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Western wildfires threatening American Indian tribal lands

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BLY, Ore. — Fierce wildfires in the northwest are threatening American Indian tribal lands that already are struggling to conserve water and preserve traditional...

Bears set to welcome back fans for training camp practices

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LAKE FOREST, Ill. — The Chicago Bears are set to welcome back fans for training camp. ...

Cyprus forest fire that killed 4 now under control

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NICOSIA, Cyprus — A deadly brush fire that claimed four lives and has been described as the most destructive blaze in Cyprus' 61-year history...

New Mexico forest draws crowd for annual ‘Rainbow Gathering’

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CARSON NATIONAL FOREST, N.M. — Across a mile-long stretch of forest in a remote part of northern New Mexico, the party is in full...

Cyprus asks EU, Israel for help fighting huge forest fire

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NICOSIA, Cyprus — Cyprus asked fellow European Union nations on Saturday to help battle a huge forest fire in a mountainous region of the...

Fires threaten California homes as dangerous July 4 looms

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REDDING, Calif. — Wildfires fueled by bone-dry brush and timber surged through Northern California forests on Friday, burning several homes and forcing thousands to...

First African American named to lead US Forest Service

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WASHINGTON — Veteran forester Randy Moore has been named chief of the U.S. Forest Service, the first African American to lead the agency in...

Brazil to redeploy troops to Amazon to fight deforestation

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BRASILIA, Brazil — Brazil's president is sending troops back to the Amazon to bolster policing against logging and other illegal land clearance, acting amid...

Amid clamor to increase prescribed burns, obstacles await

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SALEM, Ore. — In the 1950s, when University of California forestry professor Harold Biswell experimented with prescribed burns in the state's pine forests, many...

Endangered corpse flower blooms in Warsaw, drawing crowds

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WARSAW, Poland — The endangered Sumatran Titan arum, a giant foul-smelling blossom also known as the corpse flower, went into a rare, short bloom...