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 …

Sequoias

Photo: Peter Sekely, Mariposa Grove Sequoia = a redwood tree, especially the California redwood HeadlinesTreetop science: Measuring the changing climate’s effects on California sequoias – CBSPlanting a ‘Trail of Giants’ – The AtlanticNational Park Sites On List Of Landscapes At Risk From Climate Change Wikipedia: Giant sequoia specimens are the most massive trees on Earth. …