could help save endangered species, according to a new study by North American and U.K. researchers.
For more than 30 million years after dinosaurs first appeared, they remained inexplicably rare near the equator, where only a few small-bodied meat-eating dinosaurs eked out a living. The age-long absence of big plant-eaters ...
Estonian researchers and farmers start to investigate together with the German Aerospace Center novel methods for characterization of grass and crops from data acquired by the German radar satellite formation TanDEM-X.
This image from Sentinel-1A's radar brings us over Indonesia's Central Kalimantan province on the island of Borneo.