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October 5, 2016


A dense forest in the background.  A stream with large rocks in the foreground.

Even Trees Know How To Share

The secret to trees' longevity isn't competition, but cooperation.

February 17, 2016



Trees vs. Humans

Since the beginning of human civilization, Earth has lost half its trees.

February 19, 2014


An iguana sits on a branch

How Did Green Iguanas End Up On Anguilla?

How a group of iguanas travelled across the water to the island of Anguilla may surprise you.

May 14, 2013


African forest

Are Trees Ready To Take On Global Warming?

While humans make attempts to control carbon dioxide levels that contribute to global warming, is it possible that trees have already taken on the task?

May 21, 2012


frame wood lumber

When A Tree Falls In The Woods

When it comes to carbon emissions, not all felled trees are created equal.

April 19, 2012


shelf fungus growing on a tree

Friendly Fungus Amongus

What do you think, is shelf fungus the tree's friend or foe?

December 26, 2011


woodpecker sitting on a statue

How Do Woodpeckers Avoid Headaches?

The woodpecker's tail and feet are designed to make pecking easier.

June 10, 2011


Arctic Hare

Arctic Forests Creating More Trees

Tree lines are on the move. Learn how moving tree lines impact animals and other plants.

December 15, 2010


Homemade paper drying

The Chemical Process Of Cellulose To Paper

How does cellulose turn into paper? What chemistry is occurring?

November 22, 2010


a deforesed area of land

Saving Trees Can Help Prevent Malaria

Deforestation is a huge problem for the environment and disease control.

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