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Pacific Northwest Volcanic

Page | April 28, 2005 at 16:51

The Pacific Northwest Volcanic Keystone Forest is part of the larger Central and Southern Cascade forests. This keystone forest is straight out of a storybook: cascading waterfalls, crystal clear streams and rivers and ancient rainforests. Most...


Page | April 28, 2005 at 16:36

Stretching from Flagstaff, Arizona almost to the Rio Grande Valley in New Mexico, the Mogollon Keystone Forest marks the southern edge of the Colorado Plateau where it meets the great Sonoran and Chihuahuan deserts. It is part of the larger...

Interviews with residents of the High Knob area in the Jefferson National Forest who...

Feature story | September 30, 2004 at 18:00

The High Knob area of the Jefferson National Forest in West Virginia has been targeted by the U.S. Forest Service over the past several decades as a major source of timber, despite the fact that it is a prime recreational area and the backyard of...

The Reindeer Forests of the Arctic Lapland

Page | April 27, 2005 at 10:28

In northern Lapland, many Sámi indigenous peoples still practice traditional reindeer herding, relying on remaining old-growth forests to provide vital food for their reindeer during the cold winter months. The Sámi reindeer herders have been...

Brazil to Protect Amazon Lands Following Assassination of Nun

Page | April 11, 2005 at 13:48

Manaus, Brazil, February 18, 2005. Greenpeace welcomed today the Brazilian government’s commitment to protect more than 12 million acres of Amazon rainforest and issue a six-month deforestation moratorium for an additional 19.8 million acres.

Alaskan Coastal Temperate

Page | April 28, 2005 at 16:56

The northern limit of North America’s coastal temperate rainforest is in Alaska. This is the rarest forest type on Earth with 38 percent of this ancient forest in Alaska. This keystone forest is part of the larger Northern Pacific Coastal forest...


Page | April 28, 2005 at 16:43

The Klamath-Siskiyou Keystone Forest ranging from Southwest Oregon Northwest California is an area world renowned for its biological importance and considered an “Area of Global Botanical Significance” by the World Conservation Union. It has also...

Upper Great Lakes

Page | April 28, 2005 at 16:31

The Upper Great Lakes Keystone Forest is part of the larger Western Great Lakes forest ecoregion. Even today, the remote Upper Peninsula of Michigan, northern Wisconsin and Minnesota harbor some of the most expansive forests remaining in the...

Florida Panhandle

Page | April 28, 2005 at 16:30

The Florida panhandle, centered on the Apalachicola River Basin and part of the larger Southeastern Conifer forest ecoregion, is a well-known hotspot for biodiversity. It is home to the richest endemic plant life in the south and 75 percent of...

Maine Woods

Page | April 28, 2005 at 16:29

Henry David Thoreau was so inspired by the forests of Maine in the mid-1800s that he proposed that it become a “national preserve.” Today, the 10 million-acre “Maine Woods,” part of the larger New England Acadian forest ecoregion, remain the...

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