Dead Trees Are Full of Life
- What's green and grows on trees? // Current Health 1;Sep94, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p2
Lists economic and environmental benefits derived from trees. Lessening of expenses for heating and air conditioning in buildings; Lessening of pollution from electric power plants; Absorption of pollution from industry and automobiles.
- What one acre of trees provides. // Science World;04/11/97, Vol. 53 Issue 13, p16
Presents a chart showing the value of trees in each acre of forest. Prevention of erosion; Protection of plants; Fresh water; Paper; Fuel; Farmland; Lumber; Recreation areas; Global warming prevention; Materials for house construction; Plant shelter.
- Tending woods. Beattie, Mollie // Country Journal;Sep/Oct94, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p38
Describes how to cull firewood, identify lumber trees, and provide for wildlife. Criteria to be considered in choosing trees to cut for firewood; Selection of trees for wildlife. INSETS: Tree size and age.;Commercial trees.;Food species..
- Thoughts on Country Living. // Harrowsmith Country Life (11908416);Nov/Dec98, Vol. 22 Issue 143, p10
Provides information on the environmental aspect of Christmas trees. Christmas tree plantations; Reason for the lack of effect on landfill crisis.
- Trees: The Quicker Picker Upper? Denenny, Danielle // American Forests;Fall99, Vol. 105 Issue 3, p13
Reports on the effort of the scientists from the University of Washington to design trees to sponge up and convert dangerous chemicals to harmless products. Introduction of a mammalian gene in some plants; Importance of the gene; Concept of phytoremediation.
- `Killer' trees to the rescue. // Newsweek;10/2/89, Vol. 114 Issue 14, p59
Talks about President George Bush's tree-plantings in the Western US, and how trees can help save the earth.
- Tough little trees on the fringe. Saunders, Gary L. // American Forests;May/Jun94, Vol. 100 Issue 5/6, p26
Discusses the survival of trees in unfriendly habitats. Author's encounter with a yellow birch in Newfoundland island's boreal climate; Tactics adopted by temperate trees to survive in unfriendly territory; North Atlantic coasts as the worst habitats for trees; Advantages offered by rugged...
- Transcending the life of the individual. // World Watch;Mar/Apr95, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p40
Features a photograph of `snags,' naturally dead trees that are home to birds, insects, fungi, and other organisms essential to the forest ecology.
- Giant Trees in Trouble? // Scholastic News -- Edition 3;4/22/2013, Vol. 69 Issue 22, p3
The article reports that giant sequoias in Yosemite National Park in California are being hurt by visitors, as their roots are trampled or driven over by cars.