Top 22 Benefits of Trees | TreePeople

Here are 22 of the best reasons to plant and care for trees or defend a tree’s standing: Trees combat climate change Excess carbon dioxide (CO2) caused by many factors is a building up in our atmosphere and contributing to climate change. Trees absorb CO2, removing and storing the carbon while releasing the oxygen back into the air. In one year, an acre of mature trees absorbs the amount of CO2 produced when you drive your car 26,000 miles.

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Statements on Climate Change from Major Scientific Academies, Societies, and Associations (January 2017 update)

(Updated January 2017 by Dr. Peter Gleick, Pacific Institute) Scientific understanding of the role of humans in influencing and altering the global climate has been evolving for over a century. Tha…

Source: Statements on Climate Change from Major Scientific Academies, Societies, and Associations (January 2017 update)

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People and Trees: An Intimate Connection – American Forests

Muse upon our connection to trees and the many ways they bring meaning into our lives.

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The 23 Most Gorgeous Trees From Around The World 

Nature is beautiful, and trees are proof of the incredible majesty that our world has to offer. Take some time to reconnect with nature and gaze at some of the most gorgeous trees on Earth!

Source: The 23 Most Gorgeous Trees From Around The World (You Won’t Believe #18 Is Real!!) – Swifty.com

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Bark: An Intimate Look at the World’s Trees – Brain Pickings

French photographer Cedric Pollet travels the world to document the most beautiful tree barks in a project that is part stunning art photography, part implicit manifesto for biodiversity.

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This Woman Spent 14 Years Photographing The Oldest Trees In The World – Higher Perspective

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Oldest Living Things In the World on Vimeo

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12 of the most mysterious forests in the world – tentree

Does your imagination run wild whenever you see a beautiful picture of an old, secluded forest? Are you the type of person to face your fears and explore hidden, mysterious places? Then this list is for you. Read about some of the most mysterious forests in the world, and why you should put them on …

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This Amazing Village in India Plants 111 Trees Every Time a Little Girl is Born | One Green Planet

Every culture has its own traditions surrounding the birth of a child. While we celebrate newborn girls by sending pink dresses and dolls, in Piplantri village in Rajasthan, India, they celebrate by planting 111 trees.

Source: This Amazing Village in India Plants 111 Trees Every Time a Little Girl is Born | One Green Planet

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