trees

Wrapped in the sacred orange robes of a Buddhist monk, this ordained tree is protected from deforestation because of its religious meaning. (Kiley Price/Wake Forest University)

Wake Forest University
Buddhist monks are using rituals and their prominent position in society to help with Thailand's environmental movement.
Ecosia

The Ecosia search engine. (Photo courtesy Ecosia.)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Georgetown University
The search engine Ecosia plants trees with partners from around the world with their ad revenue.
Climate change harms maple syrup
Climate change harms maple syrup
George Washington University
Climate change has caused a shortage of maple syrup production.
Dr. William Powell works to restore the American chestnut
Dr. William Powell works to restore the American chestnut
SUNY ESF
Dr. William Powell of the SUNY College of Environment Science and Forestry is using genetic modification to restore what was once one of America's most valued natural resources. 
The plan to re-plant trees in Oxford, Miss.
The plan to re-plant trees in Oxford, Miss.
The focus of my video is to discover how much the loss of trees is affecting the community of Oxford, Mississippi. With new construction work in Oxford, the city of Oxford has chopped down many trees. My discovery is looked at by Dr. Waheed Uddin, ... Read More
Blog by Matthew Seedorff
Blog by Matthew Seedorff
There's plenty of presents underneath, but what's on the needles of your Christmas tree? One organic farmer is growing trees without harmful pesticides for moral and spiritual reasons.
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
Editor's Pick: As the weather begins to cool down, we will begin turning up the heat and grabbing our blankets and hats to try to stay warm.  What if there was a more sustainable and cost-effective way to keep our homes warm in the winter season?
energyNOW
Check out this new technology that has the potential to save our environment and solve our energy problems. An artificial leaf removes excess carbon from the air, and researchers can then use that carbon to make gasoline.
Would you climb a 300 foot tree to measure climate change? This week our WEBISODE focuses on some pretty daring work done by a research team from Humboldt State University led by Steve Sillet.
UCS
Turning your yard waste and food scraps into compost is not only efficient, it's also climate-friendly. The Union of Concerned Scientists visit Eden Place, an urban garden and environmental education center in Chicago, to observe composting in... Read More

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