Boreal Forests News

By 2050 much of the Arctic could be green

Arctic treeline site near Cherskiy in northeastern Siberia. A new study finds that the Arctic treeline will continue expanding northward as the region warms. Photo courtesy of Woods Hole Research…

Featured Video: logging run amuck in Latvia

A recent expose by Al Jazeera reveals the environmental toll of clear-cutting on Latvia's forests, in addition to highlighting the fact that the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certifies clear-cut forests.…

15 conservation issues to watch

Deforestation near Gunung Palung in Indonesian Borneo. Photo by: Rhett A. Butler Deforestation, oil spills, coral acidification: these are just a few examples of ongoing, and well-researched, environmental changes that…