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First hectare-scale maps of canopy height, aboveground biomass and associated carbon stock for the forests and woodlands of the conterminous United States.
Could "interventions" bring children closer to nature?
A new study funded by NASA has found that Amazon forests are losing their greenness due to last year's record-breaking drought.
Year One results in reducing wildfire concerns for nearby communities and takes steps to preserve Barrens unique habitat STATE COLLEGE, Pa., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission officials today announced they plan to begin the second phase of controlled burns on the Scotia Barrens on State Game Land 176 in Patton, Ferguson and Halfmoon Townships, Centre County, to improve habitat conditions within this unique ecosystem.
Despite Recent Rain, Very Dry Conditions Can Appear Almost Overnight HARRISBURG, Pa., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett has proclaimed March 13-19 Wildfire Prevention Week in Pennsylvania, noting that rapidly-changing weather can quickly create tinderbox conditions despite recent rain.
Forest fires usually spread out of control very quickly.
New research indicates that the speed of early forest clearance following human colonisation of the South Island of New Zealand was much faster and more intense than previously thought.
Climate forecasts for the region predict an advance of the desert about 300 kilometers to the north.
Ecological disturbances are not necessarily a bad thing â€“ deliberate disturbances can actually be used to preserve or even increase biodiversity in a nature reserve.
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