Planting trees & shrubs on otherwise unused roadsides could help meet Paris climate goals, but not everyone thinks it’s a good idea…
Central Park: Trees & Landscapes is the ultimate field guide to the trees and landscapes of America’s most famous park, and features a lively, authoritative text and over 900 color photographs, botanical plates, and extraordinarily detailed maps.
I met Dr. Nalini Nadkarni over five years ago at a church service in Olympia, WA. Nadkarni, a forest ecologist at Evergreen State College, was delivering a sermon on trees – or more precisely, on human connections with trees. She is a scientist, not a minister; yet, it’s not unusual to find her giving sermons in […]
Dear EarthTalk: Are the California redwoods in danger because of the drought? — Jesse Pollman, Seattle, WA California is home to two of the three redwood tree species: coast redwoods and giant sequoias. The coast redwood is the Earth’s tallest tree, growing more than 360 […]
Dear EarthTalk: How is that being around trees and other plants can help us feel good? — Amy Mola, Greenville, SC Trees are known to improve air quality by capturing six common air pollutants and toxic gases: ground-level ozone, particulate matter, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, sulfur […]
The Los Angeles Urban Forest program seeks to evaluate the benefits provided by trees including cooling and carbon sequestration through citizen science volunteering. In August 2014, 135 volunteers studied over 400 trees across greater LA through the efforts of Earthwatch Institute, Natural History Museum of LA County, UC Riverside, Amigos de los Rios, TreePeople, Heschel […]