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Biden administration takes historic step to protect old-growth forest

Environmental advocates say action is still needed to protect “mature” trees, while industry views the move as hindering timber harvests that provide wildfire protection.
Deforestation has big impact on regional temperatures, study of Brazilian Amazon shows

Deforestation has big impact on regional temperatures, study of Brazilian Amazon shows

Research highlights benefits forests bring surrounding regions in terms of cooler air and more rainfall.

tree planting & forest preservation

Roger Worthington: I pledged $1 million to plant new trees. I wish I could invest the money in saving old ones.

A recent study said preserving existing forests was more important than planting new ones in the limited time we have to slow global warming.
BC newly mapped old-growth forest

Loggers warned to steer clear of newly mapped old-growth forest patches in central B.C.

Mapped areas follow watchdog investigation that found biodiversity may be at ‘high risk’ in Prince George timber area.

Suzanne Simard reforestation advocate

Suzanne Simard is on a crusade to save 'mother trees' for the climate

Suzanne Simard helped people see forests as complex communities. Now she's translating that research into a roadmap for protecting trees amid climate change.
Why deforestation matters—and what we can do to stop it

Why deforestation matters—and what we can do to stop it

Large scale destruction of trees—deforestation—affects ecosystems, climate, and even increases risk for zoonotic diseases spreading to humans.

Massive die-off hits fir trees across Pacific Northwest

Massive die-off hits fir trees across Pacific Northwest

Labeled “Firmageddon,” by researchers, the drought-driven “mortality event” is the largest ever recorded in the region.

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