The Persian word Abr means "the cloud" and Abr Forest area is the name of a beautiful forest on northern Iran whose sky is full of clouds. The place is one of the most popular natural attractions for leisure time and holidays for tourists interested in getting closer to the nature.
Seven Amazonian countries signed a pact to protect the world’s largest tropical forest via disaster response coordination and satellite monitoring, amid recent fires that torched thousands of square miles of the jungle.
Highlighting the ongoing decline of biodiversity and resilience in natural forests in the Asia-Pacific region, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in its newest comprehensive report regarding the future of forest in the Asia-Pacific region has asked country members to take firm measures to reverse this trend.
Conservationists and palm oil companies tackling deforestation and forest fires must rely less on satellite imagery and instead start listening to the sounds of the forests, according to a report published on Friday.
Costa Rica, a ‘green republic’ known worldwide for its efforts to protect forests, had poor track record when it comes to deforestation. Costa Rica was once 99 percent forested, but forest cover had steadily diminished.
With the approval of the State Forestry Administration (SFA), two forest parks in east China's Anhui Province have been upgraded into national parks thanks to their stunning scenery and improving tourism facilities.
Mid-morning in the Luquillo experimental forest in north-west Puerto Rico, and the thermometer already reads 26°C. Tana Wood, an ecologist employed by the US Forest Service, pulls on a pair of heavy gloves for insulating against electrical shock.