Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper suspended prescribed burns used to mitigate fire danger on Wednesday after a controlled blaze apparently ignited a wildfire west of Denver that killed an elderly

As many as 7,500 trees will be axed to pave the way for the 775 MW Luhri Hydroelectric Project being constructed by the public sector Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam on the Sutlej near Nirath downstream Ra

There have been periodic droughts in the American southwest for millenia.

The trees spanning many of the mountainsides of western Montana glow an earthy red, like a broadleaf forest at the beginning of autumn.

DuPont was ordered by the Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday to stop selling and recall its Imprelis herbicide, following thousands of complaints that the treatment kills trees.

Carbon absorbation capacity of tree species, particularly pine, seems to have decreased in mid Himalayan zones of Uttrakhand following ban on green felling .

For centuries, the whitebark pine, Pinus albicaulis, has grown on hundreds of thousands of acres across the West. It is a keystone species of an entire ecosystem — one now seriously at risk.

An iconic species of the American West, the whitebark pine, is at risk of extinction from climate change and disease, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said on Tuesday, but no immediate action is planned.

There isn't enough money to list the whitebark pine as endangered or threatened under the Endangered Species Act, with other species taking priority.

The Fish and Wildlife Service said Monday that the whitebark pine, devastated by bark beetles and fungus, deserved to be listed as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act. But it said it could not spare money and staff time to do so and to give the trees the protections that come from a listing.

Forest fires are calamity that causes damage to the forest economy which is considerably greater than all damages caused by the harmful insects and diseases. The study area is prone to fire because of the presence of dominant species of pines which are highly susceptible to fires due to the presence of resins.

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