Climate change, logging collide—and a forest shrinks

Looking down a hillside dotted with large stumps and nearly devoid of trees, a pair of retired U.S. Forest Service employees lamented logging policies they helped craft to deal with two harbingers of climate change—pine ...

Water in bedrock is sustaining trees across country

You can't squeeze water from a rock. But tree roots can—and they're doing it more frequently than scientists previously thought, with a new study finding that bedrock is a regular source of water for trees across the United ...

For trees, carbs are key to surviving insect defoliation

A recent multi-year outbreak of an invasive moth killed thousands of acres of oak trees across southern New England. But interspersed among the wreckage were thousands of trees that survived. A new study published today in ...

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