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Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Global tree cover has expanded more than 7 percent since 1982 »
Global tree canopy cover increased by 2.24 million square kilometers (865,000 square miles)...
Monday, August 20, 2018
Tree planting plan to tackle urban flood risk »
More than 30 trees have been planted in pavements and front gardens across Greater &...
Friday, August 17, 2018
For one tropical tree, effective seed dispersal relies especially on elephants »
Known collectively as megafauna, large animals, and particularly herbivores, ARE critical for...
Thursday, July 5, 2018
Mariposa Grove, Yosemite’s haven for giant sequoias, restored and ready for visitors »
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — Sue Beatty stood underneath the towering giant sequoias of &n...
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Europe's oldest known tree discovered in Italy »
On a cliff in Italy’s Pollino National Park stands a sparse pine tree with a dead crown and a...
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Hawaii is losing its most iconic tree to disease »
Over the last several years, a deadly fungal disease has killed hundreds of thousands of native...
Friday, May 25, 2018
Trees with grassy areas soften summer heat »
Trees cool their environment and "heat islands" like Munich benefit from it. However, the...
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Whole-tree logging may not hinder plant biodiversity »
  "People think, 'It's bad enough to log, and now you are going to take away the branches th...
Friday, April 13, 2018
Tree rings provide vital information for improved climate predictions »
  Due to their worldwide distribution, trees have an extraordinary role in removing excessiv...
Friday, March 23, 2018
How trees coexist: Understanding biodiversity »
  For a decade, researchers explore how tree species diversity affects the coexistence of...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Palm trees are spreading northward. How far will they go? »
  What does it take for palm trees, the unofficial trademark of tropical landscapes, to exp...
Monday, March 5, 2018
Tree loss pushing beetles to the brink »
  The loss of trees across Europe is pushing beetles to the brink of extinction, according t...
Friday, March 2, 2018
Trees, regardless of size, all break at the same wind speed. Here’s why. »
When a cyclone named Klaus tore across southwestern France in January 2009, it highlighted a...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
The Revenge of the Beech Trees Is Already Underway »
  Not all trees are created equal, at least not in the eyes of humankind. Over the years, a...
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Study reveals mechanism in spruce tree that causes growth »
  While it's common knowledge that trees grow when days start to become longer in the spring...
Monday, February 12, 2018
Planting trees brings new life to ravaged flood area »
  It’s been almost three years since the deadly Memorial Day floods that ravaged parts of Wi...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Pyrus, We Have a Problem: National Perspective on the Runaway Callery Pear »
  I moved from Rochester to the Hudson Valley in 2010. In the eight years since, I’ve noticed...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Should arborists be pushing trees' ability to improve air quality? »
  The issue of air quality is becoming more contentious at both national and local level, whi...