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Philip Day woodland damage challenge rejected - BBC News

Philip Day woodland damage challenge rejected - BBC News | Trees and Woodlands | Scoop.it
A clothing tycoon fined £450,000 for damaging ancient Cumbrian woodland is refused permission to challenge his case at the Supreme Court.
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Food Safety Authority Warns Bacteria Threatens Olive Trees Across Europe

Food Safety Authority Warns Bacteria Threatens Olive Trees Across Europe | Trees and Woodlands | Scoop.it
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) warns that Xylella Fastidiosa could spread from Apulia to olive groves across Europe.

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Andrew Wright on Twitter

Andrew Wright on Twitter | Trees and Woodlands | Scoop.it
So much character in these contorted and gnarled old boundary beech trees. Brilliant. pic.twitter.com/Ry0qdy2obu
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A Gorgeous Look at Some of the Oldest Trees on Earth - Slate Magazine (blog)

A Gorgeous Look at Some of the Oldest Trees on Earth - Slate Magazine (blog) | Trees and Woodlands | Scoop.it
Beth Moon’s father made an impression on her when he told stories about his childhood learning the names of birds, trees, and flowers.
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Shropshire scheme launched to protect dormice - shropshirestar.com

Shropshire scheme launched to protect dormice - shropshirestar.com | Trees and Woodlands | Scoop.it
A scheme to protect the decline of dormice has been launched by a group of volunteers on the Wenlock Edge.
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Video from Linton Zoo shows the fur-friendly way of getting rid of your festive fir

Video from Linton Zoo shows the fur-friendly way of getting rid of your festive fir | Trees and Woodlands | Scoop.it
If the sight of used Christmas trees lying on pavements across the country is too sad, then there may be another, far more entertaining way to recycle your fir and keep the festive spirit alive just a little longer.
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Loggers didn't cut down world's oldest tree—but the real story is better - Gizmodo

Loggers didn't cut down world's oldest tree—but the real story is better - Gizmodo | Trees and Woodlands | Scoop.it
According to an article in World News Daily Report, loggers in the Amazon have accidentally cut down a 5,800-year-old Samauma tree, the oldest in the world. Except there is no such tree.
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Trees: a Valuable Resource. Woodland Management and Biomass (FPSF)

A practical day looking at trees: from planting and pruning to processing; how to manage existing woodland; opportunities for selling wood and wood fuel; what you need to know to commission a boiler; the RHI and an introduction to the Woodland Tru...
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England's top 10 trees shortlisted for 'tree of the year' - The Guardian

England's top 10 trees shortlisted for 'tree of the year' - The Guardian | Trees and Woodlands | Scoop.it
A tree where Robin Hood hid and Isaac Newton’s apple tree are among candidates picked by the Woodland Trust for England’s first tree of the year, to be voted by the public
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City of Minneapolis removing all ash trees - KARE

City of Minneapolis removing all ash trees - KARE | Trees and Woodlands | Scoop.it
"To prevent sudden loss of ash trees to the emerald ash borer, Minneapolis is removing all ash trees over eight years."
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England's top 10 trees shortlisted for 'tree of the year'

England's top 10 trees shortlisted for 'tree of the year' | Trees and Woodlands | Scoop.it
A tree where Robin Hood hid and Isaac Newton’s apple tree are among candidates picked by the Woodland Trust for England’s first tree of the year, to be voted by the public
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Our race to save Britain's beloved ash trees from the grave - Telegraph.co.uk

Our race to save Britain's beloved ash trees from the grave - Telegraph.co.uk | Trees and Woodlands | Scoop.it
Last week The Sunday Telegraph reported that since the ash dieback disease reached Britain three years ago, it has spread rapidly to almost 1,000 known sites
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The world's 10 oldest living trees: Olive Tree of Vouves

The world's 10 oldest living trees: Olive Tree of Vouves | Trees and Woodlands | Scoop.it
This ancient olive tree is located on the Greek island of Crete and is one of seven olive trees in the Mediterranean believed to be at least 2,000 to 3,000 years old.
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Wife’s anger at fire starters after Shrewsbury walker is hit by tree

Wife’s anger at fire starters after Shrewsbury walker is hit by tree | Trees and Woodlands | Scoop.it
The wife of a walker injured when a burning tree came crashing down on top of him today expressed her anger at “irresponsible” fire starters.
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Drone Startup aims to plant One Billion Trees a Year

Drone Startup aims to plant One Billion Trees a Year | Trees and Woodlands | Scoop.it
The firm in question is a startup named BioCarbon Engineering and aims to automate industrial scale reforestation through the use of their drone fleet.
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Cars crushed as wind topples tree

Cars crushed as wind topples tree | Trees and Woodlands | Scoop.it
Several cars are crushed but no-one is hurt when a tree in Southampton is brought down in high winds.
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Monumental portraits of the world’s oldest trees (PHOTOS) | Green Prophet

Monumental portraits of the world’s oldest trees (PHOTOS) | Green Prophet | Trees and Woodlands | Scoop.it
Photographer Beth Moon spent 14 years traveling to almost every continent taking pictures of the world's oldest trees. Sixty of the resulting photos - prin

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Simply Tree Care Omaha's curator insight, January 13, 2015 7:57 PM

Photos of the world's oldest trees!

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'Elite trees' new weapon in blister rust battle - Great Falls Tribune

'Elite trees' new weapon in blister rust battle - Great Falls Tribune | Trees and Woodlands | Scoop.it
The U.S. Forest Service is growing "elite" whitebark pine trees to improve the chances of survival of the key high-elevation species, which blister rust is wiping out in the Northern Rockies.
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Putting the Trees Back on the Map: How GIS is Helping Reforest South America - GIS Lounge

Putting the Trees Back on the Map: How GIS is Helping Reforest South America - GIS Lounge | Trees and Woodlands | Scoop.it
GIS is being used in creative ways – including covert spy tracking of illegal logging deep in the Amazon – to help put and keep trees back on South America’s map.

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Support a register in England | Celebrate and protect the UK's Very Important Trees | Campaigns | Campaigning | The Woodland Trust

Support a register in England | Celebrate and protect the UK's Very Important Trees | Campaigns | Campaigning | The Woodland Trust | Trees and Woodlands | Scoop.it
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Search on for survivor ash trees in Ohio, Michigan - Detroit Free Press

Search on for survivor ash trees in Ohio, Michigan - Detroit Free Press | Trees and Woodlands | Scoop.it
Researchers studying a tree-killing beetle are asking residents in northwestern Ohio and southeastern Michigan to help them with a scavenger hunt.
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How do trees change the climate? - RealClimate

How do trees change the climate? - RealClimate | Trees and Woodlands | Scoop.it
Guest commentary from Abby Swann (U. Washington) This past month, an op-ed by Nadine Unger appeared in the New York Times with the headline “To save the climate, don’t plant trees”.  The author’s main argument is that UN programs to address climate...
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Funding arrives for heavy horses to help conserve ancient West Wickham ... - News Shopper

Funding arrives for heavy horses to help conserve ancient West Wickham ... - News Shopper | Trees and Woodlands | Scoop.it
Some very heavy horses are trotting into West Wickham to help conserve an area of ancient woodland.
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