Find out the latest in forest news in this week’s Forest Digest!
- Ancient Skies, Ancient Trees: The Relationship Between Trees and Stars — ABC News
This collection of photographs by Beth Moon beautifully depicts elegant trees under star-lit night skies all over the world, from Utah to California and from Botswana to Namibia.
- Prehistoric Trees Could ‘Future-Proof’ Forests Against Climate Change — Motherboard.com
Landscape artist and permaculture instructor Oliver Kellhammer believes that the types of forests that grew millions of years ago, when conditions were much hotter, could actually thrive in the coming century as climate change continues to increase temperatures.
- How Is A 1,600-Year-Old Tree Weathering California’s Drought? — NPR
In the wake of increased drought in California due to climate change, scientists and ecologists are studying which trees are the most vulnerable to drought and how to keep the surviving trees alive in continued conditions.
- Take a journey through a healing forest — Treehugger.com
Many are aware of the healing capabilities of interaction with nature and forests. This video seeks to help reduce stress levels by walking you through a spectacular wilderness.