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New York's First-Ever Filipino Restaurant Week Begins

The Washington Post recently published an article, entitled, “At long last, Filipino food arrives. What took it so long?” The article examines why Filipino cuisine, unlike its Asian counterparts, did not find acceptance as early and as easily in American dining rooms. A look into Philippine history …

Fertilizer For Dogwoods: How And When To Feed Dogwood Trees

The dogwood is a favorite ornamental tree with numerous seasons of interest. As a landscape tree, it offers flowering spring beauty, a fall color …

Yaupon holly – before and after

It’s fun to see where bonsai come from. The journeys trees make from seed, layer, graft, cutting or point of collection can be subtle or dramatic. …

Want To Create More Energy From Wind? Build A Tree

Many acres of land around the world have been given over to wind turbines to produce much needed electricity from what have been euphemistically …

Wind Power

Jacksonville's Treaty Oak Was Saved by a Fake News Story

<i>Atlas Obscura on Slate is a blog about the world’s hidden wonders. Like us on Facebook and Tumblr, or follow us on Twitter.</i><p>There are a number of …

Fake News

Picture of the Day: Banyan Tree

Photographer <i>Unknown</i> via leewdo on reddit<p>A Banyan is a fig that starts its life as an epiphyte (a plant growing on another plant) when its seeds …

Climate Change Means This Tree May Soon Become An Endangered Species

The US Fish and Wildlife Service is considering adding the yellow cedar <i>(Callitropsis nootkatensi)</i> to its list of threatened or endangered species, at …

Endangered Species

Survival Skills: Foraging for 7 Spring Edibles from Native Trees

Spring is one of the most remarkable seasons for foraging. Fast plant growth leads to quick changes in the trees, shrubs and other woody plants. Act …

Sinusitis

pooktre photos of a range of different styles

The year on each photo refers to the Spring of the planting, if there are two dates shown then the second date refers to autumn of harvest.<p>Some trees …

Stories That Matter, Actions That Count

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Amazon rainforest's vital carbon storage sink kept alive by fraction of tree species, study finds

As much as half of all the carbon stored in the Amazon rainforest is held by just a handful of tree species, a new study has found.<p>Almost 20 per cent …

Biodiversity

Escape From SF: See the World's Largest Trees at Sequoia and Kings Canyon

Established in 1890, Sequoia is California's first National Park, and it, along with its impressive neighbor, King Canyon Park, offer a weekend's …

"Tree of Life" Story and Pictures

Story ?<p>Tree of Life<p>Published <b>May 1, 2015</b> | View the Assignment | Features Photos From <b>32 Contributors</b><p><b>33 photos</b> selected by<p><i>National Geographic Photographer</i><p>View Slideshow<p>Nearly every person in the world has a relationship to trees. They provide a vital balance for many aspects of our existence. For …

Japanese Yew And Dogs – Info About Japanese Yew Plants

Japanese yew trees (<i>Taxus cuspidata</i>) come in a wide range of sizes, from dwarfs that rarely exceed 2.5 feet to large specimens that can grow more …

Walter’s Powerful Rough Bark Japanese Maple

We could devote all of Bonsai Bark to Walter Pall’s trees and seemingly never run out of material. But then, Walter is already doing that with his …

Some conifers are losing reproductive ‘tricks’

New research on conifer pollination shows that evolution isn’t a straight-ahead march of progress—sometimes longstanding and advantageous functions …

Conifers

Earth's biggest living thing might be a tree with thousands of clones

The largest organism on Earth probably isn't a whale or a giant octopus or anything else you might naturally think of first. It's a tree — or a group of genetically identical trees that stretches across more than 100 acres of Utah's Fishlake National Forest.<p>Called "Pando," which is Latin for “I …

North America

Monkey puzzles: an iconic tree under threat

I sat in a state of dismay as I read about the forest fires threatening Chile. Climate change has been causing the country’s Araucanía region to become increasingly hotter and drier and the forest fires it sees to become ever more frequent. The impact is being felt greatly by the native monkey …

Mesmerizing Photos of the Miniature World of Colorful Tropical Frogs

Some recent macro photography to come out of the internet is from Wil Mijer, a gifted photographer based in the Netherlands who has a special …

Learn Digital Photography The Smart Way

Do you own a DSLR but still take average, boring photos?<p>“Now You Can Master Any DSLR Camera And<br>Take Gorgeous, Attention-Grabbing Photos By<br>Following …

Stunning Landscape Photos of Scotland Inspired by Scottish Hero William Wallace

In his most recent series, landscape photographer Kilian Schönberger travelled the Scottish Highlands, mindful of retracing the journeys of William …

Tiny Seattle: Aerial Photos of the Pacific Northwest

Jacqui Kerness does a great job of fake miniature shots taken of Seattle from the air. The technique is also known as the diorama effect or diorama …

The Magic of Fall in Macro Photography

Autumn is perhaps one of the most motivating seasons for nature photographers. This is certainly the case for brilliant Israel-based photographer …

9-Year-Old Photographer Wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award

Believe it or not a young prodigy, specifically a 9-year old boy from Spain garnered top honors in the youth division of the 2014 Natural History …