Tag: carbon

Tag: carbon

Mother Trees Keep Forests Healthy

Just as mothers help to make a family strong and connected, mother trees in forests do the same thing for other trees and vegetation. Ecologist Suzanne Simard recently wrote a book about that called Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest. She works at the University of British Columbia. Her book has

Does Combining Trees with Farmland Improve Crops?

There is an interesting farming experiment going on in England. It wants to find out how planting trees on farms will benefit the soil and livestock. Andy Gray, who owns Elston Farm in Devon, is part of that experiment, which involves seven farms in southwest England. Devon is located 196 miles south-southwest of London. Gray