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Kyoto's Sagano Bamboo Forest: One of the most beautiful groves on Earth - CNN

Kyoto's Sagano Bamboo Forest: One of the most beautiful groves on Earth - CNN | Trees | Scoop.it
CNN Kyoto's Sagano Bamboo Forest: One of the most beautiful groves on Earth CNN (CNN) -- In Japan's Sagano Bamboo Forest, on the outskirts of Kyoto, towering green stalks of the famously versatile plant sway in the wind, creaking eerily they...
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8 Mysterious Forests Every True Nature Lover Must See - TravelPulse

8 Mysterious Forests Every True Nature Lover Must See - TravelPulse | Trees | Scoop.it
8 Mysterious Forests Every True Nature Lover Must See TravelPulse When it's that time to recharge your batteries or get away from it all amid nature, you'll want to explore these next eight mysterious, yet exotic forests that offer more than just a...
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Forests 'fundamental' to well-being

Forests 'fundamental' to well-being | Trees | Scoop.it
A senior official describes the world's forests as "fundamental" to human well-being as the UN publishes its State of the World's Forests report.
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Urban Trees Growth Best Practices | Sustainable Cities Collective

Urban Trees Growth Best Practices | Sustainable Cities Collective | Trees | Scoop.it
History. The first use of the term “suspended pavement” that we are aware of is from a study published in Arboriculture & Urban Forestry in July 2006 by E. Thomas Smiley, Lisa Calfee, Bruce R. Fraedrich, and Emma J.
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UGA professor receives Arbor Day Foundation's highest honor - Red and Black

UGA professor receives Arbor Day Foundation's highest honor - Red and Black | Trees | Scoop.it
UGA professor receives Arbor Day Foundation's highest honor
Red and Black
Kim Coder has dedicated his career to arboriculture, tree health education and conservation, and the Arbor Day Foundation awarded him with its highest honor, the J.
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World's Largest Trees Help Explain California Forests' Bald Spots - Yahoo News

World's Largest Trees Help Explain California Forests' Bald Spots - Yahoo News | Trees | Scoop.it
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World's Largest Trees Help Explain California Forests' Bald Spots
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The findings help explain the surprisingly patchy growth patterns in one of the most productive forests in the world.
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Timeline Photos - Canada Business Pages Online | Facebook

Timeline Photos - Canada Business Pages Online | Facebook | Trees | Scoop.it
Rottne Canada Inc - #Moncton, NB - With over 50 years experience of supplying quality #forestry machines to worldwide markets, Rottne has always and...
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How wood in rivers affects flood risk

How wood in rivers affects flood risk | Trees | Scoop.it
One of the key objectives of my PhD research at University of Southampton was to try and assess how changing volumes of wood in rivers affects the likelihood and magnitude of flooding. The amount o...
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Big old trees grow faster, making them vital carbon absorbers

Big old trees grow faster, making them vital carbon absorbers | Trees | Scoop.it
Large, older trees have been found to grow faster and absorb carbon dioxide more rapidly than younger, smaller trees, despite… (RT @Lynestel: Old #forests are good.Big old trees grow faster, making them vital #carbon absorbers
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ETTGPRO

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10 ways #trees benefit our communities and improve our quality of life.
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FSC Forest Stewardship Council U.S. (FSC-US) · Newsletter

FSC is an independent, non-governmental, not for profit organization established to promote the responsible management of the world’s forests. (RT @FSC_US: Living Forests Report: global land use trends and how they will affect forests in the future.
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Phenomena: - National Geographic

Phenomena: - National Geographic | Trees | Scoop.it
Phenomena:
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They're called woodfalls. They're the odd bits of rotting wood that sink to the ocean floor when ships are capsized or trees are uprooted by storms.
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Forestry

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Out now!! State of the World's Forests 2014 - Enhancing socioeconomic benefits from forests http://t.co/ddbVcEvJ2m http://t.co/vabH5BBRLt
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Trees need caterpillars and birds - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Trees need caterpillars and birds - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Trees | Scoop.it
Trees need caterpillars and birds
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
I recently heard a lecture by Jim McCormac, a biologist with Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
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The body language of trees - Phys.org

The body language of trees - Phys.org | Trees | Scoop.it
... or internal damage and may be tracked by exact observation. Professor Claus Mattheck and his team at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) identified the principles of how trees develop and repair themselves in an early stage.
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The Architecture of Trees | The Dirt

The Architecture of Trees | The Dirt | Trees | Scoop.it
Trees appear to be too complicated if we don't have the key. I will give you the key to trees,” Francis Hallé Renowned botanists, Francis Hallé and Peter Del Tredici, came to the University of Virginia (UVA) to teach landscape ...
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FORESTS UNDER FIRE DOCUMENTARY

From the Ecological Restoration Institute at Northern Arizona University, EMMY Award nominated producer Bonnie Stevens takes a look at the race to restore th...
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WHY THINNING FORESTS IS POOR WILDFIRE STRATEGY - The Wildlife News

WHY THINNING FORESTS IS POOR WILDFIRE STRATEGY - The Wildlife News | Trees | Scoop.it
WHY THINNING FORESTS IS POOR WILDFIRE STRATEGY The Wildlife News Much of the current political discussion about forest thinning and many of the efforts being implemented or proposed for federal forest lands are aimed at reducing large severe...
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Learning | RFS

Learning | RFS | Trees | Scoop.it
The Learning section of the RFS website is where you can find a wealth of information about trees, woodlands and forests and how to manage them.
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Yard MD blog: The wonders of winter trees - Fond du Lac Reporter

Yard MD blog: The wonders of winter trees - Fond du Lac Reporter | Trees | Scoop.it
Yard MD blog: The wonders of winter trees
Fond du Lac Reporter
Have you taken a close look at the trees in your neighborhood, backyard or at a local nature center lately? What do you see?
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Dying forests are not 'carbon waste,' should not be basis for speculative ... - The Missoulian

Dying forests are not 'carbon waste,' should not be basis for speculative ... - The Missoulian | Trees | Scoop.it
Dying forests are not 'carbon waste,' should not be basis for speculative ...
The Missoulian
The premise of the article and the proposed “trees to fuel” process is a misrepresentation: dead and dying forests are not “carbon waste!
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Moving up and Out — These Trees Were Made for Walking - USDA.gov (press release) (blog)

Moving up and Out — These Trees Were Made for Walking - USDA.gov (press release) (blog) | Trees | Scoop.it
Moving up and Out — These Trees Were Made for Walking USDA.gov (press release) (blog) With large areas of our planet heating up because of climate change, some trees (and plants) are pulling up roots and heading north, to higher elevations and to...
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New Life for Old Trees - Connectstoughton

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New Life for Old Trees
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The pair also has been asked to present at the 2014 International Society of Arboriculture world conference in Milwaukee.
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