Tag: forests and forestry

Portugal Forest Fires Worsen, Fed by Poor Choices and Inaction

| August 12, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Portugal Forest Fires Worsen, Fed by Poor Choices and Inaction

Forest Fire in Portugal Traps Drivers, Killing at Least 62 People

| June 18, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Forest Fire in Portugal Traps Drivers, Killing at Least 62 People

In Compromise Plan, Limited Fracking Is Approved for National Forest in Virginia

| November 19, 2014




Ninety percent of the George Washington National Forest will be closed to hydraulic fracturing and conventional oil and gas drilling.

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In Compromise Plan, Limited Fracking Is Approved for National Forest in Virginia

Town That Thrived on Logging Is Looking for a Second Growth

| November 15, 2014




In a town in Oregon that long relied on logging, the old jobs are long gone and the food bank has a more secure future than remaining industry.

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Town That Thrived on Logging Is Looking for a Second Growth

Brazil Military Drills to Defend Amazon

| November 8, 2014




Half of Brazilians believe the resource-rich rain forest will become the target of a foreign power. Military exercises this month simulate warding off such plunderers.




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Brazil Military Drills to Defend Amazon