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Death of Herbicides, Weeds Going Out of Control

 

Tree & Plant News
Death of Herbicides

Weeds Going Out of Control

Weeds out of control,
Rothamsted Research, February 12, 2018.

"Herbicides can no longer control the weeds that threaten crop productivity and food security in the UK because the plants have evolved resistance..."

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Planatary Plant Timing Changing: One Way, Accelerate Seed Dispersal

 

Climate Change
PLANT & TREE NEWS
Planatary Plant Timing Changing

One Way: Accelerate Seed Dispersal

Global warming could cause key culinary crops to release seeds prematurely,
Cell Press, February 12, 2018.

"Climate change is threatening crop yields worldwide..."

How Climate Change Affects Brassicaceae family

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TREE NEWS, Super Wood, "Densified Wood"

 

TREE NEWS
Super Wood

"Densified Wood"

Super wood could replace steel,
University of Maryland, February 7, 2018.

"This new way to treat wood makes it 12 times stronger than natural wood and 10 times tougher."

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Tree News 2018, Tree Mortality Continues: The Drought "Gone but not Over?"

 

Tree News
2018
Tree Mortality Continues

The Drought "Gone but not Over?"

One million more dead trees in Calaveras,
Recordnet, January 3, 2018.

 

Tree Mortality

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Tree News: Our Forests are Fucked, We've Changed the Environment they need to Thrive

 

 

Tree News

Our Forests are Fucked

We've Changed the Environment they need to Thrive

Forest resilience declines in face of wildfires, climate change,
Colorado State University, December 12, 2017.

 

Recording and Documenting the unfolding forest disaster

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Dead Tree Count Increases: Tree Mortality Momentum Carries On

 

 

Dead Tree Count Increases

Tree Mortality Momentum Carries On

Dead trees in Golden State: 27 million more killed in past year,
Union Democrat, December 11, 2017.

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Tree News, I've Fallen and I Can't Get Back Up; Amazon Forest Recovery Taking a Beating

 

 

Tree News

I've Fallen and I Can't Get Back Up

Amazon's recovery from forest losses limited by climate change,
UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH, November 15, 2017.

Amazon forests are taking a beating as their ability to recover declines.

Amazon Taking a Beating

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Tree News, Widespread Pinyon Pine Mortality Throughout Much of the Southwestern U.S.

 

 

Tree News

"Widespread Pinyon Pine Mortality Throughout Much of the Southwestern U.S."

It takes a microclimate to raise a pinyon tree,
COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY, November 8, 2017.

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Tree Sensibility: Not Possible, unless we change. Change our methods and motivations.

 

 

Tree Sensibility
Not Possible

Guest column: Saving our forests before they all go up in smoke,
Tahoe Daily Tribune, September 24, 2017.

Unless we change. Change our methods and motivations. 

 

Tree Mortality in Tahoe

High Sierra Tree Mortality

 

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Large trees -- key climate influencers -- die first in drought

LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Sept. 29, 2015--In forests worldwide, drought consistently has had a more detrimental impact on the growth and survival of larger trees, new research shows. 

Large trees -- key climate influencers -- die first in drought, DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory,  September 29, 2015.

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