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Keeping trees in the ground where they are already growing is...

Beverly Law, Oregon State University and William Moomaw, Tufts University Protecting forests is an essential strategy in the fight...

We’ll see more fire seasons like 2020 – here’s a strategy...

Jennifer Balch, University of Colorado Boulder As of late fall, wildfires are still smoldering under snowfall in Colorado. I am hoping that the cold and...

Across the world, trees are growing faster, dying younger – and...

Roel Brienen, University of Leeds and Emanuel Gloor, University of Leeds As the world warms and the atmosphere becomes increasingly fertilised with carbon dioxide, trees...

Climate change and forest management have both fueled today’s epic...

Steven C. Beda, University of Oregon What is driving the wildfires that are ravaging California, Oregon and Washington? President Trump and state officials have offered...

How deforestation helps deadly viruses jump from animals to humans

Amy Y. Vittor, University of Florida; Gabriel Zorello Laporta, Faculdade de Medicina do ABC, and Maria Anice Mureb Sallum, Universidade de São Paulo The coronavirus...

Black bears adapt to life near humans by burning the midnight...

Kathy Zeller, University of Massachusetts Amherst Amid reports that human activities are pushing many wild species to the edge of extinction, it’s easy to miss...

High-value opportunities exist to restore tropical rainforests around the world –...

Robin Chazdon, University of Connecticut The green belt of tropical rainforests that covers equatorial regions of the Americas, Africa, Indonesia and Southeast Asia is turning...

Don’t stress about what kind of Christmas tree to buy, but...

Bert Cregg, Michigan State University Environmentally conscious consumers often ask me whether a real Christmas tree or an artificial one is the more sustainable choice....

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Supriya Chakrabarti, University of Massachusetts Lowell Perhaps you remember the opening scene of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” that took place on Privet Drive....