News tagged with national forest

Half of world's forest species at risk

Half of the world's forest species are at risk from climate change and farming, the United Nations warned on Tuesday, as it called for "urgent action" to manage them better.

dateJun 04, 2014 in Environment
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Parts of fire-ravage Calif. forest to be restored

(AP) -- Nearly two years after an arsonist ignited what became the largest fire in Los Angeles County history, officials have launched an effort to restore tens of thousands of acres in some of the most severely charred ...

dateApr 15, 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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NASA/Forest Service maps aid fire recovery

New maps of two recent California megafires that combine unique data sets from the U.S. Forest Service and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, are answering some of the urgent questions ...

dateApr 13, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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NASA image: Powerhouse Fire, California

NASA's Terra satellite captured this natural-color satellite image of California's Powerhouse Fire with the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument on June 1, 2013. Actively burning ...

dateJun 03, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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