47 results found
 

Greenpeace Investigation Connects Logging in North American Boreal Forest to...

Media release | April 9, 2008 at 18:00

Logging in Canada’s Boreal forest is exacerbating global warming by releasing greenhouse gases and reducing carbon storage, according to a Greenpeace investigation released today. Increased logging also makes the Boreal forest, which stores 205...

Farm bill is a diamond in the rough

Feature story | May 23, 2008 at 18:00

The Lacey Act has been protecting wildlife for over 100 years by ensuring that America will not engage in the illegal trafficking of animals, and now that same protection has been granted to wild plant life by the recently passed 2007 farm bill.

The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest was the most heavily cut national forest in...

Feature story | September 7, 2004 at 18:00

The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest was the most heavily cut national forest in the entire national forest system in 2002, and at least 116 million board feet have been logged each year for the past decade. Nonetheless, the U.S. Forest...

America's Keystone Forests: A Map for Moving Forward

Feature story | January 2, 2005 at 18:00

The U.S. Forest Service will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2005, an event the agency will trumpet with much pomp and circumstance. But in the 100 years since the Forest Service was first charged with "sustaining the health, diversity, and...

Forest Service Begins Largest Logging Project in Modern History

Feature story | March 14, 2005 at 18:00

If destructive logging practices tend to push your buttons, then prepare yourself for this one: The U.S. Forest Service, steward of our national forests, has begun its largest logging project in modern history. And it's targeting some of our last...

In 1899-1900, the Black Hills National Forest was the site of the very first...

Feature story | September 7, 2004 at 18:00

In 1899-1900, the Black Hills National Forest was the site of the very first commercial timber sale on federal lands, setting the precedent for government-sanctioned public lands logging. The intervening 100 years have seen the reduction of...

The Tongass Rainforest: Alaska's Crown Jewel

Feature story | May 2, 2004 at 18:00

Many consider the Tongass National Forest to be the "crown jewel" of our national forest system. Governor Murkowski of Alaska, and the Bush administration are agressively pursuing this ecological wonderland for logging.

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Feature story | November 3, 2003 at 18:00

Inspired by the true story of the Bush administration's blatant unraveling of environmental protections for our national forests, Greenpeace created an entire website devoted to President Bush's forest policies.

Bush Administration's Christmas Gift to Timber Industry: The Tongass National Forest

Feature story | December 22, 2003 at 18:00

The Bush administration announced today that it would exclude the Tongass National Forest from the landmark Roadless Area Conservation Rule, despite overwhelming public support for keeping the forest intact. In keeping with the administration's...

The largest old-growth forest in Pennsylvania may be lost due to loopholes that are...

Feature story | September 7, 2004 at 18:00

The largest old-growth forest in Pennsylvania may be lost due to loopholes that are present in current legislation designed to protect our lands. The Bush administration is notorious for allowing, and often creating, such loopholes.

1 - 10 of 47 results.

results per page
10 | 20 | 50