Large tracts of forest in California are being destroyed by severe fires and some may struggle to recover, instead being replaced by dense shrubland, according to researchers.
The National Interagency Coordination Center has reported on quite a few forest fires that have broken out in the central United States.
Nearly ten years ago, the largest recorded tundra fire in the Arctic, known as the Anaktuvuk River fire, was sparked by a lightning strike, burning its way across more than 400 square miles of the North Scope of Alaska. The ...
If there is anything common among the 1.1 million firefighters—both career and volunteer—serving in the United States, it's that at any moment, they may be required to put their lives on the line to protect people and ...
A changing climate is altering the ability of Rocky Mountain forests to recover from wildfire, according to a new study published in the journal Global Ecology and Biogeography.
Bangladesh on Monday banned boats from sailing through a key southwestern river after a ship loaded with coal capsized, threatening the sanctuaries of rare dolphins in the world's largest mangrove forest.
NASA said it will test the effects of a large fire in space by setting off a blaze inside an orbiting unmanned space craft.
Scientists have found the oldest fossils of the familiar pine tree that dominates Northern Hemisphere forests today.
PPPL engineers design and build state-of-the-art controller for AC to DC converter that manages plasma in upgraded fusion machine
Over thousands of years, most forests in the eastern United States evolved with frequent fire, which promoted tree species and ecosystems that were both fire and drought resistant. In little more than a century, humans upset ...