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Climate Change Produces Complicated Consequences For North America's Forests
2013-10-15 11:35:58

Climate change affects forests across North America – in some cases permitting insect outbreaks, plant diseases, wildfires and other problems -- but Dartmouth researchers say warmer temperatures are also making many forests grow faster and some less susceptible to pests, which could boost forest health and acreage, timber harvests, carbon storage, water recycling and other forest benefits in some areas.

2013-09-28 23:02:04

Dallas resident Tim McCarty, who once was guided off Silver Dollar City’s roller coaster PowderKeg because he was too big to fit in the seat, took a victory ride on the same coaster a year later

2013-09-09 23:21:11

Local 17 members working at the Chelan-Douglas Health District are ready to minimize the health impacts of wildfires during the peak of Washington wildfire season. Seattle,

Wildfires Change Climate Models
2013-08-30 13:45:15

While raging wildfires can consume property and even lives, the towering infernos could also be heavily influencing the forces of climate change.

Wildfires Could Become More Frequent Due To Changing Climate
2013-08-29 08:15:05

The Western US, where firefighters are currently battling dozens of fires in at least 11 states, has received bad news from a new study led by environmental scientists at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

California’s Massive Rim Fire Dissected By NASA's 'Eyes'
2013-08-28 07:25:40

The Rim Fire burning in and near Yosemite National Park in California continues to grow and move its way up in the record books.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.