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Image 1 - Climate Change To Blame For Dead African Trees
2011-12-12 10:20:24

Trees are dying in the Sahel, a region in Africa south of the Sahara Desert, and human-caused climate change is to blame, according to a new study led by a scientist at the University of California, Berkeley.

2011-11-18 02:35:24

In peach trees, as in other plants, the energy used to create carbohydrates that support growth and development comes from solar radiation through the process of photosynthesis.

2011-11-18 02:29:52

Many landscape trees are started in-ground, then sold as bare-root ''liners'' to producers who plant them in large containers to grow.

Image 1 - Trees On Tundra's Border Growing Faster In A Hotter Climate
2011-11-11 05:25:04

Evergreen trees at the edge of Alaska’s tundra are growing faster, suggesting that at least some forests may be adapting to a rapidly warming climate, says a new study.

Image 1 - Evidence Of Previously Unknown 2nd Century Drought Discovered
2011-11-05 04:48:17

Researchers with the University of Arizona (UA's) have discovered evidence of a formerly unknown, decades-long drought that occurred in the southwestern United States in the second century.

2011-11-04 12:49:23

A huge "migration" of trees has begun across much of the West due to global warming, insect attack, diseases and fire, and many tree species are projected to decline or die out in regions where they have been present for centuries, while others move in and replace them.


Word of the Day
coruscant
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.
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