Find out the latest in forestry news in this week’s Forest Digest!
- 360 Million Years Ago, The Earth Was On Fire — Forbes
Based on recently published research, this article looks at the history of, and relationship between, forests and fire.
- Ancient Fossil Forests Discovered in the Arctic — Discovery News
Recent studies in the arctic by Cardiff University reveal some of the first trees on earth from fossil findings.
- The Best Tall Building in 2015 Is Covered in Trees — Slate
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat recognized a building in Milan, known as Bosco Verticale, which is covered in 900 live trees and more than 2,000 plants.
- With invasive insects and development looming, New York forest land may be peaking — Phys.org
A recent report reveals that, due to damage caused by invasive insects and a continuing increase in development, the increasing forested land in New York state, currently 63 percent, will begin to slow.