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  • Too much carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere is mostly caused by two things: burning fossil fuels and the loss…

    Balancing Act: Urban Trees and the Carbon Cycle

  • Is the climate changing over time? You may have heard different opinions about climate change. In the past few years,…

    Climate Change – Vol. 14 No. 1

  • After reading the Investi-gator (Northern Research Station), test your knowledge with a crossword puzzle.

    Crossword – Investi-gator (Northern Research Station)

  • The scientists in this study were interested in environmental changes occuring in the Southern United States. The scientists were interested…

    Everything but the Carbon Sink: Carbon Storage in the Southern United States

  • The question you will answer in this FACTivity is: What is the geographic distribution of a particular tree species?

    FACTivity – Moving on Up

  • The historian in this study was interested in understanding the impact of the 1910 fires on fire policy and American…

    Fight or Light? The History and Impact of the Big Fires of 1910

  • In recent years, the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has been rising. Scientists believe that higher levels of carbon…

    Inquiry 3: How Much Carbon is Held by the World’s Forests?

  • In this inquiry, scientists wanted to know how much carbon is held on Earth by the world’s forests. They also…

    Inquiry 4: What Do the World’s Forests Have To Do With Climate Change?

  • The scientists in this study were interested in trees that live in the Eastern United States. They wanted to explore…

    Moving on Up: The Possible Impact of Climate Change on Forest Habitats

  • In recent years, humans have been burning more and more fossil fuels. Fossil fuels are oil, natural gas, and coal.…

    No Littering O-Zone: How Rising Ozone Levels Affect Tree Growth

  • The scientists wanted to know if the information gathered by satellites was as good as the information they would get…

    The GLAS Is Half Full: Satellites and Changing Tropical Forests

  • Test your science knowledge with a word search.

    Word Search – Balancing Act