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08

Jul

laurajmoss:

I pass this sign every day and am ridiculously curious about its origins. #thisusedtobeaforest #Atlanta

laurajmoss:

I pass this sign every day and am ridiculously curious about its origins. #thisusedtobeaforest #Atlanta

15

May

How a bat expert became Vladimir Putin’s nemesisPowerful Russian elites have been logging old-growth forests for personal gain. One brave zoologist set out to stop them.

How a bat expert became Vladimir Putin’s nemesis
Powerful Russian elites have been logging old-growth forests for personal gain. One brave zoologist set out to stop them.

01

May

Bittersweet, guitar-shaped forest is visible from space
In memory of his late wife, farmer Pedro Martin Ureta has spent 35 years planting and nurturing a guitar-shaped forest in Argentina. The poignant tribute can only be seen from the air — or higher.

02

Jan

Florida’s mangrove forests expand with climate changeScientists aren’t sure what this expansion means for surrounding human communities and aquatic life.

Florida’s mangrove forests expand with climate change
Scientists aren’t sure what this expansion means for surrounding human communities and aquatic life.

02

Aug

09

Jul

German forest swastikas remain a mysteryDeciduous trees planted among evergreens reveal a shocking sight, and nobody knows how they got there.

German forest swastikas remain a mystery
Deciduous trees planted among evergreens reveal a shocking sight, and nobody knows how they got there.

Primeval underwater forest discovered in Gulf of MexicoSea creatures thrive amidst the massive trunks of cypress trees that lived tens of thousands of years ago.

Primeval underwater forest discovered in Gulf of Mexico
Sea creatures thrive amidst the massive trunks of cypress trees that lived tens of thousands of years ago.

11

Jun

How ‘hidden’ wildfires are destroying the AmazonBetween 1999 and 2010, understory forest fires burned more than 33,000 square miles, an area larger than the state of South Carolina.

How ‘hidden’ wildfires are destroying the Amazon
Between 1999 and 2010, understory forest fires burned more than 33,000 square miles, an area larger than the state of South Carolina.

09

May

Forests flee, dump CO2 as climate warms
An array of ecosystems will relocate due to global warming, but new research suggests the northward flight of boreal forests could be especially harmful.

Forests flee, dump CO2 as climate warms

An array of ecosystems will relocate due to global warming, but new research suggests the northward flight of boreal forests could be especially harmful.

07

Mar

(Source: sewwitch)