02-23-2024
Planting too many trees could spoil the planet
As the world faces the growing threat of climate change, finding ways to reduce greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide (CO2) is more important than ever. Planting trees across large areas, known as forestation, has been suggested as a solution. While it seems simple, the impact of widespread forestation on our planet is more complicated than we might think. A recent study from the University of Sheffield has explored this complexity in detail. The researchers used advanced models to examine how adding large amounts of trees to Earth...
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08-17-2017
Global forest project aims to offset Trump emissions
A group of long-term climate campaigners in New Zealand has...
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08-17-2017
New species of flower discovered in 100 million year-old amber
The Cretaceous period, the one with all the dinosaurs, was...
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08-16-2017
Tropical trees are a valuable weapon against climate change
New research has revealed that tropical trees continue to accumulate...
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08-09-2017
Recovering from drought takes time, some damage permanent
According to new research, the length of time it takes...
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08-02-2017
The first flower on Earth may have looked like this
When the first flowers appeared on Earth over 140 million...
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07-28-2017
Could broccoli be a secret cure for melanoma?
Scientists are working on a new treatment that drastically impacts...
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07-27-2017
The world’s first blue chrysanthemums created in Japan
Japanese scientists have created the world's first blue chrysanthemums. After...
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07-26-2017
How some plant architectures mimic subway system designs
What do tomato plants and subway systems have in common?...
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07-25-2017
Timing is everything for stopping pesky weeds
Herbicide-resistant weeds are increasing in dramatic numbers, which doesn’t bode...
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07-24-2017
Non-photosynthesizing plant discovered on Japanese island
Some plant species attach to other plants and feed off...
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07-17-2017
Why invasive coastal plants are better than no plants at all
Invasive plants can be valuable in some coastal areas where...
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07-17-2017
Some plant-based diets can increase risk of heart disease
Plant-based diets that include lots of sweets and refined grains...
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