Category: Forest Conservation

health and sustainability

A Hopeful Cancer Treatment The question of cutting down or preserving old-growth forests in the Pacific Northwest has been a controversial issue for years. Now a specific tree in the forest — previously thought of as economically useless — is adding fuel to the already heated debate. Bark and needles from the Pacific yew tree […]

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health and sustainability

A Greener Holiday New Mexico is setting an environmental example while putting a new twist on the nation’s Christmas tree this holiday season. In the past, Christmas trees displayed at the U.S. Capitol have all been cut. But this year, New Mexico carefully removed a 60-foot spruce tree for transport to Washington, D.C. — complete […]

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