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The Sounds of Thirsty Trees

I almost missed this NPR story. It discusses research by French scientists who found a way to record sounds made internally in trees that are under stress. The bubble sounds occur more frequently as the plants suffer from lack of … Continue reading

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The Amazing Néré Tree

One of my favorite trees in Africa is the N�r� (Parkia biglobosa). This species is so useful that it has been preserved and cultivated around the villages and throughout the landscapes of west African countries. Below is a superb specimen… Continue reading

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