Derek Maher

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8 talks on the wonders of trees

Ecologist Steve Hart at TEDxYosemite (Photo: Yosemite Nation)<p><b>Trees are awesome.</b> They gives us oxygen, communicate via fungus, lower air pollution,and …

Ecology

Climate scientist welcomes plan for bigger, better tree canopies in Australian cities

Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt has confirmed government plans to work with cities to increase urban canopies as a way to offer respite during …

How to prune your apple tree

It was a dark, dark night, windy with drizzle, as we stood in an orchard of 100-year-old Bramley apple trees, huddling around a bonfire of apple wood, and waited for the Yowler to appear. He was eagerly expected to bless the King Tree with cider, bread and salt to welcome good spirits to the …

Empirical Support for the Tree of Knowledge System

I am often asked by psychologists and other scientists if there is “empirical support” for the Tree of Knowledge System. My first response is: …

Try three easy one-pot pastas that'll leave your kitchen mess-free

Most pasta meals sound easy, but it's always a bit of a nuisance to boil a separate pot of water in order to cook your pasta. But why use a second pot when you can cook it right in the same pan as the rest of your ingredients? These three one-pot recipes make pasta dinners (and the cleanup) …

Exhaustive Study Gets to the Root of World's Tree Population

There are a whopping 3.04 trillion trees on the planet -- or 422 trees per human being -- according to a Yale-led study recently published in the …