New startup CTrees uses artificial intelligence to track exactly how much CO2 the world’s three trillion trees are storing, thereby determining the extent to which trees are helping the planet. CTrees, which was developed by a team of NASA scientists, has a very simple motto: … [Read more...] about New platform CTrees calculates the carbon in every tree on Earth
Toads were always known as terrestrial creatures, spending their time on both land and in water… until now. To ecologists’ surprise, a group of volunteers surveying dormice and bats in trees made the accidental and unexpected discovery that toads also dwell in trees. How did … [Read more...] about To ecologists’ surprise, toads can climb trees
Environmental activists defending more than 40 trees surrounding the Eiffel Tower in Paris celebrate a tree-umphant win after weeks of protest. The city of Paris planned to clear the area around the iconic tower on the Champ-de-Mars to make the tower more accessible and the … [Read more...] about Paris protestors save trees around the Eiffel Tower
Boston University has recently released a series of papers revealing the benefits of greenery on mental and physical health. Previous studies have concluded that spending time in greenery reduces the risk of dementia and boosts cognitive function. Their most recent study is … [Read more...] about Urban greenery could have saved how many lives?
Tasmania has become one of the few places in the world to achieve net carbon negative emissions by cutting down logging activities, according to a new study. A "remarkable achievement" The study comes from the Australian National University (ANU) and Griffith University, … [Read more...] about Tasmania becomes one of the world’s first carbon negative places