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David Stahle in North Carolina’s Black River. Photo by Dan Griffin.

Scientists documented a 2,624 year old tree in North Carolina

The ancient trees are a piece of a flawless biological system that traverses the greater part of the 65-mile length of the Black River....
One location was the Lehrer-Wirth-Strasse in Munich, where measuring instruments were attached to Robinia below the foliage. (Picture: F. Rahman/ TUM)

Trees with grassy areas soften summer heat

Trees are considered to be nature’s air conditioners, making them the most practical way of alleviating the heat in cities. Trees cool their environment and...