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
"Science now shows that plants appear to be sentient beings. They perceive light, smell, touch, water, and many more variables than we do. They can learn, remember and communicate." - Kenny Ausubel, Bioneers Co-Founder and CEO
Watch his full talk here: bit.ly/2lchwEu
Here is a wonderful TED Talk by Suzanne Simard -- who is featured in Part Three of our series The Truth About Trees. Dr. Simard has done ground-breaking research in tree communication! Trees talk! Trees cooperate! The Forest is not just a stand of trees, but a complex communication system, sometimes called the Wood Wide Web. ... See moreSee less
"A forest is much more than what you see," says ecologist Suzanne Simard. Her 30 years of research in Canadian forests have led to an astounding discovery -- trees talk, often and over vast distances. Learn more about the harmonious yet complicated social lives of trees and prepare to see the natura...
Everyone will love the fascinating story of the death and rebirth of the American chestnut tree! We told the story once in our series APPALACHIA, and it bears telling over and over again. We interviewed Fred Hebbard, the Emeritus director of the Meadowview, Virginia, research facility for The Truth About Trees! ... See moreSee less
Greetings! As the editing of our TREE series The Truth About Trees gets nearer and nearer to completion, I want to share this video honoring our longtime composer, Kenton Coe, who composed the original music for this seres, as well as many others! Here is the link, in case I can't figure out how to share it: youtu.be/RTsVNZI2fdI... See moreSee less
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