Trees

Ireland Leading The Mass Tree Planting Trend

One of the best things we can do to help the environment, is to plant trees. Trees take in carbon dioxide and release oxygen. So, officials in Ireland have pledged to plant 440-million trees over the next 20 years. That's 22-million new trees, covering nearly 20,000 acres, each year. The project...
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Urban Landscapes Changing For The Worse

A five-year study of U.S. cities found that trees are disappearing at a rate of 36-million, or 175,000 acres, each year. In fact, every state saw the number of trees dwindle except for Mississippi , Montana , and New Mexico . And the increase there was so small, it was considered "nonsignificant"...
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Tree Pollen For Everyone

If you've been sneezing or coughing or have had trouble breathing lately, it could be from all the pollen that's been in the air. Any rain we get will certainly help knock it off the trees and out of the air. But what can you do about it in the meantime? Here are some ideas to help you get through...
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Happy International Day of Forests

Today (March 21) is the International Day of Forests , as observed by the United Nations . And this year's key message is "Forests and Sustainable Cities". I don't suppose you think of urban areas when you think about forests. I certainly didn't. But that's why this year the Food and Agriculture...
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