News tagged with national forest

The case of the dying aspens

Over the past 10 years, the death of forest trees due to drought and increased temperatures has been documented on all continents except Antarctica. This can in turn drive global warming by reducing the amount of carbon dioxide ...

dateDec 12, 2011 in Environment
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New method can aid rainforest, help loggers

(PhysOrg.com) -- Reduced-impact logging (RIL) in an Amazon rainforest generated profits while emitting a small fraction of carbon compared with total forest clearing, a University at Albany study concludes.

dateNov 18, 2011 in Environment
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Petrified Forest adds 26,000 acres of private land

(AP) -- The federal government is gaining control over an even larger expanse of rainbow-colored petrified wood, fossils from the dawning age of dinosaurs and petroglyphs left by American Indian tribes who once lived in ...

dateSep 08, 2011 in Ecology
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Endangered species hit hard by historic Ariz. fire

(AP) -- The largest wildfire in Arizona history left a charred landscape of blackened forest, burned-out vehicle hulks and charred fireplaces as it destroyed more than 30 homes. It also inflicted a serious toll on an ecosystem ...

dateJun 23, 2011 in Environment
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