Baobobs

Buzzwords 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 (Adansonia). There are …

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 Así las cosas por Oaxaca 😍 pic.twitter.com/IRijWdNneZ — Begoña (@mbdonnay) March 5, 2018 Planeta.com Trees Links Tree Blindness …

Trees Links

Photo: Oaxaca City Links related to trees presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/the-best-technology-for-fighting-climate-change-isnt-a-technology http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-oldest-trees-forest-20171023-story.html https://www.theguardian.com/city-of-sydney-bringing-the-forest-to-the-city/2017/apr/26/do-you-suffer-from-tree-blindness http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-08-07/how-sour-cherry-became-most-photographed-tree/8781812 http://home.bt.com/news/uk-news/four-crowned-regional-winners-of-woodland-trusts-tree-of-the-year-awards-11364122300003 https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/the-nearly-magical-properties-of-fig-trees http://www.loveparks.org/create-a-tree-trail-and-win-a-native-tree-/2604/2/11/1824/71 http://talkingplants.blogspot.com/2009/10/60-aussie-trees-in-botanic-gardens.html what-is-a-tree-worth seeing-forest-and-trees-all-3-trillion-them Monumentos vivientes: Oaxaca http://www.arboricultura.org: oaxaca-con-siete-arboles-notables Mexico City needs more trees Arquitectura: Árboles que habitan la casa Trees have biological clocks Planting trees may not reverse climate change but it will help locally …

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 …

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. The country boasts the highest number of pine and oak species in the world. Other notable trees include mahogany, zapote and ceiba (also known …

Mexico Celebrates National Tree Day #DiaDelArbol

Among our favorite floating date holidays: Mexican Tree Day. In Mexico, the second Thursday of July is Mexican Tree Day, from the 1959 decree by President Adolfo Lopez Mateos. En México, el segundo jueves de julio es el Día del Árbol Mexicano,   a partir del decreto de 1959, del presidente Adolfo López Mateos. Hashtag: #DiaDelArbol Embedded …