March 3, 2016
Trees in the forest communicate with each other through underground networks shaped and assisted by ectomycorrhizal fungi.
August 25, 2018
In some forests, trees grow in a manner that keeps their branches from touching one another. Despite decades of study, scientists aren't exactly sure why.
December 13, 2018
The Callery pear was meant to help prevent fire blight from destroying the commercial pear industry. Then it became invasive.
March 31, 2017
David George Haskell's book The Song of the Trees: Stories From Nature's Great Connectors, explores trees' connections with various communities.
July 24, 2019
Scientists think that planting trees could reverse climate change, but planting trees isn't as simple as it sounds.
August 10, 2019
The cities of Dresden and Hamburg saw their green spaces decimated by WWII, but each city grew back its trees in a very different way.
May 14, 2019
In addition to cleaning air pollution, trees absorb excess nutrients from soil, preventing algae blooms in waterways.
October 10, 2019
Does forest thinning, a land management strategy, offer an effective solution to the problem of forest fires?
October 20, 2016
For as long as plants have existed, there have been moving forests, migrating across the earth’s surface in response to changes in the climate.
July 30, 2018
Sub-Saharan Africa's iconic baobab trees are experiencing die-offs at an alarming rate. What makes these distinctive trees so unique?
July 24, 2019
India’s forest production company is following the tenets of the master Japanese botanist, restoring biodiversity in resource-depleted communities.
August 7, 2015
The mangrove is essential to ecosystems, but is in danger of becoming extinct.