An international study led by Yale University provides a new estimate for the planet's number of trees.
By Lorna Baldwin
1.6 billion people depend on forests for their livelihoods. Yet they are disappearing at the rate of 32 million acres every single year.
Netherlands scientists play "judo with nature", using nature's own forces against storms.
Crews Work to Save Yosemite Sequoias, Tree That Usually Thrives With Fire's Help…
Plant geneticist Margaret Pooler explains cloning the cherry trees in Washington, D.C.
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
// This week on the NewsHour we have been looking at how the urban heat island effect and climate change turn up the thermostat on U.S. cities, and how places like Chicago are trying to cool off with…
Six nations pledged $3.5 billion to cut carbon emissions and deforestation through a new program called REDD. Jonathon Miller of Independent Television News examines how the United Nations-sponsored plan will work.
On the Southeast Asian island of Borneo, the Asri Clinic doesn't take credit cards. Instead, the clinic accepts payments that improve the local ecosystem, be it seedlings for replanting, eggshells for composting, even manure. Fred de Sam Lazaro reports.
Robert Frank: Economic naturalists often find that many interesting new questions are stimulated by the experience of living in an unfamiliar environment. That’s always been my experience during sabbaticals spent away from Ithaca. One Saturday last December during my…
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