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Why is the Tongass National Forest so important?

Why buying local firewood matters

With dam removed, Green River flows freely

In the U.K, less mowing means more flowers

How to share Earth with other animals

The world's largest privately owned giant sequoia forest may soon be protected

Drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is one step closer to reality

Stranded hikers saved by message in a bottle

Proposal to mine near Okefenokee Swamp raises old fears

After deadly season, new rules would limit who can climb Mount Everest

Why would trees keep a nearby stump alive?

A new beginning for an old ghost town?