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A Curious Patch of Trees Before the Descent

Before making their way back down the volcano, researchers sample trees from a part of the forest that seems to have very little human impact.
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Diseased trees new source of climate gas

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (2 years ago)

Diseased trees in forests may be a significant new source of methane that causes climate change, according to researchers at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies in Geophysical Research Letters. Sixty trees sampled at... Read Post

First national study finds trees saving lives, reducing respiratory problems

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (6 days ago)

SYRACUSE, N.Y., July 25, 2014– In the first broad-scale estimate of air pollution removal by trees nationwide, U.S. Forest Service scientists and collaborators calculated that trees are saving more than 850 human lives a year and pr... Read Post

Atop a Volcano, the Ages of Red Pines

Academics / General Science : Scientist at Work (2 years ago)

Tree-ring researchers scout forest patches along Mount Tajumulco in hopes of finding some ancient trees. Read Post

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