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Underwater Forest Discoverers Looking to Protect Unique Site

If salvage companies get their way, an underwater forest of 50,000-year-old trees only recently discovered could be destroyed to make high-end coffee tables. Full story

Wilderness Society takes stand against GW drilling

The Wilderness Society is taking a stand against natural gas drilling in the George Washington National Forest. Full story

Subarctic Wildfire Activity Is Heating Up

Subarctic wildfire frequency is higher now than it has been at any other point in the last 10,000 years, new records show. Full story

Is Forest Labs Destined for Greatness?

Let's see what the numbers say about Forest Labs. Full story

Primeval Underwater Forest Discovered in Gulf of Mexico

Scuba divers have discovered a primeval underwater forest off the coast of Alabama. Full story

New Earth Explorer Satellite to Map Global Forests

The European Space Agency hopes to launch a new Earth Explorer satellite in 2020 that will map the extent and composition of the world’s forests. Full story

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Legend of Lost City Spurs Exploration, Debate

'Lost' Medieval City Discovered Beneath Cambodian Jungle

'Hidden' Fires Burning in Amazon Rain Forest

Deforestation Plants the Seed for Rapid Evolution in Brazil

Preventing an Elephant Eden from Becoming Paradise Lost (Op-Ed)

Surprising Pollution Problem: Too Many Trees (Op-Ed)

Fake Forest Converts Sunlight into Chemical Energy

Ruins of Lost City May Lurk Deep in Honduras Rain Forest

Travel Picks: Top 10 enchanting forests around the world

Radar Plane Scans Volcanoes, Archaeological Sites

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  Something evil lurks under 'The Forest'

"The Forest" start with you as the lone survivor of a terrible plane crash and you have to survive a mysterious forest and the evil that lurks beneath. NBCNews.com's Todd Kenreck reports.

  View stunning changes to the Earth’s landscape

Google and Time magazine have stitched together satellite images collected by NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey, showcasing developments in our planet’s landscape via time-lapse. NBC’s Rehema Ellis reports.

  Oil demand threatens Ecuador's rainforest

Up to 8 million acres of pristine Ecuadorian rainforest is under threat by a new plan to drill for oil. A local tribe vows to fight to protect their land. NBC's Ann Curry reports.

  Tribes in Ecuador will fight rain forest auction

The Wauroni tribes, who live in the forests of Ecuador, are getting ready to challenge the Ecuadorian government’s plan to sell as much as 8 million acres of rainforest for oil drilling, saying they are prepared to fight to the death to protect the land. NBC’s Ann Curry reports.

  Man who hid New Mexico treasure offers new clue

The search for a multimillion-dollar treasure hidden in New Mexico continues as would-be millionaires head to the mountains, where some are finding trouble with the law. NBC’s Janet Shamlian reports and Forrest Fenn, the man who hid the treasure, reveals a new clue to help searchers.

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