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Archive: Forests

22 Sep 2016

What’s Killing Native Birds in The Mountain Forests of Kauai?

by DIANE TOOMEY
Biologist Eben Paxton is sounding the alarm about the catastrophic collapse of native bird populations on the Hawaiian island of Kauai. His group's research has uncovered the culprit: disease-carrying mosquitoes that have invaded the birds' mountain habitat. READ MORE

01 Sep 2016

Exploring How and Why Trees ‘Talk’ to Each Other

by DIANE TOOMEY
Ecologist Suzanne Simard has shown how trees use a network of soil fungi to communicate their needs and aid neighboring plants. Now she’s warning that threats like clear-cutting and climate change could disrupt these critical networks. READ MORE

24 Aug 2016

Science in the Wild: The Legacy Of the U.S. National Park System

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11 Aug 2016

An Amazon Tribe’s Deadly Fight To Save Its Land From Logging

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28 Jul 2016

Chocolate in the Jungle: Racing To Save a Disappearing Forest

A runner-up in the 2016 Yale Environment 360 Video Contest tells the story of a small group of Ecuadorians working to preserve remnants of South America’s ecologically rich Chocó Rainforest by sustainably farming cacao. READ MORE

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22 Sep 2016: What’s Killing the Native Birds in The Mountain Forests of Kauai?

14 Sep 2016: Islamic Leaders Issue Fatwa on Indonesia’s Slash-and-Burn Agriculture

08 Sep 2016: The World Has Lost 10 Percent Of Its Wilderness Over Last Two Decades

01 Sep 2016: Interview: Exploring How and Why Trees ‘Talk’ to Each Other

23 Aug 2016: Study Shows Humans Learning To Use Natural Resources More Efficiently

19 Aug 2016: Scientists Find 1,075-Year-Old Tree in Northern Greece, Europe’s Oldest

18 Jul 2016: Following El Nino, Amazon At Risk of Intense Wildfire Season

15 Jul 2016: India Plants Nearly 50 Million Trees to Fight Air Pollution, Climate Change

07 Jul 2016: California’s Redwood Trees Are Best in the World at Storing CO2

20 Jun 2016: 2015 Deadliest Year for Environmentalists on Record, Finds Report


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