When we interviewed Jane Goodall for our series The Truth About Trees she told us about her lifelong friendships with favorite trees, as well as about the crucial importance of forests to the lives of myriad other animals. Here is another part of that story. ... See moreSee less
I was struck by the final statement in this article regarding the difficulty of bringing forth a blight resistant chestnut tree, — because it's basically what we filmmakers tell ourselves when confronted by yet another impossible task: "If it wasn't hard, everybody would be doing it." So, hang in there, chestnut researchers! You can do it!! ... See moreSee less
World Economic Forum We interviewed one of the leading "Forest Bathing" scientists for our series The Truth About Trees. You can see and hear him (Qing Li) in Part One of the series as he describes his very exciting work! ... See moreSee less
Need a boost? This is the power of a walk among the trees. Read more: wef.ch/2nWtXUR
This article is about the making of orange juice, as described by the largest orange juice company around, Tropicana. And certainly they make a lot. There's a train that goes through DC dally called the Orange juice train -- it's simply made up of Tropicana tank cars carrying juice to the north. My son Nick Spears and I used to like to watch it when he was a young "train boy!" ... See moreSee less
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