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Secrets of '1,000-year-old trees' unlocked

Secrets of '1,000-year-old trees' unlocked | For the Love of Trees | Scoop.it
Scientists discover how the ginkgo lives to such an old age, surviving for centuries or millennia.
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Never Underestimate the Intelligence of Trees - Issue 77: Underworlds 

Never Underestimate the Intelligence of Trees - Issue 77: Underworlds  | For the Love of Trees | Scoop.it
Consider a forest: One notices the trunks, of course, and the canopy.If a few roots project artfully above the soil and fallen leaves,…...
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How zip lining impacts tree health, according to experts

How zip lining impacts tree health, according to experts | For the Love of Trees | Scoop.it
People around the world love the thrill and new perspective of zip lines. But how does the proliferation of this aerial recreation impact trees and forests?
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‘World’s oldest forest’ sheds fascinating insight into tree evolution

‘World’s oldest forest’ sheds fascinating insight into tree evolution | For the Love of Trees | Scoop.it
The discovery of the world’s oldest fossilised forest in an abandoned quarry reveals how trees – very different from today’s – evolved.
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'America's Forests' speaks for the trees

'America's Forests' speaks for the trees | For the Love of Trees | Scoop.it
'America's Forest' with host Chuck Leavell of The Rolling Stones explains how forests can help climate change, the economy and so much more.
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Virginia seeing sudden surge in deaths of oak trees, foresters say

Virginia seeing sudden surge in deaths of oak trees, foresters say | For the Love of Trees | Scoop.it
Around mid- to late summer, Adam Downing started receiving about double the number of calls he usually does about oak trees dying.
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Tallest tree found in the Amazon rainforest stands at 290-feet | Daily

Tallest tree found in the Amazon rainforest stands at 290-feet | Daily | For the Love of Trees | Scoop.it
British and Brazilian scientists have measured the tallest tree in the Amazon yet - around 290 feet, which is taller than Nelson's Column and nearly as tall as The Statue of Liberty.

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The Morpho Institute's curator insight, January 10, 11:48 AM

This magnificent tree stores 40 tonnes of carbon! What an incredible natural remedy to human C02 emissions. 

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3000-Year-Old Trees Excavated Under Icelandic Glacier

3000-Year-Old Trees Excavated Under Icelandic Glacier | For the Love of Trees | Scoop.it
By Paul Homewood   Ancient tree stumps found under Breiðamerkurjökull glacier in Southeast Iceland are confirmed to be roughly 3,000 years old. RÚV reports. A specialist believes the remarkably well-preserved stumps were part of a massive forest that disappeared after a long period of a warm...
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We Might Not Be Planting the Right Kinds of Forests | WIRED

We Might Not Be Planting the Right Kinds of Forests | WIRED | For the Love of Trees | Scoop.it
As the world scrambles to combat deforestation, experts warn our efforts could have far fewer benefits than we think.
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Among the Trees: Major artworks that reimagine our relationship with trees and forests

Among the Trees: Major artworks that reimagine our relationship with trees and forests | For the Love of Trees | Scoop.it
On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the Hayward Gallery in London will host a landmark exhibition featuring artworks that reimagine how we think abo...
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