The changing climate and higher rates of wildfire events could negatively affect the ability of Sierra Nevada Mountain to take up and store carbon
A man who got lost in the Amazon forest for nine days claims he survive with the help from wild monkeys.
The tree was discovered using the technology Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) from an aircraft that uses light pulses to meaure forests at large scales while conserving them.
Feared that they were already gone extinct, Bactrian deer from Afghanistan made a surprising comeback.
New climate predictions showed that trees in boreal forest are only going to be benefited by the warming temperature for a short time and will reach its tipping point by 2050.
Europe’s last ancient forest located in Poland is now on its “last stand” as loggers prepare to clear-cut trees.
Cowbirds lay their eggs in neighboring nests and abandon the to be raised by surrogate bird parents. Researchers recently spent some attempting to figure out whether the birds know they are different from their adopted families and how they handle it in terms of feeding, mating and flocking.
On an island (no, not *that* island) of New York City that has 12,300 acres of protected park land, resident Lawrence Pugliares is known for his sharp and story-full shots of nesting eagles and osprey along the waterfronts--and photos of insects that express both wit and respect.
Chimpanzees studied along Uganda's western border seem to be thriving despite the forest's escalating demise.
Muir Woods is known for having some of the oldest, tallest trees on Earth, but a new analysis shows that California's tallest tree is actually younger than previously thought.
A rare monkey some believed to be extinct has recently been spotted in the forests of the Republic of Congo after successfully evading scientists for more than half a century, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS).
A new facility is being launched that will expose natural woodland to raised carbon dioxide levels, simulating conditions expected in the near future. This research is expected to give conversationalists and policy makers a look at future troubles the world's forests will face.
A plot of Miami-Dade forest home to rare plants and endangered species is to be torn down to make way for a Wal-Mart, a move that's causing alarm among some environmentalists.
Almost three decades after the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster, dead forests in the immediate radiation zone are still not decaying. Researchers say that this shows a disturbing facet of long-term radiation exposure that is little considered - how radiation impacts the process of decomposition