In certain parts of western North America, vast areas of pine forests have been systematically devastated by the mountain pine beetle. This tiny insect, measuring only a few millimetres in length, by multiplying into multitudinous flying hordes, has been able to destroy vast numbers of pine and other kinds of trees, including entire forests that cover large areas. 964 more words
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Hidden Remains of the disappeared old growth forests of BC
These old growth forest were taken out over 100 years ago around 1900.
Looking at old growth trees deep in forest of Skagit Valley in BC… 253 more words
Oregon State University News Release
Complex, old-growth forests may protect some bird species in a warming climate
Old forests that contain large trees and a diversity of tree sizes and species may offer refuge to some types of birds facing threats in a warming climate, scientists have found. 454 more words