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Sunday, January 13, 2019
Are Trees Sentient Beings? Certainly, Says German Forester »
As a student in forestry school, Peter Wohlleben was trained to look at trees exclusively as an...
Thursday, January 10, 2019
How Much of a Tree Is Alive? »
Only 1 percent of a dormant mature tree is biologically living while the rest is composed of non-...
Monday, December 17, 2018
The First Christmas Tree »
Prince Albert, Queen Victoria’s consort, is usually credited with having introduced the Christmas tree...
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Did you know there are thousands of bugs in real Christmas trees? »
Researchers say that there are thousands of bugs in Christmas trees.  ...
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Genetic behavior reveals cause of death in poplars essential to ecosystems, industry »
Scientists studying a valuable, but vulnerable, species of poplar have identified the genetic...
Friday, October 5, 2018
Genetic differences in trees untouched by mountain pine beetles »
A University of Montana researcher has discovered that mountain pine beetles may avoid...
Friday, September 14, 2018
The tree that bleeds... metal? »
Heavy metals like nickel and zinc are usually the last thing that plants want to grow next to...
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Medium-height trees survive drought best »
Forests with canopy heights of around 18 metres are more resistant to the effects of severe...
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Jackie French: Flowering fruit trees are winter's seductive deceivers »
  ‘Tis spring, we sing, gazing out our offices at the almond trees blooming down below ‘Sing...
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
How trees secretly talk to each other »
Trees talk and share resources right under our feet, using a fungal network nicknamed the...
Monday, March 26, 2018
Unique Tree Species around the World »
  In this fun list, we’ve highlighted a tree species native to each continent to showcase th...
Friday, March 9, 2018
Eucalyptus – an Aussie icon! »
  I think every one of us would agree that Eucalypts definitely are an Australian icon,...
Monday, October 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fossils from the world's oldest trees reveal complex anatomy never seen before »
  The first trees to have ever grown on Earth were also the most complex, new research has r...
Friday, April 28, 2017
Dogwood Tree Facts »
By HGTV Dogwoods are a favorite ornamental tree of homeowners -- thanks to their modest size and four-season appeal....
Monday, November 21, 2016
6 Benefits Of Living Near Trees »
It’s hard to put a price tag on a tree. What’s the actual worth of a tree? Instead of trying to measure the value...
Thursday, November 10, 2016
World’s tallest tropical tree discovered, along with nearly 50 other record-breakers »
A few months ago, it was announced that there was a new record for the world’s tallest tropical tree : a Yellow Meranti (...
Wednesday, November 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Forests Heal People »
Watch this video to learn how forests have the ability to heal people .
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Satellites help scientists see forests for the trees amid climate change »
Scientists have found a way to use satellites to track photosynthesis in evergreens—a discovery that could improve our abi...
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
How Trees Talk to Each Other »
"A forest is much more than what you see," says ecologist Suzanne Simard. Her 30 years of research in Canadian forests hav...