Everyone loves a good walk through the woods. For the people in B.C. and Alberta, however, it's becoming a little less Into The Woods and a little more the ending of The Lorax. All because of one little bug, as described in the article The Bug That’s Eating the Woods.
The Mountain pine beetle loves lodgepole pines; some might say they love them to death. Due in part to warming climatic variations and in larger part attempted human control of the environment, pine beetles have been experiencing a population boom that every mature pine in North... [+] Read more