Latest Ecological succession Stories
As trees grow larger in even-aged stands, competition develops among them.
As forest fire season winds down, scientists have developed a new computer model that can help predict the paths of forest fires.
The increasing number of wildfires occurring throughout the US in recent summers has been sending carbon monoxide and other toxins into the atmosphere, causing respiratory issues among people living far from the affected areas.
As firefighters emerge from another record wildfire season in the Western United States, University of California, Berkeley, scientists say it's time to give them a 21st century tool: a fire-spotting satellite.
A new plant-mapping project has allowed for scientists to find locations where some of the rarest plant species live and thrive. The results were surprising due to the varying degree of climate and vegetation type found in many of these regions.
While raging wildfires can consume property and even lives, the towering infernos could also be heavily influencing the forces of climate change.
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