Trees Links

Photo: Oaxaca City Links related to trees presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Tree loss is making for sweaty suburbs, and the households that can least afford it are feeling the heat The Best Technology for Fighting Climate Change Isn’t a Technology Growing pains: The oldest trees on Earth ripped themselves apart, fossils show https://www.theguardian.com/city-of-sydney-bringing-the-forest-to-the-city/2017/apr/26/do-you-suffer-from-tree-blindness …

Trees

Photo: Birdbrian, River Gum Leaning Tree at Greenough Tree = Woody perennial plant, typically having a single stem or trunk growing to a considerable height and bearing lateral branches at some distance from the ground Embedded Tweets AsĂ­ las cosas por Oaxaca 😍 pic.twitter.com/IRijWdNneZ — Begoña (@BdonnayM) March 5, 2018 Planeta.com Trees Links Tree Blindness …

Joshua Trees

Photo: Mojave Preserve Joshua Tree = a yucca which grows as a tree and has clusters of spiky leaves, native to arid regions of southwestern North America Embedded Tweets Scientists have found Joshua trees are no longer producing seedlings at the drier, lower limits of their range. The federal gov’t rejected a request to list …

Mexico’s Forests and Notable Trees

Photo 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 species in the …

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 …

Bialowieza Forest

Photo: Benno Hansen, Forest Elsewhere on the Web http://save-bialowieza.net Discussed at 41whc Following document online http://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 Assistance Requests approved: 0 …