Ancient Tree Contains Record of Earth’s Magnetic Field Reversal in Its Rings

July 14, 2019 at 4:21 pm




Construction workers have accidentally dug up a 40,000 year old tree that will give scientists insight into what will happen when Earth’s magnetic poles flip, which they are already starting to do

Coffee Cups Embedded with Seeds Grow Into Trees and Wildflowers

June 3, 2019 at 12:23 pm





Instead of sending your coffee cup to a landfill, you soon might be able to plant it and watch it grow into a wildflower or tree

Volunteers Plant 66 Million Trees in 12 Hours, Smashing Guinness World Record

February 21, 2019 at 2:23 am




1.5 million volunteers worked together to help reach a larger goal of reforesting the planet by 2030

This 400-Year-Old Bonsai Tree Survived Hiroshima and Is Still Thriving Today

January 20, 2019 at 4:03 pm




Planted in 1625, this little bonsai tree survived the atomic bomb in Japan, and now sits in a museum in DC

Extinct Tree Brought Back to Life from 2000-Year-Old Seeds Found in a Clay Jar

January 16, 2019 at 4:15 pm




According to legend, the extinct Judean date palm was the tree whose fronds made way for Jesus and his donkey on Palm Sunday. A botanist has literally resurrected it from an ancient seed.

Woman Transforms Rotting Tree Into a “Little Free Library” in Her Front Yard

January 11, 2019 at 1:48 am




This is probably the cutest “little free library” you’ve ever seen:

Study: The More Trees We’re Surrounded By, The Lower Our Stress Levels

September 21, 2018 at 3:49 pm




Lining city streets with trees reduces physiological symptoms of stress in humans. The thicker the tree cover, the lower the stress levels, study finds.

Trees “Look After Each Other” and “Form Bonds Like Old Couples”

August 19, 2018 at 7:38 pm




Trees form friendships, look after each other, and even “cuddle,” claims author of The Hidden Life of Trees

Man Clones Old-Growth Redwoods, Plants Them in Safe Places

July 10, 2018 at 12:21 am




On a quest to save California’s coastal redwoods, man “moves the giants” to Southern Oregon

Trees Have a “Heartbeat,” Scientists Discover

April 29, 2018 at 1:22 pm





‍‌Researchers discover trees have a “heartbeat,” it’s just so slow we’ve never noticed before