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New version of vegetationmap4africa launched

Tree enthusiasts on the move can now identify species as they go, and at the same time gain a deeper understanding of their natural environment, thanks to a new version of vegetationmap4africa. The new version of the map ...

dateSep 08, 2015 in Ecology
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Dead trees don't fuel megafires

In the western United States, warming temperatures and insects like pine beetles and bark beetles have killed trees across more than half a million square kilometers of forest in recent decades, leading to widespread concern ...

dateAug 12, 2016 in Environment
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NASA Goddard technology helps fight forest pests

Northeastern forests in the United States cover more than 165 million acres, an area almost as big as Texas. Soon, millions of pine and ash trees in those forests could be wiped out, thanks in part to two types of voracious ...

dateJul 31, 2015 in Ecology
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How will shifting climate change US forests?

One foggy spring morning just after a hard rain, Park Williams was tromping through the woods deep in Arkansas' Ozark Mountains. Toiling down a steep slope, he supposedly was keeping a simultaneous eye out for rattlesnakes, ...

dateMar 16, 2016 in Environment
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