Forests

Young Forests Capture Lots Of Carbon

Carbon capture is substantial in secondary tropical forests, according to a new study. Regeneration helps reach global climate mitigation and forest restoration goals. So just protecting natural…


Forests May Provide Warming Buffer

Old-growth forests may provide a buffer against rising temperatures. Researchers find that the characteristics of old growth reduces maximum air temperatures as much as 2.5…


Forests Synch Growth To Climate Change

Forests synchronize their growth in response to climate change. Research reveals a growing spatial correspondence among trees between the ring-width patterns found in the trees and rising temperatures,…


Climate Change Will Affect US Forests

Model predicts how forests will respond to climate change. Drought could render the US Northeast’s mixed forests unsustainable after 2050, according to research using a new…