Mexico’s Forests and Notable Trees

Photo: Sierra Juárez, Oaxaca Mexico is rich in temperate and tropical forests. The country possesses 1.3 percent of the world’s total forest resource, with one-quarter of Mexico’s total land area classified as forest lands. This guide is an introduction to Mexico’s forests and notable trees. The country boasts the highest number of pine and oak …

Trees Links

Photo: Oaxaca City Links related to trees presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesTree loss is making for sweaty suburbs, and the households that can least afford it are feeling the heatThe Best Technology for Fighting Climate Change Isn’t a TechnologyGrowing pains: The oldest trees on Earth ripped themselves apart, fossils showhttps://www.theguardian.com/city-of-sydney-bringing-the-forest-to-the-city/2017/apr/26/do-you-suffer-from-tree-blindnesshttp://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-08-07/how-sour-cherry-became-most-photographed-tree/8781812http://home.bt.com/news/uk-news/four-crowned-regional-winners-of-woodland-trusts-tree-of-the-year-awards-11364122300003https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/the-nearly-magical-properties-of-fig-treeshttp://www.loveparks.org/create-a-tree-trail-and-win-a-native-tree-/2604/2/11/1824/71http://talkingplants.blogspot.com/2009/10/60-aussie-trees-in-botanic-gardens.htmlwhat-is-a-tree-worthseeing-forest-and-trees-all-3-trillion-themMonumentos vivientes: OaxacaOaxaca con siete …

Bialowieza Forest

Photo: Benno Hansen, Forest Elsewhere on the Webhttp://save-bialowieza.net Discussed at 41whc Following document onlinehttp://whc.unesco.org/archive/2017/whc17-41com-7BAdd-en.pdf Year of inscription on the World Heritage List 1979, extensions in 1992 and 2014 Criteria (ix)(x) Year(s) of inscription on the List of World Heritage in Danger N/A Previous Committee Decisions see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/33/documents/ International AssistanceRequests approved: 0 Total amount approved: …

Baobab

Photo: South Africa Tourism Wikipedia: Adansonia is a genus of deciduous trees known as baobabs. They are found in arid regions of Madagascar, mainland Africa, Arabia, and Australia. The generic name honors Michel Adanson, the French naturalist and explorer who first described the plant. Wikipedia: Baobab is the common name of a genus of trees …

Sycamore

Photo: February 2020 Notable trees: Sycamore Features What to do with sycamore balls? Sycamores Get No Respect Embedded Tweets To whomever is chalking names and descriptions of trees on the pavements across Walthamstow. I love you. This made my heart sing today. pic.twitter.com/6lmauYeQVD — Elizabeth Archer (@edarcherthinks) April 7, 2020 Wikipedia Platanus occidentalis Planeta Trees …