Protecting old and mature trees is the simplest and least expensive way to pull carbon out of the atmosphere – but proposed logging projects threaten mature stands across the US.
Victoria’s critically endangered Leadbeater’s possum is just hanging on, despite new plans and reserves aimed at protection. Plans to log some of its remaining habitat will not help
The mountain ash dominates as the tallest species of tree, but they did not win tree with the biggest girth.
More than 60% of global intact forest loss is unrelated to farming, our research shows
The path of Plibersek’s big agenda stretches far beyond the one-term political horizon – and it’s fraught with dangers.
Millions of dollars have gone into California’s forest carbon offset program – with little new carbon storage to show for it, a new study suggests.
Wildfires are remaking western US forests. Decisions about managing forests that have burned should factor in how fires change animal behavior and interactions between predators and prey.
Illegal roads have brought deforestation, fire and other environmental damage to the Amazon. The results of the 2022 presidential runoff could have a major impact for the future.
Ghana’s government should shift to a community-based and voluntary approach to forest restoration and conservation
Greater gliders are fluffy, cat-sized possums with large ears. State governments have failed them at every turn, and continue to raze their habitat.
Directing public funds to native forest logging is bad for the economy, the climate and biodiversity, and will increase bushfire risk.
By mismanaging its forestry road system, Québec and the forestry companies operating in public forests have made significant savings, to the detriment of protecting aquatic environments.
Artificial habitats are becoming more advanced, but they’re not a silver bullet.
After another devastating wildfire year in the West, the Biden administration has a plan to ramp up forest thinning and prescribed burns. Two foresters explain why these projects are so important.
A review of Australia’s illegal logging laws tests the Morrison government’s commitment to halting global forest loss.
Derby in northeast Tasmania should be a story of hope for mining communities seeking to transition to a sustainable future. But logging threatens that vision.
Warm autumn weather has produced dull leaf colors across the eastern US this year, but climate change isn’t the only way that humans have altered trees’ fall displays.
Two forest researchers whose own communities were threatened by fires in 2021 explain how historic policies left forests at high risk of megafires.
A staggering 17,500 tree species are at risk of dying out.
Observations collected since the 1980s in the Amazon, Central Africa and Southeast Asia show we are not giving tropical forests enough time to recover after logging.