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Tree Group Plants Redwood Clones Abroad To Save Them From Climate Change
2013-04-23 07:55:01

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In celebration of Earth Day 2013, one non-profit organization made a bold attempt to preserve one of America´s oldest natural treasures. By protecting and preserving California´s ancient redwood trees, the Archangel Ancient Tree Archive (AATA) is hoping that the towering timbers will be saved from climate change. Earth Day, which was celebrated yesterday (Apr 22), is a time for people to make a stand for environmental...

2013-01-28 23:01:38

Tree inspection after a severe storm is key to keeping trees healthy and yards safe. Here are a few things to consider with caring for trees. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) January 28, 2013 Tree Care After a Severe Storm may call for a Tree Service Expert. It is a common fact that severe storms can cause damage to trees. Immediate indicators are a fallen limb and tree debris laying on the ground. This may be easy enough to pick up and dispose of, but there is more to look for than just the...

Evolutionary Tree Of Life Goes Digital
2012-10-17 13:25:34

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Evolutionary biologists have long envisioned creating a diagram, or tree of life, that would detail how different species have evolved from a common ancestry, but the task has been a daunting one for taxonomists who would need multiple reams of paper or computer screens to clearly show the evolutionary descent of each species. A research associate at the Imperial College London, however, has risen to the challenge and created OneZoom,...

2012-10-03 23:04:00

According to the Star-Telegram, Forest Service Survey indicates significant tree loss. Dover, NJ (PRWEB) October 02, 2012 Ask any farmer how they feel when they hear the word “drought” and the reactions are bound to be negative. The dry weather impacts their crops, which impacts their livelihood. But according to the Star-Telegram, a Texas A&M Forest Service survey of “about 600 hundred forested plots” across the rural area of Texas indicates that a staggering...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.