Global tree cover has increased 7% over the last 35 years
August 14, 2018, 2:02 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
There's still cause for concern, however.
At a refugee camp stripped of trees, the residents are replanting a forest
April 30, 2018, 9:59 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The need for firewood ruined the surrounding forest, but the new project is improving the environment and the refugees' quality of life.
These newly discovered 'pelican spiders' resemble pelicans for a good reason
January 15, 2018, 11 a.m. by Russell McLendon
A new study introduces 18 previously unknown spider species that look remarkably like pelicans.
How Iceland is regrowing forests destroyed by the Vikings
October 27, 2017, 7 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Only about 2 percent of Iceland is now forested, down from as much as 40 percent before Vikings arrived.
2 new types of tiny, wide-eyed tarsiers discovered in Indonesia
May 8, 2017, 1:35 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
It's a race against time to save some tarsier species.