Forest Digest: April 1, 2018

Harmful laughing-gas emissions are released with peatland draining, genetically engineered trees are the proposed solution for improving forest health, and conservationists call for action to protect America’s wildlife. Find out more in this week’s Forest Digest!Read More

Forest Digest: March 25, 2018

The composition of forests in the eastern U.S. is changing with climate change, and logging, if carefully managed, can help maintain and improve habitats for larger wildlife, like jaguars. Find out more in this week’s Forest Digest! Read More

Science Advisory Board Q&A: Chris Swanston

Chris Swanston is the director of the Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science. His studies focusing on climate adaptation and forest soil carbon make him an important addition to American Forests’ Science Advisory Board. Read more to learn about Chris’ work and the expertise he’s bringing to American Forests! Read More

Forest Digest: February 25, 2018

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Learn how tropical trees have adapted to be more drought-resistant, what the “Doorway to the Underworld” crater in Siberia may reveal about climate change, whether the red squirrel is smarter than the gray squirrel or vice versa, and more in this week’s Forest Digest!Read More

Forest Digest: February 18, 2018

The Yaguas National Forest in Peru is protecting a diverse amount of wilderness, bioenergy plantations could reduce global warming, motor vehicle emissions aren’t the top contender for air pollution, and hunting is changing forests – but probably not the way you’d expect. Find out more in this week’s Forest Digest!Read More
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