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Pachama: Carbon-credit startup puts a price on trees, market opportunity

Backed by Amazon and a fund led by Bill Gates, Pachama runs a marketplace for forest carbon credits.  Carbon credits are generated when a forest is conserved or restored.  As…

CRISPRing trees for a climate-friendly economy

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Researchers led by prof. Wout Boerjan (VIB-UGent Center for Plant Systems Biology) have discovered a way to stably finetune the amount of lignin in poplar by…

Pine needles evolved to help trees cope with rainfall

Sept. 29 (UPI) — The needles of longleaf pine trees evolved to effectively shed water, according to a study published Tuesday in the journal Physics of Fluids, ensuring rain moistens…

Are trees the key to a sustainable building future?

click to enlarge Darlene Stanley, Shutterstock Michigan is in a unique position to capitalize on innovative building…

Trees Are Growing Fast and Dying Young Due to Climate Change | Smart News

Trees are amongst the oldest-living creatures on Earth. But climate change might be making them live fast and die younggrow faster and die off earlier, setting back their capacity to…

Trees more numerous, less healthy after decades of fire suppression

FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE) — Numerous dead and dying trees make the Creek Fire particularly ferocious. In Central California, we’ve watched the face of our forests change dramatically in recent years.…