Christmas tree disposal can prevent fire hazards and potentially benefit the environment. Here are some expert tips.
Dec. 28, 2020 • ~6 min
In the Amazon, beetles and flowering trees have developed a tight bond. Hundreds of beetle species thrive off of and pollinate blossoms, helping to maintain some of the highest biodiversity on Earth.
Dec. 3, 2020 • ~6 min
While some scientists have predicted that trees will lose their leaves later as climate change continues, new research finds the opposite.
Nov. 30, 2020 • ~8 min
It depends on where and how it's grown, and how it is disposed of or recycled.
Nov. 27, 2020 • ~5 min
Warmer temperatures cannot increase the amount of carbon deciduous trees absorb in each growing season, a new study suggests.
Nov. 26, 2020 • ~6 min
People buy cypress mulch for rot resistance and other qualities, but new research finds that the label on the bag may be a lie.
Nov. 2, 2020 • ~6 min
Researchers have discovered a new species of wasp with a role in an insect horror story playing out on the stems and leaves of oak trees.
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~10 min
There are more trees in the West African Sahara Desert that you might think, according to a study that used artificial intelligence and satellite imagery.
Oct. 22, 2020 • ~6 min
A survey of tree cover in England and Wales throws up a few surprises.
Oct. 17, 2020 • ~5 min
When multiple droughts build on each other, they affect forests differently than one drought alone. Researchers are beginning to understand how and why.
Oct. 14, 2020 • ~6 min