Preparing communities for wildfires

Preparing communities for wildfires

The September 8 Almeda fire started from suspect arson in Ashland, OR spreading within hours to adjacent towns of Talent and Phoenix, OR, where it destroyed 3,000 homes. It was climate driven. News coverage was extensive including of fire survivor/evacuee Dominick...
A strategic natural carbon reserve for the US

A strategic natural carbon reserve for the US

Carbon and IPCC scientists ask President-elect Joe Biden to extend his pledge of the Amazon to forests at home in this Seattle Times Op ed. Read the full stories in the Seattle Times. Photo: Tongass rainforest old growth (D. DellaSala)
NOVA story about the climate values of the Tongass rainforest

NOVA story about the climate values of the Tongass rainforest

The Tongass rainforest in southeast Alaska is one of the nation’s last climate sanctuaries and needs to be protected from logging. Read the full stories in PBS.org. Photo: Clearcut logging on the Tongass rainforest in Alaska (D. DellaSala)
Tongass rainforest on the Trump administration’s chopping block

Tongass rainforest on the Trump administration’s chopping block

Chief Scientist Dr. Dominick DellaSala has worked on the Tongass for decades and is working with hundreds of scientists and elected officials to push back on this latest Trump conservation rollback. Read the full stories in The Washington Post, CNN, CBS News and The...