City officials have accepted a $4 million federal grant to chop down trees in the ritzy Oakland hills, a decision that ignited debate over how best to prevent deadly wildfires.
Contrary to conventional wisdom, new research reveals that it is competition, not climate change, that has a greater impact on the changing composition of forests in Western Canada.
Don't be surprised if you look up in the sun's direction and squint with itchy, watery eyes. You might be staring into billows of tree pollen wafting through your town. It's certainly been happening where I live.
A first in tree research: European trees planted in China to identify potentially invasive species in our forests
INRA scientists worked with colleagues from the Academy of Sciences in Beijing and the Zhejiang Agriculture and Forestry University to study the ability of Chinese insect and fungal pathogens to colonize European trees.
Minuscule, fossilized pieces of plants could tell a detailed story of what the Earth looked like 50 million years ago.
A recently published global genome study that used the data-intensive Gordon supercomputer at the San Diego Supercomputer at the University of California, San Diego, has researchers rethinking how avian lineages diverged ...
The most extensive land-based study of the Amazon to date reveals it is losing its capacity to absorb carbon from the atmosphere. From a peak of two billion tonnes of carbon dioxide each year in the 1990s, the net uptake ...
Chemical changes that occur in tree leaves after being attacked by insects and mammals can impact nearby streams, which rely on fallen plant material as a food source, report scientists from the University of Chicago Department ...
Auckland's trees have little protection against urban intensification and of those that are left, only a few are listed for preservation, a new study has found.
Scientists report that after 20 years of attempts to save the species, northern spotted owl numbers in the Northwest are still on the decline—and at a faster rate.