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These 6 Frankincense Essential Oil Benefits are Crazy - Organic Authority

Organic Authority
Frankincense is a milky white resin derived from the tree sap of trees found along the Arabian peninsula, East Africa, and India. It's best known for its appearance in the biblical “Gospel of Matthew” when baby Jesus was presented with gifts of gold, ...

New Study Including UMD Professor Shows Change in Human Evolution Theory - WDIO-TV

"One of the overlying ideas about human evolution is that over the last million years in Africa the climate got dryer," said Brown. "Because of that shift, the idea is that our ancestors were perhaps more tree dwelling in the earlier time. It was ...

Biodiversity Action Journalists embark on tree planting - The Point

The Point
Biodiversity Action Journalists (BAJ Gambia), in collaboration with Makusutu, recently embarked on a tree-planting exercise at Galoya community women's garden. Organisers said about 400 trees, including mango and cashew, were planted to help protect ...

Sandra DePalma-Odell: Flora, fauna and frogs – Oh, my! ... - Galesburg Register-Mail

Galesburg Register-Mail
This has been, for lack of a better word, an unusual month in the Odell yard. It started out with a comment from Chip, my gardening partner, on the disappearance of a tree frog that normally appears nightly beside the front door. The light above the ...

How Scientists Plan To Grow Cities Out Of Living Organisms ... - Gizmodo Australia

Gizmodo Australia
Imagine a future where there is no need to cut down a tree and reshape that raw material into a chair or table. Instead, we could grow our furniture b...

Pine Tree Taxonomy

Pinus strobus (White Pine)
United States

Describes leaves, cones, and bark. Provides facts about height, diameter, and longevity. Includes photo and illustrations.

Pinus resinosa (Red Pine)
United States

Photos and facts about this species' native range, branching characteristics, height, diameter, and longevity.

United States

Provides forest genetic services to the national forests and cooperators in Oregon and Washington. Includes an overview of services, center ...

Tree Identification Expert
United States

Offers software which identifies northern forest trees. Includes details of the trees covered and an FAQ.

United States

taxonomy: Organisms are classified in a hierarchical tree structure. Our taxonomy database contains every node (taxon) of the tree. UniProtKB ...

United States

Compendium of research papers describing the characteristics and distribution of important broadleaf and coniferous forest trees of the United States ...

The Ancient Bristlecone Pine
United States

Dedicated to the oldest-known living tree, growing in the White Mountains in east central California. Information about the location, dendrochronology, ...

Araucaria angustifolia
United States

Physical features, habitat, and classification of this species, commonly known as the Paranza pine or Brazilian pine.

NCBI Taxonomy
United States

Searchable and browsable taxonomy tree of organisms for which there are publicly available gene sequences.

Wollemi Pine International Pty Ltd.
United States

Joint venture aiming to propagate and market the Wollemi pine in Australia and internationally. Facts, photos, and news about the ...

Araucaria araucana (Monkey Puzzle Tree)
United Kingdom

Image of mature tree and closeup photo of leaves.

Ancient Bristlecone Pine
United States

An exploration of this tree of western North America, consisting of two species (Pinus longaeva and P. aristata), including characteristics, ...

NOVA: Methuselah Tree
United States

Explores the life cycle of the world's oldest living thing: the bristecone pine of California's White Mountains.

United States

Description and images of this species, commonly known as Parana pine or Candelabra tree.

Wollemi Pine, The
United States

Scientific, historical, and growers information. Includes photo gallery.

Wollemi Pine

Information for kids about the so-called Dinosaur tree.

Pinus bungeana (Lacebark Pine)
United States

Brief fact sheet plus images of mature tree, twig, fruit, leaf, and back.

Pinus flexilis (Limber pine)

Features photos of entire tree, leaves, and cone. Describes physical characteristics and habitat.

Araucaria heterophylla (Norfolk Island Pine)
United States

Describes physical characteristics and provides photos of mature tree, bark, fruit, and leaves.

Pteridium aquilinum
United States

Photograph and detailed description of bracken.

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