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UN Says Nations Endorse Anti-land Grab Policy

posted on May 11, 2012 at 4:38 PM

Insects Leading Threat to U.S. Forests

posted on July 8, 2011 at 2:07 PM

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich (AP) -- Marauding insects have become a leading threat to the nation's forests over the past decade, a problem made worse by drought and a warming climate, a federal report says. Full Story

Group Sues Over Subsidies on US Forest Land

posted on July 4, 2008 at 8:07 PM

GOLDEN POND, Ky (AP) — Environmentalists are suing the U.S Forest Service over what they say is an illegal dole: The agency's long-standing practice of subsidizing corn and soybean farming on a nature preserve in western Kentucky and Tennessee. Full Story

Western Wildfires Raise Burning Questions

posted on September 7, 2007 at 8:09 PM

Western Wildfires Raise Burning Questions
More than a half-century after Smokey Bear began his public information campaign, fires are making a resurgence and remain an enormous threat to much of the West. Full Story

Former Forest Service Official Accuses Agency of Firing Him for Blowing Whistle

posted on August 10, 2007 at 8:08 PM

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) - A former U.S Forest Service official has sued the federal government, saying it wrongfully fired him after he came forward with allegations of pesticide misuse in forests across the Southwest. Full Story

Environmental Groups Sue to Stop Logging in Kentucky Forest

posted on May 4, 2007 at 8:05 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky (AP) - Two environmental groups claim the U.S Forest Service is violating its own rules and federal law with a plan to cut trees on more than 12,000 acres of a forest preserve. Full Story

New Forest Management Rules Unveiled

posted on December 24, 2004 at 8:12 PM

Managers of the nation's 155 national forests will have more leeway to approve logging and other commercial projects with less formal environmental review under a new Bush administration plan. Full Story

Forest Fire Fighter

posted on December 5, 2003 at 8:12 PM

Forest Fire Fighter
Congress is no stranger to bills authorizing the thinning of National Forests to reduce fire danger. Full Story

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