Local adaptation allows plants and animals to thrive in a diversity of places. Sometimes adaptation sharpens patterns of where organisms live, but 85% of the time, it creates a more homogeneous world.
We counted the number of standard trees in Australia. It turns out that since 1990, we've actually been gaining trees faster than losing them.
A team of researchers found the southernmost tree and forest on Earth at the extreme tip of South America. Wind limits where trees grow on Isla Hornos and those wind patterns are shifting.
A new study of how stinging tree venom causes intense agony may help uncover new ways to manage pain.
We analysed 210,000 tree ring records from 80 different species, and found the trade off between growth and lifespan may neutralise the forest carbon sink.
With trees infested by the emerald ash borer deemed essentially worthless, a team of designers wanted to see if the decaying wood could be repurposed as a building material.
The age of a forest can influence how effectively it offsets our emissions.
In general, the larger the tree, the more carbon it stores.
Eco-fiction to help you rethink your role in the climate crisis.
New findings show how changes in land use have complex effects on animal and plant species.
Did you read about 'dinosaur trees' saved in a secret firefighting mission over summer? Well, these mysterious trees are turning up in backyards in 27 different countries.
Precautions must be taken to realise the full advantage of the benefits associated with trees.
The plants a Roman chose could say a lot about the person they were.
Beyond buying a fish tank or house plants, there are a number of creative ways to bring nature's calming effects into your home.
These plants play a crucial role in a delicate ecosystem. If Cape Beech trees or in fact other native tree species are wiped out, that whole ecosystem shifts.
With a bit of sensible planning, you can retain plants close to your home without creating a huge bushfire risk.
The drought has pushed many trees to the brink, and whole stands are now dying. The ecological consequences are huge.
Inner Melbourne alone has lost 2,000 street trees to major developments within a decade. Losing tree cover makes it even more difficult for our cities to cope with an increasingly tough climate.
In a warming world, trees can play a major role in keeping cities and your home cool. If you plan it right, they can even save you money and protect your home from bushfires.
A tree-killing beetle that invaded South Africa two years ago and wreaked havoc in the country's towns and cities still hasn't been declared an emergency plant pest.