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When we rolled into our campsite outside of Forks, Washington last night, the temperate rainforest weather was doing what it does best– dumping rain like a… 579 more words

The Patent that could destroy Monsanto

Paul Stamets

What has Paul discovered? The mycologist has figured out how to use mother nature’s own creations to keep insects from destroying crops. It’s what is being called SMART pesticides. 41 more words


...of 'traffic snarls', 'ugly tomatoes' & 'old-growth' forests...

…”Choker’s wild: Traffic to snarl as Metro Vancouver heads back to work, school”…” ‘Ugly’ tomatoes are beautiful in grilled gazpacho with watermelon and mint”…” ‘Timeless’ old-growth trees should be showcased”… 233 more words

Look who's back! A visit from Rosalia alpina

Photo Credits: Daniele Di Santo

I have already mentioned the FAGUS project in a previous post (“The mess of sampling biodiversity”, where I described the results we obtained when analyzing the pre-intervention biodiversity data, as they are published in the paper (open access): 506 more words


Seward Park: Seattle's Great Urban Walk

It’s not so easy to find old-growth forest within Seattle city limits anymore, yet Seward Park has the Magnificent Forest featuring evergreen trees aged 200 years or more. 275 more words

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The Questionnaire phase of FORESTS and CO is now over.

FORESTS and CO is a collaborative project in which forest researchers and experts work together to make relevant, European-scale analysis on the potential trade-offs between multiple objectives of forest management. 456 more words


Old-Growth Trees in Michigan

“You’re in charge of the last of the Truffula Seeds.
And Truffula Trees are what everyone needs.
Plant a new Truffula. Treat it with care.

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