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Old Trees Defy Expectations In Vast Global Survey

LiveScience | Becky Oskin | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

Like a fairy-tale beanstalk, a tree can grow and grow until it scrapes the sky. Instead of slowing down as the centuries add up, old trees speed up...

WATCH: Scientists Marvel At Record-Setting Fruit Tree

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 08.28.2013 | Science

A celebrated pear tree in Danvers, Mass. still bears fruit at the ripe old age of 383, more or less -- and biologists find its remarkable longevity a ...

World's Oldest Trees Dying At Alarming Rate

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.10.2012 | Green

According to a disturbing new report, the world's oldest and largest trees may be dying off -- and fast. The study determined that trees between 10...

WATCH: $25,000 A Day For A Tree?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.07.2012 | Los Angeles

It makes sense that in the eco-friendly, liberal-leaning city of Santa Monica, Calif., tears would be shed over a tree. But it's also a very special t...

PHOTOS: 9 Amazing Trees Around The World Worth A Visit

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

We've already written about how much we love trees. There is something so oddly soothing knowing that they have lived before you and will continue t...

PHOTOS: 9 Best Trips For Tree Lovers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

We loved climbing trees as kids and we bet you did, too. It's such a classic kid pastime. So many trees on this planet have and will outlive us all. O...