New York City's ginkgo trees will each drop their leaves in a single night. Oliver Sacks explains.
Plenty of animals build their homes in oak trees. But some very teeny, tricky wasps make the tree do all the work. "What nerve!" you might say. What… gall! And you'd be right. They're called gall-inducers. And each miniature mansion the trees build f...
Some trees are almost entirely buried, with just a few leaves emerging from the soil. We are finally starting to understand why
George Yatskievych tells the story of Missouri's once-common hawthorn, a tree in decline. "Humans have an effect on the landscape that isn't always predictable,"…
An expensive delicacy among nuts, pine nuts are foraged — not farmed — from distant forests. In some places, the delicate ecosystems that produce the nuts are disappearing.
Check out these amaizng Before-And-After Photos Of Autumn's Beautiful Transformations. Without stopping to take a look around, we can sometimes miss the tran
Catch this year's autumn leaf spectacle, because it may not be back
A fight continues between preservationists focused on saving ancient forests and wildlife and an agency bound by politics and tradition to loggers, mills and economic development.
Those brilliant reds, oranges, and yellows? They're preparations for a hungry winter.
Genetically modified oranges resist a disease that's destroying Florida's groves. But will Americans drink the juice?
For 30 years activists and loggers battled over Tasmania's old-growth forests. Finally, in 2012, came a historic peace deal. But on 2 September the state's newly elected Liberal government tore it up. So what next for both sides?
Nutella, launched 50 years ago, has turned into a global phenomenon, boosting demand for hazelnuts. Now producers are looking beyond Turkey's north coast, where most of these nuts are grown.
They prevent $7 billion in health costs every year by filtering air pollution—not to mention their psychological effects. New research says the closer you can live to trees, the better off you are.