No logging at protected Tasmanian forest: Australia

Australian authorities Sunday said there would be no logging in the World Heritage-listed Tasmanian Wilderness, following recommendations in a report submitted to the United Nations's cultural body UNESCO.

A great big new forest park won't save Leadbeater's possum

The recent change to the conservation status of Leadbeater's possum from endangered to critically endangered has renewed calls for an extended national park, because some experts argue that both the possum and the forests ...

House OKs more logging in national forests

In response to fires that have ravaged the West this year, the House on Friday approved a bill that would expand logging in national forests despite a White House veto threat.

Climate flux matched Europe's social rise and fall

Ancient tree rings show links between climate change and major events in human history, like migrations, plagues and the rise and fall of empires, said a study this week in the journal Science.

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