Science Now Supports Hugging Trees [Video]

Science Now Supports Hugging Trees [Video]

At long last, science is supporting what the hippies and other earthy types have said for decades: tree hugging is good for the human body, mind and soul. In fact, the research indicates that simply being in the proximity of trees creates beneficial effects. Blinded by Science is a new book written by Matthew Silverstone. […]

Albino Redwood Rarity Facing Demolition in the Name of Progress

Albino Redwood Rarity Facing Demolition in the Name of Progress

A rare albino redwood tree is facing demolition in the name of progress in the Sonoma County town of Cotati. In fact, it is a tree so rare that only 10 known specimens exist in the world, and it is facing possible demolition to clear the way for commuter trains in Northern California. Representatives from […]

Older Trees Grow Faster Than Young Trees

Older Trees Grow Faster Than Young Trees

A new research study has revealed a big surprise: older trees grow faster than their younger counterparts. A worldwide team of both plant and ecological biologists conducted an enormous examination of approximately 405 prehistoric trees located all over the Earth. They wanted to find out how very old trees were contributing to the carbon cycle. […]