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VIDEO: The Earth's Trees Are Disappearing

This short video, based on a Yale study, presents some sobering facts about trees: there are 50% less trees on Earth vs when human civilization started we are losing 10 billion trees per year (net) at this rate, the world's trees will ...

Discussion - Adam Taggart - Sep 14 2015 - 10:24am - 8 comments - 0 attachments

Hickory trees

Shagbark hickory (Carya ovata) has the tastiest nuts Everyone knows walnuts, almonds, and pistachios from the supermarket--and we may love pecans (a type of hickory, Carya illinoinensis )-- but few consider other hickory ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Jul 1 2013 - 12:04pm - 6 comments - 0 attachments

The Brazilian Grape Tree, or Jabuticaba

Speaking of tropical and sub-tropical fruit, this one is really interesting. The Brazilian Grape Tree, or Jabuticaba The fruit grows on the trunk and branches directly, without twigs or stems. Native to Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, and ...

Discussion - Poet - Jun 29 2012 - 2:12pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments