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Tropical Countries Vow to Fight Deforestation at Lima Climate Conference

Last week in Lima, pledges to the Global Climate Fund topped $10 billion, with new contributions not only from wealthy nations like Belgium and Australia, but also from developing forest nations like Peru and Colombia.

Even in restored forests, extreme weather strongly influences wildfire's impacts

A new study examined how the Rim Fire burned through forests with restored fire regimes in Yosemite National Park to determine whether they were as resistant to high-severity fire as many scientists and land managers expected.

#2014ForestHillsDrive: J.Cole Speaks On Topping The Billboard 200 With 375k In First-Week Sales – “The Real Is Back”

J.Cole Lands Atop The Billboard 200 With First Week Debut Of “2014 Forest Hills Drive Talented Roc Nation lyricist J.Cole has been arguably the most underrated rapper on the mainstream music scene since first making his way into the game,

Navy Wants Permission for Electromagnetic Wargames Over Olympic National Park

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

JamesChen/Shutterstock The skies above the Olympic National Forest, potential training site for electromagnetic warfare. From Truthout: If the US Navy gets its way, it will begin flying Growler supersonic warplanes over Olympic National...Show More Summary

New Bill Would Ban Fracking In National Parks And Forests

“Federal lands should be preserved for the public good.” The post New Bill Would Ban Fracking In National Parks And Forests appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Defense bill includes ill-advised Alaska and Arizona land measures

So what does funding for the Department of Defense have in common with Alaska's Tongass National Forest or the Tonto National Forest in Arizona?

Christmas tree shopping: Cost vs. convenience

Most of the country's 154 national forests allow visitors to harvest Christmas trees, for a small fee

Unsung Climate Hero: Forest Monitoring Technology

Delegates from hundreds of countries are in Lima, Peru, this week, facing the heroic task of negotiating a global climate deal under the auspices of the United Nations. As negotiations reach their climactic closing hours, it’s worthShow More Summary

Over Easy: 2015 NDAA Will Give Apache Ancestral Land to a Foreign Mining Company

Last week, the House passed the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and attached a rider on page 1105 that would give 2400 acres of National Forest that is cherished ancestral Native American land in southeast Arizona to a subsidiary of a large international mining conglomerate.

The 5 best National Parks in the world

The world is filled with a staggering amount of natural beauty, taking the form of unique rock formations or expansive forests which are home to some of the rarest animals. It is important to protect these places, to ensure that they remain undisturbed and stand the test of time. Show More Summary

Ronald Bailey Ponders a Futuro Caliente and Fucking For Forests at the U.N. Climate Meeting

last weekNews : Reason

The 20 th Conference of the Parties (COP-20) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Lima, Peru is about to shift into the high gear as the second week of negotiations takes off. The meeting has attracted delegates from 190 countries, as well as thousands of activists. Show More Summary

Connecting With Nature? There's an App for That

How would you feel if you were asked to turn in your mobile phone while entering a national park? Would it help you connect more deeply with nature? That's exactly what New Forest National Park in Great Britain has done, as they've jumped on the anti-technology bandwagon. Show More Summary

Conscience letters of the Petrified Forest

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

They’re known as conscience letters — notes sent to the rangers at the Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona, by visitors returning pilfered rocks. “I am writing this letter in hopes of easing my conscience,” one missive reads, “and saving the most important...

Utah’s Insanely Expensive Plan To Seize Public Lands

A study released Monday found that transferring national forests and other public lands to the state of Utah would cost taxpayers at least $280 million per year. The post Utah’s Insanely Expensive Plan To Seize Public Lands appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Paradise National Forest, Oregon, is Jurassic Park

When you are driving by, it looks like a big forest but the name. What’s in a name? With a name like Paradise we had to stop. When I think of Paradise it is surrounded by ocean and sand. When my wife thinks of Paradise it is usually something like a mountain chalet. So we [...]

Utah’s Plan To Seize America’s Public Lands Would Cost More Than A Quarter Of A Billion Dollars

A study released Monday found that transferring national forests and other public lands to the state of Utah would cost taxpayers at least $280 million per year. The post Utah’s Plan To Seize America’s Public Lands Would Cost More Than A Quarter Of A Billion Dollars appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Inflamed by poaching, record-high tiger deaths reported in India

A wild tiger walks through his domain in the dry forest of Ranthambhore National Park in Rajasthan, India during the hot and dry summer months. Wildlife officials in India said this week that tigers are dying in record numbers in that country, mostly due to poaching. Show More Summary

J. Cole – 2014 Forest Hills Drive Tracklist

Roc Nation rapper J. Cole reveals the tracklist for his forthcoming 2014 Forest Hills Drive project. Thirteen new tracks are coming your way on December 9. Over the weekend, Cole’s been playing the album for select fans in the same

Mexico as a Shining Example of Gender and Forest Policy

On November 19, I was the keynote speaker at a gender conference for staff of Mexico's National Forestry Commission (CONAFOR), presenting the importance of mainstreaming a gender perspective in the forest sector. Part of the reason I was so excited to be doing this in Mexico is because Mexico has become a leading force in mainstreaming gender. Show More Summary

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