Forests

Research Reveals Clean Air Makes Stronger Forests

Air pollution can actually cause forests to grow faster, as the nitrogen in acid rain is a fertilizer. The problem is, it makes the trees weaker and more susceptible to storm damage.

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West Virginia Forests Aid Scientists in Understanding Role Nitrogen Plays in Carbon Storage

A new study featuring research conducted at an experimental forest in West Virginia is shedding light on how the carbon-storing ability of soils, and the…

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Researchers Uncovering W.Va.'s Human and Environmental History

A team of researchers at West Virginia University is creating a unique portrait of the Mountain State. The Historic Timbers Project is unveiling West…

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