US Losing Forests

Never underestimate the power of a tree.

This article, with a stunning interactive accompaniment, discusses how rising temperatures, drought and invasive species are killing over old, valuable forest lands. Understanding why, how and what rate could have serious implications for the survival of another species on Earth: Humans.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/01/science/earth/01forest.html?_r=1&ref=earth

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