Global tree cover has increased 7% over the last 35 years — but there's a catch
May 13, 2019, 12:36 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
There's still cause for concern, however.
Dr. Seuss may have modeled the Lorax after these real-life monkeys
March 1, 2019, 4:12 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The author wrote most of 'The Lorax' while visiting an ecosystem inhabited by orange, mustachioed monkeys.
A Brazilian rainforest is now being called an 'extinction vortex'
September 27, 2018, 12:09 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Brazil's once-expansive Atlantic Forest has now almost completely disappeared.
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.