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Trees and climate (the lesson)

Read Trees change their anatomy as drought persists Trees depend on climate as every living creature does, but they also  can adapt to change, and may be help prevent climate change. Questions: The observed changes: 1/ narrower water-carrying vessels, 2/… read more “Trees and climate (the lesson)”

The Critical Facts You Need To Know About The Clea..

Water is essential for life. Not only does it connect every aspect of life, it’s a fundamental human need. Every person requires at least 20-50 liters of clean, safe water daily for drinking, cleaning, cooking and more. And despite scientific… read more “The Critical Facts You Need To Know About The Clean Water Crisis”

Trees and the Water Cycle

Water Is Lifeblood Water is the lifeblood of our planet. In fact from rainforest to desert, prairie to arctic, the amount of water available is the central determinant in classifying ecotypes. No living organisms escape the need for water as… read more “Trees and the Water Cycle”

Trees’ surprising role in the boreal water c..

Approximately 25 to 50 % of a living tree is made up of water, depending on the species and time of year. The water stored in trees has previously been considered just a minor part of the water cycle, but… read more “Trees’ surprising role in the boreal water cycle”

Coastal Wetlands Excel at Storing Carbon

In the global effort to mitigate carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere, all options are on the table—including help from nature. Recent research suggests that healthy, intact coastal wetland ecosystems such as mangrove forests, tidal marshes and sea grass meadows… read more “Coastal Wetlands Excel at Storing Carbon”