Find out the latest in forestry news in this week’s Forest Digest!
- Trees: Helping Cities Solve Climate Change — Huffington Post
An often overlooked aspect of controlling carbon? Urban Forests. Read about the benefits of having more trees in our cities in efforts to fight climate change.
- Vines Are the Hipsters of Tropical Forests–Fast Increasing And Pushing Out Neighbors — Atlas Obscura
With a unique analogy, this story tells the story of lianas — thick vines — their intertwining relationship with other plant and tree species and their impact on tropical forests.
- Olive Trees In Crisis: Disease Impacts Southern Italy — Forbes
Are you a fan of olives? Well, pay close attention because an invasive disease impacting parts of Southern Italy could be harming the region’s olive trees.
- Something Wild: How Trees Survive NH Winters — NHPR
Winters can be harsh in the north. So, how do they survive the cold, snow and ice? This story, and accompanying radio segment, will tell you!