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Reviving the majestic redwood forests
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Reviving the majestic redwood forests

A mission to undo decades of damage to the redwoods of California caused by unchecked logging involves even more logging — and chain saws.
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Climate threatens carbon forest offset projects

Regions most at risk of losing forest carbon through fire, climate stress, or insect damage are precisely those regions where many forest carbon offset projects are located, report researchers.

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‘Firmageddon’: Oregon conifers suffer record die-off as climate crisis hits hard

‘Firmageddon’: Oregon conifers suffer record die-off as climate crisis hits hard

More than a million acres of state forest contain trees that have succumbed to stressors exacerbated by a multi-year drought.

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.

A notorious invasive plant shows promise in green construction

A notorious invasive plant shows promise in green construction

Imported from Japan in 1876, kudzu strangles forests and farmland throughout the South. Could it build cities instead?
Is the wood-wide web real? Scientists debate whether trees really talk

Is the wood-wide web real? Scientists debate whether trees really talk

From Ted Lasso to TED Talks, the theory of the “wood-wide web” is everywhere, and some scientists argue that it is overblown and unproven.
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