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Thousands still flock to NC "Hunger Games" forest

Hunger Games forest

Thousands of people are still coming to visit the western North Carolina forest where the movie "The Hunger Games" was filmed. The Times-News of Hendersonville reported ( ) the number of visitors this year to DuPont State Recreational Forest reached 327,000 by the end of October. Attendance last year was about 250,000.


248 human fetuses found in Russian forest

Villagers in Russia's south Urals have stumbled upon a gruesome discovery — four barrels containing 248 human fetuses left in a forest... Police suspects that one of the four local hospitals is responsible for dumping the barrels.


Hiker awaiting help ends up rescuing his rescuer

A hiker stranded by a broken leg in a remote part of California's Shasta-Trinity National Forest acted as a doctor first, and a patient second, when the paramedic who flew in to rescue him last week was struck in the head by a helicopter blade.


Hundreds evacuated as Colo., NM fires spread

Colorado Wildfire

Firefighters on Sunday were fighting wildfires that have spread quickly in parched forests in Colorado and New Mexico, forcing hundreds of people from their homes and the evacuation of wolves from a sanctuary.


UN climate summit puts China, India in spotlight

UN climate summit puts China, India in spotlight

At the U.N.'s highest-level conference yet on climate change, China on Tuesday pledged ambitious plans to plant enough forest to cover an area the size of Norway and use 15 percent of its energy from renewable sources within a decade.


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