Tag: trees

Drought Influences Californians to Rethink their Christmas Tree Purchases

‘Tis the season to think of the environment! At least this is what Californians have in mind as they look ahead to the holidays. A new survey by the American Christmas Tree Association has found that nearly 1 in 3 California residents are taking the drought into account while shopping for a tree. “Thirty percent said …

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Study: Earth Has 8 Times More Trees Than Previously Thought

Hooray for trees, plant life and healthy air! Finally, a new Yale-led study is providing positive news on the environment. Research shows that there are now 3 trillion trees on Earth, which is seven-and-a-half times more than previous estimates. The scientists conducted the study using satellite imagery, forest inventories and supercomputer technologies. Researchers from around …

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