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2010-12-05 00:13:35

At a time of year when trees are being cut down for the holiday season and tree cutting practices are endangering our ecological and cultural diversity, the (x)tree symbolizes how each of us can build awareness and make a small difference by contributing a “virtual seedling” and watching it grow, reminding us of the simplicity and beauty of tree planting.

2010-11-23 13:32:09

Koalas may be the pickiest marsupials around: They evolved to feed almost exclusively on the leaves of Eucalyptus trees, and they are highly selective when it comes to which species and even which individual trees they visit.

2010-10-26 11:08:00

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2010-10-26 08:00:00

PHOENIX, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- A 110-foot-tall fresh-cut Christmas tree, the tallest in the nation, arrives at Outlets at Anthem at 6:30 a.m. today, Oct.

2010-09-13 10:47:00

WOBURN, Mass., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Unlike many insects who damage trees primarily in spring and summer, the Emerald Ash Borer beetle larva wreaks its worst havoc on ash trees through late summer and into the fall months.

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2010-08-19 12:03:43

The widening of the Panama Canal currently underway has created a rare opportunity to study the insects that inhabit the plants of environmentally sensitive Central American rain forest habitats.

2010-07-26 08:00:00

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 86th International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Conference & Trade Show in Chicago, ISA President Tim Gamma introduced Dr.

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2010-06-28 09:13:00

Variation in water stress with increasing height in redwood trees determines leaf anatomy.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.