Illegal logging and mining in the Amazon rain forest cause drastic levels of deforestation. Disappearing forests push endangered wildlife into populated areas. Deliberately burning forests to develop the land can cause heavy air pollution. Visit Insider’s home page for more stories. Every year, 18.7 million acres of forest disappear, according […]
Forests cover nearly a third of the Earth’s land surface, and each one is different. The Dragon’s Blood Forest in Yemen is like an alien landscape. Hawaii’s Rainbow Eucalyptus Forest is nothing short of magical. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Forests cover 31% of the Earth’s land surface, and […]
After hearing a radio program describe the labour-intensive work of forest pathologists – basically, tree doctors – Maksim Mikhailov had an idea: what if a robot helped collect their data? Mikhailov is a 16-year-old student atITMO University, the renowned science and technology institution in St. Petersburg, Russia. As a member […]
The Rainbow Eucalyptus tree is a naturally...